The conference will be held at the campus of University of South Bohemia and Biology Centre of Czech Academy of Sciences, in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic.

Ceske Budejovice

Located in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice is situated 120km from Prague, allowing comfortable travelling from the whole Czech Republic and central Europe. With its remarkable square, the 16th Century Black Tower or even the 13th Dominican convent, its historical centre is a great example of architecture from the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and 19th century periods. The city of České Budějovice and the surrounding areas give a great overview of what the Czech Republic has to offer. It is famous for its breweries (Budweiser Budvar), and is also located right next to Český Krumlov (designated UNESCO World Heritage Site for its architecture) and the Šumava National Park (UNESCO biosphere reserve).

University of South Bohemia

The conference is hosted by the public University of South Bohemia (USB), not far from the city centre of České Budějovice (20-30 min walk / 8 min bus ride). The University of South Bohemia has nearly 9 000 students across 8 different faculties and has amble space and facilities to ensure a successful and enjoyable Annual Meeting.

C building of Faculty of Sciences of University of South Bohemia – this is where plenary talks and 2 parallel sessions will be happening. The open space and stars inside will be used for poster sessions.

B building of Faculty of Sciences of University of South Bohemia – this is where two parallel sessions, registration, room for mums and clock-room will be situated. The buildings B and C are 50 m apart.

Space between buildings B and C – this is where Welcome mixer will be happening if the weather allows. If the weather doesn’t permit, the welcome party will be held in the foyers of B building.

Clarion Congress Hotel – the location of Conference dinner. This is also where Board members of the society will meet on Monday, June 19, 2023, before the conference starts.