General Information 


The ECOC 2009 will take place at the ACV (Austria Center Vienna) which is one of Europe's top venues for large international conferences. With its distinctive hexagonal ground plan, it is located between the tower blocks of the Donau City and the United Nations Vienna Headquarters, in the most modern part of the city. The centre offers 17 air-conditioned rooms with a capacity of up to 4,200 people and a total of 22,200 sqm of exhibition space, ensuring an exciting conference and exhibition experience.

The ACV is accessible within a few minutes from Vienna's city centre by metro and is also rapidly reached from the Vienna International Airport (VIE).

Austria Center Vienna
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1
A-1220 Vienna
Tel: +43 (0)1- 260 69-0
Fax: +43 (0)1-260 69-303

Austria Center Vienna



by air: From Vienna Airport take the airport bus to VIC (Vienna International Centre). There is a stop right in front of the hotel Arcotel Kaiserwasser (300 m to the conference center. 

Direct taxi rides from the airport to the ACV are offered at a rate of 60 EUR incl. return ticket, if you book it at the airport (August 2008).

by car: Take the A22 towards the centre of Vienna. - Just after the Kaisermühlen tunnel take the 2nd right into Wagramerstrasse and follow the sign ACV.

by Public Transport
: From the southern train station, take tram number 18 to Südtiroler Platz, then change to underground line U1 to Kaisermühlen-VIC, located at the ACV.


Detailed information on transportation will be given at a later date in the final program and on the Conference Website.



Covered parking for approx. 1,000 cars
Parking for approx. 40 coaches at main entrance level
Ample HGV parking



  • ACV main building:
    3 goods lifts (each 30 kN) and 1 goods lift (50 kN) for bulky items up to the size of a small van, from the loading bay to the red level (Hall A)
  • Lift cage dimensions L 6.0m x B 3.1m x H 3.5m
  • Height restrictions at exits (from 2.15m to 3.50m)
  • Loading bay at street level
  • Parquet floors: max permitted loading 500 kg/sqm
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