Useful info

Climate

The weather in Rome in the month of April is usually pleasant. Average day temperature is 15*C - 20*C.

Conference Venue

CNR: Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7 - 00185, Rome, Italy - 10mins from the Termini Train Station on foot.

Language

English is the official language of the Conference.

Visa

European Citizens whose country is under the authority of the Schengen Treaty may enter Italy with nothing more than a valid identity card or passport.
Citizens from all other countries must show their passport on the border and obtain the visa from their own Embassy.

Currency

The currency used in Italy is the EURO (€)

Credit cards, banking

As well as in cash, purchases can be paid for using the most common credit cards. This payment system is common in Italian shops, which generally display the symbols of the credit cards they accept on the outside door. If you pay by credit card you will be asked to show an identity document. Travellers cheques (in USD or Euros) can also be cashed in Italian banks.

Local Time

From 27 March 2016 the time zone is GMT +2h.

Electricity

In Italy the electrical current is 220 volts AC (50 Hz). Electrical sockets comply with European regulations. In most hotels you will find adaptors for different types of plugs. We suggest you to provide it by yourself.

Telephone country code

To call an Italian telephone number from outside Italy, either from a landline or a mobile phone, you will need to add the international dialing code for Italy, which is 0039 (+39), followed by the telephone number you require.  The Rome area code is 06.

Accommodation

Accommodation in hotels can be arranged on request. Please visit Accommodation section

Travels and Tours

Customized Tours will be organized for foreign participants.
Please go to Visit Rome section