Kenes Group will obtain special accommodation rates for BPS ASM 2024 participants. Please visit the accommodation page periodically.
In June, Nottingham experiences the transition into warmer and sunnier weather, marking the arrival of summer. Average temperatures range between 13°C (55°F) in the early mornings and evenings, and around 20°C (68°F) during the day. This provides a pleasant atmosphere for outdoor activities and exploration of the city’s attractions.
June typically brings a mix of sunny days and occasional rainfall. You can expect around 8 to 10 rainy days throughout the month, with precipitation levels averaging around 50mm. It’s advisable to carry an umbrella or light raincoat to stay prepared for any passing showers.
Overall, Nottingham in June offers a comfortable and enjoyable climate, inviting both residents and visitors to revel in the city’s charm while embracing the warmth of the season.
The dress code for BPS ASM 2024 Meeting is business formal for all occasions unless stated otherwise.
Nottingham, UK operates Greenwich Mean Time during the meeting period.
The official language of the BPS ASM Meeting is English.
LIABILITY & INSURANCE
The Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organising Committee nor the Meeting Secretariat assumes any liability.
Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
As with the rest of the UK, in any emergency call 999 or 112 (from a landline if you can) and ask for ambulance, fire or police when connected.
In the UK, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
CURRENCY & EXCHANGE
The UK’s currency is Pound Sterling (commonly known as pound) and the symbol is £. There are 100 pence (p) to the pound (£). Notes come in denominations of £5, £10, £20, and £50. Coins come in 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.
For exchange rates: www.xe.com
Foreign currency of all kinds is very rarely accepted but they may be exchanged at the airport, banks, post offices, most hotels or licensed exchange agencies in Nottingham. The rates vary from place to place, and banks charge a commission.
Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted in UK, except at some smaller B&Bs, which take cash or cheque only. Other credit cards, including Amex, are not so widely accepted. Most businesses will assume your card is ‘Chip and PIN’ enabled (using a PIN instead of signing). If it isn’t, you should be able to sign instead, but some places may not accept your card.
ATMs (usually called ‘cash machines’ in UK) are common in cities and even small towns. Cash withdrawals from some ATMs may be subject to a small charge, but most are free. If you’re not from the UK, your home bank will likely charge you for withdrawing money overseas.
The Organisers cannot assume liability for any changes to the programme due to external unforeseen circumstances.