Must know details
|Insurance||It is the Workshop delegates full responsibility to make sure that they have adequate insurance cover for their visit to QSAR2012. This includes personal and business property, health insurance, personal, and professional liability, and any other type of insurance necessary.|
|Visa||For detailed information on who can enter Estonia without a visa and what are the requirements for the visa, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Read about Schengen area and visa:
Applying for a visa to the Schengen area:
In principle you can apply to the consular representatives of any Member State of Schengen area.
|Time Zone||Estonia is in the Eastern European Time Zone: GMT +2 hours.|
|Language||The official language of the workshop is English. The language that is spoken in Estonia is "Estonian". However, other languages are spoken by most of the people who live here. English is understood and spoken by many of the residents.|
|Climate||The weather in Tallinn in June is usually sunny with a mean day temperature of 14°C. Showers may occur.
For weather forecast, please visit:
|Currency||The currency is the Euro (€). Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged in banks and exchange offices. Most banks are open from 9.00 - 18.00 on weekdays, and some offices are also open on Saturday mornings. There are exchange offices in several hotels, in the port of Tallinn, at the airport, the railway station, and many other places.|
|Electricity||The electricity supply in Estonia is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. European-style 2-pin round plugs are in use.|
|Phone Calls|| Calls to Estonia: the country code for Estonia is +372. Dial +372, then the area code and the subscriber's number.
Calls from Estonia: Dial 00 + the country code + area code + the subscriber's number.
|Credit Cards||Credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard/Eurocard, Diner's Club, American Express, etc. are accepted in most of the major hotels, restaurants, and shops, but ask first. Most banks will give cash advances on credit cards supported by a valid passport. Check with the credit card company for further details before travelling.|
|Traveller's Cheques||The most widely accepted traveller's cheques in Estonia are Amex, Thomas Cook, and Eurocheque.|
|Personal Safety||Tallinn is a generally safe and friendly place, including the Hotel and Conference Centre. Despite of that, delegates are reminded that the Workshop Hotel, and the Workshop rooms in particular, are open to the public. No items should be left unattended in the Workshop rooms (i.e., conference, exhibition, poster, or any other rooms used by the Workshop). The organisers of QSAR2012 cannot take any responsibility for loss of objects from the Workshop venue, nor from the hotel rooms. Further, they are not responsible or liable for any other adverse event that may occur during the Workshop.|
|Badges||Each participant will receive a name badge upon registration. All participants are requested to wear their badge during all the Meeting activities and social events.|
|Certificate of Attendance||A certificate of attendance will be give to registered participants in their workshop bag.|
|Exhibition||The workshop includes a commercial exhibition that starts on June 19 and will be open during the workshop meeting hours. For exhibition invitation and information, please visit the website subsection for Sponsors and Exhibition.|
|Meals||Coffee and lunch is included in the registration fee and will be served daily. Breakfast is included in the accommodation fee.|
|Mobile phone policy||Please respect the workshop policy and switch off mobile phones in all meeting rooms, and in the exhibition and poster areas.|
|Smoking policy||This Workshop is a non-smoking event and smoking is not allowed anywhere in the conference venue, except in the designated smoking area. In accordance with the Estonian smoking policy, smoking is prohibited in restaurants and bars.|