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Climate and Dress Code
Madrid and its metropolitan area has a Mediterranean climate with continental influences, with mild cool winters and hot summers. The average temperature in March it varies from +8oC (46oF) to +20oC (60oF). The Spanish capital is in the center of the Iberian Peninsula, 622 meters above sea level. The dress code will be informal throughout the Congress.
The local currency is the Euro (EUR).
The WCA 2016 Congress in Madrid will include an exhibition that will be open from 12-15 March.
The official language of the Congress is English.
The time zone in Madrid is Central European Time (CEST / GMT +1) .
Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Spain.
Please apply for a visa within a reasonable time prior to making your bookings.
Travel and Health Insurance
It is strongly recommended that all participants purchase adequate coverage for health, travel and private liability insurance before departing from their home countries. The Organizers will not accept responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage to private, personal property of participants, accompanying persons and exhibitors.