General
Info




The registration desk will open on Wednesday, May 5th , from 17.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs, and then during program hours.
Staff will be available throughout the workshop at the registration desk




Registration
Advance registration is highly recommended in order to be able to expedite admission at the workshop site and to help the organization of tours and social events.
Please fill in the form and return it to DGMP by mail or by fax. Keep a copy of your registration form to record the items/events you order.  

Fee includes:

a. participation in the technical program
b. working lunches on May 6th and 7th
c. coffee breaks during sessions
d. social program
e. half-day tour on Thursday 6th
f. half-day tour on Saturay 8th*
  Before April 5 2004 After April 5 2004

Full registration (a,b,c,d,f *)

650 750

Accompanying Person/s (d,e,f *)

280  330

* this tour will be organized on a minimum basis of 25 participants.


Cancellations
Cancellations received by written application prior to April 5 will be entitled to a full refund minus 30% plus bank charges.
Refund will take approximately eight to ten weeks.

Confirmation of registration and accommodation
Acknowledgments confirming registration in the workshop sessions, accompanying person programs, etc., will be sent to participants by fax or by e-mail until May 1st.


Facilities
Overhead and video equipment, necklace microphone and laser pointer will be available for all speakers. Speakers are kindly requested to hand over their slides to the operator at least one hour before they are due to speak.


Climate and clothing
April/May is nearly Spring in Southern Italy, you can expect the weather to be pleasant. The average maximum temperature is around 22° C. Bring some warm clothes especially for the evening.
Capri has a typical coastal climate, rendered mild by the sea air even in winter.
Rainfall is rare on the whole, especially in the summer.


Currency
The official currency in Italy is the Euro.


Banks and Exchange
Banks are open from Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 2:30 pm to 16:00 pm. Money can also be changed in exchange desks accross the island.
Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept foreign currency and credit cards
ATMs are located throughout the isle.

Banks available in Capri town:

Banca di Roma - P.zza Umberto I 0818375942
Banca Popolare dell'Irpinia - Via Camerelle, 25/27 0818375250
Banco di Napoli - Via V. Emanuele, 37/30 0818374311
Monte dei Paschi di Siena - Via V. Emanuele, 61 0818376211
Credito Italiano - Via Roma, 75 0818370511


Electricity
The electricity supply is 220 volts, 50 Hz. Foreign appliances may require adapter.


Tips
Prices include service in bars and restaurants, but tips are always welcome.


Visas
Visas are not required for visitors from most of Europe, the US, Japan and America. For all other countries, visas are issued on reciprocal basis. It is advisable to contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate. On request, a letter of invitation can be issued by the organizing secretariat.


Health
Free first aid and hospital services are available to all citizens of the Europe who have a special form (E111) issued by the health authority of the relative country.
Visitors from other countries are advised to take out special insurance for the duration of the trip, to avoid the cost of possible medical treatment.
American visitors may find that reimbursement of medical expenses incurred abroad is covered by their private insurance.
Medicines can only be obtained in the pharmacies (Farmacia , marked by a green or red cross) which are usually open from 8:30 to 13:00 and from 16:30 to 20:00.
At night and on public holidays pharmacies are open; however, you can find a list of those open on said days.


Telephone
Public phones are available on almost every street corner. Some accept coins but most only accept telephone cards or some new-type credit cards. Call charges depend on the time of day and provider. Usually, peak time is 8:00 to 18:00 working days.
The prefix for Capri is 081. The international code for Italy is 39. To make an international call from Italy start with 00 and add the complete international number.
Capri is fully covered by GSM 900/1800hz Network.
For GSM prices refer to local network:
Vodafone/Omnitel
Telecom Italia Mobile
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Italian Time and Date
Capri is located in the Middle European Time Zone, GMT +1.
In Italy all dates are written: day, month, year (thus 07/09/2004 means 7th September 2004).