Average February Temperature : Average high temperature 21° Celsius (70° Fahrenheit).
Average low temperature 15° Celsius (59° Fahrenheit) Occasional rain, cooler ad windy in the evening.
Currency : The official currency is the Bahrain Dinar. (1 USD = 0.376 BHD)
Major foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks.
currency exchange offices (shopping malls) Major credit cards are also widely accepted.
Electricity : 220-240 Volt AC-50 cycles (electrical sockets fit British style 3-pin plugs)
Health : Healthcare in Bahrain is up to western standards. Most medication is readily available at pharmacies ( Pharmacies can be found easily in malls )
Clothing : Smart-casual for the Conference and Social functions. Black Tie for the Gala Dinner. Casual for the tours (Clothes should be modest to respect the local customs).
Language : Arabic, English is widely spoken.
Passport and visa : Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your arrival in Bahrain. Visas are required by all visitors except passport holders of the GCC States. Assistance with visas will be provided for all registered participants.