Organizational matters from A to Z

Baggage Room

You can store bulky luggage at the baggage room behind the conference office (NW II, second floor). We cannot accept notebooks and jackets. The university has to regret to take any responsibility for losses.

Book of Abstracts

The abstracts of over 250 oral and nearly 200 poster presentations are compiled in the “Book of Abstracts”, together with a list of authors and participants. The book is available for download as electronic document on the conference web site for all registered participants. Print versions can be ordered online with the registration, remaining copies can be purchased for 10,- EUR at the conference office as long as supply lasts.

Cash Machine

Conference fees and additional bookings at the conference office can only be paid cash. You can get money at the cash machine in the university’s cafeteria.

Conference Office (open 14.-17.9.)

The conference office is open for all organizational concerns from 8:00 until 18:00 during the conference. It is located in the building NW II, second floor. You can also reach it by phone (0921 55-5701) and fax (0921 55-3075).


If a building needs to be evacuated, you will find the assembly points outside, in the direction of the parking lots. A list of emergency telephone numbers will be provided at the coffee stands and in the conference office – please contact us!


During the conference there are coffee breaks in the buildings NW I and II. Beverages and snacks will be provided at the welcome party on Monday evening. You can get lunch from 11.15 until 13.30 at the university’s cafeteria (“Mensa”) at your own expense. “Mensa cards” for electronic payment can be purchased at the conference office for 20 Euro (including 5 Euro refund). You may load additional money onto your card; money left on the card as well as the refund for the card itself can be electronically reimbursed in the Mensa. Students will have to show a student identity card or a proof of immatriculation in order to get lunch at student prices.

Contact the conference office for local restaurant options.


There are several parking lots near the conference venue – a map is provided at the end of this brochure. Parking at the university is free of charge.

Public Transport

The conference takes place in the buildings NW I, NW II, and Audimax on the campus of the University of Bayreuth, located in the south of Bayreuth. Walking distance from downtown is about 2 km. The bus lines “Linie 4” and “Linie 6” take you from the campus to the city. Please ask at the conference office if you need any help.

After the evening events (welcome party, social evening) and the closing of the conference special bus transfer is provided taking participant downtown and to the train station (free of charge). Departure times and locations will be announced during the conference.


Some taxi phone numbers in Bayreuth are:

  • Beierlein-Reckentin Taxi (0921) 1664
  • Taxi Kroter (0921) 22011
  • Taxiunternehmen Schröder (0921) 66566
    (transport for handicapped people, payment per credit card possible)
  • Taxi-Union Bayreuth (0921) 19410
  • Worschech Lisbeth Taxi (0921) 64422

Tourist Information

There is a tourist information office in the city (Kongress- und Tourismuszentrale Bayreuth, Luitpoldplatz 9, 95444 Bayreuth - Info-Hotline: (09 21) 8 85-88 email: info@bayreuth-tourismus.de). Some basic tourist information material (city map, program of events) will be provided at the conference office.

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last modified 2009-09-03