General Information

Banks and Currency Exchange
The United Kingdom's currency is Pounds Sterling.  Credit cards are generally accepted in restaurants and shops.

Climate and Weather
In March, the average temperature in Manchester is around 5oC to 9oC.  It may be quite pleasant, but it is advisable to bring clothes for cold and wet weather. 

The organisers do not accept any responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are strongly advised to have their own travel insurance policies.

Passport & Visas
For citizens of the EC member countries, a passport is valid for entry into the UK.  Each delegate is responsible for obtaining their own entry visas, if required.  Please contact the proper authority (Consulate or Embassy) for information.


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International Bioenergy 2014 Conference is sponsored by:
BBSRC - bioscience for the future
EPSRC - Pioneering research and skills
ESRC - Economic & Social Research Council
Natural Environment Research Council
Science & Technology Facilities Council
Technology Strategy Board