Continuing Medical Education Continuing Medical Education credits will be organized by requesting accreditation at several Dutch Medical Societies.
Special Requirements By registration, please advise the Meeting organizers of any special dietary or physical requirements. Or mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delegate cancellation Notification of cancellation should be made in writing to the Meeting organizers: Universitair Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) Wenckebach Instituut P.O. Box 30.001 NL-9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands Attn. Mr. H.F.E.M. Gubbels Or mail to: email@example.com
Cancellation of the Meeting The organizers reserve the right to cancel the Meeting in case of any unpredictable event.
Insurance The meeting organisers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries, loss or damage to properties belonging to participants, either during or as a result of the meeting. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel insurance.
Language The Meeting language will be English. There will be no simultaneous translation facilities. Dutch is the predominant language in the Netherlands but English is spoken by almost everyone.
WIFI at the UMCG Free Wi-Fi available. Code: UMCG-Guest.
By car / parking Parking facilities are available nearby the UMCG, for instance 'Parking Noord" (paid parking).
Traffic Apart from cobble stone paved streets, old Dutch cities are sometimes small and narrow, and traffic can be very hectic, chaotic even. Especially busses and bikes show unpredicted behavior, be aware of that!
Currency The currency is the EURO. Major Credit Cards are accepted at most restaurants, shops and hotels.
Shopping Most shops and department stores are open from 10.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday. Saturday from 09.00 to 17.00 hours. Some shops are open on Sunday.
Power Electricity Sockets take 2 pin round plugs. The electrical current in the Netherlands is 220 volts.
Time The Netherlands is two-hours ahead on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), one-hour ahead Central European Time (CET) and seven-hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time.
Weather The climate in The Netherlands is a sea-climate with temperatures in September between 14-16º C. It is helpful to note that there is always a chance of showers, due to variable weather patterns.