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The conference was organized by the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague ("Univerzita Karlova v Praze"), Czech Republic, the oldest University in Europe to the north of the Alps (founded in 1348). It has taken place in the TOP HOTEL Praha, located in the quiet neighborhood of the Prague 4 district, only 15-20 minutes from the historic center of Prague. The hotel can accommodate up to 1000 participants on-site (with a small number of dormitory rooms available nearby). The hotel offers one auditorium, three large lecture rooms, number of smaller rooms for tutorials and workshops, several restaurants and cafes and lot of open air space for walks and informal discussions. The conference banquet and a conference concert have taken place in the historic buildings in the city center - one in the Municipal Hall (built in the Art-nouveau style of the early 20th century) and the other in the 14th century main University Hall.
Prague, being in the center of Europe (only 3-hour drive from Vienna or Budapest or 4 hours from Berlin or Munich), is easily reachable by car, bus or train from Central Europe, by cheap flights from the rest of Europe, and by several direct flights from overseas. Czech Airlines (CSA), the official carrier of the conference, a member of the Skyteam alliance (with Delta, Continental, Northwest, Air France, Korean Air and others), have offered discount on its own direct flights from New York and Singapore and other destinations in Europe.