General Information

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Programme Changes

The organisers are not liable for any changes made to the programme. Please visit the web site regularly for updates.

Final Programme

The Final Programme will be provided on-site in the delegate bag.

Venue

EuroBrake 2019 will take place at the International Congress Centre, Dresden, Germany.

Address:

Devrientstr. 10 - 12 / Ostra-Ufer 2
01067 Dresden
Germany

Phone: + 49 (0) 351 216-0
Fax: + 49 (0) 351 216-1000
Reservation phone: + 49 (0) 351 216-1018
info.dre@maritim.de

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Entry into Germany

EU-Citizens
No visa required. Entry is allowed with both passport and id-card.

Non-EU-Citizens
Any foreign visitor entering Germany must have a valid passport. Visitors from countries whose citizens require visas should apply to the German consulate or diplomatic mission in their own country.

To view visa regulations for Germany please click here

Do you require a visa application letter? When registering online you will be asked for your passport details.  Our Member Services Team will email the letter once registration payment has been received. Any questions please email c.soper@fisita.com

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Dresden, Germany.

Dresden is in the Central European time zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Climate

The average temperature in Dresden during late May is 16°C 62.1°F with an average of 64mm of light rain throughout May.

Currency

The official currency of Germany is Euro (EUR, €), no other currencies are commonly accepted. Although traveller’s cheques are accepted it can be quite difficult to find a place to cash them. The Airport and some banks will exchange but the exchange rate can be very high.  Post offices won’t cash them.  All convertible foreign currencies (www.oanda.com) are exchangeable at all major banks.

Business Hours of most banks and post offices are 09:30 – 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00, Monday – Friday. 

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Tipping and Etiquette

In Germany, Value Added Tax and service charges are included in your check in hotels, restaurants, shops and taxis. Tips for extra service are always appreciated but not required. It is customary to give taxi drivers and waiters a tip of about 10 percent. _____________________________________________________________________

Tourist Information Office, Dresden

For information regarding public transport, services and general informaiton about Dresden, can be found here

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Lodging Tax

Dresden,Germany levies a Lodging Tax. Full details can be found here

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Electricity

The voltage on outlets in Germany is 230 volts. Hotels may also have a 110-volt or 120-volt outlet for shavers. Travelers are advised to bring along a power converter and an adapter for round two-prong plugs with side grounding contacts.

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Insurance

Participants are strongly advised to obtain travel insurance (medical, personal accident and luggage) in their home country prior to departure.

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Taxis

Taxis have a standard rate of plus €1.85 per km plus a fixed surcharge determined by the distance travelled. They can be hailed, called for by phone or found in abundance at one of the major train stations and airports.

A taxi from Dresden Airport to the International Congress Centre costs approximately EUR20

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Important dates

Friday 9 November 2018
Deadline for abstract submission
Tuesday 22 January
Deadline for submission of review ready papers
Tuesday 12 March
Deadline for upload of oral-only presentations
Friday 29 March
Deadline for final manuscripts
Tuesday 9 April
Deadline for speakers to register
Friday 12 April
Deadline to upload accompanying presentation for written papers
Friday 19 April
Deadline to upload modified documents for inclusion in EuroBrake Proceedings

Organised by

  • FISITA

Diamond Sponsor

  • Applus+ Idiada

Platinum Sponsor

  • NUCAP

Gold Plus Sponsor

  • LUMAG

Gold Sponsors

  • Horiba
  • NOF Metal Coatings Europe S.A.
  • ITAPROCHIM
  • Link Europe GmbH
  • ITT
  • Double Link

Dinner Sponsor

  • Brembo

Drinks Reception Sponsor

  • HEAD Acoustics

Hotel Key Cards Sponsor

  • Sadeca Automotive

Week-at-a-glance Agenda Sponsor

  • Alroko

Student sponsors

  • MENETA
  • ZF
  • Brembo
  • Knorr-Bremse
  • Trelleborg
  • Volkswagen
  • Beijing Tianyishangjia New Material Corp.
  • Renault
  • SBS
  • Hascor
  • FISITA

Media Partners

  • The Brake Report
  • Railway Gazette