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Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network (OMGN)
Meeting 2020




General information


The  Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network invites you to attend the 21st Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network Annual Meeting in Brno (Czech Republic) from Monday, June 22 to Thursday, June 25, 2020.

This meeting will be organized by the Phytophthora Research Centre (, Mendel University in Brno ( and will be held at the Hotel International Brno (

Invitation is available here


How to reach Brno


By railway and bus


there are connections to Brno main station from and to most European cities. (main lines Budapest – Bratislava – Brno – Praha – Berlin, Warsawa – Olomouc – Brno – Wien). For train- and bus- connections in the Czech Republic and international connections see


By plane


(Closest airports (ranged by distance): Brno, Vienna (Austria), Prague (Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovakia)).

By car


Take motorway D1 (from Poland) – Ostrava – Olomouc – Prague – (Dresden – Berlin)


Public transport in BRNO


Public transport one way ticket for 20 minutes = 25 CZK (ca.0,9 €)

Public transport electronic ticket for 24 hours = 99 CZK (ca. 4 €)

BRNO PASS – , Transport and tourist ticket from TIC Brno (Touristic Information Centre): You will receive a brochure in English with information about events and discounts in Brno. Some events are for free and others with a discount


Accommodation options:


Conference participants are asked to arrange their own accommodation booking individually by contacting the hotels of their choice.

PLEASE, book your hotel as soon as possible because room availability is limited!

You are free to book any hotel in Brno, but we would like to recommend these accommodation possibilities that are not far from the conference venue:



You can find other accommodation possibilities on the website: /accommodation-in-brno/.


Hotel International


  • Four-star hotel, and the conference venue
  • Hotel directly in the centre of Brno beneath Špilberk castle
  • Hotel offers: 60 double rooms, 10 single rooms for the conference participants:

Double room – 115 EUR / per night               Single room 95 EUR / per night

Contact for reservation of this accommodation is: ; tel.: +420 542 122 811,

For the reservation use the password: Mendel university conference


University residence – Academia


  • Accommodation on Mendel University campus
  • Direct tram connection (by tram no. 9) to the conference venue lasting approx. 20 minutes
  • A block reservation of 26 double rooms and 3 single rooms has been made for the conference participants
  • Academia offers: single room – 20 EUR /night and double room – 40 EUR/night, both with possibility of breakfast (+ 4 EUR).
  • Contact for reservation of this accommodation is: e-mail: , tel.: +420545136117, +420739 682 037;
  • For the reservation use the password: Mendel university conference 
Hotel Continental



  • Four-star luxury hotel in the Brno centre
  • Walk to the conference venue takes approx. 10 minutes
  • Hotel Continental offers: Double room standard– 70 EUR / per night + breakfast, Single room standard – 55 EUR / per night + breakfast; Double room superior– 75 EUR / per night + breakfast, Single room standard – 66 EUR / per night + breakfast
  • This accommodation is without reservation password. Contact for the reservation of this accommodation is:
Hotel Arte



  • Four-star hotel in the Brno centre
  • Tram connection to the conference venue is possible, takes approx. 20 minutes
  • Hotel Arte offers: Double room standard– 65 EUR / per night + breakfast, Three-bed room standard – 97 EUR / per night + breakfast, Four-bed room standard – 138 EUR / per night + breakfast (you can find more detailed information on the hotel website)
  • There are 5 double rooms reserved for conference participants
  • Contact for reservation of this accommodation: e-mail:,
  • For the reservation use the password: Mendel university conference