Conference Life in the Community, Prague, 1-2 November 2011

The Czech Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
the Czech National Centre for Support of Social Services Transformation

invite you to participate in the conference

 “Life in the Community“

held in the Olšanka Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
on 1 - 2 November 2011

Conference Subtopics:
- Right to Community Living
- Social Risks Associated with Transformation
- Community Living
- Communication with the General Public as a Key to Participation in Society
- Does Community Living Guarantee Quality Services?
- User Involvement in the Decision-Making Processes Concerning De-institutionalization and Other Issues
- Impact of Community Living on the Families of Residential Social Service Users
- Community Living Risks Faced by Social Service Users

The detailed program will be published at the turn of September and October.

Accommodation and meals:
The accommodation costs shall be borne by the participants. The costs of meals (lunch and dinner) shall be covered by the National Centre.
Please book the accommodation yourselves. All bookings in the Hotel Olšanka are to be received before 3 October 2011; after this date, we cannot guarantee the availability of the rooms in the hotel. By booking please indicate the name of the conference Life in the Community.

Olšanka Hotel (Táboritská 23/1000, 130 00 Prague 3 - Žižkov)
tel: +420 267 092 212, email:


How to get to the venue:
By train – Take a tram (route 5, 9 or 26) from the Prague Main Railway Station (Praha hlavní nádraží) to the "Olšanské náměstí" stop.
By underground – Take the underground “A“ Line to the "Flora" station. From there, take a bus (route 136 or 175), or a tram (route 5) to the “Olšanské náměstí“ stop.
By bus – Take a bus (route 175) from the central bus station Florenc (“Autobusové nádraží Florenc“) to the “Olšanské náměstí“ stop.
By tram – Take a tram (route 5, 9 or 26) to the "Olšanské náměstí" stop.
By air – Take a bus (route 119) from Prague Ruzyně airport to the "Dejvická" stop.  Change for the underground “A“ Line to the "Flora" station. From there, take a bus (route 136 or 175), or a tram (route 5) to the “Olšanské náměstí“ stop.

You can park your passenger car in the underground garages of the hotel. The price per car/day is CZK 300. Please book the parking lot when booking your hotel room.

You can register by filling out an application  at the latest by 23 October 2011

We are looking forward to meeting you

Files for download:

Conference agenda (PDF)

Eidelman M. Steven (PPT)

Janjuševič Damjan (PPT)