Seventh International Conference on


Main Conference page MSMF7
in Brno, Czech Republic
July 1 - 3, 2013
Main Conference page

Main Conference page Seventh International Conference on
Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture
MSMF7, in Brno, Czech Republic, July 1 - 3, 2013

Complementary social program

rough scientific program find on the separate page

Sunday June 30

On-site registration - afternoon, 16:00

Take an advantage of a more calm atmosphere to obtain conference materials, to say hello to your friends and to avail a small refreshment (from 16:00 to 19:00).


Monday July 1

Special program for accompanying persons: Faculty excursion - morning, 9:30

Short visit in the FME campus with a posibility to look over student's outcomes.

Free for accompanying persons

Special program for accompanying persons: Brno Sightseeing - afternoon, 13:00

A short walk around downtown with optional stop for local refreshment. The map of Brno centre still keeps medieval outline, although buildings are mostly of much newer origin. The outcome can be interesting - churches, streets, houses, things and places with history -old and younger. St. Peters and Pauls Cathedral, Denis Park, Cabbage Market with baroque fountain Parnas, Capuchin Crypt, Brno´s dragon, some useful lessons from history for everyday life, observation towers, and the like.

Free for accompanying persons

Welcome toast - evening, 19:00

Participants will be welcome by the representatives of the City of Brno and the Brno University of Technology in the "University Hall".

Free for all participants

Tuesday July 2

Special program for accompanying persons: Moravian Karst - Punkva Caves - first part of day-long trip, bus departure 9:00

Moravian Karst is one of the most important karst area of Central Europe. In the area of Moravian Karst, there are more than 1100 caverns and gorges. But only 4 caves of the all number are open to public. The biggest and most popular are Punkva Caves with their underground river – during the cruise you can see there the bottom of the famous Macocha Abyss. Very remarkable for all visitors is view to Macocha Abyss from two platforms – the Upper and Lower foot bridge.

Special program for accompanying persons: Pernštejn - castle - second part of day-long trip

Hidden in the forests of the eastern edge of the Bohemia-Moravia highlands, Pernštejn is one of the most important and most beautiful castles in Moravia. From the middle of the 13th century it was the seat of the lords of Pernštejn who for centuries played an important role in the political affairs of the Czech kingdom.

Free for accompanying persons

Conference dinner - evening 19:30

As part of the Conference, a party will be given in the evening - a get-together, friendly chat and unformal networking.


Wednesday July 3

Special program for accompanying persons: The villa Tugendhat morning 9:00

All accompanying persons are invited to the visit a pioneering prototype of modern architecture in Europe. The villa was designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and soon became an icon of modernism. A reconstruction and restoration of the villa started in February 2010 with estimated costs app. 6 mio EUR and finished in February 2012.

Free for accompanying persons

Lunches (Mon, Tue, Wed)

The Organizing Committee will ensure lunches for Conference participants in the University campus. The approximate price per lunch is about CZK 100.00 (about 4 €), to be paid (only in CZK) when taking the meal.

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