[A-DX] EDXC Konferenz in St. Petersburg

Christoph Ratzer
Mo Jun 1 21:19:14 CEST 2015

Dear DX Friend,

We would like to invite you to the EDXC Conference 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia on 18-22 September 2015.

Place: RUSS Hotel
Artilleriyskaya ul, 1, St. Petersburg
http://www.hotelruss.spb.ru  or http://www.hotelruss.spb.ru/index.php?lang=eng

The preliminary agenda is as follows:

Friday, September 18, 2015:
18.00-22.00 Arrival, registration, informal get-together.

Saturday, September 19, 2015:
07.30-09.45 Breakfast
10.00 The official opening of the conference, greeting speeches
10.30-13.30 Lectures, presentations, reports (with 1 coffee break)
13.30-14.30 Lunch at your own
14.30-18.30 A short city tour including a visit to a local FM station
18.30 Free evening

Sunday, September 20, 2015:
08.00-09.45 Breakfast
10.00-13.30 Lectures, presentations, reports (with 1 coffee break)
13.30-14.30 Lunch at your own
14.30-18.00 Cultural progamme with visits to some radio-related and special places (i.e. A.S.Popov apartment museum, TV transmitting tower - to be defined later)
19.00 Banquet dinner

Monday, September 21, 2015:
07.30-09.45 Breakfast
10.00-13.00 Special events (possible visit to St.Petersburg DX Club Headquarters in Bolshiye Porogi)
13.30 Departure by bus to the Bonch-Bruyevich St.Petersburg University of Telecommunications
14.30-15.30 Excursion to the University Media Centre. Special broadcast of Radio Bonch students' radio station 
15.30-17.00 Lectures, presentations, reports at the University
17.00 Official closure of the conference

Tuesday, September 22, 2015:
07.30-10.00 Breakfast
11.30- Check out and departure from the hotel

The prices are as follows:
Single room: 276 EUR per person
Double room: 224 EUR per person

Four nights at Hotel Russ (18-22 September)
Two coffee breaks
Three excursions by bus
Banquet (on 20 September)
Conference fee

Special prices are possible for spouses and those attendees who will not take part in the whole programme. Just let us know and we will try to arrange a right package for you.

We have agreed with Hotel Russ that it is possible to extend your stay in St. Petersburg with special prices: 42 EUR per night (single room), 58 EUR per night (double room). Please, keep in mind that these special prices for accommodation are valid when rooms are booked via St. Petersburg DX Club.

Also visa support is available with 18 EUR per person. A copy of passport and home address are needed. The hotel will offer 3 documents (voucher, invitation and confirmation) required by a Russian embassy or consulate for applying for a Russian visa.

All payments will be made in EUR to the following bank account:
Name: European DX Council, Kari Kivekas
Bank: Nordea Bank Finland Plc
Account number (IBAN): FI08 1244 3500 1533 56

Registration fee 200 RUB (about 4 EUR) will be paid directly to the hotel on arrival.

For reservations, please, contact Alexander Beryozkin ().

The conference programme is not final yet so possible presenters and lecturers can send Alexander headings of their reports and the estimates of the time required. We will do our best to find a suitable time for them.

We look forward to seeing you all at the EDXC Conference 2015 in St. Petersburg. You are warmly welcome.

Best 73s,

Alexander Beryozkin & Kari Kivekäs

73 Christoph