Useful Informations

 GENERAL INFORMATION


The venue
The congress will be held in the Novotel Budapest Congress, (H-1123, Jagelló utca 1-3, Budapest, Hungary) between August 28-31, 2011.
Registration will be in the foyer of the Novotel Budapest Congress, at the main entrance.
To reach the Novotel Budapest Congress in Budapest:
- take the Underground (Metro) red line M2 to Moszkva tér station and from there take the tram line 61 to BAH csomópont station.
- by bus No. 8, 40, 112, 139, 212.


Official language
The official language of the congress is English. We provide simultaneous translation in the Plenary hall and the Section Room (Bartók Room).


Credit point
The accreditaion of the Congress is accepted.

 

Congress office
Meeting Budapest Organizing Ltd.
Dózsa György út 1. H-1146 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36-1-460-11-61
Fax: +36-1-460-11-64
E-mail: meeting@meetingbudapest.hu

Registration opening hours
August 28, 2011 Sunday  09.00 – 18.00
August 29, 2011 Monday   07.00 – 19.00
August 30, 2011 Tuesday  08.00 – 18.00
August 31, 2011 Wednesday  08.00 – 17.00
In the Hall of Novotel Budapest Congress – registration desk.

Registration fee
                       BEFORE 30 April 2011                 AFTER 30 April 2011
Participant       375.-EUR /465.-USD                 450.-EUR /560.-USD
Accompanying  80.-EUR /100.-USD                   80.-EUR /100.-USD

 

Participant’s fee includes
- participation in the Scientific Programmes,
- badge,
- congress documents (Book of abstracts and Proceedings on CD-rom),
- list of participants,
- invitation to the Welcome Reception,
- 8 coffee and refreshment tickets,
- 25 % VAT.


Accompanying Person's Fee Includes
- invitation to the Welcome Reception,
- badge,
- participation in the Budapest sightseeing program.

 

Badge
Each participant and accompanying person receives a badge (name tag) at the registration. We kindly ask you to wear it during all activities of the conference.
Please note: participant with „accompanying person badge” cannot attend on the scientific program.     

Thank you.

 

 


OPTIONAL PROGRAMME
Budapest sightseeing tour
Date:  28 August, 2011 Sunday
Time:  14.00
Departure:  17.00
Price:  30.-EUR or 37.-USD
(Included in the accompanying persons’ fee)
Minimum number of participants: 20 persons
A three-hour sightseeing tour introducing the capital’s most attractive features. The tour includes among others: Heroes’ Square with the Millennium Monument, and Gellért Hill, which offers a breathtaking panorama of the city.

 

ACCOMODATION
SPECIAL CONGRESS PRIZE
                                    single room /night            double room /night
NOVOTEL HOTELS**** 

                                 99.-EUR / 123.-USD          115.-EUR / 143.-USD

Prices are per room per night, including breakfast and VAT.

For hotel reservation please fill the proper part of the Registration Form and send one night’s deposit. The Organising Committee deals with reservations and deposits on a „first come – first served” basis. Remittance of hotel deposit should be made along with registration fee.

 

METHOD OF PAYMENT
The payment of the registration fee, hotel deposit and full payment for optional programme should be made either:


1. by bank remittance to be transferred to:
 MKB Bank Ltd. Váci u.38. H-1056 Budapest, Hungary
 Account:10300002 - 20332521 – 48820019
 IBAN code:  HU56  1030-0002 -2033 -2521 - 4882 – 0019
 Swift Code: MKKB HU HB  
  
PLEASE INDICATE YOUR NAME AND "ART THERAPY" ON YOUR MONEY TRANSFER AND ATTACH PHOTOCOPY OF THE BANK DRAFT TO THIS FORM! THANK YOU.

 

2. by credit card
 See how to fill out on the Application form

 

Confirmation
On having received your registration form and the bank draft of your remittance your registration and hotel reservation will be confirmed.

 

Method of cancellation
Should participants or accompanying persons cancel the registration, hotel reservation and optional programs before the 15 July 2011, fees will be returned fully, less 10% handling fee. 
No refund available for registration, hotel deposit and optional programs after the July 15 2011.
Only written cancellation will be accepted!

 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION
Budapest, a city of 2 million people stands for a lot more than being the capital of Hungary. It is a grand icon of the past and a modern metropolis. You can discover influences from Roman times, from Turkish domination in the 16th and 17th centuries, and from the days of Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. You are encouraged to visit one of the thermal spring baths, and any of the restaurants with famous Hungarian cuisine. We hope that you find the scientific program stimulation and the social event attractive. In the followings we would like to give you some useful information to make your visit in Hungary pleasant:


 
Travel tips
On arrival by air to Ferihegy Airport-Budapest, it is advisable to use the Airport Minibus Service, which takes you anywhere in town for a set price of approx.. 10 Euros/person. Check out the following website:
http://www.airportshuttle.hu/en/news/?q=Y7297d30164d4a606d43d8964b51907b
On arrival by train you can take a taxi from the railway station, unfortunately the prices are not set. Advisable to use reliable taxi companies, such as: TELE5 Taxi, City taxi, Főtaxi, Zóna taxi.

 

Public transport in Budapest
Budapest has an extensive public transport system, which ensures access to all parts of the city by metro, bus, tram, trolley bus. Tickets are sold at every metro station and bus terminals. The cost of the ticket is HUF 320,- and is valid for a single trip on all of the above mentioned inner city public transports. Passes for 1-day, 7-days, 14-days and 30-days are also available.

 

Tickets
Single:  HUF 320,-   Day pass:  HUF 1550,-
Pack of 10 tickets:  HUF 2800,- Three day pass: HUF 3850,-

 

Notice for drivers
The maximum speed limit on national speedways are 130km/h, .on general motorways vary between 80 -50 km/h respectively. During driving the use of headlights are compulsory on all roads. Drinking while driving is prohibited in Hungary (zero tolerance).
Passport and visa:
http://www.mfa.gov.hu/kum/en/bal/consular_services/Entry_of_Foreigners_to_Hungary/
All foreign visitors traveling to Hungary should hold a valid passport and visa, except for citizens of most European countries. Please check the visa regulations before you make travel arrangements. Visa can be granted by Hungarian Embassies and Consulates in the capital cities of your respected country.

 

Insurance
Participants should arrange health and travel insurance prior on arrival to Hungary. The registration fee does not include insurance against personal accidents, sickness and theft or property damages. This applies to all events during the Conference.

 

Currency, exchange and credit cards
http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/
In Hungary the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Exchange facilities are offered to participants at the airport, in hotels and at the site of the Conference. Visa and MasterCard are accepted in all hotels, restaurants and city stores.

 

Climate
Hungary has a continental climate. Weather is really hot in August with temperatures ranging between 25-30°C.
 

PLACE OF THE CONGRESS

Company name: Budapest Congress & World Trade Center
Address: H-1123 Budapest, Jagelló u. 1-3. Hungary

Special offer with Lufthansa - discounted travel for 2nd WORLD CONGRESS OF ARTS AND THERAPIES attendees

Please enter the access code HUFAM in the "Access to Event Booking" area. This will take you into an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

PCO Office

Company name: Meeting Budapest Ltd.
Address: H-1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 1.
Phone: +36 1 460 1161
Fax: +36 1 460 1164
 
meeting@meetingbudapest.hu
www.meetingbudapest.hu

Hotel Booking Form


To make a reservation please fill out this Hotel Booking Form and return this form not later than 30.06.2011 to the following contact: h051-sb@accor.com

Click to Download the Hotel Booking Form>>>