EDXC Conference update on 30 June 2014

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July 6, 2014 by OH6001SWL

We would like to invite you to the EDXC Conference 2014 to be held in the Southern France on 19-22 September 2014. The first part of the conference (19-21 September) will take place in a beautiful small village Saint-Dalmas de Tende situated approximately 80 km North-East from Nice. The latter part of the conference (21-22 September) will take place in the city of Nice.

It is understandable that people are coming from and going to different places and different times. That is why we will try to be very flexible with the conference packages. The price for the basic package will be around 185 € (single) / 135 € (double) including:

Accommodation: 2 nights in Saint-Dalmas de Tende with breakfast

Banquet dinner on Saturday
Coffee break on Saturday

Conference fee

Optional services:

Breakfasts in Tende: included now in the conference package, separately 8,30 €/day
EDXC express (transfer from Nice to Tende): around 20 €/person

Tour from Tende to Nice (via Italy and Monaco): around 26 €/person

Visit at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco: 8 €

Visit in Nice (Old Town by a train): 8 €

A lunch in Nice with wine tasting: 50 €

The preliminary programme is as follows:

All times in CEST

Friday, 19 September 2014

– around 1400 EDXC Express leaves from Nice airport (an option for those who would like to travel to Tende together)

– 1600 Arrival in Saint Dalmas de Tende & check in at the hotel Le Prieuré (www.leprieure.org)

– 1630 EDXC conference check in starts

– 1730-2000: Opening of the conference, some lectures and presentations: Brazil travel 2013 (Dario Monferini)

– 2000 Dinner on your own

Saturday, 20 September 2014

– 0700-0900 Breakfast

– 0930-1030 EDXC topics (Kari Kivekäs)

– 1030-1115 News from New Zealand and South Pacific (David Ricquish)

– 1115-1545 A visit to Tende by train (a tour in the village + lunch on your own)

– 1600-1730 DX programme: The role of broadcasting in North Korea (Mark Fahey)

– 1730-1900 DX programme: To be confirmed

– 1930 EDXC Banquet

 Sunday, 21 September 2014

– 0730-0930 Breakfast

– 1000 Check out from the hotel + the Excursion “Visiting three countries in one day”:

·Ventimiglia, Italy: a short walk in the city & a coffee break

·Monaco: a visit of the Radio Monte Carlo (Italian service) studios (to be confirmed), a tour around the city by walk, lunch on your own

– 1800-1900 Arrival in Nice, check in at the hotel(s). Our recommended hotel is Hotel St Paul (www.lesaintpaul-hotel.fr) but we give participants free hands to book their accommodation in Nice

– 1900- Free time in Nice, dinner on your own

 Monday, 22 September 2014

– 0700-0930 Breakfast

– 1000-1500 Excursion in Nice: a tour in the Old Town with a little train, optional lunch: “Formule niçoise” with specialities from Nice (incl. wine) and possible visits at radio stations. Christian Ghibaudo is still working hard to arrange us visits at radio stations in Nice

– around 1500 End of the conference

If you have anything to ask, please, do not hesitate to contact Kari (ksk@sdxl.org) or the main organizer Mr Christian Ghibaudo (chr.ghibaudo@gmail.com). More information can be found also on EDXC blog (https://edxcnews.wordpress.com/category/edxc-conference-2014/).

Once again, we would like to see you at EDXC conference 2014 in September. You are warmly welcome!

Kari Kivekäs

Secretary General of EDXC

Jan-Mikael Nurmela

Assistant Secretary General of EDXC

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