GETTINGTHERE

The destination Davos Klosters is located in the heart of Graubunden and comprises the municipalities of Davos and Klosters. The Congress Centre Davos is located in the middle of Davos, between Davos Dorf and Davos Platz. The Main Entrance and the parking lots can be reached from the Talstrasse. To reach the entrances “Park”, “Promenade” and “Promenade Nord” please walk from the parking lots through the gangway or directly from the Promenade.

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TRAINRIDE

We encourage you to enjoy the beautiful train ride from Zurich to Davos. A detailed description of your journey from the airport in Zurich to Davos is available on the SBB Website. A Shuttle-Bus will probably be organized from the Zurich Airport to Davos Congress.

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Official language

The official working language at the EAAP Annual Meeting is English. No translation will be provided.

 

Passport and visa

Entry formalities for Switzerland vary according to the country of origin. Nationals of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA), as well as third-country nationals holding a residence permit of a Schengen State, do not need a visa to enter Switzerland. All non-EU citizens are asked to contact their local embassies for specifi c requirements. All foreign citizens entering Switzerland must have either a valid passport or a national ID card.

 

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 EAAP 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 or damage to private property of participants and companions. Participants are advised to acquire their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

 

Health and Emergency

In case of emergency, landline or mobile phone users should call 144 (Ambulance) or 117 (Police) to be connected to the relevant department.

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Currency and Money exchange

The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc. Most banks open at 09.00 and close around 17.00 Monday through Friday. They are generally closed for lunch between 12.00 and 14.00. Post offices are open between 09.00 and 17.00. Please, note that there will be no currency exchange facilities at the congress venue. All major credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are available at walking distance.

 

Time Zone

The summer time zone in Switzerland is GMT + 2 hours.

 

Climate

The Alpine climate can be very variable. Temperatures between 0°C and about 25°C are possible in Davos in August/September. Normally the temperature will be about 20°C during the day. An umbrella might be useful as the August has the highest average rainfall.

 

Electrical Supply

Electricity is supplied at 220/230 volts, 50 Hz. Some hotels provide 110 volt AC sockets for electric razors only. Switzerland has its own plug standard Type J (three 4mm round pins). Therefore you will need an adapter, which might be provided in most of the hotels.

 

Public transport in Davos

Most distances in Davos are walkable. There is also a well-developed bus network (www.vbd.ch).

 

Conference App

An EAAP 2021 App will be available  to all registered delegates before the conference. It will contain comprehensive information about the conference, venue program and abstracts.