Amsterdam city facts

Currency: Euro (€, EUR)

Time zone: GMT +1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Saturday in October)

Language: Dutch is the official language in the Netherlands but English is widely spoken. The official conference language is English and no translation/interpretation services will be offered.

Telephone codes: Netherlands Phone Code: 31; Amsterdam Area Code: 20; Amsterdam Dial Code: +31 20

Electricity: 230 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are standard.

Climate: Average Temperature for June: 15° C (59° F) — and daytime highs of 19-20° C (66.2-68° F). Even though it is summer we recommend bringing some wet-weather gear for the occasional rain shower.