ICCBM15
15th International Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules, September 17 - 20, 2014 - Hamburg, Germany
Crystallization Workshop, September 14 - 16
Alster
ICCBM15 Pages General Information
  • Hamburg University
  • Lübeck University

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Insurance:
All conference attendees are well advised to arrange private travel (including health!) insurance. The conference organizers and committee accept no liability for personal accidents or damage to property while in attendance at the conference and/or pre-conference workshop.


Disclaimer: The Organizing Committee of ICCBM15 reserves the right to amend and alter the conference program and events without prior notice and accepts no liability as a result of such actions.

VISA and Passports: European Union citizens should always carry with them a valid passport or National Identity Card when entering Germany. Visitors from other countries are advised to check what form of ID is required with the individual airline, tour operator or travel agent before traveling. For detailed information about visa, please contact the German Embassy or Consulate in your home country. Be aware that visa applications take quite some time and that your passport should be valid well beyond September 2014 (±6 months). Contact us if you require a letter of invitation for your visa application.

Hamburg: With its 1.8 million inhabitants, Hamburg is a beautiful, maritime, modern, friendly and fascinating city. The free and hanseatic city is located in the north of Germany, about 125 km from the North Sea. The world‘s largest passenger aircraft, the A380, is manufactured in Hamburg and the city houses Europe's second biggest harbor. Hamburg is famous for a wide range of arts and culture, city parks and beaches along the rivers Elbe and Alster. In the historic center, the Town Hall, the churches and old ware- and storehouses, are situated harmonically along with the HafenCity quarter.

Public Transport: Delegates should ensure when booking flights to Germany, they book to arrive in Hamburg Airport. Hamburg City and Hamburg Airport are well serviced by public transport (both bus and rail).

Currency: The Euro (€) is the single currency shared by most of the European Union's Member States, which together make up the so-called Eurozone. Credit cards such as VISA and MasterCard are widely accepted. Travellers cheques are best exchanged at Hamburg Airport as many downtown banks won't exchange them anymore.

Weather: Mild climate, average temperature in September is 14°C i.e. 57°F (low 9°C, high 18°C). Total rainfall in September ± 70mm, total rain days ± 11 out of 30.

Electric Current: 220 Volts AV at 50Hz. Do not forget to bring a proper universal non-grounded or grounded adapter plug for use in Continental Europe.

Communication: Only digital phones with GSM subscriptions and a roaming agreement will work in Germany. Visitors should consult with their supplier before departure. Common providers in Germany are Telekom, E-Plus, O2 and Vodafone. Most if not all hotels offer WIFI access. All delegates will have free access to an Internet station located in the conference center for the duration of the conference.

Smoking: Smoking is prohibited by law in public areas/buildings within Germany. Ask whether your accommodation bedroom is a smoking or non-smoking room. Please make use of designated smoking areas outside public buildings (such as train stations).


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