Venue & Logistics

The conference venue is the IBB Conference Centre in Minsk ( The Centre is conveniently located in a green area of Minsk next to an underground metro station. It is a comfortable and fashionable conference venue with up-to-date technology, and catering and first rate accommodation facilities available right at the venue.

IBB center

Please, consult the map. IBB Conference Centre, Minsk, Gazety Pravda ave. 11; GPS-coordinates: 53.9128, 27.3763. IBB Conference Centre is located in a few hundred meters from the underground (Metro) station Piatroŭščyna (Пятроўшчына) (please, see the red M on the bottom of the map). The area is served by several bus and trolleybus routes as well. 

Location of IBB center

Minsk is the capital of Belarus and, with its population close to 2 million people, is one of the most important cities in the region. Although it was almost completely destroyed during the World War II, it still holds some interesting pre-war architecture ranging from fine baroque to masterpieces of functionalist architecture of 1920-30s. After the War Minsk became a scene of huge urban planning and design project, with a single team of planners and architects working on the development of a consistent “Stalinism Empire” architectural ensemble on the of tens of square kilometres. This is a candidate site for the UNESCO World Heritage recognition.

Nowadays Minsk is a vibrant and trendy place and an emerging top city break destination: in 2018 the Belarusian government had introduced 30-day visa waiver for citizens of 80 countries (including all the EU & EEA area, USA and Canada, see details on, and travelling to Minsk, with its large international airport, became easier than ever. Tourist and hotel infrastructure received a major upgrade during the preparations to the ice hockey championship of 2014, and its development is continuing.

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