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International Symposiumon Work in Agriculture_ISWA - Clermont-Ferrand - september 27-30th 2020

Pratical information

Pratical information

Passport & visa

Coming to France : All foreign nationals wishing to enter France must be able to submit statutory documents at the border concerning the reasons for their stay, their means of support and accommodation arrangements.
A visa is generally required, in the absence of a waiver. For general information and for preparing, submitting and tracking your visa application, log on to France-Visas, France’s official visa site.

Official language

The official working language at the ISWA is English.

Official invitation and certification

An official letter will be sent upon request to assist in meeting administrative requirements. However, this invitation implies no obligation, financial or otherwise, by the ISWA Organizing Committee. A Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk for all delegates.

Liability and insurance

The Organizing Committee cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants are advised to acquire their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Health and emergency

In case of emergency, land line or mobile phone users should call 18 or 112 to be connected with the appropriate helpline.

Currency and money exchange

The currency in France is the Euro. Most banks open at 09.00h and close around 16.00h Monday through Friday. They are generally closed for lunch between 12.00-14.00h. Post offices are open between 09.00 and 16.00h. Please note that there will be no exchange facilities at the congress venue.
Looking for ATMs available 24/7 There are plenty in the city center : avenue de la république near Centre Diocésain. Most credit cards allow you to withdraw money for free from ATMs. It is not easy to change money in banks without an appointment, so it is better to change your money in Paris airports or in your country

Time Zone

The autumn time zone in France is GMT + 2 hours.

Climate

Metropolitan France has a temperate climate. It's neither too hot nor too cold, but the weather changes significantly with the seasons. In september temperatures are auround 7-18°C. An umbrella and jacket might come in handy.

Electrical supply

Electricity is supplied at 220/230 volts, 50 Hz. For your equipment, an adaptor/converter is necessary.