Limit Theorems in Probability Theory and Their Applications

LOCATION The Conference will take place at the Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Conference Hall, from 9h30 to 13h00 and from 15h00 to 18h30. The address is
Koptyuga prospect,4
630090 Novosibirsk

The Institute is located in Akademgorodok, 45 minutes from Novosibirsk city.

REGISTRATION All participants attending the workshop and all accompanying persons must register. Registration and distribution of the conference material starts on Monday, August 21 at 9.00.
TRANSPORTATION Public transport in Novosibirsk is by bus, tram and subway. The fare is about 8-20 RUB for a single-journey ticket.

From the Airport to Akademgorodok Novosibirsk airport is located about 1h10 from Akademgorodok. To reach Akademgorodok, you can use the bus #808 between the airport and Akademgorodok (duration: 1h10; departure every hour). The conference hotel is located near the bus terminal.

From Akademgorodok to the Institute of Mathematics The Institute of Mathematics is located about 10 minutes from the hotel.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION The Organising Committee has appointed the GOLDEN VALLEY HOTEL (ZOLOTAYA DOLINA) for hotel accommodation. Hotel rates are 1100-1500 RUB per night. The hotel is located in the very heart of Akademgorodok, about 10 min walking distance from the Institute of Mathematics.
  • Welcoming party at the Institute of Mathematics (Monday 21)
  • Sightseeing tour of Novosibirsk (Wednesday 23)
  • Conference dinner at the Institute of Mathematics (Wednesday 23)
USEFUL INFORMATION Climate August is generally sufficiently warm with temperatures around 20 C. Don't forget your umbrella, however, since it may also be rainy.

Currency and Banks The currency unit in Russia is the Russian Ruble (RUB). Coins: 1, 5, 10 and 50 KOPEJKA; 1, 2, 5 and 10 RUB. Notes: 10, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 RUB. As of August 2006: USD 1 is about RUB 28; Euro 1 is about RUB 34.
Foreign currency and traveller's cheques can be exchanged in banks (open Monday-Friday 9.30-13.00 and 14.00-17.00). A bank office is located near the Hotel.

VAT and Tipping VAT and tips are included in prices. It is not customary to tip taxi drivers.

Shopping Shops are usually open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 (10.00) to 19.00 (20.00). Some food shops are open 24 hours a day.

Electric appliances The voltage in Russia is 220 AC (50 Hz).

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