Useful Information

CONFERENCE DATES
21 – 25 August, 2017

VENUE
Vilnius University // Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
Address // Naugarduko str. 24, Vilnius, Lithuania // MAP
Web // www.mif.vu.lt/lt3/en/

 

VISA AND INVITATION LETTER
Visitors who are not citizens of a European Union Member State and who want to enter the Republic of Lithuania must be in possession of the appropriate visa. If you are in possession of a valid Schengen visa, or national visa issued by other Schengen state, you may enter the Republic of Lithuania and remain for the period indicated on a visa, but not exceeding 90 days in any 180 day period

To visit Lithuania, you must have a valid passport or ID card (if you are a citizen of an EU country). A visa is required for citizens of countries that do not have visa-exemption agreements with Lithuania. Information on the visa requirements and the location of embassies can be found on the website of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Participants who require a letter of invitation from the Migration Department under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania may contact the Conference Secretariat to apply for the invitation letter. It is not obligatory for those who are going to take care of the visa by themselves. We kindly request that you consult with the relevant institutions in your country about the procedure and required documents before inquiring for the invitation letter.

Participant must be registered and have fully paid participant’s fee.
Documents to submit to the Secretariat:

  • Questionnaire in Word Document (.doc/ .docx) format. Click here to download it Information-for-the-invitation;
  • Copy of passport;
  • Accommodation reservation confirmation in PDF format.

Please send your inquiries to Conference Secretariat at registration@seventips.lt. We kindly remind you,that your inquiry will be considered only if all the information corresponds and all the forms are received.

In case invitation letter issued by the Conference Secretariat is sufficient to apply for visa, please contact us directly. Please note, that participant must be registered and fully covered participant’s fee.

TIME IN VILNIUS
Time zone // EET (Eastern Europe Time)
Current time zone offset // +02:00 hours
You can check current local time HERE.

CLIMATE
Lithuania has a typical Central European climate. The month of August is characterised by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs ranging from 23°C to 19°C over the course of the month, exceeding 27°C or dropping below 16°C only one day in ten. Daily weather updates can be found HERE.

SUN
Over the course of August, the length of the day is very rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 2:01 hours, implying an average day-over-day decrease of 3.9 minutes. The shortest day of the month is August 31 with 13:48 hours of daylight; the longest day is August 1 with 15:49 hours of daylight.

CURRENCY
Official currency in Lithuania is Euro. Visa and MasterCard are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants. You will find an ATM on nearly every corner.

ATM (Cash Machines)
Cash-points are ubiquitous in Vilnius, so you won’t have to wander far to track one down. You’ll also find an ATM at the airport. However, most banks will charge a small fee for withdrawing cash overseas.

ELECTRICITY
Electricity in Lithuania is 220 Volts. Plugs are European standard with two round pins.

Common plug and socket

OPENING HOURS
Post Office // 07:00 – 19:00 Monday – Friday. 09:00 – 16:00 Saturday
Banks // 08:00 – 17:00 Monday – Friday
Shops // food 08:00 – 22:00 (Monday – Sunday) others 10:00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

INSURANCE
All participants are reminded that the Conference Secretariat Seventips is not liable for any losses, accidents or damage done to persons or private property. Participants and accompanying persons are requested to make their own arrangements in respect of health and travel insurance.