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Modelica Conference 2006 at arsenal research in Vienna, Austria

The 5th International Modelica Conference will be held at arsenal research in Vienna, Austria on September 4th - 5th, 2006, at TECHbase Vienna, which is located in a district north of the city of Vienna.
Vienna Railway Stations (Westbahnhof and Südbahnhof) are reached by public transport in about 30 minutes as well as the Airport Vienna in about 1 hour: How to reach arsenal @ TECHbase.

Here we have a map of Vienna, as shown at WikiMapia.

Three hotels are near the conference site:

You can book your hotel room at www.proconference.at/modelica/modelica.htm during registration, we have arranged special prices for the conference. Between the hotels and the conference site there will be a bus shuttle for participants.

Getting from the airport (Vienna / Schwechat) to the hotels:
take the train (S-Bahn / Schnellbahn) direction "Floridsdorf", get off at "Wien Nord".

  • Hotel Messe Wien is near the station.
  • Hotel Lasalle: Take the underground U1 direction "Kagran", get off at "Vorgartenstraße".
  • Hotel Donauzentrum: Take the underground U1 direction "Kagran", get off at "Kagran".

Getting from the railway station (Wien Westbahnhof) to the hotels:
take the underground U3 direction "Simmering", get off at "Stephansplatz", changing to underground U1, direction "Kagran".

  • Hotel Messe Wien get off at "Wien Nord".
  • Hotel Lasalle get off at "Vorgartenstraße".
  • Hotel Donauzentrum get off at "Kagran".

Getting from TECHbase to the airport (Vienna / Schwechat):
Take the train (S-Bahn / Schnellbahn) from "Siemensstraße" to the airport (direct trains every 30 minutes, other trains you'll have to change at "Wien Mitte").

Getting from TECHbase to the railway station (Wien Westbahnhof):
Take the train (S-Bahn / Schnellbahn) from "Siemensstraße" direction "Floridsdorf", getting off at "Handelskai", changing to underground U6, direction "Siebenhirten" to "Westbahnhof".

Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria, located in the east of the country, having approximately 1.6 million inhabitants.
Vienna's history can be tracked back to the 5th century before Christ.
Vienna is also known worldwide as a city of cultural life: music, theater and fine arts.
There's definitely a lot for sightseeing: St.Stephen's Cathedral, the Imperial Palace, the Spanish Riding School, the Vienna State Opera, the National Theater Burgtheater, a lot of museums, the palace of Schönbrunn, the Vienna Prater, and many more ...
The Viennese climate is a Pannonian climate with a continental influence; during September there's normally a stable warm weather situation without much rain.

Getting to Vienna

You might find the following information useful for your travel planning and getting an impression of Vienna:
You could also try to get a RyanAir or SkyEurope flight to Bratislava, Slovakia (65 km from Vienna), taking the train (about 1 hour) from Bratislava to Vienna (Wien-Südbahnhof), then changing to S-Bahn (like coming from airport Vienna / Schwechat).

Visa for international guests

EU nationals do not need a visa to enter Austria. For most other contries visas are required (in some cases only a form you fill during the flight). In that case please check at the Austrian Embassy in your country if you have to apply for an entry visa in advance and need a letter of invitation. Please note that letters of invitation will be sent out only to authors or co-authors of submitted papers. For all other cases registration will be subject to revision and letters of invitation will only be issued after receipt of payment.

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