9th International Conference on Cochlear Implants
14th - 17th june 2006
Hofburg Emperor Palace, Vienna
The language spoken in Austria is German. Most Austrians speak English; some also speak French or Italian or Spanish and are happy to help visitors. The official language of the conference is English. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
The official currency in Austria is EURO (€).
In June, average temperatures in Vienna vary between 25 and 30 degrees centigrade.
Austrian networks supply 230V at a frequency of 50 Hertz. Plugs are continental-style two-pin. A plug adaptor should be taken along, if incompatible electric/electronic gadgets are to be used.
Vienna´s restaurants range from gourmet-type restaurants to informal restaurants and "Heurigen" (Austrian wine taverns). There are also many international restaurants in the city, offering a choice of almost any kind of cuisine. In Austria Lunch is served between 12:00 and 14:00, dinner around 19:00.
Service is usually included in the prices in bars and restaurants, but tips are welcome (10%).