General information 

Time Zone and Language  

Time Zone

UTC+01:00

 

Language

Dutch is the official language in the Netherlands but English is widely spoken.

The official conference language is English and no translation/interpretation services will be offered.

Emergency and Health  

Emergency

In emergency situations, you can contact the local police, ambulance service, fire department and other emergency services by calling 112.

 

Medical Services

Should you need to see a doctor or a dentist, we recommend contacting your hotel’s reception desk who will direct you to the medical professionals assigned to the hotel. If immediate medical attention is required, call the emergency services at 112. Emergency medical services (including transportation by ambulance) are not free and you will be billed for any services rendered.

 

Health and Immunizations

Vaccination certificates are usually not needed when travelling to the Netherlands, but please check with your local embassy as requirements may change.

Telephones and Electricity  

Telephones International dialing codes

The Netherlands: +(31)

Belgium: +(32)

Germany +(49)

 

Electricity

The standard electrical voltage in the Netherlands is 230 volts AC, 50Hz (hotel bathrooms may also have outlets for 100 volts). The electrical outlets in the Netherlands take two-pronged, round-pin plugs. We recommend that you purchase an adaptor for your electrical equipment prior to your arrival.

Water, Weather & Conversions

 

Water

Tap water is safe to drink in Maastricht.

Temperature and Weather 

Temperature

Temperature is given in degrees Celsius

Celsius to Fahrenheit: multiply Celsius by 1.8 and add 32 to convert to Fahrenheit.

 

Weather

Average Temperature for June: 13 - 22 Celsius. Even though it is summer we recommend bringing some wet-weather gear for the occasional rain shower.

Distance 

Distances in the Netherlands are given in kilometers.

1 mile = 1.62 kilometers

REGISTER NOW

You can now register and submit your abstract for the 45th meeting of FNPS!

 

Click here to register!

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMME

Donwload the Scientific Programme here.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Registration open from 1 March 2018

Extended abstract submission deadline 15 May 2018

Notification oral/poster 15 May 2018

Public Transport in the Netherlands

If you would like to use the public transport during your stay in the Netherlands you can use the planner down here. You can also download the app 9292ov in Google Play or in the App store

Conference secretariat

Klinkhamer Group | meeting services

Maastricht, the Netherlands

E: info@fnps2018.nl

T: +31 (0)43-36 27 008