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Session Chair: Martin Lidberg

The Opening Session comprises opening speeches and welcome addresses by local, regional and international representatives. It is completed by the invited talk given … 

Session Chairs: Zuheir Altamimi, Markku Poutanen

EUREF designed and established the European Geodetic Reference Systems. The European Terrestrial Reference System 89 (ETRS89) has a continent-wide significance….

Session Chairs: Elmar Brockmann, Lennard Huisman

The reference networks through their observations are maintaining but also providing access to the reference system realisations. The EUREF Permanent Network (EPN) …

Session Chairs: Rolf Dach, Martina Sacher

Geometry and gravity related measurement techniques allow for implementation of a European geodetic reference frame. Nowadays, applications of a Global Navigation …

Session Chairs: Alessandro Caporali, Christof Voelksen

Geodetic techniques measure the situation on the earth’s surface. Modern space techniques extend observations to satellites orbiting the planet earth or even to …

Session Chairs: Jan Krynski, Klemen Medved

Representatives of European countries meet the challenge to report on national activities related to projects of geodetic reference systems. These are GNSS networks… 

Session Chair: Martin Lidberg

The Closing Session includes the Symposium’s resolutions and elections, if any, the Symposium’s awards, acknowledgement, and a short presentation of the next …

Poster Session

The posters should be printed with maximum size of A0 in portrait mode (841 x 1189 mm). A short presentation (2 minutes) will be organized during one of the sessions. Information on that will be published after the registration deadline, in the preliminary programme.


Please take note of the following dates related to the Symposium:




Deadline for abstract submission


Deadline for regular online registration


Deadline for late online registration

25/05/2020 – 26/05/2020

EUREF Governing Board meeting (by invitation only)


EUREF 2020 Tutorial


Beginning of the EUREF 2020 Symposium


Welcome Reception / Icebreaker


City Tour & EUREF 2020 Symposium Dinner


End of the EUREF 2020 Symposium




A tutorial titled “Quality and Legal Management of Data and Products of Active GNSS Networks” will take place on Tuesday, May 26th, from 13:00 to 18:00 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, Ljubljana.

The tutorial programme:

Part 1: Legal issues and relations between public and private active GNSS networks

Part 2: Quality assurance and monitoring of active GNSS networks

Part 3: The role of active GNSS networks to access national coordinate and height reference frames


The EUREF 2020 Symposium will be held at the InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel. The hotel is within walking distance of the old town centre.

Address: InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel, Slovenska cesta 59, Ljubljana

On Tuesday, May 26th afternoon, the EUREF 2020 Tutorial will take place at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering.

Address: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, Ljubljana

On Wednesday, May 27th, a Welcome Reception / Icebreaker will be held on the 19th floor (restaurant B and terrace) of the InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel.


Address: InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel, Slovenska cesta 59, Ljubljana

On Thursday, May 28th, the Symposium Dinner will be held at the restaurant “Gostilna na gradu” in the Ljubljana Castle. Prior to the event, a guided tour of Ljubljana will be organized, starting at the InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel and ending at the location of the Symposium Dinner.

Address: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, Ljubljana

Map of Venues

By clicking the map you can download a document for print.

Map of Slovenia

By clicking the map you can download a document for print.

Registration & Payment

To register to the EUREF 2020 Symposium please fill in the Registration Form. An invoice will be sent to the e-mail address provided in the Registration Form.

EUREF 2020 Symposium registration fees:

  • Symposium registration fee (includes symposium participation, lunches,            coffee breaks, conference material and social events):
    • regular, before and on April 20th: 250 EUR
    • late, after April 20th, but before and on May 8th: 320 EUR
  • Accompanying person (includes social events: welcome reception                      /icebreaker, city tour and symposium dinner): 125 EUR
  • Tutorial registration fee (includes tutorial participation, lunch and coffee            break): 40 EUR

No refunds will be given for any fees already paid. Substitutions are permitted at any time, and must be submitted in writing to Please include the original attendee’s name, and the substitute’s full contact information.


First nameLast nameInstitutionCountry

First Last Institution Country
Katja Bizjak Geodetic Institute of Slovenia Slovenia
Niko Fabiani Geodetic Institute of Slovenia Slovenia
Dalibor Radovan Geodetic Institute of Slovenia Slovenia
Ivan Razumović University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy Croatia
Martin Sehnal BEV – Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying Austria
Wolfgang Soehne Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy Germany
First Last Institution Country

First nameLast nameInstitutionCountry



Please be warned that May is a busy tourist and conference time in Ljubljana, so arrange your accomodation well in advance.

Please note that all participants are expected to arrange and cover the costs of their accommodation by themselves. A limited number of rooms have been provisionally booked at preferential rates at the InterContinental Ljubljana Hotel. For booking at these rates please see more information in the following link.

As the EUREF 2020 Symposium is being held in the center of Ljubljana, many accomodations in the vicinity are available. You can find some of them here:

You can also find different accomodations to suit your needs on popular websites like, and similar.

Travel information


The Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is located approximately 26 km north of the Ljubljana city center.

Please check the airport website for connections.

The commute from the airport to the EUREF 2020 Symposium location takes approximately 30 minutes. A taxi ride should cost from 30 € to 50 € or more, so make sure to check the price before using it.

There is also a regular bus & shuttle service from the airport. Please check time tables here:

The airport bus should cost around 5 € and the shuttle around 10 €. They usually arrive to the main bus & railway station, which is 0.4 km (5 minutes by foot) from the EUREF 2020 Symposium location.


Travel options by intercity bus lines to/from Ljubljana could be found on the links below.


Travel by train to/from Ljubljana is also possible. The Symposium venue is just a short stroll away from the main railway station.

Public Transport

Travelling around Ljubljana by city bus is possible only with a smart card Urbana (1.30 € for 90 minutes – multiple rides possible).

Taxis are inexpensive. Expect to pay 5 to 10 € per ride in the city limits.


Useful Information

  • Official language: Slovenian, with English widely spoken
  • Currency: Euro €
  • Country dialling code: 00386 or +386
  • Emergency number: 112 (police directly: 113)
  • Time zone: GMT +1
  • Sunrise/sunset end of May: 5:20/20:40
  • Temperatures end of May: 12°C – 22°C
  • Plug socket: EU (type F), with voltage of 230 V and frequency of 50 Hz
  • Tourist information:

Organizing Committee

Klemen Medved (Chair)
Jurij Režek
Sandi Berk
Nives Jurcan

Dalibor Radovan
Katja Bizjak
Niko Fabiani
Bojan Stopar

Contacts for more information



+386 1 200 29 29 – Niko Fabiani (general and technical)
+386 1 200 29 04 – Katja Bizjak (administration)

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