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6-10 July 2008, Kraków, Poland
Kraków (present population of about 1 million inhabitants) has a long historical tradition of culture and science. Its old centre is on the UNESCO List of World Heritage. Resplendent with historical monuments, it offers a unique atmosphere both for regular sight-seeing and for leisurely strolls. In the summer time, there are several regular culture events in Krakow and the city resounds with music of every kind. The CTTC V conference will take place immediately after this year edition of the famous Jewish Culture Festival. The Tatra Mountains and The salt mine in Wieliczka are other places in the region that would be worth visiting. All these tourist attractions make Kraków one of the favourite destinations in Europe.
The Jagiellonian University, founded in 1364, is the oldest one in this part of Europe (Nicolas Copernicus was one of its students). Its ancient buildings, dating back to the 14th century, accommodate the University Museum.
The conference site was the Faculty of Chemistry building, Ingardena 3.