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Final Network Meeting

Final Meeting Bled - report

The UV4Growth Final meeting took place in the form of an international conference from 30 March to 2 April 2014. The meeting was well organised and took place in the scenic town of Bled in Slovenia. The meeting was well attended with 101 participants from 24 countries, with presentations on a range of topics.

The Book of Abstracts from the meeting is now available for download in PDF format:

Book of Abstracts Final Meeting

 Also, photographs from the conference, including group photographs and pictures from the exursion, can be found at the follwing link:

Final Network Meeting - info

Our FINAL meeting will take place at the end of March 2014.  This will be the LAST activity of UV4Growth, and the format will be that of a large network conference.

The meeting will start in the afternoon of March 30, 2014 (registration and reception), with talks on March 31, April 1, and the morning of April 2, 2014. In the afternoon of April 2 there will be an excursion. For MC members, the final MC meeting is scheduled for the evening of March 31.

The full programme for the meeting can be downloaded here: Bled Final Programme

The local organisers for this meeting are Alenka Gaberščik and Mateja Germ.

For details on the reimbursement system see below.


Location, Travel, and Registration

Location and Travel

The meeting is held in Bled, an Alpine town alongside glacial Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia. Bled is approximately 35 km from Ljubljana Airport.

Hotel Astoria in Bled is the venue for the meeting, and also offers accommodation (but there are also several other hotels close by in case you prefer to stay elsewhere). The site for the hotel is; You can get a discounted rate if you quote “COST Action UV4Growth”.

Shuttle buses will be organised from Ljublana airport to Bled.

Detailed information can be found in the 3rd Announcement.


Registration for this meeting is open.

Please be aware that there is a registration fee for this meeting. For more details on registration for this meeting and the registration fee please see the 2nd Announcement. If you would like to register your participation, please use the Registration Form.

Bank details for payment of the registration fee can be found in the payment details Final Network Meeting

The Local Organisers for this meeting can be contacted for further information.

Travel Reimbursement

Participants who are eligible for travel reimbursement have received an email explaining the reimbursement process. To incorporate rules from COST and from the Grant Holder, we have also made a checklist which has been sent to eligible participants by email.Reimbursement Checklist

The main principle is that accommodation will be reimbursed to eligible participants at a flat rate per night, on the basis of daily signatures on the attendance register at the meeting, and travel dates. Please note that any claims for travel costs reimbursement always have to be fully accompanied by receipts/tickets/boarding cards.

If anthing is unclear, or if you have questions or problems relating to the travel reimbursement please send an email to Sandra at our UV4Growth COST Action address.