Frequently Asked Questions

Travel information

VISA
Airport Information
How to travel from Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport to Szeged?
Tipping
Currency
VAT
Language
Electric Power Plugs and Voltage
Telephone

Conference Information

Payment Information
Presentation Instructions for Speakers and Posters
Conference Venue Address
Can I park near the conference center?
Internet

Travel information

VISA
It is the traveler's responsibility to obtain the necessary passport and visa for entry to Hungary.
http://visitbudapest.travel/budapest-info/passport-visa/
An invitation letter can be obtained from the conference website.

Airport Information
Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport
http://www.bud.hu/english

How to travel to from Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport to Szeged?
Szeged is located in the southern part of the country.

Shuttle vans will be organized from the airport to the Hotel (20 euros one way). There shall be an option to tick during the registration.

There are InterCity trains running from Ferihegy Railway Station to Szeged every hour. Travel time: approx. 2 hours, without changing trains. http://elvira.mav-start.hu/elvira.dll
You will arrive at 2A or B terminal of Liszt Ferenc Airport. Close to this terminal you can find the Ferihegy Railway Station, where you can buy your train ticket to Szeged.
Between terminal 2 and Ferihegy Railway Station there is the bus 200E. You can buy a ticket on the bus for 450 HUF.

Tipping
Hungarians normally give tips when eating out, having a drink at a bar, or when using a taxi. The tip is usually 10% of the price. It is considered rude if you don't give a tip to the waiter. It means that you were absolutely dissatisfied with the service.

Currency
The only official currency in Hungary is the Forint (HUF).

VAT
The standard VAT rate in Hungary is 27%. There is a reduced rate of 5% and 18%.

Language
Hungarian is the only official language of the country.

Electrical Power Plugs and Voltage
Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type C / F

 

Telephone
The country code is 36, Area code Szeged 62.

 

Conference Information

Presentation Instructions for Speakers and Posters
• Keynote presentations will be 50 minutes, including time for questions
• Invited Oral presentations will be 30 minutes, including time for questions
• Oral presentations will be 20 minutes, including time for questions
• Poster presentation size: (vertical): width 90 cm, height 110 cm
• Presentations must be set up prior to the beginning of the session
• Preferred: Bring your presentation on a memory stick compatible with a PC computer

Alternatively: Personal laptop computers may be used, but you must ensure compatibility with the LCD projector prior to the start of the session. Also bring a memory stick as a backup.
Overhead projectors will not be supplied except upon special request at least one month before the conference and at the speaker's expense.

Conference Venue Address
The meeting venue is the Hungest Hotel Forras****, which is a well-known conference hotel. It is located in New Szeged (Address: Szent-Györgyi A. u. 16-24), in a wonderful green garden district on the bank of the River Tisza, within a ten minutes walk away from the city center.
http://www.hunguesthotels.hu/en/hotel/szeged/hunguest_hotel_forras/

Can I park near the conference center?

Hotel parking rates


9.00 am – 9.00 pm

150 Ft/car/hour

Approx. €0.50

9.00pm – 9.00 am

70 Ft/car/hour

Approx. €0.30

Aquapolis deep garage rates


6.00 am – 12.00 am

100 Ft/car/hour

Approx. €0.40

12.00am – 6.00 am

50 Ft/car/hour

Approx. €0.20

Free parking
There is free parking opportunity nearby the hotel.

Internet
Free wireless internet access will be provided at the conference center.