General Information

Congress Dates

27-30 March 2019 

Congress Venue

Royal Seginus Convention Center, Lara - Antalya


The official language of the congress is English. Simultaneous translation will be provided from English to Turkish and Turkish to English at some of the halls which will be announced later.

Registration and Information Services

The registration and information desks will be located at the reception of congress venue and will be operating between 07.30 and 22.00 hours. Participants who have not previously registered will be able to complete their registration formalities at "On-Site Registration Desks". For further information and terms-conditions please visit registration & accommodation page.


Main hotel of the congress is Royal Holiday Hotel.Beside the main congress hotel, alternative hotels have been reserved for the participants. For further information and terms-conditions please visit registration & accommodation page. 

Certificate of Attendance 

Certificate of attendance will be provided to all registered attendants.


Badges will be distributed at the registration desks. Participants without badges will not be admitted to the congress activities.

Speaker's Ready Room 

The Speaker Ready Room will be located at the Congress Venue and will be operating during the congress, with its high technology equipments.

Internet Cafe-Information Center

Internet Cafe and Information Center will be available to all participants during the congress between 08:00-18:00.


Premium transfer service from and to the Antalya Airports will be provided for the participants upon request. Please visit registration & accommodation page for price information together with terms and conditions.

Driving License

International Driving Licenses are recognized throughout Turkey. Car rental companies ask for a valid driving license. For your requests please contact congress secreteriat.

Banks and Currency Exchange

The currency is the Turkish Lira (TL). Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airport or the front desk of your hotel. Local banks are open from 08.30 to 17.00 hrs from Monday to Friday. There are also private foreign exchange offices through out the city that operate between 08.00 to 20.00 hrs.

Credit Cards

All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted in Turkey by restaurants, hotels, shops and at the Congress Registration Desks.


The average high is 25°C and the average low is 10°C. Evenings could be chilly and delegates are therefore recommended to bring light coats.


The current in Turkey is 220 volts 50Hz. Please contact the reception desk for available converters.


The meeting organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained or for loss of or damage to property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons) either during the congress meetings and postcongress activities. Please obtain proper travel and health insurance prior to your trip.


Tipping is not mandatory in Turkey. However, it is customary to add 10% in restaurants if you are satisfied with the service.


Pay phones are available at the conference center as well as in the city. Phone cards are widely available in shops. 
The international dialing code for Turkey is 90, and the code for Antalya is 242 
National calls: 0 + city code + telephone number
International calls: 00 + country code + city code + telephone number

Time Zone 

Time is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2) in Turkey.