Depending on their nationalities, participants may have to obtain an entry visa in order to visit Turkey. All visa applicants are required to possess a passport valid not less than 6 months after visa expiration. It is possible to obtain e-Visa online.



Life and major health insurance are at the responsibility of each participant. SGAC and ME-SGW organizers will not take any responsibility for life and major health insurance. Delegates and their accompanying guests are strongly advised to purchase adequate travel insurance for the duration of their stay in Turkey.


Any adapters you may need for your electronic equipment the electrical system used in Turkey as 2-pin round plugs and 220 volts.


The working language of the workshops is in English.

Emergency Numbers:

112 – Medical Emergency
155 – Police

Social Events:

Culture Night – Saturday, 14 December 2019
Gala Dinner – Sunday, 15 December 2019