Bangladesh weather in August is usually very pleasant and warm. The average daily temperature is 300C. The conference venue will be in Dhaka at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka. English will be the official language of the conference; therefore speaker and poster presentations will be given in English. Citizens from most countries will require a visa for entry into Bangladesh.
The local Bangladeshi Embassy or Consulate may kindly be contacted regarding visa enquiries. The local currency is Bangladeshi Taka (BDT). The exchange rate holds fairly consistent at an approximate conversion rate of US$=BDT 77).
Accommodation in hotels can be arranged on request by the Eminence planning board. Please mention your accommodation requirements and expectations in your e-mail; Dhaka has a host of hotels varying in their offered services, facilities, and star-rating.
Customized tours can be organized for foreign participants to visit the world's longest sea beach, Cox's Bazar, or to the largest mangrove forest with stunning natural beauty, Sundarban, Khulna. Participants' registration fee is inclusive of all conference related articles, including access to scientific programs, abstract book, reception, tea/coffee, lunch, and the cultural program. Expenses to be borne by the participant will include travel and accommodation as required, local transport, tours of Bangladesh sites, and personal expenses.