TechNet Europe 2013

Under the auspices of the Chief of The General Staff of The Polish Armed Forces and

in cooperation with the European Defence Agency (EDA) and

the Military University of Technology, Warsaw

  

28-29 May 2013, Hilton Warsaw Hotel, Poland

  

"Big Data - Security Challenge/Demand for Spectrum"

 

 

 

Foreword

 

 

Programme

 

 

Sponsorship

            > Sponsors

  

   

Student Conference

 

 

Contacts

 

 

---FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS---

 

- Venue

- Directions

- Hotel & Travel

- Currency

- Time Zone

- Programme

- Registration

- Dinner

- When should I pay for the Conference?

- Sponsor/Exhibitor

- When will I receive my conference material?

- Presentations

- What should I wear?

- Special needs

- Contacts

 

VENUE

The Hilton Warsaw Hotel is located in the business and financial district of Warsaw which is 5-10 minutes’ walk to all the main office buildings of downtown and only a 5 minute taxi ride away from Warsaw's Unesco World Heritage monument - the old-town.

The Palace of Culture and Science, museums, theatres, restaurants, bars and clubs are within easy reach either by walking or by a short cab ride.

The hotel is 20-30 minute drive from Warsaw Frederic Chopin International Airport (WAW).  A city taxi ride to the hotel costs approx. 40,00 Polish Zlotych (= approx. EUR 9,00). A Limousine transfer is bookable via the hotel.

 

Hilton Warsaw Hotel

Grzybowska 63

00-844 Warsaw

POLAND
Tel.: + 48-22-356 5555
Fax: +48-22-356 5556
Website

 

DIRECTIONS

By car:

Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre is located on the left side of the Wisla River.

From the North - enter Warsaw via Route E77, then Pulkowa Street, then Marymoncka and Popieluszki, pass the Arkadia shopping center on your left and take 1st exit on the nearest roundabout. Drive straight ahead, cross the tram line junction and traffic lights and turn left on the next lights. You will see the Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre ahead of you, on the right side of the street.

From the South - approach Warsaw via Route E77, then Aleja Krakowska and Grojecka Str., cross Zawiszy Square with roundabout and take 3rd exit. Go straight, cross another roundabout and turn right into the second street which is Grzybowska and you will see the Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre on your right.

From the East - drive to Warsaw via Route E30, then straight along Grochowska Street until you have reached the Warszawa Wilenska train station. There, turn left into Aleja Solidarnosci, crossing the Wisla river you will see the Royal Castle, drive straight ahead and the 4th major crossroads with street lights, which are on a roundabout, turn left into Towarowa Str. The 3rd street left is Grzybowska. You will see the Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre on your right.

From the airport to the Hilton Warsaw Hotel:

 

Balice

DIRECTIONS:

11KM from City Centre. Bus links available to Krakow. Trains every hour from Krakow to Warsaw (journey time 3hrs). By car take Route E-7

Distance from Hotel: 350 km.

Drive Time: 3.75 hr.

 

TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM AIRPORT:

Subway/Rail – Taxi - Rental Car: Call Hotel for information

 

 

Okecie

DIRECTIONS:

Follow signs Exit/Centrum from Airport. Follow the main roads all times. Zwiriki i Wigury street North, Raszynska St North, Towara St North then turn right into Grzybowska St. Hotel on right

Distance from Hotel: 11 km.

Drive Time: 30 min.

 

TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM AIRPORT:

Taxi: 50.00 PLN (typical minimum charge)

Bus Service: 8.00 PLN (typical minimum charge)

 

 

Rebiechowo

DIRECTIONS:

10KM from City Centre. Bus link available to Gdansk. Trains every 2 hours from Gdansk to Warsaw (journey time 4.5hrs) By car take route E-7.

Distance from Hotel: 350 km.

Drive Time: 4.5 hr.

 

TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM AIRPORT:

Rental Car - Subway/Rail - Taxi: Call Hotel for information

 

HOTEL & TRAVEL

1) HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and payment.

