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Registration/Hospitality Desk

We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone at the IWCB 2020 Registration Desk.

Opening Hours

Tuesday, September 15, 2020: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Questions? Problems?

You can reach us by phone while you are at IWCB 2020 in Germany. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sabine Winterfeld, Mobil: +49 172 3277831

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Passport and Visa

A valid passport is required for non-EU citizens for entry into GERMANY and the European Union. An identity card is sufficient for citizens of EU Member States. Please consult the consulate nearest to you for special details.

Advance travel planning and early visa application are important, since visa applications are subject to a greater degree of scrutiny than in the past. It is strongly suggested that all attendees contact their local embassy to determine the travel documents they will need to visit Germany.

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

For more information on the requirements for travel to Germany, please visit the following websites:

www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Startseite_node.html

www.germany-visa.org

Letter of Invitation

The Organizing Committee will send you a letter of invitation upon request. The Organizing Committee would like to state clearly that the letter is only to help the participant to obtain a visa or to raise travel funds. The invitation letter does not imply further financial obligations from the Conference towards the participant.

All participants of EIA 2020 requiring an invitation letter for visa application purposes should request it as an option during the online registration. Letters of invitation will not be issued without receiving the registration and payment of the required registration fees.

Should your visa application be declined, you can send a request for a full refund of the registration fees to tt-events-energy-storage@dlr.de before August 31, 2020. A scanned copy of the visa decline letter should be attached to your request. The cancellation policy will apply to the requests received after August 31, 2020.

Photo

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 EIA 2020 and to use these photographs in connection with the event for public relations and documentation of DLR (analogue and digital). In the sense of the DSGVO, every visitor can file an objection with the conference management against the publication of photographs that clearly depict him/her.

Insurance

The registration fee does not include 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 good mobile phone manners. When attending sessions, please turn off your mobile phone and other wireless communications or use the silent notifications 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 place of venuer offers free WIFI to all conference participants. Passwords will be announced on-site.

Currency

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

Temperature Germany

The average temperature at Stuttgart ranges from 12 to 21 degrees Celsius.

Voltage

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

Important telephone numbers

For emergencies, please contact:

Police: 110
Fire brigade: 112
Emergency doctor/ ambulance: 112

Telephone information service:

Tel: 11833 (national)
Tel: 11834 (international)