International Postgraduate Course AORTIC ROOT SURGERY


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Letter for participants

Dear participants

We confirm your participation in the International Postgraduate Course AORTIC ROOT SURGERY which takes place in December 19th – 20th, 2005, in České Budějovice in the Czech Republic.

If you have booked your accommodation via our agency, or have arranged for it at the Gomel hotel, your accommodation has been taken care of. At the hotel reception you will be given the details of conditions of payment for accommodation and other services as well as the time by which you should vacate your room.

Course check-in for participants and representatives of the sponsor companies will take place on Sunday December 18th from 6 pm to 7 pm in the hall of the Gomel hotel and on Monday December 19th from 7:30 am in Hall Z at the Exhibition Centre.

On Sunday December 18th at 7 pm a Champagne Party will be held in the lounge bar of the Gomel hotel with refreshments prepared for you where you will have a chance to meet other participants of the course.

A bus service from the Gomel hotel to the Exhibition Centre and back has been arranged for all ARS course participants on both days. The bus departs from the Gomel hotel at 7:30 am and will take you to Hall Z. If you arrived in České Budějovice by car and wish to make use of the bus service to get to the Exhibition Centre, you may leave your car on the hotel parking lot. The parking fee is not, however, included in the course fee.

The official opening of the ARS course will take place on Monday December 12th, 2005, at 8 am in Hall Z.

We hope you would enjoy the Organ Concert in the cathedral of St. Nicholas with us. It will be held on Monday December 19th at 7 pm. After the concert we will move to the Zvon hotel, situated on the city’s main square, where the evening will be closed by a celebratory meal and drinks.You are invited to attend the Evening Party at Zvon hotel as well. (admission by invitation, dress informal)

We expect the ARS course to finish on Tuesday December 20th at 6 pm.

Up-to-date information on the course, namely the course program, travel directions, a map of the Czech Republic, a town plan etc. will gradually be posted on the course’s web pages

If you have any question, please, do not hesitate to contact us:

  • By e-mail:

  • By phone: for English speaking participants: Radka Leštinová +420 602 18 18 11
    for Czech or Slovak speaking participants: Lenka Ptáková +420 602 44 33 20

We look forward to meeting you in České Budějovice

Radka Leštinová
Lenka Ptáková

Registration Fee

Registration until 31th October 2005 – 300 EUR
Registration after 1st November 2005 – 350 EUR


Payment should be made in EURO without charges for the beneficiary as follows:

  • by Direct Bank Transfer:
    Bank: HVB Bank Czech Republic, a.s. České Budějovice
    Bank Account No: 612 926 3001/2700 Name of Account: Leština s. r. o
    IBAN: CZ1927000000006129263001
    Details for beneficiary: please write your name.
  • or by Credit Card.
Ceske Budejovice

Hotel Accommodation

Single room – 1100 CZK / 38 EUR
Single room superior – 2400 CZK / 80 EUR
Double room – 1690 CZK / 60 EUR
Double room superior – 2700 CZK / 95 EUR

Accomodation payment – credit cards are accepted.

The rooms are booked until 31th October 2005. Please contact hotel reception for the room reservation:
E-MAIL:, TEL: +420 389 102 222, Mo – Fr 800 – 1600, FAX: +420 389 102 333

Cancelation Policy

Registration fee:

  • For every written cancellation received before 31th October 2005 – no cancellation fee,
  • from 31th October 2005 to 19th November 2005 – 50% cancellation fee will be applied.
  • No refund after 19th November 2005.