You can only register online by filling in the online registration form. The registration process for participants from other countries than Poland consists of 2 steps:
In order to become a participant, please submit your online registration form by the 15th of July 2016.
WAIT FOR RESULTS OF SELECTION
Selected participants will get the travel costs reimbursement.
The online registration form does not work - What should I do?
Contact us by email – firstname.lastname@example.org. We do answer within few hours.
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In addition, this year there is a possibility to buy regular ticket for participants who don’t need travel costs reimbursement. This option will be opened by the 20th of July 2016.
You will be provided with the WiFi password at the registration desk upon arrival to Nowy Sącz. There is a WiFi zone in the conference center, so you will be able to use it.
The organizers can cover travel cost for selected participants.
Please note that only cheapest means of transport and fares are subject to reimbursement (APEX airfare, 2nd class train ticket, etc.).
Travel costs reimbursement:
- United Kingdom
must contact the National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme of their residence country to check travel reimbursement conditions.
Contacts to NAs: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/contact_en#tab-1-0.
Organizers can modify conditions of travel reimbursement what will be provided to participants in step II.
No, we provide and cover all expenses of accommodation. We will also organize lunches and dinners for you.
No, we only provide emergency/accident insurance. Participant has to take care of his health insurance on their own. As for EU country participants we advise you to have (EHIC) European Card of Health Insurance.
We do not cover visa costs. Selected participants get an invitation, which allowes them to get free visa to Poland for the participation in the Forum.
Your photo is required to print your special participant ID/badge which allows also entering the Economic Forum in Krynica.
Of course, it is really hard to predict that right now. The day temperature may vary from 15° C to 25° C. I recommend to check the weather forecast just before departure to Poland.
The nearest airport is Kraków – Balice (Krakow - Balice) http://www.lotnisko-balice.pl/ - , 124 km from Nowy Sacz.
There is also an airport in Katowice http://www.katowice-airport.com/index.html.
This is located at least 210 km away from Nowy Sacz.
Another one, much smaller airport, is Rzeszow-Jasionka - http://www.rzeszowairport.pl/, located 145 km from Nowy Sacz.
However, we suggest to use this airport only in special cases.
Please, check out this website of Polish National Railway (PKP): http://rozklad-pkp.pl/bin/query.exe/en. You will find all necessary information including ticket prices.
The dress code is Business Standard/ Business Attire/ formal.
Everyone will be informed about participation by receiving an email confirming acceptance of participation.
In the second stage of recruitment: after paying a participation fee and filling registration form, the applicant automatically receive a ticket and becomes a participant in the Forum.
After paying the participation fee, it is not possible to opt out of the Forum and receive back fee.
Yes, parking place will be provided by the organizers. But participants should inform organizers before the Event if they will need car park.
Yes, We will provide transport from the accommodation place to the conference center, where the Forum will take place.
All prospective participants need to speak English and be active in political, social and economic life in an NGO or other institution/organization. The organizers will also assess prospective participants experience in the Fields of social, economic and political affairs. Participation in courses, trainings, seminars, affiliation to NGOs will be an asset. The main aim of the Forum is to gather a diversified group of people from different backgrounds and countries, hence the organizers kindly ask to register only one person per organization. For underrepresented countries and regions we can accept more than one participant per organization.
We highly recommend you nominate only one candidate from your organisation even though you can send more than one application form. We will rather accept only one representative from each institution as the main objective of Forum is to create diverse group of people from different cultures, countries, languages to make this event a place to exchange different experiences and ideas. In case of significantly underrepresented countries and regions we can accept more than one participant per organization.
Yes, definitely. Forum's agenda is very broad. We will discuss political, social and global issues. Being only a student do not qualify you to the participation in the Forum. You should also prove you are active in the student's organization, NGO or civil society institution.
An applicant don’t have to be a leader or member of NGO. You can be leader of non-formal group, student's club or society, youth worker, entrepreneur . As institution you can give the name of your university or company.
Special guests and speakers of the Forum are Nobel Prize Winners (Reinhard Selten, Lech Wałęsa), Presidents (including Mikhail Saakashvili, Valdis Zatlers, Boris Tadic, Jorge Sampaio, George Vasiliou, Vaira Vike-Freiberga), Prime Ministers, Ministers, EU Commissioners, CEOs, Presidents of national banks, eminent economists. Forum program includes panel discussions, lectures, business presentations and workshops.
European Meeting Centre - Nowy Staw Foundation
Foundation for the Development of the Education System
Institute for Eastern Studies
The Economic Forum of Young Leaders is accompanying the 26th Economic Forum in Krynica.
The panel discussions, keynote speeches and lectures are translated simultanously into English, Polish and Russian. During the workshops and networking we do speak English.