General Information

We are looking forward to seeing you in Sitges for the 16th Protein in Animal Cells conference!

We invite you to visit this website regularly, as more information becomes available on our Committees, Speakers and Partners.

In the meantime, here are some tips & tools to better prepare your stay:


The official language of the conference is English. All abstract submissions and presentations must be in English. Simultaneous translation will not be available.

Visa & Letter of Invitation

Some participants may require a visa to enter the European Union. For more information click here.

Letter for visa. They can only be sent by email (free of charge) or Priority Mail at the cost of 100 € each priority-mailed envelope. Fees for a group of letters can be paid only once if all letters are to be sent at the same address, at the same time). This is not refundable.


The Conference Secretariat and organizers cannot be held liable for personal accidents, loss of or damage to private property of the conference participants and accompanying persons, either during, or directly arising from the PEACe 2022 Conference. Participants should make their own arrangements for health and travel insurance.

Clothing & Weather

The dress code for the conference is informal for all occasions.

The average temperatures in Sitges during the month of September are generally 26°C (day) and 18°C (night).

Travel Information – Getting Here

Please visit the Melia Sitges Hotel page.

Currency, Banking, ATM & Credit Cards

The currency is the Euro (€).

Cash is usually withdrawn from automatic teller machines at bank branches. In addition, in Spain it is easy to find ATMs to withdraw cash in shopping centres and shopping areas, large urban centres and historic centres in small towns.
If you need to change your money to €, you will be able to do so at bureaus de change, at various banks, and at the majority of hotels and travel agencies.
If you need to send money from Spain or receive money that has been sent to Spain, you can do so from the Spanish postal and parcel service offices (Correos office), which you will find in any tourist destination, and through specialized companies in large cities.

In Spain you can pay in cash in almost all cases, and usually only Euros are accepted. In some cases, if the payment is made through a machine, it may be necessary to pay by card.
The option to pay with credit and debit cards, mainly Visa and Mastercard, is very widespread. However, a minimum consumption of around €10 may be required for payment by card and this may be subject to commissions depending on the conditions of your card.
When making payments, it is not acceptable to haggle the marked price.


The voltage and frequency in Spain is 230 V, 50 Hz.

Time Zone

Madrid, Spain is 6:00 hours later than New York.