General Information

Climate
Myanmar’s climate can be described as tropical monsoon climate. It is characterized by strong monsoon influences, has a considerable amount of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity that makes it sometimes feel quite uncomfortable. The annual average temperature ranges from 22°C to 27°C year-round.

Clothing
Business attire is appropriate for most conference functions. For sightseeing or shopping, light cotton clothing is advised. Most malls and restaurants are air-conditioned.

Currency
The Burmese Kyat is the currency of Myanmar (Burma). Our currency rankings show that the most popular Myanmar (Burma) Kyat exchange rate is the MMK to USD rate. The currency code for Kyats is MMK, and the currency symbol is K. 1 USD is approximately 1,202 kyat.

Electrical supply
Voltage: 220-240 Volts. Standard socket type: The “Type C” “Type E” and Type F”

Language
The official language of the Congress is English. All presentations will be made in English and simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Time
Myanmar Time (MYR) is 7 hours ahead of GMT. The country is on one time zone only.

Liability and Insurance
The Organizer is not able to take any responsibility for injury or damage involving persons and property during the Congress. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.


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