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Venue: 

The Congress will be held in the Main Conference Hall of the Children’s Medical Center (CMC).

 

Address:

Children’s Medical Center (CMC) of Iran, Dr, Qarib Street, Keshavraz Boulevard, Tehran, Iran.

 

Language:

The official language of the Conference will be English and Persian (Farsi).

 

Weather:

In October, the weather in Tehran is moderate-to-warm; the temperature is usually between 16-20 ℃.

 

Dress Code:

Semiformal (business casual) clothing is the usual attire for receptions and social events. Women are required to observe the Islamic dress code in public areas: loose, long-sleeved tops, long skirts or loose slacks, and a headscarf.

 

Certificate of Participation:

Certificate of Participation will be provided to participants on request.

 

Visas:

A valid passport is required. Visa and other governmental papers will be arranged through the Congress after the registration is finalized. For more information about visa and accommodation, please contact POL International Tours and Travels at:

email: ipc@sina.tums.ac.ir

Fax: +98 (21) 88902774

 

Medical & Health Requirements:

Please check for a list of immunizations required on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website or through your embassy/consulate prior to traveling to Iran. Required vaccinations vary based on the country of origin for visitors to Iran.

 

Local time:

The time in all provinces and cities in Iran is GMT+3:30.

 

Currency Exchange:

Traveler’s check or cash can be exchanged at hotels or banks, which are open Saturday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Please note that Iranian banks do not accept international credit or debit cards. A few credit cards from a few Arab countries (such as Qatar, Kuwait and the UEA) are accepted by certain Iranian banks.

 

Meals:

Breakfast is normally served between 7:00 am – 8:30 am, lunch from 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, and dinner from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm.

 

Mail and Telecommunications:

Automatic direct dial telephone service is available to and from most countries in the world. Public phones accept either a pre-paid card or coins. Post offices are open Saturday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

 

Electric Power:

Iranian type 2 pin sockets with 220 volts AC at 50 cycles are used, which is the standard throughout the country and available in all meeting and exhibition rooms.

 

Shops:

Shops are open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday through Thursday. In major town centers, they stay open during lunch hours, and close later at night, including weekends.

 

Driving:

Vehicles drive on the right side of the road. Please check with the Traffic & Transportation Office in Iran to determine whether you need an international driver’s license, should you decide to rent a car.  

 

Public Transportation:

There is a wide inexpensive network of public transportation in all towns and cities. In Tehran, the city of Seven Hills, you can choose to ride the bus, underground metro (subway) or taxi, within the city or the suburbs. Express coach service also links the main roads of the city.

 

Airport:

Tehran International Airport (Imam Khomeini Airport / IKA) is located 35 Km from the city center, and driving time to the airport is estimated to be 60 minutes through the freeway.

 

 

 
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