Location

The meeting will start on Monday, April 22, 2013 and will end on Friday, April 26, 2013.

This time the conference site is located in the Congress Centre of Bad Hofgastein. You will find the exact position in the village here. You can look around in Bad Hofgastein using Google Maps . Here you can also search for the location of any possible accommodation. You will find the hotels with special conference prices in the Registration section.

You will find more information about the Congress Centre at the homepage of Bad Hofgastein.


Most convenient way to reach Bad Hofgastein is by train (not the fastest):
Data for Sunday (data from 2013)

From Munich at 12:27, 14:27 (direct) or 15:42 (one change), 3h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 and 9:19 every two hours each (3 h). From and to the Airport (MUC) approximately 45 to 60 min longer.
From Cologne at 8:18 (direct), 9:02 (one change), 9-91/2 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:31 and 9:19 every two hours each (9 h).
From Berlin at 7:35 (three changes), 9:53 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 and 9:19 every two hours each (10-11 h).


From Vienna/Westbahnhof at 11:36, 13:36 (all with one change), 4 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 and 9:19 every two hours each (4 h). From the airport (VIE) at least one hour longer (shuttle bus available).
From Graz at 10:30, 11:37, or 13:37 (all with one change), 4 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 and 9:29 every two hours (4 h).
From Innsbruck at 10:09, 12:13, or 14:13 (all with one change), 3 1/4 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 and 9:19 every two hours (3 h).
From Klagenfurt Ariport (KLU) at 9:15 (one change, every two hours), 3 1/4 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC and Bus from 7:29 (one change) every two hours (2 1/2 h).


From Zurich at 8:40 or 10:40 (one change), 6 3/4 h, Back on Friday: EC/IC from 8:30 every two hours (7-8 h).


From Venezia S. Lucia at 9:18 or 11:20 (with IC Bus from Venezia Tronchetto, one change), 5-5 1/2, Back on Friday: EC/IC 9:29 or 11:29 (with IC Bus to Venezia Tronchetto, 5 h).


Data for Friday (data from 2013)
Important: First fast train on Friday leaves 8:30, first regional train 6:17 (with change in Schwarzach-St.Veit, Salzburg airport 8:10). Early buses leave 5:09 (Salzburg 6:50, Munich airport 9:55, Vienna airport 10:45), 6:09 (Salzburg 7:45, Munich airport 10:15, Vienna airport 11:24), and 6:44 (Salzburg 9:02, Munich airport 11:26, Vienna airport 12:24)


Look on your local train web page for more information: (D) (A) (CH) (I) (F) or contact the tourist office (see contact section). Attention: The station is about 2 km outside of the village. A shuttle bus is available (2 Euro). Some hotels have their own shuttle bus.


Bad Hofgastein can also be reached by plane:

Recommend airports to reach SCM2013 are Munich (MUC), Salzburg (SZG), and Klagenfurt (KLU). You need approximately additional 4h, 2h, and 3h to reach the meeting, respectively. Train connections are given above. For any questions concerning arrival from the airport to the conference please feel free to ask the local coordinator (see contact section). Vienna airport (VIE) is not recommended. You will need up to 5-6 h to reach SCM2013.

Airports


Simplest way to Bad Hofgastein is by car:

Coming from the north or east, drive to Salzburg, then take the Tauernautobahn (A10, Tauern motorway) in the southerly direction to Bischofshofen, take Road no. 311 till the Gasteinertal exit, then Road no. 167 into the Gastein valley.

Coming from the west, drive to Innsbruck:, then take Motorway (A12) via Wörgl, Road no. 312 via St.Johann/Tirol to Lofer, Road no. 311 via Zell am See to Lend, Road no. 167 to Gastein or motorway Kufstein - Salzburg - Villach, Gasteinertal exit, Road no. 167 into the Gastein valley.

Coming from the south, drive to Mallnitz via Villach (A2 and A10), exit Lendorf (Road no. 100), Möllbrücke (Road no. 106), Obervellach (Road no. 105) and take the train-car ferry to Gastein (2013 costs: 30 Euro both ways, 24,00 Euro via ÖAMTC, ARBÖ ADAC or Vorteilscard). For detailed information look here (german only).

D, F, NL: via Munich.

CH: Arlberg motorway (S16, 2013: 18,00 Euro toll for Arlberg tunnel both ways) to Innsbruck.

I: Via Venezia (A4) and Tarvisio (A23) to Villach (A2/A10).

CZ, H: via Linz (A7) or Vienna (A4) to Salzburg (A1).

Internet: Search for a connection from your location to Bad Hofgastein/Austria.