Federation of European Biochemical
Societies CONGRESS 2013
“Mechanisms in Biology”
July 6th - 11th 2013,
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
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Key Information

KEY INFORMATION

Badges
The ID badge included in delegate's bags is the admission pass to the congress venue. Delegates and accompanying persons are asked to wear it all the time.

Internet
There will be free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Pavilion 4.

Abstract Book
The Congress abstract book is published online as FEBS Journal Supplement(Wiley-Blackwell). Additionally, a USB flash drive with the abstract volume is included in delegate's bags.

Language
English is the Congress official language. No translation will be provided.

Congress Venue
Address: 103, Bolshoy Avenue of Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg, Russia 199106

How to reach LENEXPO
From metro station Primorskaya
   Trolley bus #10
   Bus #6, #1
   Minibus #6, #44, #690, #120, #359
From metro station Vasileostrovskaya
   Minibus #183, #690, #349, #44, #309

City Map
For a city map click here.

Accreditation Desk Opening Hours

July 6th, 10.00 – 13.00
Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel (Address: 14, Korablestroiteley Street, St Petersburg)

July 6th, 10.00 – 13.00
Azimut Hotel (Address: 43/1, Lermontovsky prospect, St Petersburg)
for FEBS Bursary winners only who stay at this Hotel

July 6th, 14.00 – 20.00
Oktyabrsky Concert Hall (Address: 6, Ligovsky Avenue, Saint Petersburg)

July 7th through July 10th, 08.30 – 17.00
LenExpo, Entrance from Nalichnaya Street between Pavilions 3 and 4

July 11th, 08.30 – 12.00
LenExpo, Entrance from Nalichnaya Street between Pavilions 3 and 4

Oral Presentations

Plenary Lectures:  up to 1 h including questions
Keynote Lectures:  up to 40 min including questions
Invited Lectures: up to 25 min including questions
Short talks:  up to 15 minutes including questions

PPT Presentations
Power Point Presentations (on CD or USB flash drives) should be handed to the representative of the Congress Secretariat in advance but not later than 15 min prior to the start of the session.

Poster Sessions
Poster sessions will be held in Pavilion 4, 2nd floor on July 7th and in Pavilion 6 on July 8th through July 10th.

Poster Sessions Schedule
July 7th:   W4, S15, S20, W24, S25 
July 8th:   S1, S6, S7, W10, S14, S17, S19, S36, W37
July 9th:   S2, W9, S11, S12, S16, S21, S28, W31, W34
July 10th: S3, W5, W8, S13, S18, S22, S23, S26, S27, S29, W30, W32, W33

Opening Ceremony
Oktyabrsky Concert Hall (Address: 6, Ligovsky Avenue, Saint Petersburg)

July 6th, 16.00 – 17.00 Opening
July 6th, 17.00 – 18.00 Plenary Lecture by Jules Hoffmann, Nobel Laureate

Social Program

July 6th, 18.30 – 19.30 Ballet “Swan Lake”
Oktyabrsky Concert Hall
July 6th, 19.30 – 10.30  Get Together Party
Oktyabrsky Concert Hall
July 7th, 12.00 – 16.00, 21.00 – 22.30 Hermitage guided tours (tickets are available at accreditation desk; for registered participants and accompanying persons free of charge)
July 10th, 12.00 – 16.00, 21.00 – 22.30 Hermitage guided tours (tickets are available at accreditation desk; for registered participants and accompanying persons free of charge)
July 10th, 20.30 Congress Dinner in Russian style
(Ticket price EU 85, ordered in advance)

Congress Tours
We are happy to offer you FEBS Congress Tours. You should have a ticket to participate in a Congress tour. For more info on price and selection of tours please visit our website at http://www.febs-2013.org/eng/catalog/769.aspx or as the tour manager at our accreditation desk upon arrival.

 

July 6

July 7

July 8

July 9

July 10

July 11

City Tour in St. Petersburg
+ The Nobels in St. Petersburg

Duration: 3 hours

10.00
Park Inn

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

 

 

 

Boat Night City Tour
Duration: 2 hours

 

 

 

00.30 Park Inn
01.00 Moika 23

 

 

Parks and Fountains of Peterhoff
Duration: 4 hours

10.00
Park Inn

 

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

 

 

Journey to Pushkin. Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Chamber
Duration: 4 hours

 

08.30 Park Inn
09.00 LenExpo

 

 

08.00 Park Inn
08.30 LenExpo

 

Behind the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
Duration: 3 hours

 

 

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

 

10.30 Park Inn
11.00 LenExpo

 

Journey to Shuvalovka Village
Duration: 4 hours

 

 

 

 

 

09.30 Park Inn
10.00 LenExpo

Shuttle buses
For full shuttle schedule click here.

Call Center in St Petersburg
+7-921-855-8666 – Inquiries on accommodation and shuttle bus service
+7-921-359-1877 – General issues
+7-921-855-8639 – Info on FEBS Congress tours 
+7-921-889-6330 Program Committee for invited speaker from July 5

The general emergency phones (we do hope you’ll not need it, just in case)
To call fire fighters, dial – 01, if you are calling from mob phone, dial – 112
To call police, dial - 02, if you are calling from mob phone, dial – 112
To call an ambulance, dial – 03, if you are calling from mob phone, dial – 112

If you are staying in a hotel, you should call the reception first and they will call the necessary emergency services.