Joint Annual Meeting of ÖPG/SPS/ÖGAA - Innsbruck 2009


The conference takes place at the Technik Campus in the Victor-Franz-Hess building (see google maps), which is named after Nobel laureate V. F. Hess, who got the Nobel prize in Physics in 1936 while being a professor at the University of Innsbruck. The address is: Technikerstraße 25, 6020 Innsbruck (city map).

The conference office is located near the entrance to the Victor-Franz-Hess building (see map).
The opening hours are: Tuesday (1.9.) 16:00 - 19:00 h, Wednesday - Friday (2.9. - 4.9.) 8:00 - 18:00 h.
During this time you can call the conference hotline at +43 664 812 5163.
All participants have to register at the conference office. There you get your name tag, the conference program ("Tagungsband") and a folder (with a city map and additional information about Innsbruck).

For presentations a beamer and a notebook will be available in each lecture hall. You can also use your notebook, but that should be the exception (please have your talk available on a USB stick or on CD).

The conference dinner takes place on Thursday at the restaurant Villa Blanka.
If you want to attend the conference dinner please click the corresponding button upon registration
(onsite registration for the conference dinner is not possible).
Special busses waiting at the bus stop (in front of the parking) will bring you there.
The first bus will leave at 18:45 h. Each time a bus gets full it will leave. The last departure of a bus going to the restaurant is at 19:15 h. The same procedure will be applied for the return trip: between 22:00 h and 23:00 h these buses will bring you back to town ("Marktplatz") and to the conference place ("Technik").

Public transport: here is information about the bus services and the time tables for all the bus lines.
For bus line O there is a bus each 6 minutes, for bus line T there is a bus each 15 minutes. Both lines pass by the conference place but go to different places in town.
The prices for tickets are: € 1.70 for a single ticket, € 5.80 for a 4-Fahrtenkarte, € 4 for a 24-hour ticket, € 12.30 for a ticket valid for one week (more details here). Only the single ticket can be obtained from the bus driver, the other ones are sold in tobacco shops (there is one at the central station, and one is near the bus stop at the conference place).
A detail that you should know about the bus stops when going to town.

When arriving by car from Switzerland please note that you need a toll sticker to be allowed to use the Austrian highways. More information can be found in the Arrival section.

The airport is very close to the conference place.

You can get information about some tourist highlights by clicking on the images at the top
or by looking at this tourist map.
From the city to the mountains in 30 minutes: video clip captured from a recent TV broadcast.