Continuing Medical Education Continuing Medical Education credits will only be requested at two Dutch Societies:VRA (Dutch Society for Rehabilitation doctors) and the KNGF (Dutch Society for Physiotherapists). - Accreditation has already been received from the VRA with 18 points (6 points each day). - Accreditation has been received from the Dutch Society KNGF (physiotherapists) with 19 points.
Language Dutch is the predominant language in the Netherlands but English is very popular and is spoken almost everywhere. The Meeting language will be English. There will be no simultaneous translation facilities.
Delegate cancellation Notification of cancellation should be made in writing to the Meeting organizers: UMCG Wenckebach Instituut attn. Mr. H.F.E.M. Gubbels P.O. Box 30.001 NL-9700 RB Groningen The Netherlands
Cancellation of the Meeting The organizers reserve the right to cancel the Meeting in case of any unpredictable event.
Special Requirements By registration, please advise the Meeting organizers of any special dietary or physical requirements or mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internet Free WIFI is available in the University Medical Center. Code: UMCG-Guest.
Insurance The Meeting cannot accept any liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage to property belonging to delegates, either during, or as a result of the Meeting. Please check the validity of your own personal insurance before travelling.
Currency The currency is the EURO (€). Major Credit Cards are accepted at most restaurants, shops and hotels.
Shopping Most shops and department stores are open from 10.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday. Saturday from 09.00 to 17.00 hours. Some shops are open on Sunday.
Power Electricity Sockets take 2 pin round plugs. The electrical current in the Netherlands is 220 volts.
Time The Netherlands is two-hours ahead on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), one-hour ahead Central European Time (CET) and seven-hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time.
Weather The climate in The Netherlands is a sea-climate with temperatures in December between 2-6º C. It is helpful to note that there is always a chance of rain or snow, due to variable weather patterns.