BEFORE YOU GO LETTER
On behalf of the Congress Organizers we would like to thank you for registering for the upcoming 7th World Engineers Convention, which will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, 11 – 13 October 2023.
As the Congress is drawing near, we would like to provide you with some important information.
Congress VenueThe WEC Congress will take place at Prague Congress Centre
AddressPrague Congress Center
5. Května 1640/65
140 00 Prague 4
Entrance No. 4
How to reach Prague Congress CenterArrival from the Airport
Take the bus No. 119 towards “Nádraží Veleslavín” (METRO station). Leave the bus at the end stop and change for the METRO green line “A” the direction towards “Depo Hostivar”. You will go 7 stops to the station “Muzeum”. Change there for the METRO red line C and go to the station “Vyšehrad”. The PCC is just next to this station. Travel by public transport will take approximately 45-50 minutes.
Public transport tickets must be purchased in advance, before boarding public transport buses. Tickets are sold by the Visitor Centre, Prague Public Transit company counters at Arrival Halls, available from ticket machines located around Terminals 1 and 2 Arrival Halls and directly at bus stops. Most ticket machines at the airport accept contactless credit card payments. The ticket from airport to the PCC costs 40 Czech crowns.
A taxi ride from the airport to the PCC will take approximately 30–45 minutes and costs about 25–30 EUR.
Arrival by train
Prague Main station (Praha Hlavní nádraží) is in the city centrum and close to the conference venue (3 stops by metro line C) “Vyšehrad” station. We recommend to check https://idos.idnes.cz/en/vlakyautobusymhdvse/spojeni/
RegistrationRegistration desk will be placed in Prague Congress Centre, please use the entrance number 4, follow the sign WEC 2023. Registration will be located directly across from the entrance.
Wednesday, 11 October, 2023 07:30–19:30
Thursday, 12 October, 2023 07:30–19:00
Friday, 13 October, 2023 07:30–17:45
In case of any problem with accommodation please conctact our help desk Ms Katerina Rozova (phone number: +420 607 018 362).
On-site registration and issue of badges will take place at self-check-in stations. You will receive your personal QR code via email before the congress on 6th October.
Please save / print the QR code as you will need it to obtain your badge.
On-site registration step by step:
- Scan your QR code at the check-in station.
- If you have paid everything properly, your name badge will be printed out automatically. Lanyards are placed next to the station. Please take only one lanyard per badge.
- If your registration is not complete, you will not be able to print the badge. In this case, please visit the registration desk.
Registration fee for WEC 2023 Congress includes:
- Entrance to Scientific Sessions and Exhibition
- Entrance to Poster Session Area
- Free ticket to Public Transportation valid within the Congress Days (11–13 October 2023) – You will be able to collect the ticket at our hostesses upon your registration.
- Free Entrance to the Opening Ceremony to be held on October 11th
Exhibition HoursExhibition area is located on the 1st floor, all participants are kindly invited. Wednesday, 11 October, 2023 09:00–18:00
Thursday, 12 October, 2023 09:00–18:00
Friday, 13 October, 2023 09:00–17:00
Scientific ProgrammeThis year we are going green, there isn’t any printed version of the scientific programme.
The detailed scientific programme you can find here.
Opening CeremonyDate: Wednesday, 11 October
Time: 09:00 – 09:30
Place: Prague Congress Center – Panorama hall
Price: Included in the registration fee
Presidental’s dinnerDate: Thursday, 12 October
Place: Folklore Garden s.r.o.
Dress code: Smart Casual
Address: Na Zlíchově 18, 152 00 Praha 5
Price: 120 EUR, per person, admission with tickets only
How to reach Folklore Garden s.r.o. from Prague Congress Centre
Journey from the main venue Prague Congress Centre. Take the metro from station "Vyšehrad" (line C) to station "Muzeum" station. From the stop "Muzeum" you will go to Wenceslas Square. There are tram lines running halfway down Wenceslas Square. On Wenceslas Square you will find the tram station and wait for tram number 5 in the direction of "Holyně" station. From the station "Václavské náměstí" you go to the station "Hlubočepy", where you get off and walk about 200 metres.
Would you like a join? Tickets can be purchased at the registration desk. Transfer to congress dinner is not organized.
MicrositeTry our microsite QR code, which will make it easier to navigate the congress and where you can find the scientific program, posters, social events and other detailed information.
Use the QR code to open website.
Information for Oral PresentersInformation for oral presenters is available here.
Information for Poster PresentersInformation for poster presenters is available here.
The official language of the WEC 2023 is English. Translation services will not be provided.
Lunch OptionsRestaurant Esprit Holiday Inn
Restaurant Esprit Holiday Inn - offers a daily lunch menu or selection from the main menu. Two minutes by foot next the Congress venue.
Address: Na Pankráci 1684/15, 140 00 Praha 4
Bistro Délicatesse Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre
The restaurant specialises in quick lunches and baguettes. Two minutes by foot next the Congress venue. Weekly menu you can find here.
Address: Na Pankráci 1724/129, 140 00 Praha 4-Nusle
Restaurant “V Čase”
The restaurant specialises in fresh, seasonal food. Beer from the Polička brewery is on tap and you can taste wine from the Czech family winery Nechory. The restaurant is located 500 metres from the main venue.
Address: Na Pankráci 353/7, 1400 00 Praha 4
Restaurant “Na Paloučku”
The restaurant is located 850 metres from the main venue. You can enjoy classic Czech beers such as Pilsner or Kozel 10. Typical Czech cuisine, specializing mainly in Czech cuisine.
Address: Žateckých 1091/16, 1400 00 Praha 4
We would like to kindly ask you to process all your payments online before arriving to the congress.
In case you have paid a few days before the congress by bank transfer, please bring a copy of the bank transfer with you.
More information about 7th World Engineers Convention can be found HERE.
We wish you a nice journey and we are looking forward to seeing you in Prague!
WEC 2023 Congress