25-26 November 2015
Vilnius, Lithuania

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Practical Information


eChallenges e2015 takes place in Crown Plaza Vilnius, Lithuania. The Crowne Plaza is located at M. K. Ciurlionio 84, LT03100 Vilnius, Lithuania.

It is located 10 - 15 mins by taxi from Vilnius International airport and a taxi costs approximately 10 euro. It is 40 mins walking distance from the Old Town.

A discounted accommodation rate (bed and breakfast) has been secured in Crowne Plaza Vilnius for conference participants. This is available through conference registration and requires full payment in advance to finalise the booking.

Security, Health and Safety

Please wear your name badge for all eChallenges e2015 activities, as it is your identification and allows you access to the facilities on offer. Unfortunately, conferences provide a tempting target for thieves, so please take care of bags, personal computers and other personal belongings.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for losses incurred or for personal health and safety. Delegates should ensure they have personal health insurance and take the usual care when exploring the city of Vilnius. It is also necessary to have adequate insurance for laptops, mobile phones and other electronic equipment. Any special needs or requirements should be dealt with by contacting the conference secretariat prior to the event.


Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, with the Old Town listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Click here to download a booklet published by Vilnius Tourism.

Things to see in Vilnius include a walk through Old Town, Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Gates of Dawn, St Annes Church, Vilnius Town Hall and Vilnius University.

Shopping areas include Pilies and Didzioji streets in the Old Town, Gedimion Street and Akropolis Shopping Centre.

Things to see outside Vilnius include the Castle at Trakai and Neris Regional Park.

Please note that the currency in Lithuania is euro.


From Vilnius International Airport, a taxi to the Crown Plaza will cost around 10 euro.

It is approximately 40 minutes walking from Crown Plaza to the Old Town.