Smolenice, Slovakia, May 29th - June 1st, 2018

SIRWEC 2018 - 19th International Road Weather Conference


Extended abstract and poster:

You can find the extended abstract template here (abstract_template_19SIRWEC.rtf).
Max poster size: 100 cm x 130 cm (vertical orientation).
Please, send your extended abstracts to:, not later than 12.05.2018.

Payment Instructions

Please pay the conference fee to our account:


SK 65 0900 0000 0001 7334 2586



Name of the Bank:

Slovenská Sporiteľňa, a.s.

Bank address:

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.
Tomášiková 48,
832 37 Bratislava
Slovak Republic

Beneficiary/Account holder:

Slovak Meteorological Society

Remittance Information:

SIRWEC2018 Name Surname/Names Surnames
(in case of payments for more Participants)


We require all international non-SEPA transfers to be made with the OUR payment instruction (sender pays all transfer charges). Personal checks will not be accepted. Your registration will be confirmed as soon as the payment is received.


The accommodation is arranged at the conference venue in the beautiful Smolenice Castle. We would like to notice that availability of single rooms is limited so please fill the box in the registration form with whom would you prefer to share a room. Prices vary from € 25 to € 120 / person / night depending on occupancy and type of room. In the case of need of accommodation in single room, and no single room in the Castle will be available, the accommodation in single rooms in the pensions in Smolenice village (walking distance, approx. 1 km) can be arranged.


The organisers do not accept any liability or responsibility for death, illness or injury to persons or for the loss, or damage of a property or for any financial loss of any person attending the conference. Participants should make their own arrangements in respect of health and travel insurance.


Transport to/from Bratislava

By plane

Vienna airport is located 18 km southeast of central Vienna and 57 km west of Bratislava. Bratislava airport is located 9 km northeast of Bratislava city centre.

By train

Bratislava Main railway station is located nearby the city center.

By bus

Bratislava Central bus station is located about 1 km from city centre.

From Vienna airport to Bratislava

You can use bus or taxi. Bus is the most convenient and economic way of transport between Vienna airport and Bratislava. It takes one hour. Currently, 3 companies (Regiojet, Slovak Lines/Postbus and Blaguss Slovakia/Flixbus) operates this connection.

Transport to the Conference venue from Bratislava

19th SIRWEC Shuttle bus (free of charge)

The Shuttle bus will go directly from Bratislava to Smolenice castle on Tuesday afternoon (May 29) and return on Friday morning (June 1), and is organized by the organisators. Detailed information about the 19th SIRWEC Shuttle bus and how to get to the Smolenice Castle can be downloaded here (in the near future).


You can easily access Smolenice castle by car from Bratislava via Pezinok (60 km) or you can take the motorway via Trnava, then take direction Senica and turn left in Trstín (75 km). GPS: 48°30'49"N, 17°25'57"E

Public bus

You can take a bus from Bratislava central bus station to Smolenice. The journey takes 1.5 h. Attention! The bus is not going directly to the castle, you will have to get off on stop “Smolenice OcU” and then to walk 15 min up the hill to access the conference venue. Slovak Lines bus timetable available here (in the near future).

Vienna – Bratislava - Smolenice