2017 BGC Geomatics, 22 - 25 June 2017, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
BGC Gdansk 2017
Baltic Geodetic Congress will take place in main building of Gdansk University of Technology.
The exact address is:
ul. Narutowicza 11/12
PL-80-233 Gdańsk Wrzeszcz.
Main Building of GUT. Phot. K.Krzempek/Wikipedia/Media GUT
Gdańsk Fast Facts
Population: 461,000 in the city
Time zone: CET (UTC+1); Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Country dialling code: +48
Telephone area code: 58
Electricity: 230 volts, 50 Hz - round two-pin plugs are used
Gdansk is one of the oldest and largest Polish cities. Gdańsk is known as a port city on the Baltic Sea, situated in the Gulf of Gdansk.
Along with Gdynia and Sopot, makes Tri-City. This city is the center of cultural, scientific and economic. Millenary history of the city has affected the wealth of beautiful historic architecture. The first mention of Gdansk in texts comes from 997. Therefore, this date is considered to be the beginning of the history of the city. Gdańsk is considered the symbolic place of the outbreak of World War II, the beginning of the fall of communism in Central Europe and the beginning of the trade union "Solidarity", whose first president was Lech Walesa, the world-famous and honorary citizen of Gdansk.