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AFLAS Congress 2020

Empress Hotel and Convention Center

Chiang Mai, Thailand

GENERAL INFORMATION

Congress Date:
June, 22-23, 2020 (Pre-Congress Activities)
June, 24-26, 2020 (Main AFLAS 2020 Congress and Exhibition)
June, 27-28, 2020 (Post-Congress Networking Activities)

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Venue

The Empress Hotel and Convention Center, 199/42 Chang Klan Road, Chiang Mai Thailand 50100

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Language

While the official Thai language is widely spoken throughout Thailand, many Thais also speak and understand English, though more so in Bangkok and the major tourist areas.

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Temperature

Thailand has a tropical climate and the temperature typically ranges from 19 °C to 38 °C (66 °F -100 °F).
The weather in June, month of the Conference, is roughly around 33 °C – 23°C

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Electricity

Electrical outlets in Thailand are charged to 220 V at 50 cycles per second.

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Water

Drink only bottled or boiled water. Drinking tap water is not advised

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Emergency Numbers

Thailand is generally safe. However, in case of emergency, one can dial the following numbers:
Mobile Police Hotline: 191
Tourist Police Hotline: 1155
Emergency Medical Service Hotline: 1669

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Invitation Letter

Invitation letters for Visa purposes are available only to registered participants. To issue an invitation letter is available through registration process.

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Visa
Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they meet visa exemption requirements. For more information, please see Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand