Certificates

certificates

A Certificate of attendance for the main conference (28-30 August 2017) and at pre-conference workshops ONLY will be provided.  These will be emailed to delegates via Worldspan within 2 weeks of the close of the conference.

If you have specific certificate requirements, please request this onsite at the AMEE Exhibition Stand or by email (amee@dundee.ac.uk) and your request will be actioned after the conference.  Please note that it may not be possible to meet some requests.

Children

children

Registered participants may take children into all conference sessions except workshops if it is not possible to make alternative arrangements for their care. Children must be accompanied at all times, and participants are kindly asked to take them out of sessions if they become disruptive.

Children should not be left unaccompanied at any time at the Messukeskus.

The student taskforce are unable to supervise any children during the conference. Participants are requested to arrange their own childcare.

CME

Credits are being requested from the UK Royal Colleges and from The European Accrediation Council for CME (EACCME(R)) for full attendance at the main conference (28-30 August 2017).

A register of attendance will be available to those who wish to claim for their attendance at the main conference registration desk for signing at coffee break Wednesday 31 August.  Certificates confirming CME credits will be emailed within 2 weeks of the close of the conference.

Currency

currency

EURO - €

Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks, post offices, travel agents, bureau de change kiosks and some hotels throughout the city.

Credit cards are widely accepted in Spain and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or cash machines can be found throughout the city.

For current exchange rates visit: www.xe.com

Electricity

electricity

In Finland the standard voltage is 230 V. The standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type F.

You can use your electric appliances in Finland, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220V - 240V (as in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V - 127V (as in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you need a power (voltage) converter.

Insurance

insurance

If you are not a citizen of an EU or EEA country and you need medical care using payment or travel insurance, you should contact a private healthcare provider.

Travellers from EU or EEA countries holding a European Health Insurance Card are entitled to use Finnish public healthcare

It is strongly recommended that you take out insurance to cover any potential loss of registration fees, travel and accommodation costs that might result from any medical condition or accident that may preclude your attendance at the conference, or cause you to seek medical advice during your stay in Finland.

Smoking

smoking

All conference locations being used by AMEE will be strictly no smoking.

Weather

weather

Helsinki’s climate is typical of its northerly situation. Its intermediate climate combines characteristics of both a maritime and a continental climate. The proximity of the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic creates cold weather, while the Gulf Stream brings in warmer air.

For up-to-date weather forecast, please visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/658225

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