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|Title:||FIP 2003: General Information|
The participant ?s name badge will be provided at the registration desk.All participants and accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear their badges throughout the Congress.Participants with white badges will be admitted to the sessions.Accompanying persons (pink badges) may attend the opening ceremony,social events and tours but will not be allowed to attend sessions. Badges for the PAC Sessions on Saturday and Sunday are yellow and day cards are green and blue.Participants will be
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Sunshine,blue sky and usually between 18-20 degrees. However,please do not forget to bring an umbrella.
Commonly accepted credit cards in hotels,shops and at the FIP registration desk at the Congress venue include: American Express,Diners Club,Visa and Master Card/Eurocard.
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Dates to remember
Abstract forms deadline:
Informal dress is acceptable for all sessions but business attire is recommended for the Opening Ceremony. For the Gala dinner and the PAC dinner we advise evening dress.
The Australian Host Committee is the official organiser of the international exhibition at which delegates can review the latest achievements in new equipment,techniques and products. The exhibition gives companies the opportunity to promote their products and services and to meet with community and
The FIP Organising Committee and the Australian Host Committee accept no liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of or damage to property belonging to Congress participants and/or accompanying persons,incurred either during or as a result of the Congress.We recommend that each participant takes out personal insurance.
The official congress language is English. Simultaneous translation from and into English, French, German and Spanish will be available during the Council meetings. During the Opening ceremony and selected symposia, simultaneous translation will be available from English into French, German, Spanish and Japanese.
Location of Congress
Official Housing/Tour Agent
The Congress Press room offers a number of services for professional press observers.They will have access to written press material (press releases,speakers ?manuscripts,etc.), and will have access to working facilities and a chance to socialise with their colleagues.There will also be a series of media briefings highlighting prominent topics.
Slide preview room
Slides,powerpoint presentations and overheads may be tested before presentations in the slide preview room.In the case of slides,cassettes marked with your name should be handed over to staff in the meeting room prior to your lecture.
Technical equipment in session rooms
All session rooms will have LCD/slide/overhead projectors. There will be a technician available in the meeting room. Presenters need to bring their own laptop.
?Singapore Airlines,one of the world ?s largest and best regarded airlines,is proud to be the official air carrier of the FIP Congress 2003 in Sydney,Australia.SIA is internationally recognised as one of the world ?s leading carriers,having held the prestigious Conde Nast Airline of the Year award for fourteen of the last fifteen years,and sharing first equal in the fifteenth.Our route network spans 90 cities in 40 countries, including services to 11 European countries and all major Australasian cities. ?Operating one of the youngest aircraft fleets with an average age of 5 years 9 months,SIA has always been at the forefront of passenger service and innovation.SIA was the first airline to serve free drinks in Economy Class and install the revolu tionary KrisWorld interactive entertainment system,featuring a personal television screen in every seat with myriad movies,television programmes,Nintendo and PC games,