13th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2018) August 19-22, 2018 St. Petersburg, Russia
13th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2018)
Announcement 



IMPORTANT DATE
Abstract Due
January 15, 2018

New Abstract Due
January 30, 2018

Manuscript Due
March 1, 2018

Program
July 30, 2018

Conference opening
August 19, 2018

Conference closing
August 22, 2018

Conference Tour
August 22, 2018

Additional Tour
August 23, 2018


Social program

Conference Tour

Conference Tour is included in registration fee (for Regular participant, Junior reseacher, Accompanying person).

Duration of conference tour will be about 3 hours.

The language of the tour is English.

August 22, 2018 Wednesday

Duration of conference tour will be about 4 hours.

The language of the tour is English.

City tour around Saint Petersburg with visit to Peter and Paul fortress and Peter and Paul cathedral

The Peter and Paul fortress

During a three-hour city tour around Saint Petersburg, you will see the most beautiful and well-known places in the city. Car will stroll along the first and main street of Saint Petersburg Nevsky Prospect See 'Gostiny Dvor' and 'Dom Knigi', the Stroganov Palace, and of course, Admiralty the first shipping yard of Saint Petersburg from which grew Nevsky Prospect.

You will visit the main squares of the city - The Palace Square, formed by three buildings, the Hermitage, the General Staff building with a Triumphal arch, the building of the Guards House Staff and Alexander Column is one of the most outstanding architectural ensembles in St. Petersburg.

At the end of the tour You will visit the first structure to be built in Saint Petersburg, and thus the birthplace of the city. It has never served its intended defensive function. Instead it has rich, hugly varied and sometimes sinister history of being a military base, the burial ground of Russian Imperial family, severe prison that held some of most prominent political prisoners amd many more. The central visitor attraction is undoubtedly breathetaking St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, being the first and oldest landmark in the city. It houses the tombs of almost all the Russian emperors from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family.

Program for Accompanying Persons

August 20, 2018 Monday

Duration of boat tour will be about 2.5 hours.

The language of the tour is English.

Private canal boat tour

Rivers and canals of St. Petersburg

An excursion along the rivers and canals of Saint Petersburg offers a fascinating journey through 'the Venice of the North' on comfortable ships and boats! You will dive head-first into the magnificence and brilliance of Saint Petersburg.

The city looks quite different from the water, than from the embankments. The founding of Saint Petersburg, is inextricably linked with the waters, seeing as initially Peter I wanted a city of rivers and canals. The city was powered mostly by boats, ships and little boats, from the front facade of the palaces and houses, out onto the River Neva, and along the basin, the Fontanka. This is why, on the tour you will notice a completely different city, admiring the magnificent places: Sheremetievskiy, Stroganov, Yusupov, Mariinsky, Shuvalov, and that's not all...

August 21, 2018 Tuesday

Duration of Excursion to the Hermitage will be about 2.5 hours.

The language of the tour is English.

Excursion to the Hermitage (the Winter Palace)

The Hermitage (the Winter Palace)

The Hermitage is Saint Petersburg's treasure, the biggest museum in Russia and one of the grandest in the world.

The Hermitage possesses a collection counting around three million pieces of art, and statues of world culture. Within this collection paintings, images, sculptures and subjects, archaeological findings, and numerous materials.

At the Hermitage, there is a complete collection of statues of world culture, and masterpieces from Aegyptus, Mesapotamia, Byzantium and India, the countries in the Middle and Far East, Ancient Greece, and Rome. A highlight among the artistic treasures of the Hermitage is the collection of Western European art with around 600,000 exhibits it is the among the best in the world, a permanent exhibition it occupies 120 rooms of the museum. The collection reflects all the changes in the development of art from the Middle Ages to our time. The collection includes work from prominent artists from England, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy, Flanders, France, and other Western European countries.

As well as the Hermitage's collections, you will have the chance to admire the buildings which occupy the museum. Firstly, the Winter Palace, winter residence of the Russian emperors, starting with Catherine II, who laid down the foundations for the Hermitage collection.

It is impossible to describe, in only a few words, the riches, beauty and magnificence of the Hermitage, it is something you have to see with your own eyes.

Additional Tour

August 23, 2018 Thursday

Additional tour is not included in registration fee (for Regular participant, Junior reseacher, Accompanying person).

Additional payment is 100 Euro, which includes:
- English-speaking guide services according to the program,
- driver services in comfortable bus,
- admissions to Catherine`s Palace and Park, Pavlovsk Palace and Park,
- lunch in Podvorye restaurant.

  • 09:00 Meet Your guide in the hotel lobby
  • 09:00-10:30 Depart to Pavlovsk. Excursion on the way
  • 10:30-12:30 Excursion to Pavlovsk Palace and Park

The Pavlovsk Palace and Park

Spend a Great day outside of the city exploring the most charming neo-classical palace of Emperor Paul I, the only son of Empress Catherine the Great. Pavlovsk is a wonderful place to get away from it all. While more humble and less touristy than the palaces at Peterhof or Pushkin, the reconstructed palace at Pavlovsk is still very interesting. The palace feels more like a family home, then like a royal palace. The palace park is a great place to walk or have a picnic. It has romantic ruins, statues, forests and streams. Right now, its dotted with cross-country skiers, horse-drawn sleighs, and there is an outdoor ice-skating rink, where you can hire skates.

  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch in Podvorye restaurant (included)
  • 14:30-17:00 Excursion to Catherine`s Palace and Park

The Catherine`s Palace and Park

Tsarskoye Selo is about 25 km far from St Petersburg.

Tsarskoye Selo, or Tsars village, was the home of the Imperial family from the days of Peter the Great right up to the time of the last Tsar Nicolas II. It is a fascinating monument of the worlds architectural and gardening arts of the 18-19-th century. Tsarskoye Selo is quite different from Peterhof. Here, there are no massed fountains and no vistas over the sea. Here you are much inland, in a beautiful English style park, unrestrained by the geometrical formality of Russian Versailles. The compositional center of the ensemble is the Catherine Palace, containing exquisite objects dart, furniture, paintings, unique collection of porcelain, amber, bronze, etc. The Tsarskoselsky Liceum, an elite school established in Russia in the early 19-th century for noble offsprings which the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin attended, is situated next to the palace.

A treasure of the Tsars' residence is Catherine's palace a magnificent piece of architecture built in Russian Baroque style. There is the admirable luxurious furniture in the palace's Grand hall and the 'Golden Hall', the front hall, in the middle of which is the world famous restored 'Amber Room'. Once in this hall, you will feel the spirit of Elizabeth and Catherine's era, and the eras of Alexander I, and you will see the rare subjects of arts and crafts.

  • 17:00-18:30 Drive back to Saint Petersburg

Driver: 09:00 18:30
Guide: 09:00 18:30

Announcement 



IMPORTANT DATE
Abstract Due
January 15, 2018

New Abstract Due
January 30, 2018

Manuscript Due
March 1, 2018

Program
July 30, 2018

Conference opening
August 19, 2018

Conference closing
August 22, 2018

Conference Tour
August 22, 2018

Additional Tour
August 23, 2018