13th International Workshop on Astronomical X-Ray Optics
7 - 11th December 2020 | 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.
7th November 2020
7th November 2020
13th November 2020
NOT been launched yet
The 13th International Workshop on Astronomical X-Ray Optics is held in Prague directly in Villa Lanna.
Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 13th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia. The town is situated on the Vltava river and is a popular destination for tourists. Prague is a political, cultural and economic centre of central Europe complete with a rich history.
The conference venue Vila Lanna is a Neo-Renaissance landmark building was built in 1872 by the prominent industrialist and art collector Vojtěch Lanna as a summer retreat. Nowadays it is protected by the Government Heritage Fund and belongs to the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic since 1957.
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).
- Single room: 950 CZK
- Double room: 1 400 CZK
Accommodation is paid at the reception upon arrival of each participant individually.
How to reach the 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/
You can also use taxi services to arrive at Villa Lanna ( standard taxi or Uber, Bolt, etc. for example 😉 ). The price from the airport should not exceed 500 CZK.