NEUBIAS Conference in Szeged, Hungary.

January 27th to February 2nd 2018.

Venue, Organization, Accommodation


Known as the "city of sunshine" and the "city of festivals", Szeged is the 3rd largest city in Hungary with ca. 200.000 inhabitants. 

The University of Szeged, enrolling over 30.000 students, is top-ranked nationally and internationally. Alumnus and Nobel laureate for Physiology and Medicine Albert Szent-Györgyi was credited with discovering Vitamin C.

Travel to Szeged


The International Airport in Budapest  (Liszt Ferenc Airport) is the most convenient connection to arrive to Szeged, about 167km away and 1h30' motorway drive.

Other Airports: Debrecen Airport (215km), Arad Airport (Romania, 100km).

    Bus Shuttles

The organizers will set free and frequent buses from, and back to, Budapest Airport during the conference.

Look for the NEUBIAS 2018 mobile desk in the Arrivals hall! All participants will be transferred directly to the hotels by mini buses.

More info to come soon (Timetables).

    Local Transport

On Széchenyi Square take buses (60, 60Y, 72) driving to the direction “Újszeged”. You have to get off at Stadion (“Sportcsarnok” in Hungarian), which is very close to BRC. You can chose trolley buses (5,7) as well at Széchenyi Square to reach BRC at „Újszeged”. In that case you have to get off at the final stop („Gyermekkórház” in Hungarian). Ticket costs 400 HUF and can be purchased at the driver.

Walking from Art Hotel or Tisza Hotel to BRC (Symposium Venue) takes about 25 minutes.


Local Organizers

Dr. Peter Horvath, Principal Investigator at the BRC: Biological Research Centre of Hungarian Academy of Science (Largest Academy research institute in Hungary)

contact:  horvath.peter(at)

The BRC will host the Symposium from Jan 31 to Feb 2, offering access to a lecture hall (350 people), mid-size room (100 people) and a large exhibition hall for Booths and Workshops.

About the BRC: Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Biological Research Centre (BRC), Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged is an outstanding institution of the internationally acknowledged Hungarian biological research. The Biological Research Centre was founded in 1971. The 4 institutes of BRC - the Institutes of Biophysics, Biochemistry, Genetics and Plant Biology - employ about 260 scientists whose work is hall-marked by highly appreciated international scientific publications and patents. The research topics include several fields of molecular and cell biology from the industrial utilization of bacteria through controlled improvement of cultivated plants to the problems of human health and environmental protection. BRC is mainly a scientific basic research centre, but scientists of BRC play an initiative role in the foundation and promotion of biotechnological companies, as well as in educational duties. The successful activity and high-level scientific research pursued in BRC were also acknowledged by the European Molecular Biological Organization (EMBO) and in 2000 the European Union awarded the title of “Centre of Excellence“ to BRC.

The BRC will host the Symposium from Jan 31 to Feb 2, with a lecture hall (350 people), mid-size room (100 people) and a large exhibition hall.

The University of Szeged will offer IT rooms for Training schools #6 and #7 (More info to come soon)
• Rooms equipped with WIFI (eduroam)
• 24/7 housekeeping available
• Coffee and lunch delivered onsite


Department of Image Processing and Computer Graphics  (Univ. Szeged)

Hungarian Association for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition


Confirmed Sponsors

Sponsorship of the conference is open, please contact Local Organizers for details.

Currently confirmed sponsors:


Rooms have been pre-booked by the organizers for the attendants of all events

More information to come soon (booking code, rates for attendants etc...)


Art Hotel ****






Hotel Forrás ****





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