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Organizing Committee

Chair
Prof. Dr habil. Małgorzata Latałowa

Members
Dr Monika Badura
Dr Anna Pędziszewska
Dr Joanna Święta-Musznicka
MSc Marcelina Zimny (Secretary)
MSc Katarzyna Pińska
MSc Dawid Weisbrodt

Laboratory of Palaeoecology
and Archaeobotany

Department of Plant Ecology
University of Gdańsk
Al. Legionów 9
80-441 Gdańsk, Poland
Phone/fax: 48 58 341 20 16
email: archaeobotany.ug@ug.edu.pl

Polish Association
for Environmental Archaeology
Dr habil. Mirosław Makohonienko
Dr habil. Daniel Makowiecki

Archaeological Museum
in Gdańsk

Director Henryk Paner

Registration, room reservation, payment
Katarzyna Sroślak-Janasiewicz
FRUG, ul. Polanki 66
80-306 Gdańsk, Poland
Phone 1: +48 58 552 03 53
Phone 2: +48 58 520 95 14
Phone/fax: +48 58 552 37 06
email: frugksj@univ.gda.pl

General Information

Location: The Faculty of Biology, the Baltic Campus of the University of Gdańsk >>Baltic Campus 
The Baltic Campus, located in Gdańsk-Oliwa, is the scientific, teaching and student centre of the Tri-City (Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia). The building of a new Faculty of Biology will offer an excellent venue for our meeting.


Language: The official language of the conference will be English.

Insurance: The organizers of the Conference recommend that participants arrange their own insurance for health, travel and possessions. The organisers will not accept any liability for personal injury or for loss of, or damage to, property.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Transportation in Gdańsk: Transport between town and airport. Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport - located 15 km from the city centre, with flights to many cities in Europe. From the airport, take a taxi, bus No 110 to the railway PKP/SKM station "Gdansk Wrzeszcz", or bus No 210 to the railway (PKP/SKM) station "Gdansk Glowny", where you can change for a bus/tram/train (SKM) to your hotel or university campus.

The public transportation: Trams and buses - tickets are valid for both trams and buses; tickets are available from the driver. Be sure to stamp your ticket in the validating machine once on board the bus/tram ZTM (The Municipal Transport Management Board): >>ztm

Ticket price (bus/tram): normal tickets 2.50 zl. There is a 24-hour ticket (10 zł) valid on all trams during the day and on night buses.

Taxi: A list of taxi companies is available >>here

SKM suburban trains: In addition to the local buses and trams, the Tri-City (Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia) has trains that connect these cities and the surrounding suburbs. Most of the stations are connected to the main (PKP) stations and they run about every fifteen minutes. You must buy (from a machine or from the ticket booth at the station) a ticket for your journey BEFORE you board the train and you must VALIDATE the ticket by placing it face down in the slot of one of the yellow boxes (validating machines) before you go onto the platform SKM - Fast Urban Railway: >>skm

You can reach University of Gdansk (Oliwa Campus)

by tram:
stop "Uniwersytet" (lines 6, 12, 15)

by bus:
stop "Hala Olivia" (line 122)
stop "Abrahama" (lines 122, 199)
stop "Przymorze SKM - Slupska" (lines 139, 199)

by SKM:
stop "Gdansk Przymorze-Uniwersytet"

Clothing and weather: Gdańsk has a temperate oceanic climate. At the beginning of September the weather is usually warm (ca. 12-20°C/53-68 °F) with lots of sunshine during the days. Nevertheless, storms may occur during late summer.

Bank and currency exchange: The currency is the Polish zloty (PLN). The organizers recommend that participants exchange money only in authorized money exchange offices and retain all exchange receipts.

Electricity: Electricity in Poland is 230 Volts AC. If you travel to Poland with a device that does not accept 230 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter. European-style two-pin plugs are used.

Mobile phones - There are four main mobile phone operators in Poland:

* ERA (Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Sp. z o.o.) [ www.era.pl ] operating on GSM and UMTS standard (owned by T-Mobile)

* Plus (Polkomtel S.A.) [ www.plus.pl ] operating on GSM, UMTS and WLAN networks (owned by Vodafone)

* Orange (Polska Telefonia Komórkowa Centertel S.A.) [ www.orange.pl ] operating on GSM, UMTS and WLAN networks

* Play (P4 Sp. z o.o.) [ www.playmobile.pl ] the newest Polish mobile operator, operating on UMTS network in major cities (uses Plus GSM network outside UMTS coverage