XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Trauma in Changing Societies:
Social Contexts and Clinical Practice

10-13 June 2015 Vilnius, Lithuania

CONFERENCE DATES
10-13 June 2015

VENUE 11-13 JUNE 2015

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ESTSS 2015 Conference will take place at Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva

The hotel is situated on the bank of the River Neris in the centre of Vilnius, only a 10-minute walk to the Medieval Old Town. It is easily accessible by taxi or public transport from the airport.

Address: Konstitucijos Ave. 20 (N.B. there are two Radisson Blu hotels operating in Vilnius, please double check the address before ordering a taxi)

VENUE FOR ESTSS BOARD MEETING AND PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 10 JUNE 2015

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The University of Vilnius, one of the oldest and most famous establishments of higher education in Eastern and Central Europe, was founded in 1579. More information about Vilnius University is available by clicking here.

Address: Universiteto str. 9

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
The official Conference language is English. No translation will be provided

VISA AND INVITATION LETTER
All foreign visitors entering Lithuania must have a valid passport or identification card. For some countries a visa is required. Information on the visa requirements and the location of embassies can be found on the website of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For all inquiries and invitation letters for visa, please contact the Conference Secretariat. Please ensure you apply for a visa well in advance of your journey

CLIMATE
Lithuania has a typical Central European climate. June is usually warm in Vilnius. It is a good idea to bring a jacket for a cool evening and an umbrella for a shower. Daily weather updates can be found HERE

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

ELECTRICITY
Electricity in Lithuania is 230 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. Plugs are European standard with two round pins

OPENING HOURS
Post Office: 07:00 – 19:00 Monday – Friday. 09:00 – 16:00 Saturday
Banks: 08:00 – 17:00 Monday – Friday in the city centre & 10:00 – 22:00 in the shopping centres (closest to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva is Panorama SC (Saltoniškių str. 9)
Shops: food 08:00 – 22:00 (Monday – Sunday) others 10:00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)
(closest to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva is Europa SC (Konstitucijos Ave. 7) & Panorama SC (Saltoniškių str. 9)

INSURANCE
All participants are reminded that neither the Organizing Committee nor the technical organizer ViaConventus are 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