The Conference web site provides a wide range of other useful guidance regarding the Conference, including many practical details and important information
about visas, more information about travelling to Jelgava.
Please, note that you are strongly advised to find out how to apply for visa in your home country and then to apply for a visa to enter Latvia as early as possible. See the
web site for further details.
The organizers will not accept any liability for personal injuries, not for loss of or damage to personal belongings. Please check the validity of your
The currency in Latvia is the
Travelling to Jelgava
The participants are expected to reach Jelgava by themselves.
There are direct flight connection to Riga capital of Latvia from Copenhagen (Denmark), Stockholm (Sweden), London (Great Britain) etc. The Riga can also be reached by train or
ferry from Stockholm (Sweden).
Transportation from Riga airport to the centre of Riga costs 0,70
EUR (aprx. 10 km, 30 min.).
The city Jelgava
is located 40 km to South-West direction from Riga. You can reach Jelgava by trains each 30 minutes or by microbuses each
15 minutes and it costs
aprx. 2,10 EUR.
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Letter of Invitation
Upon request, the Conference office will send a personal invitation to participate in the conference. This invitation is meant to help the participants raise
travel funds or obtain a visa, and does not represent a commitment on the part of organizers to provide any financial support.