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Conference Registration Hours and Location

Registration for technical sessions will take place at the ICM centre. To enter the ICM centre please take the main Entrance West (named "Haupteingang WEST").
CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013 registration counters are located on the left side at the end of the main corridor just prior you enter the exhibition halls.

Opening Registration Hours:

Saturday 11 May16:00 - 18:00
Sunday 12 May08:00 - 17:00
Monday 13 May08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 14 May08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 15 May08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 16 May08:00 - 15:00

Conference Hours: download schedule here

Short Course Hours: download schedule here


The CLEO/Europe conference series is under IEEE registered name. The one page summaries will be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library. See 2011 example

Conference management

Conference management is provided by the European Physical Society, 6 rue des Frères Lumière,F-68200 Mulhouse, France.


English will be the official language of the conference.


Passport and visa requirements


Foreign visitors entering Germany must be in possession of a valid ID or passport. EU nationals, in general, do not require a visa, however most other non-German participants do. Please click here to find out whether you will need a visa or not. Delegates from countries requiring visas should apply to the German consular offices or diplomatic missions in their home countries.

Those who need a visa must satisfy the visa requirements of their local German Embassy/Consulate including

  • a Visa Invitation letter
  • a confirmed travel booking, including flight, train and/or bus bookings, hotel reservation and health insurance 
  • a confirmed order for their online registration as well as any special local requirements. 

Therefore, all intended participants should first register to CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013.
Contributors requesting a letter of invitation should pre-fill the invitation letter and return it to the European Physical Society (to to be duely signed and returned to the recipients.

Important: The invitation letter will only be sent to contributors who have submitted a contribution. The reference of the paper will be asked.

The filled out invitation letter must be taken, along with the conference on line registration confirmation and all travel documents to the German Mission (Embassy or Consulate) responsible for their present place of residence to apply for a visa.

For frequently asked questions pertaining to visa applications please click here.


Career Center (Entrance West, Booth 800)

The career center is located in the main entrance West. Societies can publish job advertisements on a job board and congress attendees like students can use the career coaching. Stock position on job board are charged. Messe München and wirth + partner Consulting Group will again present the LASER World of PHOTONICS Career Center.

At the Career Center, job applicants can find job, training and apprenticeship openings of LASER World of PHOTONICS exhibitors. At the same time, personnel consultants offer career coachings free of charge for Young Professionals and professionally experienced engineers and physicists on every trade fair day between 10 am and 5 pm. You can register for the career coaching either onsite at the trade fair or in advance at or +49 (0)89 / 4599580.

Find out about the job openings already now in our Online Career Center!


The nearest pharmacy is “SaniPlus” in the Riem Arcaden shopping center. It is located on the ground floor in the right portion of the building, just a three-minute walk from the West Entrance.

Opening hours: Monday through Saturday 09:00 - 20:00.


A ReiseBank branch is located at the Munich East train station (Ostbahnhof, Orleansplatz 11) where you can made deposits (to ReiseBank and other banks), exchange currency and transfer funds.

Münchner Bank has a self-service branch in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from the West Entrance. It is equipped with an ATM (deposits and withdrawals), an account-statement printer and a service terminal.

Sparda-Bank has a branch office in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from the West Entrance, where Sparda-Bank customers can make deposits and withdraw funds. They do not exchange currency there.


Optician “Fielmann” has a retail outlet in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from West Entrance.

Post office

Deutsche Post has a small branch office in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from West Entrance (lower level next to the “Edeka” supermarket).

Dry cleaning

“Pan-o-tex” dry cleaning is located in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from West Entrance.

Travel office

A “TUI” travel office is located in the Riem Arcaden shopping center, just a three-minute walk from West Entrance.

Places to visit in Munich

Munich city and its famous "Marienplatz" is always full with tourists from all around the world. Munich is a very attractive town. There you will always find something to do (shopping, restaurants, bars, walking around the market place, visits of museums, churches, beergardens, and so on). Many places are worth a visit: See


Further information on Munich can be found via the official Tourist office. See

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