The University of Sharjah (“UoS”), University City Rd., Sharjah, U. A. E.
Monday, February 15th till Thursday, February 18th, 2016
The conference will solely be conducted in English and no simultaneous translation will be provided.
U.A.E. has a mild climate in February and temperature ranges between 10°C-20°C. Rainfall is possible.
All participants, accompanying persons and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their badges during the conference in order to be admitted to the venue and other scheduled activities.
The official currency in UAE is Dirhams (AED/Dhs).
Banking hours are Sunday to Thursday 08:00 - 14:00. On weekends and all afternoons banks are closed.
Automated cash dispensers are located outside every bank and other areas and cash can be withdrawn 24 hours a day.
Foreign currency may be changed at banks, hotels, airports and in exchange offices.
All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
The organizers are not liable for any injury or damage involving individuals and property during the conference. Participants are advised to take their own personal, travel and health insurance with them for their trip.
Participants are requested to check with the Sharjah/UAE Consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
THE IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT IS CLOSED ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS, FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS.
THE RULES AND REGULATIONS GIVEN BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE SO WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO VISIT THE UAE EMBASSY / CONSULATE IN YOUR COUNTRY
EXEMPTIONS: Nationals from 47 countries in Europe, North America and the Pacific Rim can enter UAE without obtaining a visa in advance. Their passports will be stamped with a visit visa as they pass through Immigration on arrival. Nationals from the countries listed below can now board at their airports of origin without a visa. (This applies to all UAE airports and to passengers travelling on all airlines).
The 47 countries are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City.
Gulf Co-operation Council States – Nationals of The GCC are NOT required to apply for a visa in advance. Nationals of countries not listed above must apply for a visa in advance via the attached application form.
Following Countries have to check with the UAE Embassy / Consulate or Travel Agent in their respective country for VISA Application:
TUNISIA, SYRIAN, SOMALIA, YEMEN, BANGLADESH, LIBYA, PALESTINEFull Passports: All passengers travelling to the United Arab Emirates must be in possession of a valid passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the United Arab Emirates.
Sharjah and Dubai both offer an efficient and modern public transport system consisting of buses and taxis.
There are scheduled buses available at bus stations which can be conveniently found all over Sharjah and Dubai.
Located 5 km southeast from the city, Sharjah International Airport is a 10-minute drive and Dubai International Airport is a 20-minute drive from The University of Sharjah (“UoS”), University City Rd., Sharjah, U. A. E.
Taxis are available outside the arrival gate.
The journey to the city center takes approximately 20 minutes depending on the traffic and costs approximately AED 40.
A commercial exhibition will take place within the framework of the Conference.
Eureka Science Ltd. is hosting the 4th Biotechnology World Congress. Eureka Science Ltd. in its sole discretion at any time, reserves the right to postpone or cancel (in full or in part) any or all of the Conference and/or modify the list of speakers at the Conference. Where Eureka Science Ltd. cancels the Conference in full, it shall refund a maximum of seventy-five percent (75%) of the registration monies paid by you to attend or exhibit at the Conference. Notwithstanding the above, in no event shall Eureka Science Ltd. or any of its partners, officers, employees, agents or affiliates be liable, directly or indirectly, under any theory of law (contract, tort, negligence or otherwise), to you or anyone else, for any claims, losses or damages, direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential, resulting from or occasioned by its right to postpone or cancel the Conference or modification to the list speakers at the Conference. The information and the presentations given at the Conference is for general information only and does not constitute any type of advice, financial, business, legal or otherwise. Eureka Science Ltd. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the content expressed in the presentations, or as to the correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise of such content. In no event shall Eureka Science Ltd. or any of its partners, officers, employees, agents or affiliates be liable, directly or indirectly, under any theory of law (contract, tort, negligence or otherwise), to you or anyone else, for any claims, losses or damages, direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential, resulting from or occasioned by your use of or reliance on any of the content contained within the presentations. You are fully responsible for all acts, decisions and/or lack thereof arising from your decision to register and attend the Conference whether as a participant or an exhibitor. The organizers are not liable for any injury or damage involving persons and property during the conference. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.