Practical Information

Venue

University of Economics (VŠE)
W. Churchill Sq. 1938/4
130 67 Prague 3 - Žižkov
Czech Republic

Use ENTRANCE to Rajská budova, from Italská street.

More information on how to get from the airport to the city centre can be found here.

EISA Association & Conference App

  • Free download for all Apple and Google mobile devices
  • User-friendly navigation
  • Multiple networking opportunities
  • Personalised programme options
  • Full text search
  • Find your way with venue map
  • Paper free and replacing the printed programme books
  • Be updated about all EISA activities via your mobile and tablet whole year long

To sign in to the EISA APP please use your personal login details. Should you need assistance in retrieving your password please go to EISA PEC 2018 Conference Portal. The access to the PEC 18 content is enabled for good standing participants only. For guidance contact Conference Secretariat.

App download

Please download the app in your app store:

         

Or just scan the code:

Registration

The Registration desk is located on the ground floor of the Rajská budova building close the entrance from Italská street

The Registration Desk can be reached at: +420 727 803 223

All documents including the registration package (conference bag, personal name badge, public transportation pass, etc.) will be handed out to registered participants during the following opening hours.

Registration desk opening hours

12.9. – 9:00 – 20:30
13.9. – 7:30 – 19:00
14.9. – 8:00 – 19:00
15.9. – 8:00 – 16:00

Delegates who have not yet settled the registration fee in full will be asked to pay the amount due. The Registration desk accepts Credit / Debit cards (Visa, MasterCard) or cash (EUR only).

Scientific Programme

The final version of the programme is available here.

Certificate of attendance

Certificate of attendance will be provided after the Conference upon request only. Please contact us to obtain your certificate.

For speakers

Once at the conference venue every speaker should verify in the Conference app that the room and time of their session have not changed.

Each lecture room is equipped with a fixed computer and a data projectorPlease save any presentations on a USB stick and come to the lecture room early enough to try if your presentation is working properly.

Please, make sure your presentation is in a commonly compatible format (PowerPoint 2010-2016/PDF). No graphic template is prepared; the authors are welcomed to use their own. 

All panels/round-tables last 105 minutes and the length of the presentation is determined by the chair.

Events During the Conference

We urge you to make a note of these key events during the conference:

Free Childcare Service at Conference: Fun and Activities for your Children!

To support families attending the PEC 18, we have organized free child care service at the University campus. The childcare is staffed by professionals.

The childcare is located in room SB210.

Taking care of children from 2 years.

For more information contact:
Martina Maňasová
mobil: +420 777 813 255

The opening hours are:

12.9. – 13:00 – 20:30
13.9. – 07:30 – 19:00
14.9. – 08:00 – 19:00
15.9. – 08:00 – 16:00

Public Transportation and Useful Links

Bus stops are situated in front of the Arrival Hall of Terminal 1 and 2. Get the connections to the venue here.  The easiest connection is by BUS 119 to Divoká Šárka > TRAM 26 (dir. Nádraží Hostivař) to station Husinecká – travel time 54minutes.

The basic ticket costs 32CZK and can be purchased in the automatic vending machines (accepts CC) or it the Prague Public Transportation Desks in the arrival halls. 

YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE TRANSPORTATION PASS ALONG YOUR BADGE AT THE EISA REGISTRATION DESK IN THE VENUE VALID FOR THE WHOLE CONFERENCE (12 – 15 September)

Taxi

Transport from Vaclav Havel Airport by taxi takes about 40 min. Official airport taxis which are standing right in front of the terminals (advance reservation is not necessary).  The airport taxis accept cash in CZK, EUR or credit cards

Average price: 600-800 CZK / 20 - 30 EUR

NOTE: Due the regulation of the traffic by Prague Airport most taxi companies are newly applying a surcharge of 50CZK/2EUR or 100CZK/5EUR to the fare to cover the fee to access the Terminals, which is legal.

UBER / TAXIFY

The global on-line platforms are operating in Prague offering beneficial rates. 

You can find more information about all kinds of transportation from/to the Vaclav Havel Prague Airport here.

Other

Currency

Exchange rate 1 EUR = 25,7 CZK (in September 2018). Currency is Czech Crown – CZK / Kč. 

It is advisable to exchange money in banks rather than in the street exchange offices or us the ATM. We advise not to change money at the airport. For current Exchange rates please check the Czech National Bank www.cnb.cz.

Banks opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 09:00-18:00
Friday: 09:00-16:00
Weekend: closed

The credit cards are widely accepted in shops and restaurants. Also EUR cash is widely accepted, but consider that the rates are usually not beneficial.

In the venue an ATM is located in the EISA registration area.

Electrical appliances

If you are planning to bring electrical equipment (e.g. battery chargers, laptop power supply, etc.), please check whether you need an adapter. Electrical power is rated 230 V at 50 Hz. Most common power outlets are designed for a two-pin Euro plug (Plug types C, E & F).

Lunches

Lunches are not provided at the conference. Please free to use the restaurant in the campus, where you can pay by CZK cash only. Or you pick from several restaurants, pubs and fast food options in the vicinity. For suggestion check the list the mobile APP. The prices of the lunch menu with drink are between 150 – 300 CZK.

Internet - free Wi-Fi

Name: eisapec18
Password: Prague2018

EDUROAM is also available.

Tipping

In restaurants guests usually tip the waiter with about 5-10%.

Weather

Prague is a city with a “mild continental climate”. The average temperature in September varies between 10 °C and 25°C.

Click here for actual weather forecast.

Usefull Links

 

Please do not hesitate to contact Conference Secretariat (+420 727 803 223) with any questions.

We look forward to welcoming you in Prague!

Kind regards,

Conference Secretariat