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General information

Important dates:

Conference: 18 - 20 September, 2017

The early bird registration and abstract submission deadline is June 30, 2017

Currency: Danish Kroner (DKK). Current rate, June 2016: 1 USD $ ≈ 6.6 DKK; 1 EUR € ≈ 7.4 DKK; 1 GBP ₤ ≈ 9.4 DKK. Most shops accept Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard and EUR € in cash. Ask before paying.

Denmark: 5.6 million inhabitants. Capital: Copenhagen. 

Electricity: 220 V AC, 50 Hz and two-pin continental plugs.

Language: Danish, but most Danes speak English. The conference will be conducted in English.

Passport and Visa: Denmark is a part of the European Union (EU). EU-citizens require a passport (and most airline companies also requires this), but no visa is needed. For non-EU citizens, please consult your local Department of Foreign Affairs. It is recommended to apply and obtain your visa at the earliest possible time before the conference. The organisers can provide invitation papers, if needed.

Safety and disease: In Denmark and Aarhus, it is considered safe to walk the streets at any hour of the day. As in any city, pickpockets occasionally disturb. Please ensure your own travel insurance, and for EU-citizens, please obtain the European Health Insurance Card. Emergency calls for police: +45 114. Emergency calls for ambulances: +45 112. Out-of-hour medical service (4 PM-8 AM): +45 70 11 31 31.

Time zone: CET. Denmark has summer time.

Tipping: Appreciated, but not expected. 10 percent of the bill is sufficient.

Tourist: Visit the local tourist website at: http://www.visitaarhus.com/ln-int/denmark/tourist-in-aarhus. Other major tourist attraction and other major cities in Denmark can be reached by train or bus. See more at: http://www.rejseplanen.dk/.

Water: Denmark has high-quality water from the tap (often cleaner than bottled water!)

Weather: The September weather in Denmark is usually pleasant, with temperatures around 15˚C. Due to the location close to the sea, the weather is very variable. A local weather forecast can be found at: http://www.dmi.dk/en/vejr/

Wi-Fi: Available for free at the conference site.

Insurance and liability: Neither the organizers, nor the university take any responsibility for injury or damage involving persons or property during the conference. Participants are advised to take out their own health and travel insurance.