GIREP-EPEC Conference is held at the Congress Centre of hotel Ambasador, a five-star hotel, the leading business-convention, incentive and resort hotel of the Kvarner region.
F. Peršića 1, HR-51410 Opatija
The plan of the Congress Centre is given here in pdf format.
The Conference Information Desk and Hotel Reception staff will be happy to assist you during the Conference.
Conference information and updates concerning the organisational and the administrative meetings will be published daily at the main conference board near the information desk, registration desk and the reception.
The coffee areas will be located on the ground floor beside the reception or on the open-air terrace of the hotel.
The official language of the conference is English.
For some countries a visa is required.
Please visit http://www.mfa.hr or consult the nearest Croatian Consulate for details.
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All participants are kindly asked to wear the Conference badge at all times.
The colour codes for the badges are:
• Participants – white
• Program committee members, GIREP and EPEC board – blue
• LOC and conference agency staff - yellow
• Technical staff – red
• Accompanying persons - pink
PHOTOCOPYING / FAX TRANSMISSION/ INTERNET ACCESS
A copying and a fax machine are available at the business center of hotel Ambasador near the reception. There will be a small charge for this service.
Four PCs at the Ambasador’s business centre (near the reception) will be available for conference participants 0-24 hours providing complementary access to Internet and e-mail.There will be a small charge for this service. Please be considerate of other Conference participants and restrict your use of the Internet to a maximum of 15 minutes at busy times.
WEATHER & CLOTHING
The weather in Opatija during August is usually sunny (average daytime temperature 25°C; sea temperature 21-24°C).
The Congress Centre is air-conditioned.
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Don’t forget your bathing suit.
The Ambasador offers its guests:
- hotel beach with private terrace
- swimming pool with sea water: outdoor, heated ( 20,75 x 11,58m), indoor (15 x 5,6m)
- sauna, massage, solarium, fitness & wellness centre, centre for acupuncture, chiropractic and keeping fit, beauty parlour for skin & body care, hairdresser, medical service
No childcare facilities are officially available at the GIREP-EPEC Conference. However, the LOC is ready to arrange childcare on request.
Car rental office is in the hotel’s lobby.
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Tourist information http://www.opatija-tourism.hr
Conference Agency - Tourist Agency DaRiva
M.Tita 170, HR 51410 Opatija, Croatia
Phone: +385 51 272-990
Fax: +385 51 272-482