General Information

MEALS

Coffee breaks and luncheons will be provided during the congress dates. Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free menu will be available. Please, inform us of any specific allergy or any other food-related problem.

CLIMATE

July is the hottest month of the year in Naples, and it is also the month which experiences the most in the way of sunshine hours. For anyone who loves summer explorations in beautiful cities, then July is the month to visit Naples, with an average temperature of around 25°C, which easily reaches a blistering 30°C as an average high. Evenings drop to a pleasant 19°C, which means air conditioning is definite must for a good night’s rest.

Sunshine Hours and Rainfall
You can expect to see the sun for a massive 10 hours per day on average, and very little in the way of rain, with around 30mm throughout the month, affecting only 4 days on average. Naples is dry, hot, and busy during July.

Sea Temperatures
The Mediterranean Sea is certainly temperate for a summer cool down, ith a wonderfully warm average temperature of around 26°C.

CURRENCY

Like most of the rest of the European Union, Italy uses the Euro as its currency. You’ll see the Euro represented by both the symbol – € – and the initials: EUR.
The most popular credit card by far in Italy is Visa, with Mastercard a close second.
Both credit and debit cards can be used in Italy to withdraw cash from cash-machines and to pay for goods and services.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

English is the official language of the 8th EURO EVO DEVO 2020 and all scientific sessions and posters will be presented in English.

ELECTRICITY

In Italy the power sockets are of type F and L. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

EMERGENCIES

In the event of an emergency outside of the Convention Center, dial 112 for local police, 115 for fire, or 118 for ambulance response.

LOCAL TIME

Italy Time is in the Central European Time Zone.
Central European Summer Time = GMT+2.

TELEPHONE CALLS

Dial an Italian phone number from a U.S. or any other non-Italian cell phone

  1. Dial +1. Dial 00 or +, Italy’s international access code
  2. Dial 39. That’s Italy’s country code
  3. Dial the rest of the number. Include the first 0. (When calling other countries, you drop that 0)

Dial another country from Italy

  1. Dial 00 or +, Italy’s international access code
  2. Dial your country’s code. For Australia, that’s 61; for England, that’s 44; Ireland is 353; etc.
  3. Dial the rest of the number

Dial a U.S. phone number from Italy

  1. Dial 00 or +, Italy’s international access code
  2. Dial 1. (That’s the “1” as in, 1 (202) 123-4567)
  3. Dial the rest of the number. (In the example above, that would be (202) 123-4567)