Cultural program

The participants are invited to the Welcome reception on October 2.
The Conference banquet will be held on October 4
(ticket, 2500 Rub).
The sightseeing excursion to Kaliningrad will be organized for the participants on October 4. Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg) is the fine amber land,
where amber has been mined since the times of Teutonic Knights.

A special sightseeing program for accompanying persons is  available.
1. Excursion to Yantarny (Meeting sun stone!). October 5, Wednesday, duration 4 hours  (1000 Rub).
The Excursion starts at 14.30  from the hotel VOLNA and ends at 18.30 at  the Khrabrovo Airport of Kaliningrad.




Post-Tour “Curonian Spit” (October 6)

The Curonian Spit is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand-dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Curonian Spit features the highest drifting dunes in Europe, moved by harsh winds. The excursion participants will visit the dune “Efa”, the world’s first ornithological station, and the enigmatic Dancing Forest. 
October 6, Thursday, duration 7 hours  (1800 Rub). 
The tour to the Curonian Spit starts at 10.00 a.m. from the hotel VOLNA and ends at 17.00 at the Khrabrovo Airport of Kaliningrad.