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Registration / Information desk
Registration will take place at the information desk in the conference lobby located on the first floor of the Faculty of Social Studies building.
Registration will be open between the following times:

  • Thursday, 15 January: 8 : 00 – 18 : 00
  • Friday, 16 January: 8 : 00 – 18 : 00
  • Saturday, 17 January: 9 : 00 – 10 : 00

FLOOR PLAN


Cloakroom
An attended cloakroom for your coats, luggage and personal belongings will be available during the entire conference on the third floor (see the floor plan) between these times:

  • Thursday, 15 January: 8 : 00 – 21 : 00
  • Friday, 16 January: 8 : 00 – 22 : 30
  • Saturday, 17 January 9 : 00 – 15 : 00

During the conference Reception, an additional cloakroom will be open from 19 : 00 until 22 : 30 on the first floor close to the Reception venue.


Internet access
At the registration desk, conference participants will receive a personal username and password that they will need in order to access the internet at the venue, either by wireless connection or at a shared computer in the Computer Room, together with instructions on internet use and the terms of use of Masaryk University’ s network. Participants who already have access to the Eduroam network via their institution can connect to the “eduroam” wireless network with their own credentials as usual.
To connect to the internet from a mobile device, choose the “MUNI” wireless network, open any website (i.e. wifi.muni.cz), and enter your personal username and password into the form that appears. Should your session expire, you may log in again using the same procedure.


Computers
The internet can also be accessed from shared computers in the Computer Room (on Thursday and Saturday in room 25, on Friday in room 26). To log into a computer in the Computer Room, use the same personal username and password that you received at the registration desk. Do not forget to log out before leaving. Please note that food or beverages are not permitted in the room.


Twitter
The suggested hashtag for Twitter users during the conference is #LCHE2015. For those without a Twitter account, live tweets will be projected onto the wall screen in the conference lobby.


Access to conference activities, coffee breaks, and welcome drink
The name badge that you receive upon registration entitles you to enter all session rooms and to enjoy complimentary refreshments during the coffee breaks available in the conference lobby, as well as a glass of Moravian wine at the welcome drink event on Thursday in the same location. We kindly ask you to wear the badge at all conference events.


Conference reception
The Reception is a special conference event featuring a rich cultural programme. It is intended to be a place for friendly meetings between colleagues and a chance for conference attendees to experience traditional Moravian hospitality, including good food, excellent Moravian wine, renowned Czech beer, local folk music and dance and a friendly atmosphere. The Reception will take place on Friday, 16 January, from 19:30 until 22:00 in the conference lobby located in the Faculty of Social Studies. This is the only conference event that must be paid for. Anyone may attend who has made a reservation in advance and paid the fee of 590 CZK (here).
Those who have done so will find an invitation for the Reception amongst their conference materials. This will allow them entrance to the Reception. If you have not made a reservation in advance, or you have not paid the event fee, you may inquire at the information desk whether the Reception can still accommodate guests. If so, you will be able to purchase a ticket on the day at the information desk. The dress code for the Reception is smart casual.


Poster session
The conference poster session will take place in the conference lobby during the Friday afternoon coffee break (15:00 – 16:00). Poster creators should be present to introduce and discuss their posters.


CercleS focus group meetings
Focus groups meetings are organized by CercleS members involved in these groups. These meetings may take place on the following days and times:

  • Wednesday, 14 January: 15 : 00 – 17 : 00
  • Thursday, 15 January: 9 : 00 – 12 : 00
  • Friday, 16 January: 12 : 45 – 14 : 00 (during the lunch break)
  • Saturday, 17 January: 14 : 00 – 17 : 00

Conference participants are free to attend any focus groups meeting they choose. Please check the conference website for further details, or ask at the information desk.


The Open & Creative Café
The Open & Creative Café provides a forum for you to network and share ideas for grants and projects outside of the conference rooms. We provide the space and you, the conference attendees, provide the ideas. If you would like to participate, there will be opportunities during all coffee breaks to meet in the conference lobby at marked tables to discuss your plans and ideas. Proposed topics and participants will be announced on the notice board at the information desk in the main conference lobby. Please feel free to suggest other topics and/or to join the forum.

 

Guided tour
A guided tour of the historical centre of Brno is planned at the end of the conference, on Saturday, 17 January at 15:00. This will take place in English, German or Czech. If you are interested in participating, please register via our website or ask for current availability at the information desk in the conference lobby.


Conference assistants
Conference assistants will be available to help participants and to provide technical assistance in the session rooms. The assistants are easy to identify by their blue “Moje Univerzita” T-shirts.

 

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