International Workshop on Astronomical X-Ray Optics

Dec 02 - 06, 2019 | Prague, Czech Republic

The goal of the workshop is to present and to discuss recent and future technologies for X-ray astronomy missions. These missions require the development of innovative technologies, and we would like to discuss the possibilities, the results obtained so far, and new ideas in detail.

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Location

The International Workshop AXRO 2018 will take place in Vila Lanna.

Vila Lanna is a neo-renaissance building from 1913, protected by the Government Heritage Fund, located in a private garden. Since 1957, it belongs to the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Reconstructed to serve as a unique accommodation facility for guests of the Academy and to host small-size meetings.

Accommodation at Vila Lanna

You can book your accommodation via our website (via Registration part). Due to limited rooms/beds, only the first participants will be able to book the accommodation (first come first served). The rest of the participants will have to book accommodation on their own.

There are 12 single rooms in Vila Lanna (1 inside vila and 11 in the pavilion) and 8 double rooms (4 inside vila and 4 in the pavilion).

Villa Lanna: 1300 CZK (single), 2000 CZK (double)

(discount will be provided to all conference participants so the actual price will be 30% less.)

How to reach the Academy residence Vila Lanna

  • from Prague Airport

From the airport to Vila Lanna we suggest to take the bus no. 119 and to get off at Nádraží Veleslavín (last stop), then take the metro from there to Hradčanská metro station. After that, it is only 500 m to Vila Lanna by walk.
You will need to purchase a public transport ticket for 32 CZK for this trip. The yellow ticket machines are located at the airport bus stop. Do not forget to stamp the ticket after boarding.

  • from Main or Holešovice train station

Both stations are on the red metro line (C), we suggest to go to Museum metro station and to change to the green line (A) to
Hradčanská station. After that, it is only 500 m to Vila Lanna by walk.
You will need to purchase a public transport ticket for 32 CZK for this trip. The yellow ticket machines are located at each metro station before the entrance. Do not forget to stamp the ticket before entering.

Prague Public Transport

More information about transportation, prices and connections can be found at http://www.dpp.cz/en/

Taxi

You can also use taxi services to arrive at Villa Lanna ( standard taxi or Uber for example 😉 ). The price from the airport should not exceed 500 CZK.