15th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering
25 - 29 August 2002
Praha, Czech Republic
Basic Information

Congress venue and language

The Congress will take place on the premises of the Czech Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture (in Czech: CVUT - Fakulta stavebniho inzenyrstvi a architektury), Praha 6-Dejvice, at Technicka and Thakurova Streets (Metro station Dejvicka, on route from airport to the city centre).
The Congress language is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Arrivals, registration and Congress opening

It is anticipated that Congress participants will arrive and register beginning Saturday, 24 August 2002. The Congress Office will be open for registration, accommodation and information at the Congress site on Saturday, 24 August at 14-20 h. and on Sunday, 25 August at 10-20 h. The Office will operate from Monday till Thursday at 8-17 h.
The Congress will officially begin with an Opening ceremony and party on Sunday, 25 August at 20-22 h. in the Municipal House of Prague (in Czech: Obecni Dum), Metro station "Namesti Republiky".


Application for participation

All participants including authors are asked to register preferably before 30 April 2002. Please use for this purpose one of the following options:

  • Internet (prefarably): fill in the interactive Registration Form at the address www.chisa.cz/2002/appl 
  • E-mail: download the MS-Word Registration Form available at the address www.chisa.cz/2002/reg.doc, then edit it and send as an attachment to appl@chisa.cz
  • Fax the Registration Form to: +420 2 21082366 or +420 2 33335529
  • Send the Registration Form by post to: CHISA 2002, Novotneho lavka 5, 116 68 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Please use only one of the above channels to avoid duplication. Specify clearly your requests but we urge you to register as soon as possible. 
Upon receipt of your Registration Form, the Organising Committee will send you two separate invoices, one for the registration fee and the other for ordered services with instructions concerning payment. However, both the payments can be paid together. 

Congress Fees  

Standard registration (before 30 April 2002)  480 EUR
Late registration (after 30 April 2002)  530 EUR
Students (including PhD students)  240 EUR
PRES 2002 Short Course (extra charge) 100 EUR
Accompanying person (over 18 years)  40 EUR
Rent of booth at MARCHES 2002 Exhibition (including registration for one person) 970 EUR

The registration fee includes Congress materials, invitations to the opening ceremony, concert and farewell party. Authors pay the same registration fee as do participants.
At least one of the authors of a contribution should submit his Registration Form before 30 April 2002 and subsequently settle the registration fee, otherwise the paper may be withdrawn from the Final Program. 

Cancellation and refunds

The registration fee will be refunded (with the deduction of 10 % to cover the handling costs) if participation in the Congress is cancelled in writing before 20 July 2002. No refund will be granted after this date.



Accommodation has been reserved by the CHISA 2002 Accommodation Service "Orgit Ltd." 
For your reservation please select one of the following options:

  • Internet (prefarably): fill in the interactive Accommodation Booking Form at www.chisa.cz/2002/appl 
  • E-mail: download the MS-Word Accommodation Booking Form available at the address www.chisa.cz/2002/acc.doc, edit it and send as an attachment to appl@chisa.cz
  • Fax the Accommodation Booking Form to: +420 2 21082366 or +420 2 33335529
  • Send the Accommodation Booking Form by post to: CHISA 2002, Novotneho lavka 5, 116 68 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Since hotels require substantial deposits before the Congress, participants are kindly requested to settle the complete accommodation payment in advance. Upon receipt of the Accommodation Booking Form, Orgit will send you an invoice with instructions on making the payments. Payments should then be transferred to Orgit within two weeks.
A part of the accommodation capacity has been reserved from 24 August to 30 August, and a limited number of rooms have been reserved till 31 August which will enable those interested to take advantage of the APEX air ticket discount.
Please make your reservation before 10 June 2002 to ensure your preferred accommodation.



Lunches will be available in the Student House within the Congress venue; there will be a choice from three main dishes. Lunches can be ordered using the Registration Form or purchased in the Congress Office at least one day in advance. Price is 5 EUR/lunch.


Payments in the Congress Office

Any payments in the Congress Office can be settled in cash. USD and EUR will be accepted but Czech Crowns are preferred. Credit cards will be honoured, however, cheques will not be accepted. Nearby bank service is available during weekdays.



No visa is required from citizens of most European countries. Please consult the Czech Embassy or authorities in your country if in doubt. For detailed instructions see Information on Czech Visa Application.

Important deadlines

Registration (standard fee) 30 April 2002
Obligatory registration of one author of a contribution  30 April 2002
Submission of additional paper 31 May 2002
(later submission is also possible but paper will not be included in the Final Program)
Submission of final summary and full text 31 May 2002


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