On Monday, July 5th 2010, all conference participants are cordially invited to attend the Welcome Reception in the Kuppelsaal in the main building of the Vienna University of Technology. The building on the Karlsplatz, built in the classicistic style according to plans of the Hofbaudirektion has been the home of the TU Vienna since 1818. It is the oldest university building in Vienna still serving its original purpose.
On Tuesday, July 6th 2010, all conference participants are cordially invited to attend the Get Together in the Foyer in the main building of the Vienna University of Technology.
On Wednesday, July 7th 2010, all main conference participants are cordially invited to attend the City Hall (Rathaus) Reception. The City Hall is one of the most beautiful buildings in Vienna which serves as the seat both of the mayor and the city council of the city of Vienna. It was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt and built between 1872 and 1883. The distinctive Gothic style of the City Hall with its magnificent and fabulous halls provides the perfect setting for the conference’s reception.
How to reach the City Hall from the main building of the TU Vienna
- Per pedes (approx. 30 min)
- U2 from Karlsplatz to Rathaus (direction "Stadion") (approx. 15 min)
An unforgettable evening in the Gloriette of the Schönbrunn Palace awaits you on Thursday, July 8th 2010. All main conference participants are cordially invited to attend the conference banquet. The Schönbrunn Palace is one of the most important cultural monuments in the country. The palace and its surrounding gardens illustrate the tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs. The Gloriette was used as a dining hall and festival hall for emperor Franz Joseph I. You would not want to miss the impressive view over Vienna while enjoying the dinner.
How to reach the Gloriette from the main building of the TU Vienna
- U4 from Karlsplatz to Schönbrunn (direction "Hütteldorf") and a few steps to the meeting point next to the main building of Schönbrunn Palace (approx. 30 min), where we meet at 18:15
Coming back to the main building of the TU Vienna
- Bus transfer organized by the ICWE 2010 (around 22:30)