Warsaw Meeting

The next Working Groups Meeting of the Action will be held in Warsaw University of Technology (19 – 20 September) in the framework of the eminent E-MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibition (18 – 21 September) where the Action CRM-Extreme is co-organizer with the network EXTREME and the EIP commitment SUBST-EXTREME of the Symposium “Solutions for Critical Raw Materials Under Extreme Conditions”.

This framework will offer great visibility and opportunity of networking to our Working Groups, while the proceeding of the Symposium will offer the opportunity for plenty co-authored publications on the openaccess journal IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.

POSTERS
There will be  poster session on 19th of September. Authors presenting posters are obliged to be present at appropriate session to discuss or defend the paper.
Mandatory poster size is A0 (841×1189 mm);
No tapes or pins will be needed for hanging posters;
The posters must be removed directly after the session and the Conference Organisers assumes no responsibility for posters left up after this time.
Attendees can preview the posters during the morning, before the formal presentation.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Duration of oral presentation, including discussion , recommended are: 30 minutes for invited talks, 15 minutes for contributed talks.

AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT

For the oral presentations – the following equipment will be present:

  • laptops with XP or Windows 2000 and Microsoft Office Power Point and we prefer presentations on CD or USB flash memory, if presenting author require something else please contact organisers
  • digital projector
  • laser pointers and microphones if necessary

INTERNET ACCESS / WIFI

Computer Lab will be open for all attendees during the conference from 8:00 to 18:00. In addition a wireless access to the internet will be provided for  all conference attendees bringing their own laptops.

VENUE
Central Campus of Warsaw University of Technology
Pl. Politechniki 1
00-661 Warsaw, Poland
Good public transport connections, by metro, tramway, or by bus are available to the university from anywhere in Warsaw. Central campus lies just 10 minutes from city centre and 20-30 minutes from the Old Town.

GETTING TO WARSAW

By plane

Chopin Airport

Departures and Arrivals Information, phone + +48 22 650 42 20

On-line timetable www.lotnisko-chopina.pl

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, located some 12 km from the centre of the city can be easily reached by car, public bus or  taxi.

http://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/passenger/access-and-car-parks

Modlin Airport

Airport webpage:  http://www.modlinairport.pl/

Airport Information, phone  +48 22 315 18 80

Train:By Modlin shuttle-bus to Modlin train station, then by train (KM) to Central Railway Station. (4-5 €)

Bus:Modlin-bus connects Modlin Airport and Central Railway Station

By train

There are three train stations in Warsaw that handle international and domestic train traffic:

  • Warszawa Centralna (Central Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 54) – situated in the city center and very well connected to all of the city’s districts.
  • Warszawa Zachodnia (West Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 144) – thanks to the neighbouring international bus terminal, this is where people travelling in or out of the country await their transfers.
  • Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) (Lubelska 1) – located on the east side of Vistula River (Praga)

Railway tickets can be purchased at the cash-only windows (kasa) in the stations, on the Internet or at selected travel agencies. You can also purchase your ticket on the train from the conductor, whom you must seek out immediately upon boarding the train, to buy the ticket. Tickets sold on the train are subject to an additional fee.

Timetable of trains is available at:

www.pkp.pl  

www.intercity.pl

By car

The main way to access to Warsaw by road is to take one of four major European routes:

  • from the north: Route E77 (from Gdańsk)
  • from the east: Route E67 (from Białystok), route E30 (from Terespol)
  • from the south: Route E67 (from Wrocław), route E77 (from Kraków)
  • from the west: Route E30 (from Poznań)

Along the roads are signs giving the number of kilometers to the centre of Warsaw.

LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The WUT Central Campus can be easily reached using the local public transport. The tram stop “Plac Politechniki” for lines 10, 14 and 15 is 1 min. walking from the venue and the metro station “Politechnika” is 10 min. walking.

The main railway station “Warszawa Centralna” is located in the city centre about 20 min. walking or 3 min. by tram 10 from the conference venue. Tram 10 departures from the stop “Dworzec Centralny” in the direction “Wyscigi” and “Służewiec” every 10-15 minutes. You need to get out at “Plac Politechniki” tram stop.

Both local trains (SKM -Fast Urban Railway, and KM – Masovian Railways), buses, tramways and metro require a valid ticket – one-way price is 1-2  € and can be bought in any kiosk, in ticket machines (on most bus stops or inside trains and buses) or from the bus driver.

TAXIS

When using taxis in Warsaw, it is strongly recommended that you use only those with the following: the symbol of Warsaw – a mermaid – on both front doors, yellow/red stripes affixed to the glass along the front doors, a number stuck to the side of the vehicle, a hologram with the license number and the vehicle’s registration number on the upper right-hand corner of the front glass and a sticker with price information per kilometer that must be displayed on the glass of the right-hand side back door. It is recommended for you to use one of the city’s official Radio-Taxi companies, and order a taxi by telephone. The airport (Arrivals) is served only by 3 Radio-Taxi companies: Ele Taxi, Sawa Taxi i Super Taxi.

PARKING’S

There is no free public parking around the Conference Venue.

The whole area of Warsaw city centre is a controlled parking zone. This rule applies from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays parking is free.

Warsaw Car parks system “Park & ride”: http://www.ztm.waw.pl/parkujijedz.php?c=116&l=2

Useful links:

 

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