NYEX Annual Conference will be organized in October 18-20, 2007 in
the Petnica Science Center, Serbia.
There will be three main topics of the Conference:
1. Toward Successful National Policies that Support Young Talents in Science
2. Effects of Out-of-school Science Education
3. Professional Support for Young Talents in Science -- Examples of Good Practice.
Participants arrival --- October 17th (Wednesday) in Belgrade
There will be reserved hotel in Belgrade (free of charge) for
all NYEX member participants.
Tomorrow, on Thursday, October 18th, participants will be
transported by bus from Belgrade to Valjevo, hotel "Grand".
The opening ceremony will be on Thursday afternoon in Petnica
Working days: Thursday afternoon, Friday, Saturday morning.
On Saturday afternoon we'll offer you a nice excursion.
Departure: Sunday, October 21, morning (to Belgrade).
Complete boarding and local transportation costs
(Belgrade-Valjevo-Petnica-Excursion-Valjevo-Belgrade) will be
covered by the Petnica Center for one representative of each
Other participants have to pay their accommodation. We shall
offer several options for accommodation in Valjevo in price
range 20-50 Euro per night. For a limited number of participants
we can offer accommodation in the Petnica Center in Student
Dormitory for about 10 Euro per day (full costs).
June 15th --- NYEX member participants -- hotel reservation
(e-mail confirmation to vigor at psc.ac.yu)
July 1st ---- We expect announcements from participants who wish
to present their papers at the Conference: Full titles, please,
plus 2-3 sentences about the main idea.
July 15th --- Other participants, extra reservations,
September 15th -- Final list of speaking participants because of
printed Conference Programme.
Not urgent! In September we shall contact all registered
participants and guests about their preferred meals.
Try to come in Belgrade until Thursday morning, October
You can stay in Belgrade on your own costs after the last
If anybody wish to leave the Conference on Saturday, we shall
try to organize the best possible transportation to Belgrade.
Anyway there are many buses between Valjevo and Belgrade --
almost every round hour! It's not far -- about 90-100 minutes by
Colleagues planning to come by car from not far countries can
easily find Valjevo on the road map -- about 70 km SW from
Nobody knows! Statistically, October is the most pleasant month
here with avg. temperature of about 19o centigrade by day.
Bus ticket Belgrade-Valjevo is about 6 Euro.
Gasoline: 0.9 Euro per liter.
Holidays: No official holiday (yet) in October.
Exchange rate: about 80 (78-82) dinars for 1 Euro.
Other interesting facts:
At the same time there will be several groups of
secondary-school students in the Petnica Center attending our
Autumn Courses. It will be very interesting opportunity for
the Conference participants to see some of typical science
training programmes in Petnica as well as to meet many of our
colleagues and associates.
We also expect some of local experts in education of gifted
students to visit the Conference and take part in some of
Interested parties please write to the organizers :Vigor Majic <vigor at psc.ac.yu>
or to the secretary of the NYEX: Lilla Barabas <secretary at nyex.info>.