Date:

2019 September 19-20 (Thuersday-Friday)

Place of the Conference:

Poland, Lodz University of Technology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 4/10 Stefanowskiego Street, 90-924 Łódź, GPS: 51,75464 N, 19,45260 E

How to get here:

To Poland:

Łódź Airport – 7 km from conference venue. Regular morning flights from Munich (Mo-Fri), also flights from Dublin, and London Stansted. Details on http://www.lotnisko.lodz.pl/en/index.html

Warsaw Chopin Airport – 139 km from Łódź, main airport hub for Poland with many destinations, details on https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/index.html

Warsaw Modlin Airport – 146 km from Łódź, hub for Ryanair flights with many destinations, details on https://en.modlinairport.pl/

Kraków Airport – 253 km from Łódź, hub for south Poland with many regular flights, detail on http://www.krakowairport.pl/en/        

Wrocław Airport – 227 km from Łódź, interesting low-fare flights from European destinations, details on http://airport.wroclaw.pl/en/

Poznań Airport –  227 km from Łódź, some European flights, details on https://www.airport-poznan.com.pl/en/

To Łódź:

By train to railway stations Łódź-Fabryczna – 3,7 km from conference venue; Łódź-Widzew – 8 km from conference venue; Łódź-Kaliska – 3 km from conference venue. All three railway stations are linked with many Polish cities, including Warsaw and Cracow, both with possibility to take a train at the airport (Warsaw Chopin 1 change, Cracow at least 1 change). Details and tickets on http://www.pkp.pl/en/

By coach: Flixbus stop at Łódź-Fabryczna station, some connections with Polish and European cities, including Warsaw-Modlin Airport, Wrocław Airport, details on https://www.flixbus.co.uk (UK site) or https://www.flixbus.pl (Polish site in Polish).
Modlinbus stop at Łódź-Kaliska station, links to Warsaw Modlin Airport and Warsaw Chopin Airport, details on https://www.modlinbus.com/
OKBus stop at Łódź-Kaliska station, connections with Warsaw Chopin Airport and Warsaw Modlin Airport, details on https://www.okbus.pl/en

To conference venue:

The conference will take place at the building of Faculty Biotechnology and Food Sciences. The west site access: 171/173 Wólczańska Street, GPS: 51.75455 N, 19.45487 E; the east site access (inside the campus): 4/10 Stefanowskiego Street, GPS: 51,75464 N, 19,45260 E.

From Łódź Airport: Take a bus 65A or 65B and get off at Łódź Kaliska stop, than take a tram.

From Łódź-Kaliska : Tram 8, 10, 14 or 18 from the stop for trams going to city center (to the east), get off at a first  stop (Żeromskiego), go up (stairs or a lift), head to McDonalds and BP, go down the Stefanowskiego Street, after the crossroad there will be the enter to the campus, the building of Faculty will be on the left.

From Łódź-Fabryczna Station: take a tram 18 (direction Retkinia) take off at Centrum (big tram hub), walk the same direction and turn left to the Aleja Kościuszki street walk to next crossroad, than turn right to Żwirki Street, on the next crossroad turn left the Faculty building is c.a. 60 n on the right.  Alternatively you can go one stop further by tram 18, take off at Żeromskiego stop and proceed as above (McDonals, BP, etc.).

Details about city transport in Łódź: http://mpk.lodz.pl/lang.action?lang=en

Taxis: there are several taxi companies in Łódź. Going from/to Łódź-Airport should cost c.a. 30 PLN, from Łódź-Fabryczna station – c.a. 15 PLN, from Łodź-Kaliska station – c.a. 13 PLN. The prices are indicatory, may vary between companies and time of day. Some taxis accept major credit cards.