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Centennial Retrovirus Meeting - Final Meeting information

PragueThe time of upcoming meeting in Prague is approaching and we would like to provide you some instructions and useful information, which might be handy during your stay.

Entrance to the venue

Before you pick up your badge at the registration desk the entrance pass is needed to access the campus. Please, print out the entrance pass which has been sent to your e-mail address.

Registration Desk

Phone number: +420 724 545 565

Is located inside the new building of Institute of Molecular Genetics. Please, follow the signs carefully. Our conference staff will be ready to assist you with your onsite registration and any delegate query.

Opening hours of registration desk are as follows:

Thursday, 29 April 14:30 – 20:00
Friday, 30 April 07:45 – 18:00
Saturday, 1 May 08:00 – 18:00
Sunday, 2 May 08:30 – 12:00
Monday, 3 May 08:30 – 17:00

Programme & Abstract book

Final Programme & Abstract book is available for download in PDF format.

Poster presentation

Due to changes in the numbering format of the posters, all presenters are asked to check the correct number of their poster at

Shuttle bus from airport to Hotels Panorama and Ilf

We would like to offer you a shuttle bus from airport to meeting hotels on Thursday 29th April morning and noon free of charge. Please, provide us your arrival details in order to determine bus departures times, which would suite to most of guest. You will be informed about departure times afterwards.

Shuttle bus from Hotel Panorama and Ilf to venue

A shuttle bus to venue and back is arranged to the delegates staying in meeting hotels.
Please see the schedule as follows:

Date Hotel Panorama Hotel Ilf Return
Thursday, 29 April 15:30 15:40 - 45 20:00
Friday, 30 April 7:40 7:50 - 55 18:00
Saturday, 1 May 7:40 7:50 - 55 17:45
Sunday, 2 May 8:10 8:20 - 25 12:45 *)
Monday, 3 May 8:10 8:20 - 25 15:45

*) will continue to Grand Tour of Prague

Public Transportation

Please find the instructions how to get to venue by public transportation at

The public transportation is provided by the Prague Transit Company (Dopravni podnik Praha, DPP). The most recent information on Prague’s transportation system can be found on the official website:


The Prague Metro network consists of 3 lines designated by letters and differentiated in colour:
A green colour (Skalka station – Dejvicka station),
B yellow colour (Cerny most station - Zlicin station),
C red colour (Letnany – Haje station),

with transfers possible at Museum station (lines A and C), Můstek station (lines A and B), Florenc station (lines B and C). Metro operates daily from 5:00 to 24:00.


Daytime operation is from 4:30 to 00:30. Night time operation is from 00:30 to 4:30 and is provided by tram numbers 51 to 58 with tradic intervals 30 minutes. The central transferstation for night time lines is Lazarska stop. Tram schedules are located at individual stops.


The daytime and night time operation of buses is similar to tram operation. Night time service is provided by bus numbers 501 to 514. Bus schedules are located at individual stops.


Transfer ticket 26,- Kc
(discounted children 6 to 15 13,- Kc)
Non transfer ticket 18,- Kc
(discounted children 6 to 15 - 9,- Kc)
The ticket is valid for 75 minutes after marking. During off-peak hours, i.e. 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on working days and all day Saturdays and Sundays ticket validity is lengthened to 90 minutes. In trams and buses a non transfer ticket is valid for 20 minutes after marking and does not allow changing of lines. In the underground the nontransfer ticket is valid for 5 stations after marking (excluding the starting station) and allows transfers between the underground lines.


When taking a taxi, make sure the taxi is equipped with a permanently installed yellow roof lamp with the TAXI sign in black letters. The registration number, company name and the price per kilometre and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors, with the prices set on the meter inside the car. Maximum fares are enforced by municipal ordinance as follows:
Fixed fee: 40,- CZK per trip
Kilometer rate: 28,- CZK per 1Km
Waiting: 6,- CZK per minute

Participants are recommended to order a taxi with nonstop dispatching offi ce where the information on fares is available in advance. AAA Taxi provides excellent service within Prague (phone No. 14014 or +420 222 333 222).

Social programme

Please visit the conference website at to see further details.

Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 29, 2010, 18:00
(included in the participants and accompanying persons registration fee)
Foyer of the Institute of Molecular Genetics. The welcome reception will immediately follow the Keynote Lecture.

Grand tour of Prague

Sunday, May 2, 2010, 12:45 – 18:00
(included in the participants and accompanying persons registration fee)
Bus transfer from the Venue to the Prague Castle and back is provided by the organisers.

Please, kindly note this is a walking tour (walking shoes are recommended for this tour).
Departure: Organised from the venue at 12:45 followed by pick up at Hotel Ilf at 13:00 and Hotel Panorama at 13:15.

Farewell Dinner at the Grand Monastery Restaurant

including Visit of Famous Strahov Library
Monday, May 3, 2010, 17:00 – 21:00
Price: 70 Euro per person (price include, bus transport, admission to the Library, English speaking guide, dinner including beverages).

ON-SITE RESERVATION POSSIBLE AT REGISTRATION DESK. Please, kindly check the availability with registration
Departure: Organised from the conference venue at 17:00, followed by pick up at Hotel Ilf at 17:15 and Hotel Panorama at 17:30.

Should you have any further questions, do not hesitate to ask us.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Prague soon!

Centennial Retrovirus Meeting department

CZECH-IN s.r.o.
5. kvetna 65
140 21 Prague 4
Tel.: +420 261 174 304
Fax: +420 261 174 307
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