Information desk
Contact telephone in St.Petersburg (starting with Aug. 1) and on board:
+7 9111734978 - Nadya Krivatkina

On August 2 transfer to the boat"Zhukov" will be organized as follows:

A minibus from metro station "Proletarskaya" to the boat will be available from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

A bus will pick up participants at the hotel "St.Petersburg" at 10:30 am and at the hotel "Admiralteiskaya" at 11:00 am.

A bus will be waiting for participants at the airport Pulkovo-2 at 3:00 pm and at 5:00 pm.

Please look for the poster with the symposium logotype and title.


All the lecture halls will be equipped with standard overheads for transparencies and PC with presentation projector for Power Point presentations (MS Windows 98, 2000, XP and MS PowerPoints 2000 or higher, no Makintosh will be available).

If you use movies in your presentation it may be useful to bring the used
codecs with you to install in case of a problem.

You are strongly advised to have your presentation on CD, or USB FlashDrive as
it will be difficult to use personal notebooks because of a very dense program and lack of time.
We are sorry if this causes you inconvenience.

Voltage standard in Russia is 220 V/50Hz.

Posters should fit the A1 format (90x60 cm), portrait orientation.


The Russian payment and monetary unit is RUBLE. Foreing currency is generally not accepted. One can exchange foreign currency in the cities on the route, but it is advisable to do so in St.Petersburg, as the program is very tight and one may not have time for that.

The exchange rate is variable, at the present
it is
AUD 1 = 21.876 Rbls
GBP 1 = 49.8399
DKK 10 = 46.3299
USD 1 = 28.6898
EUR 1 = 34.5483
CAD 1 = 23.5723
TRY 1 = 21.3864
SGD 1 = 17.2664
UAH 10 = 56.9807
SEK 10 = 36.5895
CHF 1 = 22.1321
JPY 100 = 25.6916

Credit cards will not be accepted on board.