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 IMTC®/2001 

May 21-23, 2001 (Monday-Wednesday)
Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Convention Centre

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Social Events

  • The Welcome Reception will be held on Monday (May 21) during the first evening of the Conference, in the building of the Hungarian Culture Foundation (Budapest, I. Szentháromság tér 6.), located in the historical castle district. Prior to the reception, at 19h, an organ concert will be held just on the opposite side of the street, in the Matthias Church.
  • The Banquet will be held on Tuesday evening (May 22). During it, a Hungarian folklore performance and horse show will be presented in authentic surrounding. Dinner will be served at "Tanyacsárda" in Lajosmizse. Participation in these events are free for registered participants. Access by bus, departure at approx. 17h from the Budapest Congress Centre.
    Additional tickets for accompanying persons can be requested on the registration form.

Pre-conference Excursion

On Sunday (May 20) a pre-conference excursion will be organised to the Danube Bend. This is a full day (10h00-18h00) guided excursion by bus in the surroundings of Budapest. The following places will be visited:
- Esztergom: Basilica, the oldest royal and ecclesiastical residence, (text in Hungarian, please look at the pictures)
- Visegrád: Fortress, ruins of the Castle, (text in Hungarian, please look at the pictures)
- Szentendre: Village Museum, Old town, Margit Kovács Museum (fine pottery). (text in Hungarian, please look at the pictures)
Lunch will be served in Visegrád. This program is not included in the registration fee.
Price: 100 DEM (~USD 47)/person, including transportation, entry tickets, guidance, and lunch. Departure is from the parking lot of the BCC (conference venue), Jagelló út side on May 20, at 10h00.
Reservations for the excursion should be made in advance by sending an e-mail to the organisers. Please note that because the excursion starts before the conference, advance payment by credit card is required. Please mention in your email how you want to pay or how you have already paid.

Accompanying Persons' Programs

Spouses of participants are welcome at the conference site. Beside the pre-conference excursion described above, two more tours are to be offered for companions.

A sightseeing tour in Budapest will be organised on Monday (May 21). This will be a half day guided sightseeing tour (9h30-13h00) in Budapest by bus, organised at the beginning of the meeting, enabling companions to get acquainted with the city. Among several famous sights the following places will be visited: Heroes' Square, Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, Gellért Hill, Citadel, Basilica, Castle, etc.
Price: 40 DEM(~USD 19)/person, including transportation, and guidance. Departure is from the parking lot of BCC (conference venue), Jagelló út side on May 21, at 9h30.
Bookings for the program must be made in advance by sending an e-mail to the organisers.

Excursion to Gödöllõ, a half a day guided tour (9h30-13h00)  by bus to a historical town near Budapest will be organised on Wednesday (May 23). The town's greatest treasure and draw for tourists is its 250 year-old Royal Palace. Visitors can see the living quarters of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Elizabeth (Sisi), and the newly renovated palm-house, holding ornamental plants on exhibition. (text in Hungarian, please look at the pictures)
Price: 55 DEM (~USD 26)/person, including transportation, entry tickets, guidance and refreshments at the castle buffet. Departure is from the parking lot of BCC (conference venue), Jagelló út side on May 23, at 9h30.
Bookings for the program must be made in advance by sending an e-mail to the organisers.


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