Monday, February 22, 2010

Indonesian Seminar of Indonesian Society for Micobiology 4-7 October 2010

Indonesian Seminar of Indonesian Society for Micobiology : Harnessing the power of microbes for better food, agro-industry, health, and environment

Bogor, Indonesia 4-7 October 2010

General Information

Conference language

The official language of the conference and workshop is english.

Time Zone

Jakarta is 7 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+7)


The unit of Indonesian currency is Rupiah (Rp). US dollars and other major currencies in banknotes or travelers cheque are easily exchangeable in banks or at authorised money changers in main tourist destinations.

Airport Tax

An airport tax Rp 140,000 is imposed by the airport for travelers on international routes and Rp 35,000 for those on domestic routes.


At most hotels and restaurants service charge 21% tax and service is added to the bill. An airport or hotel porter expects Rp 5,000 per bag. Taxi drivers will round up to the nearest Rp 500 or Rp 1,000. Leaving the change is appreciated but not mandatory. It is advisable to carry small change as taxi drives are often short of change.

Office Hours

Government offices open from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday in Jakarta and close on Saturday and Sunday. Business offices have staggered hours. Banks are open from either 8.00 or 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Banks in hotels stay open longer hours, and money changers till the evening. Shopping centers open from 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. everyday.


Power supply is usually 220 volts/50 cycles, but 110 volts is still used in some region. Normal outlets are plugs with two rounded prongs. It is advisable to check before using your appliances.


Telephone Dial 62 from outside Indonesia, then the city code and telephone number. Within Indonesia, the city code must be preceded by a zero (0) from most phones. To dial an international calls press 001 or 008 or find an International Direct Dial (IDD) in hotels or private telephone service (Wartel). For operator assistance dial 101 or 104. For general information in a province inside the country please dial (code area + 008) or dial 003 for time information.


Climatewise, Indonesia is distinctly tropical. The east monsoon from June to September brings dry weather while the west monsoon from December to March is moisture-laden bringing rain. Temperatures range from 21 °C (70 F) to 33 °C. (90 F). Humidity is between 60-100 %.


All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of passport valid for at least six months from date of arrival and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage. Immigration authority will provide Free Tourist Visas for a period of 30 days to national s from 11 countries only on the basis of reciprocity. The countries are Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Chile, Morocco, Peru and Vietnam. Visa on Arrival (VOA) will be given to citi zens of Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, New Zealand, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America, Austria, Belgium, India,Ireland, Kuwait, Luxemburg, Maldives, Egypt, Oman, Portuguese, Qatar, The People of Republic China, Russian, Saudi Arabian, Spain, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece , Iran, Iceland, Laos PDR, Liechtenstein, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Nederland, Suriname, Sweden, Aljazair, Czechoslovakia, Fiji, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Panama, Slovakia, Slovenia, Rumania, Tunisia. Visa on arrival is valid for 30 days. Other nationals must apply for visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. In addition, the visa cannot be replaced with any other of immigration letters. Some conditions apply; please visit for further information.


It is inappropriate to use the left hand to eat or to give or receive anything.

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2 komentar:

rental lcd projector surabaya 3:40 PM  

wah seminar yang kayak gini yang bikin kta cepat maju dan pintar,

Jaz 4:32 PM  

When you go to stay in a hotel there are several different considerations. One of them, of course, is price.

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