General Information

Health and Safety

The meeting will be organised to the highest levels of safety and hygiene, maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for all delegates. We encourage all attendees to remain cautious, adhering to social distancing and enhanced hygeine processes at all times. Face masks are mandatory for all delegates. Please ensure you wear your face mask or covering at all times whilst inside the event venue. 

For further information: https://www.unimi.it/en/coronavirus-urgent-measures-university-community

Meals

A welcome cocktail, lunches, refreshment and a meeting dinner will be provided during the congress dates. Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free menu will be available. Please, inform us of any specific allergy or any other food-related problem.

Climate

The weather in March in Milan is often rainy.

The climate can be quite cold, but it is tolerable if you wear bodycon clothes. The normal seasonal maximum is 14° C. In the morning the temperature drops to 11° C. Thus, the mean temperature average in March in Milan is 12° C.

Sunrise is at 7:36 am and sets at 7:30 pm.

Currency

Like most of the rest of the European Union, Italy uses the Euro as its currency. You’ll see the Euro represented by both the symbol – € – and the initials : EUR.

The most popular credit card in Italy is Visa, with Mastercard a close second. Both credit and debit cards can be used to withdraw cash from cash-machines and to pay for goods and services.

Official language

English is the official language of the meeting.

Electricity

In Italy the power sockets are of type F and L. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Emergencies

In the event of an emergency outside of the Convention Center, dial 112 for local police, 115 for fire, or 118 for ambulance response.

Local Time

Italy Time is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Summer Time = GMT+2.