Climate

In June, the climate is mild, with average temperatures of 13C. However, the weather can be variable, so layers are advisable, and a rain jacket can be useful.

Currency

Sterling is used in Edinburgh – units are pounds and pence. All major credit cards are widely accepted. Banknotes issued from both Scottish and UK banks are accepted.

Disclaimers

In the event of industrial disruption, the meeting organisers cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by delegates. The programme will be correct at the time of printing. The organisers reserve the right to alter the programme as necessary.

Parking

There are a number of car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. Suggestions include:

Special Requirements

Please provide details of any special diet, special needs or disability assistance required when you register.

Taxes

Sales taxes (VAT) are included in the price your see displayed in shops and restaurants in Edinburgh. In some cases, you may be able to reclaim the VAT on your purchases when you leave the country. Details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/tax-on-shopping/taxfree-shopping

Travel

Edinburgh is well-connected via air, rail and road. There is a good bus and tram service around the city.

Travel & Health Insurance

The Congress does not provide insurance to delegates. We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses.

Travel bursaries

INORMS member associations have pledged to make a number of travel bursaries available to their members. For information, contact your member association.

Visa Information

International visitors may need a visa to enter the UK. Click here for detailed information: https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor-visa/overview