Normal banking hours are from 10:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday. On Thursday banking hours are extended to 18:00. Extended banking facilities are available at Copenhagen Central Railway Station, 7 days/week between 07:00 and 21:00. There are ATMs usually located in connection with a bank branch, which accept a variety of international credit cards. The cards accepted are indicated on the dispenser. DTU has no bank, but an ATM.
The weather in Denmark in August is normally very pleasant, usually sunny. However, on occasion an umbrella may be useful. Daytime average temperature is around 20°C, evening temperature around 10°C. For more information please see here.
Major credit and charge cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Diners, are widely accepted at most establishments.
Curency /Curency Exchange
The local currency is Danish Kroner. Foreign currencies can be exchanged either in banks or with a moneychanger conveniently located in the city.
Electricity is supplied at 230 volts A/C, 50 Hz cycle.
If you are travelling with electrical or electronic devices be sure to bring a two-pin continental adapter with you. On request, most hotels can provide transformers/adapters to guests.
Police - Ambulance - Fire Brigade * Dial 112
International Calls and Mobile Comunication
The international country code for Denmark is 45. The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 0044 for the United Kingdom). There are no city codes and all local phone numbers are eight digits. There are several GSM mobile telephone networks, which have roaming agreements with most international mobile phone companies.
Letter of Invitation
The congress organisation will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to delegates in need of an invitation letter for visa purposes. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the congress to provide any financial support. The letters will be sent by regular air mail.
Liability and Insurance
Neither the Organisers (ICED) nor the Conference Secretariat (DIS) will assume any responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or property during the Conference. Participants are recommended to arrange for their personal travel and health insurance.
The Metro train from Copenhagen Airport offers you a direct train every 4-6 minutes to the city centre of Copenhagen and will take approximately 14 minutes. Please check www.m.dk, www.moviatrafik.dk, www.rejseplanen.dk or, www.copenhagenet.dk/CPH-Transport.htm for further information. The regular (regional) train departs from the airport every 15 minutes for the main central station (København H).
A taxi from Copenhagen Airport to the city centre is approximately DKK 250 (no extra charges for suitcases).
The Organisers reserve the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary.
The Shops are open from 10:00 to 18:00 Monday through Thursday, 10:00 to 19:00 on Friday and 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturday/Sunday.
For further information about Copenhagen, please check www.visitcopenhagen.com or visit the Copenhagen Visitor Centre - Vesterbrogade 4A - 1620 København V. - Tlf.: (+45) 7022 2442 - E-mail:
Denmark is set to Central European Time (CET) which is GMT +2 (summer), GMT +1 (winter).
Tips are always included in the prices given in taxis and restaurants.
The entry formalities for the Kingdom of Denmark vary according to the country of origin. Conference delegates are asked to address enquiries about entry and vaccination requirements to the travel agent or to the local Royal Danish Embassy / Consulate / Representation in the home country. Further information can be obtained on www.um.dk/en.
Water from the tap is safe to drink in Copenhagen. Bottled and mineral water are also readily available in supermarkets or convenience stores.
On check-in you will be provided with a username and password giving you access to the wireless network at the conference venue.
Alternately you can connect via eduroam, as DTU is an eduroam location. We strongly advise you to check with your university’s IT service, about whether your university supports eduroam, before arriving at DTU – this would make life much easier for you. Read about eduroam on http://www.eduroam.org/