Attendees » Local Info

Official Language
The official language of the conference is English and will be used for all presentations and printed materials.

Passport and Visa
All foreign visitors desiring to enter Poland must have a valid passport. You may need to obtain a visa before coming to Poland. No funds are available to assist with travel and registration fees cannot be waived. If, for some reason, your visa application is denied, your registration fees will be refunded to you in full.

The weather in Katowice in October is pleasant with the following temperatures:
Normal High: 14°C/57,2°F
Normal Low: 8°C/46,4°F

Currency Exchange
The currency of Poland is Polish Zloty(PLN). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at the banks, airport and hotels. For current exchange rates, please visit

Electricity throughout Poland is 230V, 50 Hz.

Conference Attire
Attire during the duration of the conference is business casual.

Cellular Phones, Pagers and Watch Alarms
As a courtesy to our speakers and other attendees, please turn off any cellular phones, pagers and watch alarms during sessions.

All meeting rooms and seated functions are smoke free. Please adhere to the smoking policy of the MCK International Congress Centre Katowice.