7th International Summer School/Conference
LET'S FACE CHAOS THROUGH NONLINEAR DYNAMICS
Center for Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
CAMTP, University of Maribor, Slovenia
29 June - 13 July 2008
Organization of Life
The School/Conference will be organized as follows
Each working day Monday to Friday: lectures 9-10, 10-11; coffee/tea
11-11:30; lectures 11:30-12:30,12:30-13:30; lunch 13:30-15:15;
lectures 15:15-16:15; coffee/tea 16:15-16:45; lectures 16:45-17:45,
17:45-18:45; dinner 18:45-19:45; 19:45 - evening festival programme
or other private programmes and activities. Exceptionally we will
have a few evening lectures due to the extremely dense
programme and high-quality offers by the invited lecturers.
On Saturday morning, 5 July, there will be lectures and short
reports followed by lunch as on working days.
In the afternoon there will be
a trip through the Maribor area as described above.
On Saturday morning, 12 July, there will be lectures and
short reports followed by lunch as on working days.
In the afternoon there will be a social event or/and trip
to celebrate the closure of the (successful) School/Conference.
The Conference Place
The lectures will take place in the Large Lecture Hall (Velika
in the Main University Building, on the ground floor (actually
semi-basement), at Slomškov trg 15, just next to the
Theatre (Slovensko Narodno Gledališce) and Opera.
For the details of the location and more about the City of Maribor
and its map please see our home page
http://www.camtp.uni-mb.si/chaos/2008/ and the links there.
The capacity of the lecture hall is at least 160, and is
The Main University Building is a nicely renovated old
19th Century building, opened in September 2000,
in excellent shape with excellent infrastructure.
There will be extra PCs provided with internet connection
for your use during the
Conference time, especially to check and to send your e-mails.
The University Library Building is located just behind the
Main University Building, in the central and most beautiful
square of the city, called Slomškov trg,
with the Cathedral situated in central position, and surrounded
by the historic buildings of the Theological Faculty,
the University Building, the National Theatre and Opera,
the central Post Office building. There is a small green park inside,
surrounded by many nice coffee houses offering a variety
of refreshments, suitable for private discussions in small groups.
Also, the Main University Building is just at 8 minutes walking distance
from the Hotel PIRAMIDA, at Heroja Šlandra 10,
(which normally is the accommodation
place for the invited lecturers and those participants wishing
explicitly the accommodation there - the latter one at their own
extra expenses), and also only at 8 minutes walking distance
from the students residence in Dijaški dom DRAVA, at Smetanova
All invited lecturers and speakers will be accommodated in
rooms (unless requested otherwise) in Hotel PIRAMIDA, Heroja
Šlandra 10, SI-2000 Maribor, Telephone +(386) (2) 2344 400,
Telefax +(386) (2) 2344 360,
where they can also register upon the arrival to get the Conference
Hotel PIRAMIDA is situated at a central quite convenient location in the
City Center, not far from the famous and old
Hotel OREL and the nearby baroque City Castle,
in the pedestrian zone, and close to the very nice and old City Park.
It is 5 minutes walking from Hotel OREL and 8 minutes walking to
the Conference place in the Main University Building.
It is a 4 star hotel, and it has all the
features of best quality, especially the cuisine.
In the city we have several superb swimming, sauna, fitness and health
centers. One is FONTANA located at Koroška cesta 172,
Telephone +(386) (2) 2344 100,
which belongs to the same company like hotels Orel and
Piramida, namely Terme Maribor. Therefore
all hotel guests of Hotel PIRAMIDA can use the swimming, fitness
and sauna center FONTANA every day at convenient discount price.
There is a small bus (shuttle minibus) leaving for FONTANA every 30
near the Grajski trg, just
next to the City Castle.
above, PIRAMIDA is just at the 8 minutes walking distance from
the Conference place (the Main University Building). All those
participants accommodated in Hotel PIRAMIDA will have all meals
(breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the restaurants of the hotel.
The participants ("students"), normally accommodated in the
students residence, will also join us to have lunch and dinner
in the restaurants of the hotel PIRAMIDA. This is included in their
The participants (who are not invited lecturers),
will be normally accommodated in single rooms (unless requested
otherwise) in the student residence
Dijaški dom DRAVA, Smetanova ulica 67, SI-2000 Maribor,
Telephone +(386) (2) 2348 150, 2348 154, Telefax +(386) (2) 2348 170.
The registration office there will be open 24 hours a day.
The quality of accommodation meets the standards of a decent hotel. They
will have their breakfast served in the restaurant of this
residence establishment. For lunch and dinner, they will join
the lecturers in the restaurants of the hotel PIRAMIDA, which is
included in the participation fee. (Normally it is 1200.-EUR, payable
in two payments, the advance payment for 600.-EUR which must
be made by transfer in parallel with the submission of the
Application form, and the rest
for 600.-EUR payable at the registration in cash.
The deadline is 19 May 2008. For late applications
after 19 May 2008, and before 26 June 2008, the advance
payment increases to 850.-EURO, whilst 600.-EURO is the rest
to be paid upon arrival in Maribor.)
This student residence is very nice, having extra facilities
such as fitness rooms, music room with piano, the evening
bar (coffee, drinks and refreshments) open until 10-11 pm.
The distance from the residence establishment to the Conference
place in the Main University Building is just about 8 minutes walking.
THE HOT LINE (TELEPHONE), 24 HOURS A DAY
Please call: +(386) (31) 307 360 (Prof. Marko Robnik)
If you have any problems (one week) before and during the
or even after the School/Conference (one week),
there will be open a special hot line (telephone) +(386) (31)
307 360 (Prof. Marko Robnik),
where you can get the requested information, advice
and help at any time.