Conference Updates

 

Currency:


Generally only CZK currency is accepted within Czech Republic. Some vendors and supermarkets accepts EUR banknotes, but unused  value is  refunded in CZK. Today (June 13) exchange rate is 1 EUR = 25.67, 1 GBP = 30.25, 1 USD = 19.33 and  100 JPY = 20 CZK. There are ATM’s (everywhere) and exchange counters at the airport and Main (Hlavní) Station as well as throughout the City center.



Night transportation:


Generally there is available reduced public transportation throughout the night with tram or bus lines starting with 5__. Check the Journey planer by selecting From To by name (Czech names of stops only) or on map.  Public transportation from and to the Airport is here. Daytime timetable of busline 119 from the airport.pdf. After 23:32 use the bus 510.pdf to stop Divoká Šárka, 10th stop from Terminal 2, and change for any tram. All will bring you to Dejvická.

If you are going to use taxi, it is highly recommended to negotiate the price before hoping in. It should be around 500 CZK from the Airport. Do NOT accept anything higher 600 CZK! Same from railroad stations and City center.


Dietary requirements:


During Conference will be available choice of meals with or without red meat. If you have special dietary requirements, please let Mrs. Řehořová know ASAP. Special, culturally prescribed food is not available at the Congress Center.

For Conference dinner will be available vegetarian menu. Those interested, please tell Mrs. Řehořová.


Certificates:


To all participants will be issued Certificate of Attendance.


The guidelines for presentations:


Posters:  app. 1 x 1 m double-sided soft boards. Of course you can bring taller hangouts, but be aware that part exceeding 1 m will be unsupported! Mounting with tapes or pins. Both will be available. Posters are numbered 1 – 30 (check the Program page). Those assigned for oral presentations and bringing posters, please let me know to be assigned number of board.

Please mount posters ASAP after you register on Monday morning and remove your stuff by Wednesday coffee break, at latest!


Oral talks: "Conference MacBook" with running Snow Leopard (Mac OS X, version 10.6) will be set for Conference. The preferred option is to upload your Power Point presentations ( on the flash discs, SD cards or CD's) in advance. There will be also VGA switch (sorry, 2 positions only). If you prefer to use your own computer/phone/tablet, please bring along also adapter to VGA to make a hook up a snap.


WiFi:


During the Conference will be free Wi-Fi access on MK2013MK net.



How to reach Congress Center, hotels, etc:


Check  the Conference Site page .