GENERAL INFO

VISA

Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. For more information, please see Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand at

http://www.mfa.go.th/main/en/services/4908/15405-General-information.html
To support for visa application, please kindly contact the Conference Secretariat to issue the official invitation letter from Host Organization.

WEATHER

The weather in Thailand is classified as hot and humid, with a long monsoon season. Thailand can be divided into three seasons: Summer (roughly March – May), the Rainy Season (roughly June – October) and Winter (roughly November – February).
Please visit Thailand Weather Report https://www.tmd.go.th/en/province.php?id=61 for more information.

LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION

While Thai language is the official language of Thailand, English language could also be considered as unofficial second language as it is commonly used in Bangkok and major tourist areas.

Ref: https://www.tourismthailand.org/About-Thailand/Language-Communication

TEMPERATURE

Thailand has a tropical climate which is generally hot and humid. The weather in the month of the Conference is roughly around 26-33 degrees Celsius.

CURRENCY

The currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht which comes in both coin and banknote forms. Please check daily exchange rate at www.bot.or.th

TIME

Thailand Standard time is GMT+7. Thailand does not observe daylight savings.

ELECTRICITY

The standard voltage of power sockets in Thailand is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz, which is a voltage standard for UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa. Visitors from the U.S. and those not on the 220/50 V. should carry a plug-adapter kit.

Important Date

Date:

October 20-22, 2019

Venue:

Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH)

Call for abstract:

December 1, 2018

Deadline of abstract submission:

May 31, 2019

Early bird registration:

March 1, 2019

Deadline of early bird registration:

July 31, 2019

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The Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand (RCOST) and Thai Orthopaedic Association (TOA),

4th floor, the Royal Golden Jubilee Building, 2 Soi Soonvijai, New Petchburi Road,
Huaykwang, Bangkok 10310, THAILAND

Tel: (662) 7165436 to 7, Fax: (662) 7165440

Email address: [email protected]

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RCOST 2019 IMPORTANT DATE

Call for abstract: December 1, 2018
Deadline of abstract submission: May 31, 2019
Early bird registration: March 1, 2019
Deadline of early bird registration: July 31, 2019
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION