General Information

Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms

Every room will have one (1) screen, one (1) data projector and one (1) Windows based computer. The Plenary Session Room will have two (2) screens and one (1) data projector and (1) Windows based computer.  A speaker using his own computer should bring his own cable/adaptor. SIAM and Università degli Studi di Padova are not responsible for the safety and security of speakers’ computers.  Overhead projectors will be provided only when requested. If you would like to request an overhead projector for your session, please email Dr. Carlo Janna ([email protected]) no later than May 30, 2013.

Speakers may inquire about ordering additional audio-visual equipment by contacting Dr. Carlo Janna ([email protected]).



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The average temperature in Padova during June varies between 59° F (15°C) and  78° F (25°C).  Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.



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Visa Information

Citizens of the United States with a valid passport do not need a visa to enter Italy if they do not expect to stay more than 90 days and do not expect to work there.  For visa information for other countries, please visit .

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice.  Travelers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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Letter of Invitation

Confirmed authors in need of a Letter of Invitation to assist in the visa application process, please fill out the Letter of Invitation Request Form. Please allow three to four weeks for processing and delivery.

If you are not planning to present at the conference or are not yet an accepted author and need a letter of invitation before acceptance notifications are sent, please fill out the form AND provide the following information to [email protected]:

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