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Language

The official language at the IWGI2019 is English.

Passport and visa

A valid passport is required for the non-EU citizens for entry into GERMANY and the European Union. An identity card is sufficient for citizens of EU Member States. Please consult your local Consulate according to your nationality for specific details.

Advance travel planning and early visa application are important, since entry to Germany with a visa is subject to more intense scrutiny than was previously the case. We highly recommend that foreign participants contact their local embassy to find out what travel documents they will need to visit Germany.

If you do need a visa to attend the event, please apply for one as soon as possible!

For more information on the travel requirements to Germany, please visit the following websites:
www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Startseite_node.html
www.germany-visa.org/

The Workshop Organizing Committee will send you a letter of invitation upon request. The Organizing Committee would like to clearly state that the letter is only to assist participants in obtaining a visa or in their efforts to raise travel funds.

The invitation letter does not imply any financial obligations on the part of the Conference towards participants.

All participants of IWGI2019 requiring a Letter of Invitation for visa application should request it as an option during the online registration. Letters of invitation will not be issued before participants have registered for the conference and payment of the required registration fees has been received.

Should your visa application be declined, you can send a request for a full refund of the registration fees to iwgi2019@dlr.de before August 31, 2019. A scanned copy of the rejection letter for a visa should be attached to your request for a refund. For requests after August 31, 2019, the cancellation policy will apply.

Photos

Photo, film and video recordings of scientific material are prohibited. This applies in particular to recordings of the results presented orally or on posters, unless the presenter expressly permits this.

With registration, the organizer is granted permission to take photographs and films during the IWGI2019 and to use these photographs in connection with the event for public relations and documentation of DLR. analogue and digital.

Data protection

INFORMATION ABOUT NEW EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION (GDPR)

You may have heard about new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") that came into effect on May 25, 2018. If you want to continue receiving e-mails from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), please sign at the registration desk the “Declaration of consent for the publication of photographs and dissemination of information. Thank you!

Insurance

The registration fee does not include the participant’s insurance against accidents, sickness, cancellation, theft, property damage or loss. Participants are advised to take out adequate personal insurance.

Mobile phone manners

As a courtesy to other attendees, please observe the appropriate mobile phone behavior. When attending sessions, please turn off your mobile phone and other wireless communications or use the silent notification options. If you must take a call, please step out of the room rather than disrupting the event. Thank you for your cooperation!

WIFI

The Venue offers WIFI to all event participants. Passwords will be announced on-site.

Currency

The German currency is EURO. Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept international credit cards.

Temperature in Germany

Temperatures in Neustrelitz typically range from +10˚C to +20˚C in September.

Voltage

Germany operates on 220-240 Volts electricity. The primary socket types are Europlug, Schuko.

Important telephone numbers

In case of an emergency, please contact:
Police: 110
Fire brigade: 112
Emergency doctor/ ambulance: 112

Telephone information service:
Tel: 11833 (national)
Tel: 11834 (international)

Hospitals in Neustrelitz
http://www.drkmst.de/