ECS4

4th European

Crystallography

School

2 – 7 July 2017

Warsaw, Poland

High throughput structure analysis – from routine chemical problems to advanced applications

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IMPORTANT DATES

Registration opening:

10 January 2017

Early bird registration deadline:

1 April 2017

Bursary application deadline:

14 March 2017

Bursary announcement:

27 March 2017

Regular registration deadline:

1 June 2017

Registration fee refund deadline:

31 May 2017

* Here and elsewhere on the ECS4 site all deadlines refer to quoted date at 23:59, Warsaw local time (GMT+1).

** Please note there is no separate abstract submission deadline.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Conference fees will be fully refunded provided that the cancellation request is received no later than 30 April 2017. Cancellations occurring between 1 May to 31 May 2017 will be refunded 50%. No refunds will be given after 31 May 2017. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to the offical workshop e-mail: ecs4@chem.uw.edu.pl. Note the hotel cancellation policy is different.

FREEDOM POLICY STATEMENT

The organizers of the ECS4, shall observe the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science. At this meeting no barriers will exist which would prevent the participation of bona fide scientists.

Travel

Under construction

Visa:

Since 1st May 2004, the Republic of Poland has been applying the European Union’s Common Visa Policy. According to the decision of the Government of the Republic of Poland, all aliens who are holders of valid Schengen documents.


Please note that citizens of some countries outside the European Union need to have a visa to enter the Republic of Poland. Participants who need a visa to visit Poland are advised to apply at a Polish consulate well in advance (you can find the list of Polish consulates under the following link). If you need an invitation from the ESC4 Organisers in order to apply for a visa, please write to ecs4@chem.uw.edu.pl. Please note that invitations will be issued only after your payment is received. Please also note the ECS4 Organisers cannot assist at any stage of your visa application process.

Arriving by plane:

Arriving by train:

Warsaw Central Railway Station (Polish "Warszawa Centralna") is located in the city centre, with many bus and tram routes connecting it directly with all parts of the city. Buses number 175, 128 and 518 go directly to the conference site. The trip takes about 12 minutes. Taxi stand can be found by following signs on the platforms and along the underground passages.

Public transportation:

Public transport in Warsaw consists of buses, trams, two underground lines and commuter trains, to all of which the same tariff applies. Tickets can be purchased in vending machines located at the stops, at newsstands, vending machines in selected busses and trams (especially those going to and from the airport) or from the driver (exact amount of money is needed). The tickets must be validated as soon as possible at the beginning of the journey. The following ticket information may also be useful:


Single fare ticket (4.40 PLN): entitles to an unlimited number of journeys for a period not exceeding 75 minutes from its validation or to a single journey to a stop or station which is the last on the route (this ticket may be useful for the connection between the airport and the city center).

20-minute ticket (3.40 PLN): entitles to unlimited number of journeys within 20 minutes from its validation.

1-day ticket (15.00 PLN): entitles to unlimited number of journeys for 24 hours from its validation.

Weekend ticket (24.00 PLN): entitles to unlimited number of journeys from 7:00 PM on Friday till 8:00 AM on Monday.

Group weekend ticket (40.00 PLN): entitles a group of up to 5 people to unlimited number of journeys from 7:00 PM on Friday till 8:00 AM on Monday.

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