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Address of the Congress Venue

Queen Elizabeth II Congress Centre
Broad Sanctuary – Westminster
London SW1P 3EE
United Kingdom

Arrival to the Congress Venue

Arriving by plane
London is an international destination, connected to the world by five airports. In total, 14 domestic and 396 international destinations are served from London.

London Heathrow
London Gatwick
London City
London Stansted
London Luton

Arriving by train
International train services, e.g. from Amsterdam, Brussels arrive and departe at London St. Pancras International Station or Waterloo Station.

Climate

Expect a moderate spring climate in May with sunny as wll as rainy days and a temperature up to 18°C.

Currency

The official British currency is British Pound. Exchange of foreign currency is available at the airports, train stations, at most hotels, banks and exchange offices.

Disclaimer

The organizers cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants, nor for loss of or damage to luggage and / or personal belongings.

Language

The official language of the congress is English.

Personal Insurance

We highly recommend that all participants take out a personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Program Changes

The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the program due to external unforeseen circumstances.

Public Transportation (London Tube)

There is no ticket for any public transport system included in the congress registration fee.

The following tube stations are located in walking distance from the congress venue:
Westminster – 6 mins walk
St. James’s Park – 4 mins walk
Victoria Station – 14 mins walk

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Safety

As in all major cities and congress venues, people should take care of their personal belongings. It is not advised to wear your congress badge outside the EuroELSO Congress activities.

While entering the congress the congress venue please have your handbag, bag, backpack, etc. ready for inspection by security offers.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not allowed at the venue; the meeting is a non-smoking event.

Visa

As per May 2019, the United Kingdom is part of the European Union. For residents of the European Union it is possible to enter the UK without a visa.
However, the entry formalities for UK vary according to the country of origin.
A letter of invitation can be provided by the congress and registration office upon request.