International conference

"Solving the Puzzles from Cryosphere"

April 15-18, 2019, Pushchino, Russia

General information

The conference will be hosted in the Institute of Physicochemical and biological problems in Soil Science of Russian Academy of Sciences.

Working languages are Russian and English. Foreign participants will be provided with a simultaneous English translation.
Abstracts (not longer than 4000 characters with spaces) will be published and available on the conference website as well.
The registration desk will be open in the "Pushchino" hotel on April 14 (arrival day). From April 15 the registration desk will be located in the Institute. April 19 is a departure day.

The conference fee is 6000₽ and 1000₽. The fee can be paid  by cash (in Russian rubles ) at the conference desk. Fee covers participant set, lunch, coffee and snacks during the working days and the permafrost dinner at one of the evenings (surely with dancing).

Accommodation can be in Pushchino hotel (your can make a booking using,   motel F1 In addition, there are Tzargrad hotel ( and small hotel "Strekoza" ( a few kilometers from the city

Letter of Invitation
Upon request, we will be pleased to send a letter of invitation in order to enable participants to apply visas for attending the Symposium. This letter cannot be considered as an offer of financial support by the organizers. 


We can organiize your trip from airports or Moscow to Pushchino.
Today cost of transportation is around 3500 rubles from/to Domodedovo airport or Moscow (Yuzhnaya” metro station), 3500 rubles from/to Vnukovo airport, and 4000 rubles from/to Sheremetievo airport.  .

Public transport information:

From airports to Moscow
In order to reach Moscow city from Moscow’s airports you can use taxi, car, public transport, and aeroexpress.
From Sheremetievo airport
From Domodedovo airport
From Vnukovo airport
   From Moscow to Pushchino
Bus 359 "Moscow-Puschino” from "Lesoparkovaya” metro station.   The trip will take you from Moscow to Pushchino about 2 hours. Bus stop for the Institute is “Bol’nitsa” and for “Pushchino” hotel is “Zelenaya zona”.
Ticket price is 230 Rubles
   Schedule for bus from Moscow to Pushchino
7.00,7.45, 8.00, 8.30, 9.10, 10.10, 11.10, 12.45, 14.10, 15.10, 16.10, 17.10 (except Sat., Sun), 18.10 (Fri.)., 18.45, 19.50, 20.15 (Fri.), 21.00, 22.00.
   Schedule for bus from Pushchino to Moscow
5.45, 6.00 (Mon.), 6.20 (Mon.), 7.00, 8.00, 9.00, 10.40, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 (except Sat., Sun.), 16.00, 17.00, 18.15, 18.45 (Sun.), 19.15.

Pushchino map

Credit and Debit Cards
Unfortunately, credit or debit cards are not accepted at most shops, restaurant, café etc. in Pushchino. However, you can draw out Russian rubles using ATMs which are located at many areas throughout Pushchino town. Visa, MasterCard etc are available. You can also exchange your Euro and dollars in several banks of the town.

Local Public Transport
There is no need to use local transport in Pushchino town because “Pushchino” hotel, shops, restaurant, café etc are located within walking distance of the Conference building.

Official Language
Working languages are Russian and English. Foreign participants will be provided with a simultaneous English interpretation.