General Information

MEETING VENUE

T.I.C Glasgow I 16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ, United Kingdom

Please visit the website for more information.

ACCOMMODATION

Kenes Group will obtain special accommodation rates for BPS ASM 2023 participants. Please visit the accommodation page periodically.

CLIMATE

May in Glasgow is influenced by Marine - Mild Winter climate. When you travel to Glasgow in May you can expect: habitually rain, occasionally thunderstorms, every once in a while fog and expect not so hot weather. Usually the third week is the hottest in May but remember that there may be Rain and Fog.

Average Daily Temperature: Around 12℃ and 18℃
Average Rainfall: 112mm
Humidity Level: Around %90

CLOTHING

The dress code for BPS ASM 2023 Meeting is business formal for all occasions unless stated otherwise.

TIME ZONE

Glasgow, UK operates Greenwich Mean Time during the meeting period.

LANGUAGE

The official language of the BPS ASM Meeting is English.

LIABILITY & INSURANCE

The Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organising Committee nor the Meeting Secretariat assumes any liability.

Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

SAFETY & SECURITY

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

As with the rest of the UK, in any emergency call 999 or 112 (from a landline if you can) and ask for ambulance, fire or police when connected.

ELECTRICITY

In the UK, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

CURRENCY & EXCHANGE

The UK’s currency is Pound Sterling (commonly known as pound) and the symbol is £. There are 100 pence (p) to the pound (£). Notes come in denominations of £5, £10, £20, and £50. Coins come in 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.

For exchange rates: www.xe.com

Foreign currency of all kinds are very rarely accepted but they may be exchanged at the airport, banks, post offices, most hotels or licensed exchange agencies in Glasgow. The rates vary from place to place, and banks charge a commission.

Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted in UK, except at some smaller B&Bs, which take cash or cheque only. Other credit cards, including Amex, are not so widely accepted. Most businesses will assume your card is 'Chip and PIN' enabled (using a PIN instead of signing). If it isn’t, you should be able to sign instead, but some places may not accept your card.

ATMs (usually called 'cash machines' in UK) are common in cities and even small towns. Cash withdrawals from some ATMs may be subject to a small charge, but most are free. If you're not from the UK, your home bank will likely charge you for withdrawing money overseas.

PROGRAM CHANGES

The Organisers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external unforeseen circumstances.

COVID-19:

Please check the official website for the most updated information: www.gov.uk

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