General Info


Dates of Conference

OCT, 2015 

Conference Web Site

www.icenes2015.org

Technical equipments In the Conference halls.

  • A data show (for power point presentations)
  • Microphones , (Collar Microphone, wired and wireless microphones)
  • A white board
  • A flip chart

will be available. All presentations should be prepared considering the equipment available.

Transportation from / to airport

The ones who arrive to Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, Taxis are available from the airport, which costs about approximately 50-60 € with 45-50 minutes journey to the hotel according to the traffic
The ones who request private transfers they should book their transfer in advance informing their arrival and departure time with flight number and the names of participants.
The Private transfer rates are as follows:
From/to Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Hotel :
40.- € (one way 1-4 persons) 
35.- € (one way 5-12 persons)

Visas

All foreign Participants should carry a valid passport and should verify visa requirements at the Turkish Consulate in their respective countries. Participants from those countries where there are no Turkish diplomatic representation can obtain their visa at the airport on arrival in Turkey. U.S Passport holders also can obtain their visa at the airport (U.S. $ 45.-) by paying in foreign currency. 
Foreigners desiring to travel to Turkey
Where and When do I apply for a Visa? 
Step 1. Please click the website to see whether you need to have a visa to enter into Turkey or not. 
http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa
Step 2. Please click the website to see the contact information of the nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate General. 
http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkish-representations.en.mfa
Step 3. Citizens of some countries have the possibility to obtain their visas at the Turkish border gates (sticker visa).
Please click the website to see the list of countries whose nationals are allowed to obtain their visas at the border gates. 
http://www.mfa.gov.tr/sub.en.mfa?cc4e437c-6769-4d79-9017-10b63c651224

Money and Credit Cards

The Turkish currency is Turkish Lira (TL) The exchange rate changes daily. A rough estimate would be 1 €= 2.52TL. Central Bank of Turkey daily determines the exchange rates for Turkish Lira, which are published in newspapers. All major international credit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard are accepted almost everywhere, American Express and Diners Club are accepted in some hotels, restaurants and shops but not commonly used.

Banking and Currency Exchange:

Foreign currency can be exchanged on arrival at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. Banks in Turkey are open from 9.00 to 12.00 and 13.30 to 16.30 Monday through Friday. Some downtown banks provide extended banking hours. Banks are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Cash Point (ATM) services are available through most banks. Additional exchange facilities are also available at the airports, hotels and exchange bureaus.

Climate

Avarage Temperatures(ºC)

OCT

Istanbul

10-15

The climate of the province İstanbul is hot in the summer and temperate and rainy in the winters. April to October and the winters are pleasantly mild. The humidity is a little bit high, about 60%. In Oct the average water temperature is 12 ºC

Time

Greenwich mean time plus 2 hours. Eastern US time plus 7 hours

Electricity

AC, 50 cycles, 220 volts The Electrical connection is 2-pin (Cylindrical) plug.

Language

Turkish is the official language. In big cities many people speak English, German, or French. As Latin alphabet is used it is easy to read street names and signs.

Conference Language

The official language of the conference will be English.

Holidays

There is no holidays during your stay.

Invitation Letter

Invitation letters for the conference participation in order to be delivered to the institutions shall be sent to the registered participants upon the request.

Certificate

All delegates who have registered to the conference will receive their certificate.

Name Badge

We kindly ask all participants and accompanying persons to use their name badges for security when access the conference centre, during scientific sessions, exhibition and social program.

Registration Desk

Conference registration, accommodation, airport shuttle operation and information services will be available between the hours of 08:00 to 19:00.

Exhibition Area

Exhibitors area will be opened between the hours of 10:00 to 19:00 during the conference.