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FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Where is the conference located?
The INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MATHEMATICAL GIFTEDNESS AND CREATIVITY (MCG) – 9th EDITION will be held in Romania - Sinaia, during June 25 - 28, 2015.
The Conference venue is hotel New Montana, Sinaia, Prahova County, Romania.


What is provided in the conference registration?

Full conference and College/University Student registration includes:
- Conference badge
- Participation in all sessions
- Mid-morning and afternoon coffee, lunch, and dinner during each day
- Opening reception the evening of June 25, 2015 with light hors d'oeuvres
- Closing Formal Banquet on June 27, 2015
- Participation diploma
- Excursion to Peles Castle

One Day registration fee includes:
- Conference badge
- Participation in sessions on the respective day
- Mid-morning and afternoon coffee, and lunch

The fee for the accompanying person includes:
- Opening reception the evening of June 25, 2015 with light hors d'oeuvres
- Lunch, and dinner during each day
- Closing Formal Banquet on June 27, 2015
- Excursion to Peles Castle.


What are registration deadlines?
• Early bird registration closes on March 15, 2015.
• Last day to register online is June, 25, 2015.
• On-site registration is also possible during the conference.


What are the options for accommodations?
• The New Montana Hotel is located at the following address: 24 Carol I Boulevard Sinaia, Romania. Please visit the accommodation tab for pricing information and to secure reservations.
• The Palace Hotel is located in the central park of the resort, Ghica Park, 200 meters away from the centre of Sinaia, at 4 Octavian Goga Street, Sinaia, Romania.


How do I get to the hotel?
The New Montana Hotel is located at 24 Carol I Boulevard Sinaia, Romania.

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The Palace Hotel is located at 4 Octavian Goga Street Sinaia, Romania.

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How do I get to Sinaia?
•  Sinaia is situated 120 Km from the international airport Henry Coanda, Bucharest and 190 Km from the international airport of Sibiu.
Transportation from Bucharest airport to hotel and back will be provided for a 50 EUR fee.
Other means of transportation are by taxi or by train. Detailed information can be found at each airport.
It is also possible to rent a car. We suggest the following link: www.aresrentacar.ro  

Traveling to Sinaia
• Sinaia is a town and mountain resort in Prahova County, Romania and is located at about 50 kilometers northwest of Ploiesti and 50 kilometers south of Brasov in the mountainous area of the Prahova River Valley. The altitude varies from 767 to 860 m above the sea level. During summer, the temperature varies between 15°C (59°F) at night, and 25°C (77°F) at midday.


I submitted a paper, when will I hear if I have been accepted?
• The paper submission is open until February 22, 2014. Upon close of the submission period, proposals will be reviewed with notification to presenters sent up to March 15. Once accepted, final paper revisions will be due back by April 1. All presenters who did not pay the registration fee by 1st of June 2015 will have their session(s) removed from the conference program.

 

I am a presenter, what technology is available?
• Each room will be equipped with an LCD projector and screen, Wi-Fi access, and laptop or desktop computer. Selected rooms will have microphones. If you have additional technology needs, please send a message to contact @ mcg-9.net

 

Are there pre and post conference opportunities for excursions?
• On the conference site www.mcg-9.net/excursions you can find 4 proposals from travel agencies. Please go to the Excursions tab for more information about the tours.
• It is also possible to rent a car for tours in Romania. We recommend www.aresrentacar.ro  
• Close to Sinaia there are attractive touristic cities: Brasov, Bran, Rasnov, Sibiu, Sighisoara, which can be reached by train, by car, or by bus.
• You may also access the Bucegi mountain area by cable car.

 

Are there advertising opportunities?
• Full page conference program advertisement- $450
• Half page conference program advertisement- $300
• Quarter page conference program advertisement- $250
• Tote bag insert- $450 (one page flyer)
• Tote bag insert- $500- (multipage)
o Mechanical Requirements: All text ads are black and white, no bleeds, high resolution PDF file with all fonts and graphics embedded.
o All advertising materials must be submitted by May 15th  to the conference secretariat contact @ mcg-9.net   
• To advertise please contact the conference secretariat at contact @ mcg-9.net 

 

Are there exhibition opportunities?
• The conference venue offers space for exhibitions, commercial exhibition included. To register as an exhibitor, please contact the conference secretariat contact @ mcg-9.net.