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Facilities Arrangements

Registration and Service Desk
A Registration and Service Desk will be set up in the lobby area outside the main Conference Hall for the registration of participants and provision of general information to participants.

Registration for CAeM-XIV will take place at the Registration and Service Desk on Wednesday, 03 February 2010, from 08:00am to 10:00am, and will continue throughout the session. Participants will receive identification cards at the time of registration.

Simultaneous interpretation
Simultaneous interpretation in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided at plenary meetings.

Internet access and communications
Wireless Internet connection will be available in the Main Conference Hall. A total of ten computers with Internet connections will be available at the Internet Corners at the session venue.

Local public telephones will be available at the session venue. International-Direct-Dial (IDD) phone card and SIM card will be available for purchase by participants at the Registration and Service Desk.

Mail for conference participants may be addressed as follows:
Ms/Mr......
c/o Local Organizing Committee for CAeM-XIV
Hong Kong Observatory
134A Nathan Road
Kowloon
Hong Kong, China
Fax: (852) 2590 0099
E-mail: loc.caem14@hko.gov.hk

Electricity Requirements
The standard electrical voltage is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. The majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong, China take a three-pronged UK-type plug.

Mobile Phone Connection
Mobile phone operators in Hong Kong, China have roaming agreements with most overseas operators. Participants are recommended to check with their network providers beforehand. More information can be found on the following website:
http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/trip-planner/hongkong-communication.html

Participants are respectfully reminded that the use of mobile telephones is prohibited in the Main Conference Hall; they should be turned off on entry to the Hall.

Currency Exchange
Foreign currency or traveller cheques may be changed into Hong Kong Dollar (HK$). Credit cards such as American Express, Master and Visa are accepted.

The current floating exchange rate is as follows: US$ 1 is about HK$7.8. This is subject to daily variations. Banks are closed on Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

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