The Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) is situated in the so-called Akademgorodok, which is administratively a part of Novosibirsk. More than 20 Institutes of SB RAS, together with the campus of the Novosibirsk University, form a unique scientific space.
The detailed information is presented in the Russian section. We will meet participants from non-fSU countries at the airport.
If you arrive at the Novosibirsk airport Tolmachevo, you can use the bus 108 or take a taxi to get to the hotel. The bus goes every hour and arrives at Akademgorodok in approximately 1 hour. The terminal stop of the bus is near the hotel "Zolotaya dolina". If you prefer to take a taxi, please, remember that this costs about 10-15 USD (not 100 USD!). The hotel "Zolotaya Dolina" (Golden valley) is situated in Akademgorodok, the address is Il'icha, 10.
For more detail about Akademgorodok, see the map (save it to the disc for better using - it is JPG-file, more than 600kB).
The average daily temperature in May is about 5-14 C. The weather in May can be sunny (like in the year 1999) or rainy (like in the year 1998). The Siberian weather is capricious. To be on safe side, please, do not forget your umbrella and jacket. The weather forecast can be found, for example, here.
In Russia, you will need Russian money. Please, notice that US dollars and German marks are easy to exchange; the other currencies are not exchanged in most exchange offices. Currency exchange offices in Akademgorodok can be found at the following addresses.