Conference venue & and how to get there
Conference hall and registration desk are located at the University campus in a quiet suburban area in the north of Prague (Suchdol), 30 minutes by public transport from the city centre, or about 50 minutes from the airport. For details, see the map at the end of this guide.
By public transport
(1) From the Prague-Ruzyně Airport: Take the bus no. 119 from Terminal 1 or 2 to the metro station “Nádraží Veleslavín” station (interval 5–10 min, duration ca 15 minutes). Then use the underground (Metro) line A (green line) to the station “Dejvická”. Change to the bus no. 107 or 147, direction Suchdol or Výhledy (interval 5–10 min, duration ca 15 min). To reach the conference venue with registration desk, alight from the bus stop “Zemědělská univerzita”. In total, the journey will take about an hour (including walking to the venue)
(2) From the city centre, main train station etc.: Use underground (Metro) line A (green line) to the station “Dejvická”. Change to the bus no. 107 or 147, direction Suchdol or Výhledy (interval 5–10 min, duration ca. 15 min). To reach the conference venue with registration desk, alight from the bus stop “Zemědělská univerzita”.
To reach the university campus from the airport or city center, you need a 32CZK ticket (transfer ticket valid for 90 minutes). Tickets are sold in the ticket vending machines (some, including those at the airport, accept credit cards) and in most tobacco or press shops and kiosks. On a bus, you can also buy the ticket directly from the driver for 40 CZK. For details on ticket sales and fares see www.dpp.cz/en/ticket-sales.
At registration, each participant will get a ticket valid for whole period of the conference.
For a more detailed information about transportation in Prague, sightseeing, accommodation, etc., visit web pages of the Prague Information Service at www.prague-info.cz.
From the Airport and city center, the fare to Prague-Suchdol should not exceed 500 CZK (ca 20 EUR).
The maximum prices for taxi services in the district of the capital city of Prague: ride in the district of the capital city of Prague 28 CZK/1 km; boarding fee 40 CZK; waiting 6 CZK/1 min.
Each taxi must be equipped with a permanently installed roof lamp with the TAXI sign. The registration number, company name and the price list including the basic rate, kilometer rate and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors of the car. These prices must correspond with the prices set on the taximeters in the taxi. When the journey is completed, the driver is obliged to issue a fully filled receipt for the payment, printed using the taximeter printer.
Note that for using highways in the Czech Republic, your car will need a driving permit (vignette) (10-day vignette for 310 CZK, 1-month for 440 CZK; the vignettes are available at border check points, post offices and petrol stations); motorbikes do not need a vignette. More information here: http://www.motorway.cz/stickers
There are free parking facilities in the campus (in front of student dormitories).
Food and catering
On Monday, the plenary talk (18-19h) will be followed by the Welcome party in the Poster Hall and will include light snack and drinks. The first informal poster session will take place during the welcome party.
Lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are included in the conference fee and will be served at the university mensa. The conference dinner will take place on Thursday evening.
Registration opens on Monday, 9 September from 13:00 to 18:30. From Tuesday to Friday it will be opened from 7:30 until the end of the daily
Several computers with internet connection will be available and the conference centre is a wi-fi area available to conference participants.
Download in pdf here.