Questions tagged [conferences]

For questions about events that gather significant numbers of people together for consultation, presentations and discussion.

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Type of visa to apply to attend a conference in the UK

I am from Nepal and confused about the type of visa to apply to visit London, UK for a conference of three days. I have the letter of sponsorship.
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Schengen Visa Application: Academic Conference

I am travelling to Portugal from India to attend an academic conference where I will be presenting a paper. I am an undergraduate student and not employed (or receiving payment for attending this ...
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Is it permitted to attend to a programming conference under the tourist Schengen visa?

Let's say I already have a tourist Schengen visa which will be valid at the time of the conference, so getting another visa is not exactly desirable. I plan to pay for the conference myself and the ...
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Attending an academic conference is what type of travel?

I am planning to travel to Portugal to attend an academic conference and in that regard needed a short-stay Schengen visa. The visa application has a field "Purpose of Travel" with the following ...
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Single trip to conferences in two Schengen countries with one visa?

I am Ukrainian and currently considering if trying to stack attending two professional conferences under one visa is great optimization or crazy talk. :) Conferences will be on consecutive weekends ...
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Can I print a science poster in Berlin within one day?

I am traveling to Berlin next week to present a poster on a conference. Instead of bringing a poster cylinder with me on the plane, I was wondering if I could print the poster in Berlin just before ...
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Is it risky to wear a name tag in public in an unfamiliar city?

A couple of years ago, I came across Smart Traveller claiming that wearing your name tag can increase the risk of crime and assault in the form of someone who pretends to already know you taking ...
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Where to print science posters in Paris? [closed]

I am going to Paris for a conference, but I failed to print a poster at home. How can I find a poster printing service with immediate printing of A0/A1/A2 posters in Paris (from pdf)?