Currency
The EURO (EUR / €) is the official currency in Lithuania
You can convert your foreign currency at banks, hotels or exchange points. International credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
Banks are generally open from 9:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday
Cash machines can be found almost anywhere, even in the Venue on the ground floor.

Language
The official language of the conference is English.
We are looking for the possibility of a translation in French during the conference.

Shopping
Most shops are open from 9:00 AM until 7:00 PM. Supermarkets (there are a lot of them in Lithuania and of course in city Kaunas) are open usualy from 8:00 AM till 10:00 PM. Most popular supermarkets: Maxima, Rimi, Iki, Norfa, Lidl.
On Sundays, most shops are closed, but supermarkets are still open.

Visa information
A visa may be required for some countries. For specific information, please click here.
If you require an invitation or acceptance letter for visa or other purposes, please send an e-mail to valda.araminiene@mi.lt
(Please note that an invitation letter doesn’t constitute an official invitation covering registration fees, transportation or other costs).

Transportation by Bus & Trolleybus
Visitors can buy a “single ticket” (€1) or a “three-trip ticket” (€5.50) from a machine or from any newspaper shop to travel by bus or trolleybus.
The ticket validity is half hour after the first validation.
We can also propose a preferential rate:

  • three-day congress pass: €5.50

For that, you will simply have to add them to your cart when paying online.

Insurance
The organiser does not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance.
Participants are strongly advised to take out their own insurance in respect to health and travel insurance.

Restaurants
A large variety of restaurants and cafés are scattered throughout Kaunas, especially downtown within short walking distance of the Venue.
Prices for a menu usually start from €12.00 for lunch and €25.00 for dinner.

Telephone Codes
Lithuania: +370
Kaunas: 37
To call Kaunas from another country, you need to dial the international code (usually 00), followed by the country code for Lithuania (370), then the phone number without the initial zero.
For example: 00 370 ……….. to make an international call from Lithuania, dial 00, followed by the country code, the area code (minus the first zero) and the telephone number of the person you are trying to reach.

Emergency numbers (free)

112: European emergency number

Buying prepaid SIM cards
Prepaid phone cards can be bought at phone shops, supermarkets and newspaper shops.

Lithuanian electrical plugs & sockets
Check if you need to bring a Euro-adaptor. In Lithuania the power sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Medical emergency departments
The hospital: Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos (Kauno klinikos)
– Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas
– Phone: +370 37 326262 or dial 112.