The conference ICMSA-2020 will be held in Ekaterinburg.

Ekaterinburg is a large and rapidly developing city in Russia. It is located in the middle of the Eurasian continent, near the Europe – Asia geographic border, in the heart of the Ural region. It is one of the leading industrial, cultural and political centers of Russia. The city is featured by a temperate continental climate. The time zone of Ekaterinburg is UTC+5 (two hours ahead of Moscow and five hours ahead of Greenwich).

International Airport Koltsovo in Ekaterinburg is connected by direct flights with many cities, many connecting flights are available from Moscow. The distance between Moscow and Ekaterinburg is 1667 km (2 hours of flight).


Conference participants will be accommodated at the boarding house «Ostrov Sokrovisch» («Treasure Island») ( which is located about 30 km out of the center of Ekaterinburg.

The ICMSA-2020 sessions will be arranged at the main building of the N.M. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics (located in Ekaterinburg at S. Kovalevskaya street, 18) as well as at the halls/rooms of boarding house.

Registration of participants will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 during check-in.

Buses from the main building of the M.N. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics will be arranged for convenient transfer to the participants' accommodation on September 13, 2020.

The opening ceremony will be held on September 14, 2020 at 10:00 in the main building of the M.N. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics (transfer of participants from the boarding house to the Institute will be performed by transport arranged by the Organizing Committee).

The closing ceremony of the conference will take place on September 18, 2020. Departure of participants will be on September 18 in the evening or on September 19 during a day.


The boarding house "Treasure Island" is located in a picturesque place, just a 30-minute drive away from the Ekaterinburg (and about 50-minute drive from the city center).

You can reach Ekaterinburg by bus or taxi from the boarding house.


It is possible to check in to single (by prior agreement with the Local Conference Committee) or double rooms. The rooms have all the necessary facilities: Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom accessories.

The Local Organizing Committee considers all organizing problems and lodging and boarding of participants.

If you have any special requests regarding accommodation, please, contact us in advance via email:

If you have special requests for meal, please, inform us in advance that we be able to check the possibilities to provide you with this meal.

The price includes three meals per day, unlimited access to the pool with a jacuzzi and to a gym.

There is also an opportunity for active recreation on sports grounds equipped for playing football and volleyball. You can use local sports equipment.


Location of the boarding house on the map:


Location of the M.N. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics on the city map:


Please, find the information, how to reach the M.N. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics by the public transport here.