INFORMATION

Transportation

The city of Brasov is located in the center of Romania at about 180 km north of Bucharest. It takes about 3 hours driving from "Henri Coanda" Bucharest International Airport to Brasov. Intercity trains and European roads connect Brasov to the major cities in Romania and Europe.

Brasov can be reached by flying to Henri Coanda Bucharest International Airport.
On June 24th 2018 the organizers will provide bus transportation from the Otopeni airport to ELI-NP and subsequently to Brasov.
The buses will depart from the Otopeni airport according to the following timetable: 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, and 14:30.
Upon arrival at the airport, participants should look for one of the local organizers who will hold a sign "Nuclear Photonics". The meeting point with the local organizers is in front of the flower shop, on the right side after exiting the sliding doors of the baggage claim area, up to 5 minutes before the scheduled departure of the buses.

On June 24th 2018 transportation to ELI-NP from downtown Bucharest will be provided as well. There will be a bus collecting conference participants from two locations in downtown Bucharest, namely Hotel Sheraton at 12:00 and Hotel IBIS Parliament at 12:30. All participants willing to benefit of this transportation service will have to reach one of the two locations at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure. All the buses will display on the windshield a sign with the conference logo. Participants arriving later on Sunday will be taken directly to Brasov by a bus leaving from the Otopeni airport at 18:00.

On Friday, June 29th 2018, transportation to the Otopeni airport and downtown Bucharest will be organized with the following timetable: 7:00, 11:00, and 15:00, starting from the conference Auditorium.

Alternatively, Brasov can be reached from the airport by using private transfer companies, such as Direct Airport or M&M Express with on–line reservation or by train from Bucharest North Railway station (Gara de Nord).

Visit to ELI – NP

During the first day of the conference, on Sunday, June 24th 2018, a visit to the ELI–NP facility will be organized. The conference organizers will provide transportation from Otopeni airport and downtown Bucharest to Magurele and from Magurele to Brasov, as explained above. Access on the ELI–NP site will be granted based on ID/passport identification of the participants. During the visit, the participants will have the possibility to register for the conference at the specially organized desks. A lunch buffet will be offered by the organizers during the visit.

Social Events

A welcome cocktail will be organized in the evening of June 25th and the poster session will be organized in the evening of June 26th. The Social Dinner will take place on June 28th at "Cerbul Carpatin" Restaurant and will be preceded by an organ concert at Black Church, downtown Brasov.

Accommodation in Bucharest before and after the conference

For those arriving in Bucharest before the beginning of the conference (24th of June) and for those leaving after the end of the conference (29th of June) have been reserved rooms at the following hotels in Bucharest:

Sheraton Hotel **** - single rooms for 95 euro/night.
Please use the link to book a room: Nuclear Photonics 2018
Deadline of reservation for Sheraton is May 15th, 2018.

Ibis Bucuresti Palatul Parlamentului City Centre *** - single rooms for 49 euro/night.
Please download the reservation form from here.
Deadline of reservation for Ibis Hotel is June 1st, 2018.

Hotel Parliament Bucuresti **** - single rooms for 55 euro/night.
Please download the reservation form from here.
Deadline of reservation for Hotel Parliament is May 15th, 2018.

Registration Fee

The registration fee includes the participation to the conference sessions, the book of abstracts, transportation to Brasov and return, coffee breaks, lunches, the welcome and conference dinners as well as an organ concert at Black Church in Brasov.
The early registration fee is Euro 350 before April 15th 2018. After this date the registration fee is Euro 400.
Payments must be made by bank transfer in Euro (EUR) and shall be free of any bank handling charges. You should clearly indicate your name and the reference "NP 2018".

The bank account details are:
Payment beneficiary: IFIN-HH
Bank: Bancpost Magurele
Bank address: Str. Atomistilor no. 1, 077125 Magurele, Romania
IBAN (EUR): RO94BPOS70903296299EUR01
SWIFT: BPOSROBU

Please make a copy of the document confirming the transfer and submit it to the conference secretariat at np2018@eli-np.ro , before May 15th 2018.

Visa Information

Nuclear Photonics 2018 participants are kindly advised to check using the following links whether they need or not a visa when travelling to Romania.
Further information regarding visa requirements as well as the Visa application procedures can be found in the Visa section of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs web site.

In case you need an invitation for your visa application, please contact us at  np2018@eli-np.ro.
Please proceed with visa formalities well in advance to avoid last minute issues.