The conference will take place at the University of Stuttgart on the campus in Stuttgart-Vaihingen. Scientific sessions will be in the building Pfaffenwaldring 7.
How to get there:
By public transport you can reach the University campus in Stuttgart-Vaihingen by a local train (S-Bahn, station "Universität") or bus (station "Universität" or "Universität (Schleife)"). You can get timetables from the journey planner of the local public transport company (VVS):
From Stuttgart Airport (“Flughafen”)
Local train (S-Bahn): Please follow the sign in the arrival hall. For the ride to the conference venue you require a ticket for two zones (single ride € 2.90) which can be bought at the ticket machines at the entrance of the train station (see “How to buy a ticket” below).
Please take lines S2 (direction “Schorndorf”) or S3 (direction “Backnang”). The ride will take 16 minutes to the station “Universität”. Leave the train station via the exit in the direction of travel (direction “Universitätszentrum”) and follow the conference signs.
Taxi: Taxis are located in front of the arrival hall. The taxi ride to the conference venue takes about 15–20 minutes (approx. € 25–30).
From Stuttgart Main Station (“Hauptbahnhof”)
Local train (S-Bahn): Please follow the sign in the arrival hall. For the ride to the conference venue you require a ticket for two zones (single ride e 2.90) which can be bought at the ticket machines in the train station (see “How to buy a ticket” below).
Please take lines S1, S2 or S3 from platform 101 (underground). The ride takes 11 minutes to the station “Universität”. Leave the train station via the exit opposite to the direction of travel (direction “Universitätszentrum”) and follow the conference signs.
Taxi: Taxis are located in front of the arrival hall. The taxi ride takes about 15–20 minutes to the conference venue (approx. € 20–25).
There are free parking lots next to the conference venue. From the street Pfaffenwaldring follow the signs Pfaffenwaldring 11+13+15. You will find parking lots to the left of the road. The conference venue is located at the far end of the parking lots.
How to buy a ticket
For the local train (S-Bahn), the subway and buses you can use the same tickets of the “Verkehrsund Tarifverbund Stuttgart” (VVS) .
Single Ticket and Four-Trip Ticket
At the local train station you will find red ticket machines: Push the English flag → “Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart” (VVS) → 1 or 2 zones → pay.
At the subway station you will find orange ticket machines: To choose English language push the round button at the right upper corner of the machine beneath the German/English/French flags. Then enter the 3 digit code of your destination from the list on the left side of the machine. The stations are ordered alphabetically. Automatically, a single ride ticket will be suggested. If you know the number of zones of your connection you can directly enter “001” for a ticket for one zone or “002” for two zones.
As a visitor of Stuttgart you can buy a special three-day ticket. It is available in some hotels, but also at the Tourist-Information Center at Stuttgart Airport and the Tourist Information Center "i-Punkt" (next to the main station, Königstraße 1a). You need to present a proof of your hotel booking to buy the ticket.
|13.50 €||zones 10 and 20||valid within the city of Stuttgart: conference venue, city center, main station, banquet; NOT for the airport|
|19.00 €||complete area of the VVS||valid everywhere|
The tickets must be signed with your first name and surname and validated by the validators on the S-Bahn platforms or in the underground trains before the first trip.