  • Hilton Warsaw Hotel

Hilton Warsaw Hotel

Grzybowska 63

00-844 Warsaw

POLAND
Tel.: + 48-22-356 5555
Fax: +48-22-356 5556
Website

 

  • Radisson Blu Centrum in Warsaw

 

Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel

ul. Grzybowska 24

00-132 Warsaw

POLAND

 

  • Radisson Blu Sobieski

Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel

Plac Artura Zawiszy 1

02-025 Warsaw

POLAND

 

  • Ibis Warszawa Centrum

Ibis Warszawa Centrum

al. Solidarnosci 165

00-876 Warsaw

POLAND

 

2) TRAVEL:

SAVE UP TO 20% ON TRAVEL WITH THE STAR ALLIANCE NETWORK

The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for AFCEA TechNet Europe 2013.

 

 

CURRENCY

(a/o February 2013)

1 PLN is about 0.238 EUR

1 PLN is about 0.323 USD

 

TIME ZONE

Prague is 1 hour ahead the United Kingdom and six hours ahead of US EST.

 

PROGRAMME

A programme of the event is available, click here

 

REGISTRATION

As we are getting close to the event, the online registration form has been removed from our website. However you can still download the Word version and bring it filled in at the registration desk on 28 May 2013.

Registration form in Word document:

 

  • Registration form
  • Registration form for AFCEA Central Europe & Baltic Regions

 

Fee includes sessions, networking lunches, coffee breaks and Dinner at Belvedere restaurant in the Royal Lazienki Park on 28 May.

Registration rates:
                                        
    AFCEA Member (Equiv. in EUR)
Non-AFCEA Member
(Equiv. in EUR)
Industry     2.075 PLN (+/- € 500)     2.490 PLN (+/- € 600)
             
Active Military/Government     625 PLN (+/- € 150)     830 PLN (+/- € 200)
             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT VAT INFORMATION

  

  • All fees are in Polish Zlotych and subject to Polish VAT at 23%.       

     

  • NATO personnel and some Diplomatic Missions may be exempt from VAT charges but must provide a VAT Exemption Certificate otherwise VAT will be charged. This document has to be provided with registration form.

 

DINNER

A Networking dinner was held on 28 May at the Belvedere restaurant in the Royal Lazienki Park at 19h00.

Belvedere restaurant:

Agrykoli 1 str. (Entrance and car-park from Parkowa Str.)

00-460 Warsaw

Tel.: (+48) 22 55 86 700

 

WHEN SHOULD I PAY FOR THE CONFERENCE?

When registering and prior to 14 May 2013. Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer before the event. An invoice will be e-mailed to you or to the contact person named on your registration form.

 

SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR

Conference pass and exhibit table space are included in the sponsorship package. Everyone must register to receive a badge.

Be advised that the exposition is in the form of a table-top display (no stands) which includes 4 square meters space, table and chairs, and electricity. Please bring your own electricity leads, adaptors, etc. for a smooth set up. There is no official freight forwarder; each sponsor is responsible for his own shipment and customs clearance. Hotel accepts shipment from 24 May onwards (max. volume 100kg per parcel. Size of parcel should not exceed 1x1x1meter). Please label your parcels with the Event shipping label received by e-mail and ship them to:  Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre, Loading Bay, to the attention of Ms. Zuzanna Buslowska, Grzybowska 63, 00-844 Warsaw, POLAND.

The timing for setting up on 27 May 2013 is from 17:00 to 20:00 and on 28 May from 07:00 to 07:45; dismantling is on 29 May 2013 from 18:00 to 20:00.

For questions, please contact AFCEA Europe.

 

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY CONFERENCE MATERIAL?

Your badge and a Final Programme will be distributed on arrival at the AFCEA Europe Registration Desk.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Each participant will receive at the end of the conference a USB key with the presentations authorized for publication by the speakers.

 

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

The dress code is business suit or military uniform.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS

If you have any special needs, disabilities, and/or dietary restrictions that we may address to make your participation at our event more enjoyable, please do let us know when registering.

 

For more information, contact:

AFCEA Europe

105 rue Colonel Bourg

1030 Brussels

BELGIUM

Tel.: +32 2 705 2731

Fax: +32 2 705 2894

E-Mail

 

 

Event in cooperation with the European Defence Agency