VIRTUALITIES AND REALITIES

2-DAY "OPEN FIELDS" CONFERENCE, 6 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, 80 PRESENTATIONS, 3 EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES, AND JUST 140 AVAILABLE SEATS

August 4, 2017

REGISTRATION

Registration for the 2nd Open Fields conference continues

To buy a ticket (as a participant, visitor or press) go to >>>
https://www.xing-events.com/OpenFields2.html?mode=guestView&page=1478317#


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

Early bird standard – 48 EUR (till September 15)
Early bird attendee – 48 EUR (till September 15)
Early bird student – 24 EUR (till September 15)

Standart – 64 EUR
Attendee – 64 EUR
Student – 32 EUR

Tickets will be available until the last conference day October 19, 2017, inclusive.

Participants: Please buy a ticket and present it at the 2nd Open Fields conference registration desk in October.
Attendees: Please buy a ticket and present it when coming to the conference. Please keep the ticket by the end of the last conference day. The ticket is for all conference days (including keynotes).

 

ACCOMMODATION

Below are our recommended hotels for the stay during the festival days. Booking the rooms for offered prices has to be made by October 1st, 2017. You can also find good accommodation offers at booking.com site if rooms in conference hotels listed below are not available anymore.

 

MONIKA CENTRUM HOTELS ****

Elizabetes iela 21 | +371 67031900
http://www.monika.centrumhotels.com/

single standard – 45 EUR per night
double standart – 50 EUR per night
(breakfast, Wi-Fi included)

Monika Centrum Hotels is within a 7 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 14 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre).

To make a reservation in Monika Centrum Hotels please go to http://www.monika.centrumhotels.commake reservation and indicating code “RIXC” by October 7, 2017

 

Guesthouse “Jakob Lenz” **

Lenču iela 2 | +371 6733 33 43
http://www.guesthouselenz.lv/pages/index.php?l=en&tema=1

double standard – 30 EUR per night
family (double+single) or (double+double) – 48 EUR per night
(breakfast +4EUR)

Guesthouse “Jakob Lenz” is within a 13 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 9 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre).

To make a reservation in Guesthouse “Jakob Lenz please send an e-mail to reservation@guesthouselenz.lv indicating the code “RIXC” by September 20, 2015.

 

PK Riga Hotel ****

Pulkveža Brieža iela 11 | +371 67631809
http://www.pkhotels.eu/riga-hotel-en/pk-riga-hotel-contacts/

single standard – 40 EUR per night*
double standart – 45 EUR per night*
(breakfast, Wi-Fi included)

PK Riga Hotel is within a 7 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 12 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre).

To make a reservation inPK Riga Hotel  please send an e-mail to booking.riga@pkhotels.eu indicating the code “RIXC” by September 20, 2015.

*At the time of booking, full payment will be required and in case of cancellation, the prepayment will not be refunded.

 

Art Hotel Liene ***

Skolas iela 11 | +371 67631809
www.laine.lv

single standard – 32 EUR per night
double standart – 42 EUR per night
(breakfast, Wi-Fi included)

Art Hotel Liene is within a 7 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 10 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre).

To make a reservation in Art Hotel Liene  please send an e-mail to info@laine.lv indicating the code “RIXC” by September 20, 2015.

 

Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars  ***

Kr. Valdemāra iela 23| +371 67631809
http://www.pkhotels.eu/riga-hotel-en/pk-riga-hotel-contacts/

single standard- 53 EUR per night
(breakfast, Wi-Fi included)

PK Riga Hotel is within a 5 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 11 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre).

To make a reservation in Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars please send an e-mail to cc.valdemars@choice.lv indicating the code “RIXC” by September 20, 2015.

 

Neiburgs ****

Jauniela 25/27 | +37167115522
www.neiburgs.com

single standard- 107 EUR per night
(breakfast, Wi-Fi included)

Neiburgs Hotel is within a 12 min walking distance to the conference venue (Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian National Museum of Art), 28 min walking distance to exhibition venue (kim? Contemporary Art Centre) or by trollybuss 5 or 25 from busstop “Zigfrīda Annas Meirovica bulvāris” till busstop “Bruņinieku iela”

To make a reservation in Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars please send an e-mail to cc.valdemars@choice.lv indicating the code “RIXC” by September 20, 2015.


TRAVEL INFORMATION
Latvia’s National Avioline is AirBaltic which offers flights to and from more than 50+ destinations. You can find more information about the flights (as well as book them) here – airbaltic.com. Most flights are operated in collaboration with other national airlines (KLM, British Airways and others), therefore you will fly with an aircraft having AirBaltic logo on it.

Among other most popular airlines flying to Riga are Lufthansa, SAS, Finnair, also Ryanair and Wizzair provide great direct flights to Riga from several destinations. Please check the airline websited.

Full list of airlines operating through Riga Airport can be found here –
http://www.riga-airport.com/en/main/flights/airlines

To look for the best deals we recommend to compare prices and airlines on the following websites such as Skyscanner or Momondo.

 

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AND VISA APPLICATIONS

Latvia is a European Union Member State and a signatory of the Schengen Agreement. Accordingly, those arriving in Latvia from the Schengen Area are not subject to border controls. EU, EEA and Swiss citizens can travel with their national ID card or passport. Nationals of other countries are required to have a valid passport.

 

USEFUL NUMBERS

Dial code for Latvia: +371
Emergency: call 112, the EU-wide emergency number for the police, fire and ambulance services.

Alternatively, call:
Police: 110 or 112
Medical service: 113
Fire service: 112
Gas emergency: 114

WE HEARTILY WELCOME YOU TO RIGA AND WISH YOU A PLEASANT STAY!