The Conference Site

The conference will be held at the Faculty of Civil Engineering (Address: Thákurova 7, Praha 6 - Dejvice) and at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Address: Technická 4, Praha 6 - Dejvice), from Monday, September 20 to Saturday, September 25, 2004
The buildings are situated in the area of the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) in Praha 6 - Dejvice, within a walking distance from the underground terminal Dejvická (line A). The area of the meeting can be reached easily from the international airport Praha Ruzyně (in about 20 minutes by rather cheap and reliable public bus transport or in about 15 minutes by rather expensive taxi-cabs), from all main railway stations (adjacent to metro lines) and also by car.

Welcome to Praha

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, with more than 1.2 million inhabitants is a thousand year old town, rich in its beauty and in its unique history since ancient times. For one thousand years, Prague has been the seat of kings, emperors and presidents. The flavour and beauty of the town are given not only by its location, but also by its unique collection of the artistic monuments from various ages, as well as by its modern life and progressive development. Prague, the centre of industrial, cultural and scientific life, is known for its famous cultural events. The participation at the conference will offer you an opportunity to reveal the real beauty of the town.

Excursion Astronomical Prague

This tour is planned for Wednesday afternoon, before the dinner. The price is 100 CZK. Participants who like to take part in the excursion are asked to fill in the registration form.


Tours are planned to various interesting sites. The price for each excursions is not included in the registration fee. Participants who like to take part in an excursion are asked to fill in the registration form.

Prague Castle - Tuesday, September 21, 2004 (morning)
This hilltop cultural monument with numerous historical sights has been the seat of the rulers of the Czech lands for more than a millennium. During the tour you will learn the history of the Castle and see the most famous buildings (e.g. the Golden Lane, St. Vitus Cathedral).
A walking tour, 3-4 hours with a guide. Minimum 15 persons. Price: 600 CZK

Lesser Town & Charles Bridge - Wednesday, September 22, 2004 (afternoon)
This is one of the most important medieval and baroque cities with its famous palaces. You will have a chance to admire the picturesque Nerudova Street - a part of the King's Way leading up to Prague Castle, Lesser Town Square and its baroque pearl - the famous St. Nicolas Church, and the former Jesuit College. The tour continues on to the palace where you can find The Infant Jesus of Prague who is famous for his miracles. You will visit Kampa Island, lying between the Vltava River an Certovka Channel. You will have a chance to see The Knights of Malta Order. Walk ends on the imposing Charles Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in Europe, built in 14th century.
A walking tour, 3-4 hours with a guide. Minimum 15 persons. Price: 600 CZK

Old Town Square and Ungelt - Thursday, September 23, 2004 (morning)
During this walking tour you will see the unique architecture of the Old Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the gothic Church of our Lady before Teyn and the adjoining Ungelt area.
A walking tour, 3-4 hours with a guide. Minimum 15 persons. Price: 900 CZK