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Looking forward to see you again in Warsaw at Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education.
The Organising and Scientific Team of the Congress
Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw actively supports the promotion of sustainable development.
To meet the trends in the meeting industry, we are organizing more responsible conference, according to the green and healthy meetings standards.
Your participation in the Congress can be more sustainable by:
- Using public transport
- Sending information online to cut down our paper use
- Promoting 3Rs: reduction, reuse and recycling services for paper, metal, plastic and glass
- Saving water and energy
- Choosing healthier food and beverage
- Respecting a tobacco-free area
- Taking part in active mini breaks, recreational games and plays
- Trying charming walking routes around the University Campus
Enjoy your green and healthy meeting in Warsaw!
All inquiries - Congress Secretariat: Zuzanna Mazur and Michał Jasny
XXI International Scientific Congress "Olympic Sport and Sport of All" will be held in the conference rooms of the:
Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
Address: 34, Marymoncka str., 00-968 Warsaw
Bus stop: AWF
Bus lines: 103
Tramway stop: AWF
Tramway lines: 6, 17
Subway (Metro) from city centre: Stare Bielany Station
Plan of the University is availabe here
Google map of the Venue
Olympic Centre (Polish Olympic Committee)
Address: 4, Wybrzeze Gdynskie str., 01-531 Warsaw
Bus stop: Centrum Olimpijskie
(busses stop on request)
Bus lines: 114, 118, 185
Subway (Metro): Plac Wilsona Station (app. 15 min. walking distance to the Olympic Centre)
Google map of the Venue
Official language is English. Presentations may be presented in English or Russian. Simultaneous translation will be provided for plenary sessions.
Warsaw is the capital city of Poland, a heart of the country and a place with great history and good prospects for the future. It's almost 2 000 000 population is young, with 350 000 students studying at state and private universities. It is also a busy research and business centre.
Different architectural styles are created by a mixture of new, modern buildings, and the old- influenced by Western and Eastern cultures. The Old Town of Warsaw was completely destroyed during World War II and rebuilt with great care. UNESCO placed it on the World Heritage List.
The visitors will also be charmed by numerous parks, vivid cultural life, interesting museums. You may stroll along the streets of the Old Town, take a boat trip on Vistula River, rest by the Chopin Monument in the Royal Łazienki Park or taste local or international cuisine at numerous restaurants and cafes.
LInks to the websites about Warsaw and Poland:
How to get to Warsaw
The location of Warsaw guarantees convenient air, road and train connections. You can choose between any of the world major airlines which maintain daily connections with Warsaw Chopin Airport located only 10 km from the city centre and low-cost careers flying to Warsaw from many European airports (some of them to Modlin Airport approx. 40 km from Warsaw) As alternative you may use international coach services or travel by train.
Public transportation system in Warsaw
The urban transportation system in Warsaw is well organized and quite efficient. The main means of transportation are underground (subway), bus and tramway. Standard price of one ticket for any of the means – 3,40 PLN (20 minutes) or 4,40 PLN (75 minutes). Learn more about urban transportation fares at: http://www.ztm.waw.pl.
Price of one-way taxi from the Warsaw Chopin Airport to the city centre should not exceed 15 EUR (during the day i.e. between 6.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m.). Recommended taxi corporations which operate at the Warsaw Chopin Airport : Ele Sky Taxi (0048 22 811 11 11), Sawa Taxi (0048 22 644 44 44), Super Taxi ( 0048 22 578 98 00)
The currency in use in Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN). All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops as well as most of ATMs accept any international ATM cards (the withdrawal fee usually depends on the cardholder's bank policy and fees). To have in mind is the fact that Travelers' Checks and Personal Checks are rather not accepted. It is possible to use ATM at the premises of AWF Warszawa.
Poland as a member of the European Union follows common European visa policy. For information concerning entry requirements and residence in Poland, please contact a local Polish embassy or consulate in your country. Check here for addresses of Polish diplomatic and consular posts abroad: https://secure.e-konsulat.gov.pl/
If you intend to stay in the territory of Poland and/or any other Schengen states (during one or more visits) for a total of up to 90 days within a half-year period calculated from the date of first entry, or if you plan to pass through Schengen territory (by train, car or plane), you need to apply for a Schengen C-type visa.
Please report to the congress secretary office at firstname.lastname@example.org in case of any requests concerning the congress-related visa inquiries.