Usefull information

Driving license

International Driving Licenses are recognized throughout Serbia. Car rental companies ask for a valid driving license. For your requests please contact Congress secretariat.

Banks and currency exchange

The currency is the Serbian Dinar (RSD). Dinar is issued in denominations of 10/20/50/100/200/500/1000/2000/5000. Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airport or the front desk of your hotel. Local banks are open from 08.30 to 17.00 hrs from Monday to Friday. On Sundays only duty banks and post offices are open. All banks and post offices have exchange offices, and payphones.
There are also private foreign exchange offices throughout the city that operate between 09.00 to 18.00 hrs. The current exchange rate may be checked on the website of the National Bank of Serbia (http://www.nbs.rs).

Credit cards

All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Amex) are accepted in Serbia by restaurants, hotels, shops and at the Congress Registration Desks.
Cash may be taken from ATMs installed in all major malls, bank branch offices and in public places 365 days in a year, 24 hours a day. Cell phone e-cards and Internet cards may also be purchased in some of these places in official offices of local providers and in some street kiosks.

Climate

The climate of Serbia is moderately continental, with localized variations and a gradual change between the seasons. The average temperature in Belgrade in October is quite mild at 12.4 °C (54.32 °F). Afternoons can be somewhat warm with average high temperatures reaching 18.1 °C (64.6 °F). Overnight temperatures are generally a little cool with an average low of 8.3 °C (46.9 °F).

Electricity

The current in Serbia is 220 volts 50Hz. Please contact the reception desk for available converters.

Insurance

The meeting organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained or for loss of or damage to property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons) either during the congress meetings and post congress activities. Please obtain proper travel and health insurance prior to your trip.

Tipping

Tipping is not mandatory in Serbia. However it is customary to add 5-10% in restaurants if you are satisfied with the service

IMPORTANT DATES

Early bird registration:
August 15, 2017

Abstract submission:
March 13, 2018

CONTACT
MIROSS – PCO Congress Agency
Mina Ivanišević
Miloš Dimitrijević
e-mail: efsm2018@miross.rs
Tel: +381 11 3033 225 & 3033 226
Fax: +381 11 3034 615
Majke Jevrosime 19
11000 Belgrade
SERBIA