Info & Contact

Workshop Organizers Contact

e-mail:, tel.: +420 241 06 3161
Hotel Emmy contact:

Oral Presentations

Speakers are requested to hand in a copy of their presentation (on USB stick or CD) a minimum of 2 hours before the start of their session to the Speaker’s Preview Room located close to the Registration Desk. There will be computers for checking the presentation and IT assistant to help speakers with potential problems. The presenters in the first part of the WG1  session (09:10 – 10:40) are kindly requested to upload their presentations between 8:00 – 8:30 on 23 March, or submit their presentation in advance to the e-mail:

The computers used for projection are:

  • PC with Windows 10, PowerPoint 2016
  • MacPro with Mac OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan, PowerPoint 2016 and KeyNote ver. 6.6.2

Note that in order to keep with the conference schedule it is not possible to use your own laptop for the projection.

Poster Presentations

The optimal size of a poster presentation is A0 (height 1189 mm x width 841 mm). The maximum size of a poster is height 1150 mm x width 850 mm. There will be pins available at each poster holder to fix the poster.  The posters will be displayed for the duration of the workshop.

Mounting:  starting from Thursday, 23 March, 08:00
Removing: by Friday, 24 March, 14:00

We kindly ask you to be present at your poster during the poster sessions:
Thursday 23 March, 10:40 – 11:10 & 16:40 - 17:10, Friday 24 March, 10:30 - 11:00

Internet Access

Open wireless network is available throughout the building and conference hall (no password is required).


The organisers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. All participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal insurance before travelling to the Workshop.

Currency & Banking

Czech crown (CZK) is the official currency of the Czech Republic. Exchange of foreign currency is available at Prague international Airport and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city. International credit cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops. Payment in cash in EUR is also available in some restaurants and shops, please ask for details on-site. You can find the official exchange rates on the website of the Czech National Bank.


The Czech Republic uses a 230 volt 50 Hz system, sockets have the European standard and plugs are three-prong grounded.

Entry Formalities

All foreign visitors outside EU to the Czech Republic must possess a passport valid for at least the next three months. Other visitors from EU must possess personal documents (valid identity card). Participants requiring a visa should apply in advance to consular offices of the Czech Republic or diplomatic missions in their countries in order to avoid delay when travelling to the Conference.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic


Most shops in Prague are open from 9:00 to 18:00, Monday to Saturday. Shops in the city centre are usually open from 9:00 to 20:00, Monday to Sunday.

Time Zone

The Czech Republic is on Central European Time - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 1 hour. From April to October is summer time, i.e. GMT + 2 hours.


Service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants but tips are welcome. If you consider the service good enough to warrant a tip, we suggest about ten percent.


March weather in Prague is usually cooler with temperatures around 6 - 8°C and somewhat humid and rainy. Please bring an umbrella or be prepared to dash for cover.

Important Telephone Numbers

150: Fire
155: Ambulance
156: Prague Police
158: Police
112: General Emergency for Europe


Complete information is available at the official website of the Czech Republic.



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