Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver
Single Topic Conference
Focus on the Virus Hepatitis B
3-6 October 2015 Yerevan, Armenia
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General Information

Date:
3-6 October 2015

Venue: 
Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan,

1 Amiryan street, 0010 Yerevan

Tel. +374 10 599 000
Fax +374 10  599 001
www.marriottarmenia.com

Official Congress Language:
English

Website:
www.apaslstc-armenia2015.com

Secretariat:  

Address: 153 Armenakyan, 0047 Yerevan, Armenia

Telephone: +37410 65 51 62

Fax: +37410 65 51 62

E-mail: mail@apaslstc-armenia2015.com

Important dates:

  • Online registration opens from         February     10,    2015
  • Abstract submission starts from        February     10,    2015
  • The deadline of abstract
    submission has been extended to   July           31,   2015
  • Deadline for early registration:        June           30,    2015
  • Online registration closes on            September  23,    2015

Banking and Exchange Facilities:
Foreign money can be changed at banks during business days (09.00-17.00 Monday – Friday) as well as at hotels, at the airport and in exchange offices. Exchange rates are set daily by the Central Bank. All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Automated Teller Machines (ATM) are available at many points throughout the city and the airport.

Climate:
The begining of October is one of the best season for Armenia. It is not very hot, it is mostly sunny. It is called a gold season. Daytime temperatures are ranged 20-24°C and evening temperatures are 11-14 °C .

Currency:
The official currency is USD. Fees for registration, hotel accommodation and tour need to be paid in USD. The exchange rate for Armenian Dram can be learned from Armenian Central Bank’s web site (www.cba.am).

Electricity:
The electrical power supply in Armenia has 220 volts. 

Insurance:
It is strongly recommended that delegates take out adequate travel and health insurance prior to commencement of travel. Further information can be obtained from your travel agent.

Liability:
The Organizing Committees or Congress Organizers shall not be held any liability for personal accidents or losses or damage to private property of registered delegates of the Conference. Delegates should make their own arrangements with respect to personal insurance.

Time:
Armenia is 4 hours of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+4)

Visa Requirements:
It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of his/her visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate section to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications. The organizers will not directly contact Embassies and Consulates on behalf of visa applicants. 


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