Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

    16th Conference of BAAST and 13th Symposium of BOTA will be held in Admiral Congress center, Golden Sands from 18th till 20th of May 2023. 

    The meeting will be held under the patronage of ESSKA and will be part of EFORT.


    1. Organizer of the Conference: 




    2. Scientific committee:

    • Prof. Andrey Iotov, prof. Asen Baltov, prof. Diyan Enchev, prof. Hristo Georgiev, Assoc. Antoni Georgiev Assoc. prof. Ventsi Rosmanov, Dr. Hristo Mazneykov;


    3. Organizing committee:

    • Assoc. prof. Kalin Mihov, Dr. Petyo Bratoev, Dr. Maksim Zagorov, Dr. Vladimir Stefanov, Dr. Yavor Pukalski, Dr. Stoyan Ivanov;


    4. ESSKA Faculty:

    • Dr. David Dejour - France, Dr. Enrico Gervasi - Italy, Prof. Vladimir Martinek - Germany;


    5. EFORT Faculty:

    • Dr. Tim Schepers - Netherlands; Dr. Christian Rodemund - Austria;


    6. Important dates of the Conference:

    • Deadline for submitting a request to participate with a report - by March 20, 2023 at e-mail:;
    • Confirmation by the Organizing Committee for accepted participation in the Scientific Program - by April 10, 2023;
    • Early registration of delegates at the Conference - by March 01, 2023;
    • Later registration of delegates at the Conference - March 21, 2023 to May 15, 2023
    • Registration after May 16, 2023 and on spot;
    • Welcome Reception - May 18, 2022 - 20:00 - Main restaurant, Admiral Hotel Golden Sands;
    • Opening of the Conference - 19 May 2023 - 08:30 - Admiral Congress center, Golden Sands;
    • Gala dinner - 19 May 2022 - 19:30


    7. Official language of the Conference:

    Bulgarian and English language.
    During the event there will be simultaneous translation.


    8. Participation with report:

    • Deadline for submitting a request to participate with a report - by March 20, 2023 at e-mail:;
    • Confirmation by the Organizing Committee for accepted participation in the Scientific Program - by April 10, 2023;

    Note: Papers included in the Conference's scientific program will be presented within 10 minutes.


    9. Reservation requests can be made on email:

    Please, enter your information (telephones and / or e-email) as well as the necessary data (bussiness or personal) for issuing an invoice.
    All participants of the Conference are desirable to declare and pay their participation preferentially at the preferential prices of the organizing company.
    The registration of the participants on site at Admiral Congress center for the receipt of all materials and hotel accommodation will begin on May 18, 2023 at the Registration Desk of WASTEELS.

    The organizing company committed to providing full assistance to participants during the Conference:

    • Registration of the participants;
    • Accommodation;
    • Providing materials for the Conference;
    • General information and coordination.


    11. Payment conditions:

    Bank account for money transfers in euro:
    WASTEELS-Bulgaria EOOD
    KBC Bank Bulgaria
    IBAN: BG05 RZBB 9155 1437 7528 00 BIC: RZBBBGSF


    12. Payment and cancellation:

    All booking requests are valid for 5 business days during which the actual payment should be made. Failure to comply with this condition will void the reservation without notice from the organizer.
    Upon request for cancellations of hotel accommodation and / or registration fee up to April 10, 2023 inclusive, the full amount of the payment will be refunded. With partial or complete cancellations from April 11, 2023, amounts are not refunded.

    Bank transfer tax of 10.00 EUR will apply for non-EU contries for all payments. All bank charges for the bank transfer should be on behalf of the sender. 


    Welcome to Admiral Congress center, Golden Sands!