G4thering Conference venue
The G4thering will take place in the hotel Internacional, address: Koulova 15, Praha 6 - Dejvice. For mote information please see http://internationalprague.cz/en/
Arrivals, registration and Congress opening
It is assumed that Conference participants will arrive and register on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The Conference office will be open for registration, accommodation and information on Wednesday, 31 May at 10–19 h.
The Conference will officially begin at 13:30 with the opening Lecture of Jean-Luise Mergny.
Registration in Congress Office at the Congress Centre
Opening hours: 31 May, 10-19 h and 1 – 3 June 8-17 h. All additional payments of Conference fees, services and accommodation ordered through the G4thering web page, should be paid only in the Conference Office. In Hotel, please pay only for extra services (extra meals, telephones, parking etc.).
Currency: The currency in the Czech Republic is the Czech Crown (Kč = CZK). Exchange rate depends on exchange office and current exchange rate. Approximate exchange rates are currently: 1 EUR = 27 CZK, 1 USD = 24 CZK. In shops, foreign currency is not generally accepted; however, there are numerous exchange offices all over the town.
At the Hotel, lists of persons accommodated by the G4 Accommodation Service will be available at the Reception. Please just give your name and you will be accommodated (do not make any accommodation payments at the Hotel).
Public transport from airport to hotels
- To Hotel Internacional Prague (approx. 40 minutes):
Public bus No. 119 from the Prague Airport to Metro A station Nádraží Veleslavín (17 minutes journey, operates from 5–24 h. daily in 5–30 min interval). Bus station is close to terminal exits. Ticket price is 32 CZK in ticket machines or in newspaper stands, but 40 CZK if bought from driver and is valid for 90 minutes in all Prague transport means (Metro, tram, bus). With green Metro line A please go to the station Dejvická - the journey will take 4 minutes, it is 2 stations. Than you can take any of the busses 107, 116, 147, 160, 340 or 350 from Dejvická to the station Čínská ( 3 minutes, 1 station) or you can also walk down the hill, approx. 1 km.
Airport taxi service: AAA yellow taxis, English speaking operators. The basic price is 28 CZK/km. AAA taxis can be ordered at tel.: (00420) 14014 or (00420) 222333222 or mobile: (00420) 729331133. Taxi AAA from airport to Conference venue Hotel Intercontinental costs about 400 CZK (approx.15 EUR). When in town we also recommend using AAA which provides a reliable service. They will usually arrive in 10 min at no extra charge. Service at hotel/hostel reception can also order a taxi for you.
Public transport system
Three underground - Metro lines A, B and C, trams and buses. The journey to the city centre from Metro station Dejvická to Metro station Můstek (Václavské náměstí) takes about 6 min. Tickets can be purchased at the airport or at all Metro stations at ticket vendors. The price of the ticket is 24 CZK valid for 30 mins. (short distance), 32 CZK valid for 90 mins. (basic), 110 CZK valid for 24 hours, 310 CZK valid for 72 hours.
In some trams, you can also use a credit card to pay for the ticket.
You will receive at the registration desk a coupon for 3 days of free travel by public transport system In Prague. It is valid from Thursday 1 June till Saturday 3 June.
For more info about public transport in Prague please see www.dpp.cz/en
Beware of thieves and pickpockets! When traveling in Prague just as in other big capitals, take a great care of your belongings. Don't leave baggage unattended, in crowded transport systems beware of pickpockets.
Restaurants around Hotel Internacional
Restaurace Pod Juliskou http://www.podjuliskou.cz/en/ Podbabská 1 (Czech food)
Restaurace U Topolů http://www.utopolu.cz/ Jugoslávských partyzánů 32
Pizzeria Grosseto http://www.grosseto.cz/en/dejvice/gallery Jugoslávských partyzánů 8
At the end of May mild spring/summer temperatures can be expected (20 to 23 degrees C), however, cool weather and occasional showers are possible, as well as hotter weather.