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General Information 


Conference language

All sessions will be held in English. There will be no simultaneous translation.

Destination Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, which has always been and continues to be a place where European history is made. Throughout the centuries, Viennese culture has exerted a strong influence on European arts and lifestyle. Among many others, the works of Strauss, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert have made Vienna the musical capital of the world.

In addition to its rich cultural heritage, from Lippizaner horses and famous museums to Hofburg and Secession, modern-day Vienna boasts the vibrant cultural scene of a 21st century metropolis.


The official currency in Austria is the euro (EUR). Standard credit cards (Mastercard, American Express, VISA) are accepted in hotels, department stores and restaurants. Currently (Oct 2009) the exchange rate is approx. 1 EUR = 1,50 USD


Power supply is 230 V AC, 50 Hz. It is recommended to have a suitable plug-in for Austrian standard when charging your laptop

Emergency services

Police call 133,  Ambulance 144 and  Fire Brigade call 122 


The organizer may not be held responsible for any injury to participants or damage, theft and loss of personal belongings. Participants should therefore make their own insurance arrangements.


Vienna is an ideal city to go on a leisurely stroll through the shops - on Vienna's famous Kaerntner Strasse - the noble shopping street you will discover an immense variety of pleasurable shopping opportunities. . For more details please visit

Time Zone

GMT (UTC) +01:00

Visa/Letter of confirmation

Nationals from some countries may require a visa to enter Austria. Please check with the Austrian Embassy in your country. If documentation/letter of confirmation is required, please contact the congress organizer for support of a visa application after having registered for the congress.


The weather in Vienna in September is usually beautiful and mostly warm. However, there might be chilly and rainy days. The temperature can range between 10C° and 20C°. Please check the actual weather on

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