General Information

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Location
Athens, Greece

Dates
March 23-26, 2017

Congress Venue
Hilton Athens
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue Athens, 11528, Greece
 
Language
English is the official language of the Congress.

Local Transportation
For more information regarding transportation please click here.

Accommodation
Comtec is the official travel agent for the 11th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy), and will be offering specially reduced rates for accommodation

Passport and Visa
As Greece is part of the European Union, many visitors can enter the EU countries without a visa. A valid ID card or a passport is all you need to enter Athens.
However, some participants may also require a visa to enter Greece. Check with the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your own country whether you need a visa. Information about visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website: http://www.worldtravelguide.net/
Kindly note that some countries maintain that all visitors must hold a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date they enter the foreign country. Please check your status before issuing airline ticket.

Currency
The local currency is the EUR (€).

Customs
Please consult the Greek Customs Regulations: https://greece.visahq.com/customs/

Clothing and Climate
The average temperature in March is 12°C (54°F), while the average low is 8°C (46°F), and the average high is 16°C (61°F).

Electricity
The electrical supply in Greece is 220-230 Volts and the sockets are EU-standard. If travelling from countries outside of EU please check if you need an adapter and/or transformer.

Liability and Travel Insurance
A travel insurance policy to cover theft, loss and medical problems is recommended. The Organizing Secretariat as well as CONy will not be held liable for illness, accidents or thefts suffered by Participants during the Congress or their stay in Athens before, during or after the Congress. Participants are strongly recommended to seek insurance coverage for health and accident, lost luggage and trip cancellation.

Congress Secretariat
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to: cony@comtecmed.com