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General Chair

Algirdas Avizienis 

Vytautas Magnus U. in Kaunas, Lithuania


Program Chair

Ricardo Jiménez-Peris 

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain


Local information

The Conference will be organized in Kaunas, Lithuania.

The Conference will be organized in Kaunas, Lithuania. Europa

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Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in northern Europe. Situated along the south-eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, it shares borders with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland, and the Russian exclave of the Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest. Lithuania has been a member state of the European Union since 1 May 2004 and of NATO since 29 March 2004. 

The flag of Lithuania is a horizontal tricolor of yellow, green and red.flag

The flag was adopted on March 20, 1989 on the reestablishment of independence from the Soviet Union. Before its readoption, the flag had been used from 1918 until 1940, when Lithuania was occupied and annexed by the Soviet Union.

The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius. Kaunas, English transcription [kəʊ.nəs], is the second largest city in Lithuania and a former temporary capital. It is served by the freeways Via Baltica (E67) and Vilnius—Klaipėda (A1). Kaunas is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris, and near the Kaunas Lagoon, the largest body of water in Lithuania.

Kaunas at night

Points of interest

Central Kaunas is defined by two pedestrian streets: the 2-km-long Laisvės alėja (Liberty Avenue), a central street of the city, lined by linden trees, and its continuation, Vilnius Street, leading to the oldest part of Kaunas. Some of the most prominent features in Kaunas include: Liberty Avenue

  • the Kaunas Cathedral Basilica, the largest Gothic building in Lithuania, with a  late Baroque interior;
  • the Pažaislis abbey, an impressive complex in Baroque style;
  • the Kaunas Castle, a 14th century fortification;
  • the Vytautas' Church, one of the oldest churches in Lithuania and the oldest in Kaunas;
  • the St. George's Church, which was rumoured to have been turned into a dance studio during the Soviet Occupation;
  • the massive Neo-Byzantine church of St. Michael the Archangel;   
  • the Christ’s Resurrection Church with an unfolding panoramic view of the city;

  • Kaunas Zoo, the only state-operated zoo in Lithuania;

  • Kaunas Fortress, a 19-20th century military fortress, which includes a Holocaust site of the Ninth Fort;Town Hall Square

  • Kaunas Botanical Garden;

  • Napoleon`s Hill;
  • House of Perkūnas;

  • Town Hall and the square;

  • Interbellum functionalism architecture complexes;

  • The Žaliakalnis Funicular Railway.

  • Valley of Girstupis River named after Adam Mickiewicz


Kaunas is often called a city of museums, because of the abundance and variety of them. The museums in Kaunas include:

  • the War Museum of Vytautas the Great;
  • the M. K. Ciurlionis State Art Museum, commemorating the work of the early 20th century avant-garde artist who sought to combine painting and music into a single artistic medium;
  • a gallery of works collected by Mykolas Zilinskas at the Kaunas Art Gallery;
  • the Zmuidzinavicius Museum (best known as the Devils' Museum), which houses a collection of more than two thousand sculptures and carvings of devils from all over the world, most of them of folk provenance; Church of St. Michael the Archangel
  • Aviation Museum;

  • Ceramics Museum in the Town Hall of Kaunas;

  • Communications History Museum;

  • Kaunas Picture Gallery, with a little exhibition about George Maciunas, founding member of the Fluxus-movement, born in Kaunas;

  • Lithuanian Sports Museum;

  • Medicine and Pharmacy Museum;

  • Historical Presidential Palace, displaying exhibits from the interwar period;

  • Museum For The Blind;

  • Museum of Exiles & Political Prisoners;

  • Museum of Folk Music & Instruments;

  • Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum.

Vytautas' Church

The most famous places at Kaunas -  About Kaunas

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