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Draft schedule, venue and logistics information . Martin Klus, PhD. UC Berkeley January 2009. Fogarty Meeting in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, June 15-17 2009. Map of Slovakia. Map of Banska Bystrica area. Participants are expected to arrive in Bratislava Sunday - June 14, 2009, by 3:00 PM

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Draft schedule, venue and logistics information

Martin Klus, PhD.

UC Berkeley

January 2009

Fogarty Meeting in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, June 15-17 2009


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Map of Slovakia


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Map of Banska Bystrica area


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  • Participants are expected to arrive in Bratislava Sunday - June 14, 2009, by 3:00 PM

  • There are three arrival points suggested for participants:

  • Hotel Donovaly in Banska Bystrica region

    (venue of the meeting)

    • For those using individual transportation (car trains, international busses) e. g. from Slovakia, Czech republic or Romania

  • Bratislava International Airport (BTS)

    • Bratislava – capital of Slovakia is situated 125 miles far from Banska Bystrica – approx. 2 hours 15 minutes driving by car, 3 hours by bus (2/3 of the road is highway) and from 2 hours 45 minutes to 3 hours 45 minutes by express train.

  • Vienna International Airport (VIE)

    • Vienna – capital of Austria is situated 160 miles far from Banska Bystrica and 35 miles far from Bratislava (there is an airport coach line scheduled for every hour in daily time, between Vienna Schwechat airport and Bratislava central bus station)

Arrivals of participants


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  • Those, who arrive to Slovakia earlier (Saturday) should stay in Bratislava (we are able to book some rooms in selected hotel in the city) or be transfered directly to Donovaly

  • Selected hotel would also serve as a meeting point for group departure to Banska Bystrica

  • There will be also continental lunch served for those who arrive before 12.00 and for those who will be interested in we´ll provide short guided sightseeing tour to the Bratislava old city and castle

  • Aprrox at 3.00 PM we plan group departure from Bratislava to Hotel Donovaly in Banska Bystrica region

  • 6.30 PM Expected arrival to Hotel Donovaly

  • 8.00 PM Dinner and official opening of the Fogarty meeting in Slovakia

Arrivals of participants


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Monday - June 15 2008

Meeting program in Hotel Donovaly

5.00 PM Group departure to Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica

5.30 PM Sightseeing of Banska Bystrica old city

7.00 PM Banquet at the Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica

10.00 PM Group departure to Hotel Donovaly

Tuesday - June 16 2008

Meeting program in Hotel Donovaly

5.00 PM Group A - Departure to UNESCO heritage village Vlkolinec

5.00 PM Group B – Departure for hiking tour to Nova Hola peak

8.00 PM Dinner in traditional Slovak restaurant KOLIBA

1st and 2nd day of the meeting


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Wednesday - June 17 2008

Morning meeting program in Hotel Donovaly

Lunch in Hotel Donovaly and individual departures

Group departure to Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica

Meeting with guests (WHO, Ministry of Health, US Embassy etc.)

Press conference at the Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica

Dinner in Banska Bystrica old city and group departure to:

Bratislava/Vienna/Hotel Donovaly

Thursday - June 18 2008 –

Breakfast + individual and group departures to Bratislava/Vienna

From Friday - June 19 2008 Individual „Slovakia tour“ program

Everybody is welcome

3rd day of the meeting and departure of the participants


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Hotel Donovaly

  • Hotel Donovaly is three star mountain hotel with 27 rooms + 6 apartments situated 35 km far from Banska Bystrica in one of the best ski resort in Slovakia - Donovaly.

  • Conference room, Restaurant, Daily bar and Wellness center offering high standard services with skilled and professional staff

  • Wi Fi connection is available in Conference room, Restaurant and Hotel lobby.

  • Hotel will be closed for public during the conference (including Daily bar and Restaurant)

Venues of the meeting


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Venues of the meeting


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Venues of the meeting


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Matej Bel University

  • Matej Bel University was established on 1 July 1992 after the integration of the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Economics.

  • However Banská Bystrica has a long tradition in schooling and culture, which last from 13th century.

  • Matej Bel, after whom the University is named, studied and later worked as a rector at Evangelical grammar schools in Banska Bystrica in 18th century.

  • Matej Bel was outstanding scholar of his age called pearl of Hungaria.

  • He was active in the fields of pedagogy, philosophy, philology, history, and theoretical theology; he was the founder of Hungarian geographic science and a pioneer of descriptive ethnography and economy

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Matej Bel University

  • Contemporary Matej Bel University consist of six faculties:

  • The Faculty of Economics

  • The Faculty of Humanities

  • The Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations

  • The Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • The Faculty of Education

  • The Faculty of Law

  • These faculties are offering 1024 study programs (fields of study) with approx 10 500 1st grade (bachelor) students, approx. 5 200 2nd grade (master) students and almost 500 3rd grade (PhD.) students

Venues of the meeting


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and

welcome to

Banska Bystrica

Slovakia

Thank you for your attention!


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