WORKSHOPS Meža iela 1/3-1/4 ; Main CONFERENCE - Kaļķu iela 1
How to get there?
There are trams and trolley-buses as well as city buses available in Riga. The ticket costs 70 santims.To go from the two main areas where BIR 2011 is held you can use the following transportation:
• Trams number 4 and 5;
• Trolleybus number 9;
• City buses number 3, 22, 30, 32, 35 and 43
1 Kaļķu street (Conference site - Main RTU building) http://goo.gl/mgyNu
Offline map (see blue square marked 1)
Meža 1/4 (Workshop site- Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology) http://goo.gl/cEWmh
Offline map (see blue square marked)
To go from Kaļķu iela to Meža iela:
• Get on a tram at 11. Novembra krastmala and get off at Nometņu iela
To go from Meža iela to Kaļķu iela:
• Get on a bus or on a trolley-bus at Daugavgrīvas iela outside the RTU faculty of CS and IT courtyard and get off on the next stop after crossing the bridge
Directions from Meža 1/4 street to 1 Kaļķu street http://goo.gl/4kJEb
Concerning the taxi service we recommend to use Red Cab
The Conference is organized by Riga Technical University.
It will take place at Riga Technical University, which is located in the heart of Riga’s historical centre. The venue is only in 5 minutes walking distance from Riga Airport shuttle bus stop, central railway station and other important public transportation lines. It is surrounded by many hotels and hostels.
The Riga city lies on the coast of the Baltic Sea at the Latvia’s largest river’s Daugava delta and is located only 20 km from the most famous Latvian resort Jurmala. The city is known for its architecture which makes it one of the largest centers of Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) in Europe.