Venue

The Conference will take place at the Faculty of Chemistry of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. This is one of the major Polish universities, located in the city of Poznań (Greater Poland), in the west part of the country.

Address: ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 8, 61-614 Poznań, Poland.

Website: http://international.amu.edu.pl/

Click on upper left corner of the map for more information.

Travel information

Poznań is one of the biggest cities in Poland (approx. 600k citizens) and has its own international airport located on the outskirts of the city.  (Airport website: airport-poznan.com.pl/en/) However, transcontinental flights operate from Warsaw (Airport website: lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/index.html), from which you can take a train or local flight to Poznań.

VISA policy

Poland is a member of European Union and Schengen Area, so for participants from EU (and countries with EU visa-free travel arrangements), only general traveling rules and conditions are applied.

Participants from countries without agreements with EU should apply for VISA (gov.pl/web/diplomacy/visas) and contact their local embassy for further details.

Currency

The official currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN), however some supermarkets and restaurants also accept payments in EUR. Mastercard and Visa debit/credit cards are widely accepted.

1 EUR ≈ 4.30 PLN, 1 USD ≈ 3.80 PLN

Getting around Poznań

Public transport

Public transport in the city of Poznań is organized by  Urban Transport Authority (ZTM). Trams are the core of the system - most of lines go with a frequency of 10 minutes. Bus lines are complementary to the tram network. Tickets might be bought in ticket-machines located both on the stops and inside the vehicles.

More information can be found here: http://www.ztm.poznan.pl/en/komunikacja/

The University Campus is located in 5-minute walking distance from the main tram/bus station named os. Sobieskiego (Trams No. 12, 14, 15, 16; Buses No. 151, 174, 185, 188, 190, 191, 193, 198;)

Taxi:

Taxi prices within the city area are approx. 2.25 PLN/1 km (doubled in night hours).

Uber:
Available. Please check the app.

Car:

There are many car rental companies that operate in Poznań. You can also rent a car at the airport.

Right-hand traffic applies.

Accommodation

Poznań is member of World Trade Centers Association with substantial hotel facilities located mainly in the city centre.

The Conference Organisers negotiated prices with few hotels in Poznań for conference participants.

Hotel Mercure Poznan Centrum ★★★★

all.accor.com/hotel/3393/index.en.shtml

Hotel is located in city centre, next to main public transport routes that will take you directly to the University Campus (should take not more than 15 min.) The hotal can also very easy to reach from the airport (around 15 min. by taxi).

A total of 60 rooms are reserved for conference participants (30 SGL rooms and 30 TWIN rooms). 

1) SGL room (price includes breakfast):

  • 260 PLN (21-22.06.2020)
  • 320 PLN (22-24.06.2020)

2) TWIN room (price includes breakfast):

  • 290 PLN (21-22.06.2020)
  • 350 PLN (22-24.06.2020)

Participants who would like to take advantage of this offer should make a reservation via e-mail H3393-RE@accor.com or phone +48 61 8558050, giving conference name and password, which participants will receive upon registration.

NOTE: reservation is valid till 7.05.2020.

Hotel Lechicka ★★★

hotel-lechicka.pl/en

This hotel is located in Naramowice, administrative division of Poznań. This location provides easy and quick access to Morasko Campus by public transport.

A total of 50 rooms are reserved for conference participants:

1) SGL room (price includes breakfast)

  • 139 PLN

2) TWIN room (price includes breakfast)

  • 179 PLN

Participants who would like to take advantage of this offer should make a reservation via e-mail recepcja@hotel-lechicka.pl giving conference name and password, which participants will receive after registration.

NOTE: reservation is valid till 15.05.2020.

Dormitory Jowita, Adam Mickiewicz University

dsjowita.home.amu.edu.pl

This, low cost, University accommodation can be a great choice for conference participants especially for students as it is also located in the city centre (right next to the Mercure hotel), with easy access to public transport.

Organisers have made reservation for 46 participants.

Different types of rooms, at different prices, are available:

1) Standard room (price includes breakfast)

  • for one person 100 PLN
  • for two persons 140 PLN

2) Small apartment (price includes breakfast)

  • for one person 120 PLN
  • for two persons 160 PLN

3) Large apartment (price includes breakfast)

  • for one person 130 PLN
  • for two persons 180 PLN

Participants who wold like to take advantage of this offer should make a reservation via e-mail dsjowita@amu.edu.pl, giving conference name.

NOTE: reservation in valid till 15.05.2020.