Practical Information

Health Insurance

Participants are advised to take out adequate travel and health insurance before leaving their respective countries. The organizer has no insurance coverage for the participants and will not be responsible for any accident that may occur during the conference.



The standard electricity supply is 220 volts (50 cycles). Participants are advised to bring their own adaptors.



The euro is the official currency in France. There is currency exchange center throughout the downtown area. Most stores and restaurants accept Visa and MasterCard and some accept American Express.


The Conference will be held in spring. Normal temperatures in Le Havre in June vary between 12°C and 18°C. The temperature in the morning and at night may be lower than daytime temperatures. Short and long-sleeved shirts, sweater and jacket are recommended. To check weather conditions for Le Havre, visit Météo France website.

Times Zones

France time zone is GMT / UTC +1. France switches to Eastern Daylight Time (summer time zone) on Sunday 27 March 2016 (GMT/UTC + 2h) and returns to Eastern Standard Time (winter time zone) on Sunday 30 October 2016.

Currency exchange center

Le Havre (France)
Vent : 1.8 km/h
Humidité : 94%