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Official Language
The official language of the conference is English and will be used for all presentations and printed materials.

Passport and Visa
All foreign visitors desiring to enter the United States must have a valid passport. Follow this link for Visa Information. No funds are available to assist with travel and registration fees cannot be waived. If, for some reason, your visa application is denied, your registration fees will be refunded to you in full.

Local Time Zones
In June, Anchorage, Alaska, USA will be observing Alaska Daylight Time (ADT), which is GMT/UTC minus 8 hours.

Dialing Codes
USA's International Country code: +1
Anchorage's Local Area Codes: 907.

The weather in Anchorage in June is pleasant with the following temperatures:
  • Normal High: 62F/17C
  • Normal Low: 47F/8C
In June, Anchorage will be experiencing 19.5 hours of daylight per day. The approximate sunrise and sunset times are listed below:
  • Sunrise: 04:20
  • Sunset: 23:42
Currency Exchange
Only US dollars are acceptable at regular stores and restaurants. The exchange rate fluctuates daily. For current exchange rates, please visit www.exchangerate.com.

Traveler's Checks and Credit Cards
Credit cards, including MasterCard®, Discover®, Diners Club®, Visa® and American Express®, and traveler's checks are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, department stores, and souvenir shops.

Tipping Standards
15% is standard for meals. For skycaps, doormen, porters and bellman, $1.00 per bag is standard and $1.00 per night for housekeeping.

Electricity throughout the United States is 110V, 60 Hz.

Conference Attire
Attire during the duration of the conference is business casual.

Cellular Phones, Pagers and Watch Alarms
As a courtesy to our speakers and other attendees, please turn off any cellular phones, pagers and watch alarms during sessions.

All meeting rooms and seated functions are smoke free. Please adhere to the smoking policy of the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.

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