Microwave and Radiolocation Foundation
The MRW-2018 conference is organized by MIKON Foundation with professional conference services provided by Poznan Congress Center.
The conference and exhibition venue will be the Conference Center of Poznan International Fair, a building with comfortable conference rooms, plenty of exhibition space, and the magnificent Earth Hall (Sala Ziemi).
Poznań Congress Center is a modern congress-, exhibition-, sporting- and entertainment center. It is the Center of Great Opportunities offering all of the facilities of Poznan International Fair (in Polish: Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie).
PCC has more than 70 conference rooms, 16 exhibition pavilions, a congress center, an open space and a parking for 2,000 cars. Architecturally diverse interiors enable the organization of various types of events, from business meetings for a dozen people to the events for more than 11 000 participants.
The showpiece of the congress center is Earth Hall considered by experts as one of the best large concert halls in Poland in terms of acoustics. The hall can accommodate nearly 2 000 people, and thanks to the ingenuity of designers it can be arranged in various layouts that work for scientific congresses, theatre performances, concert and sporting event.
Poznań Congress Center is located in the very heart of this vibrant and vigorous city. The banks, science and business centers as well as the Opera House, the Philharmonic Hall and numerous theaters, and – last, but not least – a picturesque historic part of the city with the captivating Old Market Square are located in its immediate vicinity. PCC is conveniently located only 500 meters from the Central Railway Station (PKP Poznań Główny) and 6 km from the Ławica Airport.
the capital of the Wielkopolska region –
One of Poland’s major commercial and cultural centers
Poznań is a place where the energy of the countries of the New Europe intermingles with the culture of Western civilizations. Stretching along the Warta river, the city has always enjoyed an important position on the political and economic scene of our country. Thanks to its excellent location at the crossroads of a number of major communication routes, Poznań, the capital of the Wielkopolska region, draws many visitors from all over Poland and abroad from year to year.
The city backs its methods to achieve success, bolstered with an over-1000-year-old efficiency tradition. It is here where the Polish nation was born, and where the Great Poland Uprising of 1918-19 (the only successful Polish uprising from all national uprisings in Polish history) broke out which further confirms the resourcefulness of Poznan’s citizens. Poznan offers a wide range of historical and leisure spots to visit or walk by. The most interesting include, among others, the renaissance Old Market square, the enchantingly located Cathedral at the riverside, Citadel Park, a vicinity of Malta Lake. Also a set of the rearranged post-industrial venues that have come to be the most attractive spots at the city’s map in terms of a fascinating mixture of architecture, commerce, music, and art-, and handcraft is in the city not-to-be-missed places category.
Poznan and Wielkopolska region boasts with an impressive number of 25 000 places in hotels that will suit all tastes. One can stay in a big renowned franchise hotel located in the downtown or a cozy, picturesquely situated hotel off the beaten track. It is worth booking a room in one of the historic manors or palaces that Poznań and Wielkopolska region is famous for. Another option is staying in a nearby lake cottage complex.
Situated exactly halfway between Berlin and Warsaw, Poznań lies at the crossroads of national and international routes. Poznań can be accessed from the A2 motor way or domestic roads – the 92 (east-west) and the 11 (north-south). Poznań is also an important rail hub with trains arriving from all over Poland and abroad. The journey to Berlin takes approx. 3 hours. All trains stop at the centrally located Poznań Główny main station that provides an easy access to every district of the city.
Poznań Airport has 26 direct destinations with 12 flights per day operated by the Star Alliance carriers and direct connections to airport hubs in Copenhagen (3 x day), Munich (4 x day) and Frankfurt (4 x day) operated by SAS Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa