General information 

Time Zone and Language 

Time Zone

UTC+01:00

 

Language

Dutch is the official language in the Netherlands but English is widely spoken.

The official conference language is English and no translation/interpretation services will be offered.

Emergency and Health 

Emergency

In emergency situations, you can contact the local police, ambulance service, fire department and other emergency services by calling 112.

 

Medical Services

Should you need to see a doctor or a dentist, we recommend contacting your hotel’s reception desk who will direct you to the medical professionals assigned to the hotel. If immediate medical attention is required, call the emergency services at 112. Emergency medical services (including transportation by ambulance) are not free and you will be billed for any services rendered.

 

Health and Immunizations

Vaccination certificates are usually not needed when travelling to the Netherlands, but please check with your local embassy as requirements may change.

Telephones and Electricity 

Telephones International dialing codes

The Netherlands: +(31)

Belgium: +(32)

Germany +(49)

 

Electricity

The standard electrical voltage in the Netherlands is 230 volts AC, 50Hz (hotel bathrooms may also have outlets for 100 volts). The electrical outlets in the Netherlands take two-pronged, round-pin plugs. We recommend that you purchase an adaptor for your electrical equipment prior to your arrival.

Weather 

Weather

Average Temperature for September is 11 – 19 Celsius. We recommend bringing some wet-weather gear for the occasional rain shower.

 

Temperature

Temperature is given in degrees Celsius

Celsius to Fahrenheit: multiply Celsius by 1.8 and add 32 to convert to Fahrenheit.

Distance 

Distances in Maastricht are given in kilometers.

1 mile = 1.62 kilometers

Water 

Tap water is safe to drink in Maastricht.

IMPORTANT DATES

18 May 2018 - Registration opens

15 July 2018 - Child care registration deadline

28 August 2018 at 12:00 CET- Registration closes

WORKSHOP CONTACT

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

Klinkhamer Group | conferences & events

Maastricht, the Netherlands

E: helpdesk@klinkhamergroup.com

T: +31 (0)43-36 27 008