Nov 14 – 15, 2023
Europe/Bucharest timezone

Practical information

1. Meeting venue

Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics research center at the

"Horia Hulubei" National R&D Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering

Address: 30 Reactorului Street

077125 Magurele, Ilfov


ELI-NP Location on Google maps

Please note that according to ELI-NP’s safety regulations, visitors have to present an ID or a passport when accessing the institute area. At the entrance gate you will be asked to fill out the access form. Access badges will be prepared for the meeting participants.


2. Travelling to (and from) Bucharest

Meeting participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their travel costs for their participation in the meetings. 

Transport from the Bucharest Airport

Several options are available for reaching Bucharest from the Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) airport:

  • The cheapest option is to use the train from the Arrivals Terminal at the airport to Bucharest Gara de Nord train station (fare is 5RON/1EUR, payable by card directly in the train), then proceed with public transport (STB), taxi or Uber to the hotel. The public transport available is line 178 (bus) having a 10 minutes ride to the stop close to both hotels (Sala Palatului stop)
  • Transfer from/to the airport can be booked on the hotel reservation form, being organized on an individual basis by the hotels listed on the event page (prices to be communicated by the hotel)
  • A high-quality (and quite conveniently priced) taxi service, Black Cab, can be booked directly on their website - a driver will then wait for you in the Arrivals terminal of the airport:  

Travelling by car

In case you are travelling by car, please mention this in the Registration form and in the hotel booking form, so that parking is secured by the hotel. Also, make sure you have a vignette (Rovinieta) at the entrance in Romania. Vignettes can be purchased online ( and in most petrol stations, the shortest validity period offered being 7 days (approx. 3 EUR).

Local transport

The distance of the meeting venue (ELI-NP) from Novotel and Sheraton hotels in the city centre is about 14 km. The transportation from a location nearby the two hotels to ELI-NP in the morning and vice versa in the end of the meeting day will be organized and paid by the organizers of the meeting. In case you are staying at another hotel, you can take advantage of the local transport by coming to the meeting point which will be communicated in due time.


3. ELI-NP tour

Facility tours are planned for the meeting participants (duration: 1 hour) with entering part of the labs. The following time slots for the tours are offered:

14 November (after lunch) - two groups of 25 people each 

  1. 14:00 to 15:00  
  2. 14:30 to 15:30 

Please indicate your interest and choice of time for the Facility tour in the registration form.


4. Lunch and dinner

The dinner for the meeting participants will take place on 14 November from 20:00 - 22:30. 

Lunch will be offered at ELI-NP on 14 and 15 November. For the meeting participants who need to leave immediately after the meeting, a lunch box can be provided. We kindly ask you to indicate any dietary restrictions in the registration form.


5. Contacts

For any inquires related to the IMPULSE 3nd Annual Meeting and 6th Governing Board meetings, please find the contacts of ELI ERIC - ELI-NP organisation team:

Minja Maric, ELI ERIC Project Manager 
+420 604 104 761

Alexandra Carlig, ELI-NP Public Relations
+40 729 071907

Renata Ryndová, ELI ERIC Office Coordinator
+420 601 560 315

Ovidiu Tesileanu, Head of ELI-NP Local Organizing Committee 
+40 740 087368