September 16-19, 2015 / Portorož, Slovenia



Conference Venue

The venue of the meeting, the Bernardin Congress Centre Portorož provides all necessary facilities and satisfies all requirements needed to prepare an excellent meeting. Portorož has a long touristic tradition and gives multiple possibilities for different off-program activities. It is easily accessible from the main cities of all four countries by road, train, car or bus, or by plane. Bernardin Congress Centre offers an accommodation at a discount rate for all participants in three hotels, which are in the same complex as the congress centre. For students, an accommodation in dormitories of the Marine Biology Station, 5 min walk to the Congress centre, will be possible.


How to Reach Conference Venue

By car:
Ljubljana – Portorož: 125 km (driving time 1 hour 15 min)
Zagreb – Portorož: 250 km
Budapest – Portorož: 550 km
Belgrade – Portorož: 630 km 

By train:
The nearest railway station is Koper.
Koper (railway station – Portorož: 15 km)
Public transportation (bus, one-way trip, 4 EUR)

By plane:
Portorož is 140 km away from the International Airport of Ljubljana (Jože Pučnik Airport) and 80 km from Trieste International Airport (Ronchi dei Legionari). Shuttle service needs to be arranged separately (i.e., by the participant). Some suggestions: Congress Centre shuttle service (Suntours d.o.o.), GoOpti shuttle service.


Map of the Congress Venue Points