GENERAL
INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, August 25 – Saturday, August 29, 2020

Venue

Hotel Crowne Plaza
Vladimira Popovića 10
11070 Belgrade, Serbia
T: +381-11-2204004
Hotel Crowne Plaza is located in the New Belgrade, business district of Belgrade, only 15 minutes driving from the Airport and 5 minutes from the city centre.

Language

English is the official language of the EMOP2020.

Registration

The Registration desk will be located on the Mezzanine floor of the hotel. The working hours of the registration:

    • Tuesday, August 25 – 14:00-20:30
    • Wednesday, August 26 – 07:30-19:00
    • Thursday, August 27 – 07:30-19:00
    • Friday, August 28 – 07:30-19:00
    • Saturday, August 29 – 08:00-14:00

All registered participants will receive congress material at the registration desk. Besides the material, participants will receive a BADGE. Vouchers for lunch boxes for four days (Wednesday to Saturday) will be included with the badge.

Lectures

All lecture halls are located on the Mezzanine floor of the hotel, in front of the Registration desk. Rooms for lectures are: Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean and Baltic.

Badge

An identification badge will be included in the meeting material provided upon registration. There will be no admittance to the scientific sessions without the badge. Please note that a charge of 30€ will be made onsite in case of losing your name badge.

Exhibition

The Exhibition will be located in the foyer, on the Mezzanine floor of the Crowne Plaza hotel. Exhibition hours:

    • Tuesday, August 25 14:00-20:30
    • Wednesday, August 26 08:30-18:00
    • Thursday, August 27 08:30-18:00
    • Friday, August 28 08:30-18:00
    • Saturday, August 29 08:30-14:00

Coffee and Lunch breaks

Coffee stations will be provided in the foyer in front of the lecture halls and will be served according to the official EMOP2020 programme.
Lunch boxes will be served according to the official EMOP2020 programme at lunch stations.
*Every registered participant will receive vouchers during the registration which will be given in exchange for a lunch box for all four days of the meeting.
Participants will also have the opportunity to have lunch in the Restaurant Prime or to buy refreshments at the conference venue.

Certificate of attendance

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all registered attendants at the registration desk.

WiFi

The free WiFi is provided in all working areas of the meeting.

Visa Requirements

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact local Serbian Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Please check here if you need visa and if you need a passport or you may enter Serbia with an ID.

Official Letter of Invitation

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent on request. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or EMOP2020 to provide any financial assistance. For an invitation letter, please contact enquiries@emop2020.org.

Airport transfer

For all information, please contact the city service TAXIINFO, located in the baggage claim area at Nikola Tesla Airport. At the airport Info Desk you will get the taxi receipt specifying the desired destination and the price for taxi service. That way you will make sure the taxi service is in line with the most favourable rate. Payment options: Serbian Dinars, Credit Cards and Euros.

City transportation / Taxi

There is a good public transport system in Belgrade. Most buses operate until midnight. Tickets can be pre-purchased from newsstands or in the buses. Bus lines 74, 88, 95, as well as tram lines 7, 7L, 9, 11, and 13 connect the Crown Plaza Hotel with the City. Taxis are usually available outside the Hotel. Approximate price from venue to City centre is 4,00 €-7,00 € per car.

    • Pink Taxi: Viber +381604889979. Accept a credit card in all vehicles.
    • Naxis Taxi: Viber +381642229804. Accept a credit card in all vehicles.
    • Beo Taxi: Viber/WhatsApp +38166460101. Credit cards accepted, please give notice when asking for vehicle.
    • Beogradski Taxi: Viber +38169801111, +38169801000, Accepts a credit card in some vehicles, emphasize during the call.

Parking

There is hotel parking available in front of the hotel (85 places). Price is 1,5 € per hour or 20 € for the whole day. Before you leave, you need to void your ticket and pay at the front office desk. There is also a free public parking opposite of the hotel parking.

Telephone Code

To call a foreign country from Belgrade, please dial the international code 00, then the country area code, the city area code (without 0) and, finally, the telephone number of the subscriber.

Time Zone

The time zone in Serbia is Central European Time (CET) (UTC plus 1 hour).

Currency

The Serbian currency is the Serbian Dinar (RSD). Credit cards (Visa, Eurocard, MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, and ATMs are widely available in downtown Belgrade. You can use Visa, Visa Electron, Plus, MasterCard, Eurocard, Maestro and Cirrus branded cards to withdraw money from an ATM. Belgrade ATMs require 4-digit pin codes.

Electricity

As in most cities of continental Europe, the electricity voltage in Belgrade is 220 V. Electrical outlets are standard European.

Insurance and Liability

EMOP2020 Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept responsibility for personal injury or for loss or damage involving persons and property either during or indirectly arising from the meeting. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Enquiries

For all enquiries and any help that you may need during the meeting, please feel free to ask for help any of our volunteers or staff at the Registration Desk.

Technical Organizer

CONGREXPO d.o.o.
Svetozara Markovića 81/5, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
T: +381 63 301043
E: enquiries@emop2020.org