Useful Information

Evaluation of Contents and organization
of the workshop by participants

Workshop Dates

February 13 and 14, 2013


Hotel Grand Park Esil****
8 Beibitshilik, 010000 Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Telephone: +7 (7172) 59190115

Organisation & Logistics

For further information about the workshop registration, please contact:

For further information about the workshop organization, travel and accommodation please contact:


Participants coming from outside of Astana can make a hotel reservation at the registration page. The costs will be covered by CAEP (except for EU experts).


Participants from outside Astana can order prepaid economy class air tickets for return flights to Astana at the registration page. The costs will be covered by CAEP.

The air ticket will be sent electronically to the registered participant within two working days. The participant is obliged to keep the boarding passes and to give them to the organisers during the workshop in Astana.

  • The boarding passes for the flight(s) to Astana have to be handed over to the Project manager at the workshop.
  • The boading passes for the return flight have to be sent to Mr Rainer Salm, GOPA Consultants, Hindenburgring 18, 61348 Bad Homburg, Germany.

In addition to the above, the local travel expenses can be invoiced and reimbursed against the original documents.

Workshop participants from Kazakhstan travelling by train, bus or car to Astana will be reimbursed at the end of the Workshop against receipt or against documentation of kilometers travelled/ google itinerary (kilometer allowance is 0,22 EUR per kilometer).

Pick-up from and to the airport:

Transfers between the airport and your hotel will be organised for you according to your flight schedule: this may imply some limited waiting time between arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. At the airport, you will be welcomed in the arrival area by our driver carrying an ETF sign.


The participants are responsible for taking the necessary steps to obtain, if required, a visa for entry to Kazakhstan and /or a visa for the country/ countries of transit on the way to/ from Kazakhstan.

Visa costs will be reimbursed against receipt.


The workshop organizer is pleased to offer you the following meals at
Hotel Grand Park Esil:

  • February 12: Dinner (to be specified)
  • February 13: Lunch & Dinner
  • February 14: Lunch & Dinner
  • Coffee breaks will also be provided during the workshop.

Breakfast is including in your hotel reservation.

Please let us know in case you don´t want to participate in the meals.


The official language of the workshop is English.
Interpretation from English to Russian and from Russian to English will be provided during the workshop.