The Nicolaus Hotel
Via Cardinale Agostino Ciasca, 27, Bari
Tel. +39- 080-568 2111

English is the official language of the Conference.

Your badge is your admission to the scientific sessions, lunches, coffee breaks and social events. Participants are kindly requested to wear it at all times at the conference venue.

Participants requiring a VISA to travel to Italy are kindly asked to apply for the request in their Country. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a VISA.
Please consider that obtaining a VISA may require from two to six weeks from the date of application. Letters of invitation can only be issued to participants who have paid the conference registration fee.

The climate of Bari is typical Mediterranean, and June is generally sunny.
The average maximum temperature in June is 20-25°C

Currency, credit cards and banking information
The official currency is Euro. Normal banking hours are from 09.00 am to 4.00 pm on weekdays. Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are available all over the city.

The organizers cannot accept liability for injury or damage involving people and property during the Conference. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Food allergy or intolerance
Participants are kindly requested to indicate any food allergy or intolerance in the registration form.

For any information regarding registration and administrative handling of the Conference, please send an email to with the mention “EPDIC15 Conference” .
For any other information regarding the Conference, please contact or

Payment for registration and hotel reservation can be made by credit card and bank transfer.
Please follow the instructions in the registration form/hotel reservation form.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Organizing Secretariat (

Registration fee
Within April 20, 2016: 100% refund (except for an administrative charge of € 50,00)
Within May 12, 2016: 50% refund
No refund will be made for cancellation received after that date or for no-show

Hotel reservation
Within April 20, 2016: 100% refund of the whole stay (except for an administrative charge of € 25,00 and the booking fee of € 18,00)
Within May 12, 2016: 50% refund of the whole stay (except for the booking fee of € 18,00)
No refund will be made for cancellation received after that date, late arrival or no-show.

Internet access
A purpose-made area with wireless printer, mobile phone chargers and free computers will be available in the conference venue.
WI-FI high speed internet access will be available in the whole conference venue.

Please note that refunds will only be processed by bank transfer after the conference dates.