The Symposium will be held on board a comfortable boat "Georgy Zhukov" cruising from St.Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod. The boat will depart from St.-Petersburg at 8 pm on August 2, 2005 and will arrive in Nizhny Novgorod at 15.00 am on August 9, 2005. The cruise route includes the Volga river, the fascinating lakes of the Russian North (the White Lake, Onega, and Ladoga), unique ensembles of Kizhi and Valaam, as well as some old Russian towns. This route will give a unique opportunity for the participants to get familiar with both, the Russian history and nature.

A social program for participants and accompanying persons will include sightseeing and tours on the cruise route, music concerts aboard, and symposium dinner. 

Date Port Arrival Departure  
August 2 Saint Petersburg   20:00
August 3 Valaam 08:00 12:00
August 4 Kizhi 17:00 20:00
August 5 Vytegra 07:30 14:00
August 6 Goritsy 08:00 14:00
August 7 Yaroslavl 14:00 22:00
August 8 Kostroma 08:00 13:00
August 8 Ples 16:00 20:00
August 9 Nizhny Novgorod 15:00