General Meeting and AGM 2017

Lama Rincen and the Benchen Karma Kamtsang Centre are kindly hosting the EBU General Meeting and AGM 2017 (21-24 September 2017, Jaktorów, Poland).

The General Meeting will commence with dinner on Thursday 21st September and close with lunch on Sunday 24th September.

The AGM, which this year will include the election of the new council, will take place on Saturday 23rd September.


Accommodation is available at the centre and this should be booked directly with the centre. The cost is 15pln (about 3.5 euro) per night in the main building and 20pln(about 4 euro) in the retreat centre. Please note that whilst there are a few single rooms it is likely that most will have to share.

There are also hotels in the nearest town, which is 9km away. Here are some of them:

The prices are within the range of 40-50 euro per night and there is a good taxi service available to travel to the centre.


The main Warsaw Chopin Airport is a 40 minute drive away. Modlin airport, which serves Ryanair, is 50 minutes away. To travel to the centre you can rent a car or take a taxi which would cost approx. 50 euro. By local train the cost is about 8 euro. The commute itself is about 20 minutes from the airport to downtown Warsaw and 35 minutes from Warsaw to the centre, and the trains are once an hour. The centre can arrange airport pick up at a cost of 15 euro per person.

Driving from Berlin takes 5-6hrs, from Vienna 7-8 hours. It is also possible to travel by train from Berlin to Warsaw and this takes 5 hrs.


Vegetarian food will be served and the centre estimate that the cost of 3 meals per day will be around 8 euro per day. Please advise any specific dietary requirements direct to the centre.


See details of the venue at our EBU Calendar or the EBU member page of Benchen Karma Kamtsang Centre


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