Conference Site Information


IEEE-ROMSC 2010 location:
"Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi
Faculty of Physics
Bulevardul Carol I, no. 11, Iasi 700506
Phone: +40 232 201175
 
E-mail : romsc@stoner.phys.uaic.ro

How to Get to the Symposium Site



By plane:
Iasi airport is situated about 10km from conference site. There are up to four daily flights from/to Bucharest, operated by Romanian TAROM, as well as daily flights, except saturdays from/to Vienna, operated by Austrian Airlines and daily flights from/to Budapest operated by Malev. Other external flights, to Italy and Germany are assured by Romanian Carpatair via Timisoara.

For information regarding the timetables and prices please visit the official airport website.
From the Iasi airport you can take a taxi; currently they charge around 1.8 RON/km. The cost up to the University should be about 18 RON (5 Euros).
By train:
There are five trains a day from Bucharest to Iasi. The journey takes about six hours and the prices close 80-120 RON (up to 30 EUR). A link to the official site of "Romanian Railways" is here .
The main railway station is marked on the map. You can take a taxi, the cost up to the University should be about 6 RON. Walking (uphill) to the symposium site would take about 20 minutes.  
By car:
The distance between Bucharest and Iasi is about 400 km. The speed limit outside the city is 90 km/h, and 50 km/h inside.

Hotels

A list of main hotels in Iasi is provided below (prices are informative).

Hotel Municipal
Phone: +40-232-267832
Single room 60 RON
Double room 110 RON

Pensiunea Moldotour
Phone/Fax: +40-232-217370
Single room 135 RON
Double room 165 RON
  
Hotel ASTORIA
Phone: +40-232-233888
Fax: +40-232-244777
Single room 225 RON
Double room 275 RON

Hotel UNIREA
Phone: +40-232-240404
Fax: +40-232-212864
Single room 225 RON
Double room 275 RON

Hotel TRAIAN
Phone: +40-232-266666
Fax: +40-232-212187
Single room 59 EUR
Double room 73 EUR
  
Hotel EUROPA
Phone: +40-232-242000
Fax: +40-232-242001
Single room 107 EUR
Double room 135 EUR

Local Transportation

Bus, tram, trolley bus and Maxi Taxi
The price of a ticket is 1.5 RON.

Taxi
Current daytime rate is 1.8 RON/km. Some extra charges may apply for night transportation.

Other useful info

Weather
At the conference time, 6-8 June, the average temperature is 18oC, with an average minima of 12oC during the night and an average maxima of 24oC during the day. The sun rises at 5.20 a.m and vanishes at 8.55 p.m.

Time Zone
Eastern European Time (Summer: UTC+3).

Currency
The local currency is Romanian Lei (RON). The approximate exchange rate is about 1 EUR = 4.2 RON and 1 USD = 3.2 RON (you can consult every day the current exchange rates on the National Bank of Romania Internet site) . For various transactions and money exchange, we recommend you to contact only authorized institutions, such as banks or exchange offices.  Opening hours for Banks: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, closed on Sundays.  VISA and Travelers Checks are accepted at most banks. Cash-dispensing ATMs accept Visa, MasterCard and plenty of other plastic. Credit cards are accepted in most of hotels, restaurants and supermarkets.

Electricity
Electricity is supplied at: 220 volts / 50 Hz.

Internet Access
During the conference computers with Internet access as well as wireless connection will be available at the Conference Centre.  You may also use commercial Internet Café’s at a rate of about 2 RON/hour.

Emergency/Medical
For emergencies (health or security) call 112.
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