13th International Conference on
Diffusion in Solids and Liquids - DSL2017

Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer, Microstructure & Properties,
Nanodiffusion & Nanostructured Materials, Alternative Energy



26-30 JUNE, 2017 – VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Schönbrunn Palace - VIENNA
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TRAVEL

Population: 1.741 million +
Known for: Imperial Buildings, Fabulous Art Collections Climate: 
Continental Climate – mild but with warm summers

Prior to Arrival
As Austria is a part of the EU, arriving in Vienna from other EU countries is seamless. It is helpful to note that the Vienna train stations (there are a few) start with their German name “Wien”, which should be useful when searching for train tickets! If you’re visiting Vienna as part of a larger European trip, some great connections with ICE (High Speed Trains) include Munich, Prague, Budapest, and Zurich.
If intending to fly into Austria, Austrian Airlines offer the best international connections.

On Arrival
If arriving by air, the cheapest transport to the city is by S-Bahn (rail) for €4 one way, however does require some connections. Another option is the City Airport Train, which will take you direct to Wien Mitte (central) in 16 minutes for €11 euros one way; €17 round-trip.

Getting Around
Vienna is incredibly large with many points of interest at different sides of the city. Thus, the best mode of transport is public, which includes trains, subway, trams, and buses. The most common of these for visitors is the U-Bahn which provides great connections throughout the city. Vienna is also very pleasant to walk around in the warmer months but expect to walk some distances!

From Vienna International Airport
Vienna International Airport is about 20 km from the city centre of Vienna, which can easily be reached by Airport Bus Shuttle, CAT (City Airport Train), train (S-Bahn), airport bus shuttle or taxi.

City Airport Train (CAT)
The CAT takes you to the City Air Terminal (Wien-Mitte/Landstrasse, undergrounds U3 and U4) in 16 minutes. CATs leave the airport every half hour from 6:05 am to 11:35 pm and the City Air Terminal from 5:38 am to 11:08 pm. Several airlines offer check-in services at the City Air Terminal.
Online ticket: Single ticket 11 Euro / Return ticket 17 Euro At ticket machine: Single ticket 12 Euro / Return ticket 19 Euro
On board: Single ticket 14 Euro (Tickets are only valid for the CAT, not for public transport in Vienna!)

CAT schedule:
https://www.cityairporttrain.com/de/home?lang=en-US

Train
To get to the airport train, follow the sign “S-Bahn” in the airport arrival hall. Take line S7, travel time: around 25 minutes. You can buy the ticket (for two zones!) at the ticket machine in the train station (4.20 Euro incl. public transport in Vienna).

Airport Bus Shuttle
There are regular buses from the airport to

  • Wien Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz (with connection to undergrounds U1 and U4)
  • Wien Dörfelstrasse/Meidling (with connection to underground U6)
  • Wien Westbahnhof (with connection to undergrounds U3 and U6)
The bus station is directly in front of the airport arrival hall. Buses leave every 20 to 30 minutes. It takes around 30 minutes to get to Vienna. Tickets (8 Euro) can be bought on the bus or from the ticket machine. Tickets are only valid for the shuttle bus, not for public transport in Vienna!

Bus schedule (German only):
http://www.viennaairport.com/jart/prj3/va/main.jart?rel=de&content-id=1249344074246

Taxi

The taxi stand at the airport is in front of the arrival hall. It takes about half an hour to get to the city centre (approx. 36 Euro).
To go from the city to the airport, either ask your hotel to book an airport taxi or call one of the following taxi companies (all of them offer special fares to the airport): 31300, 40100, 60160, 81400 or 1716.

Airport Taxi: Airportdriver
www.airportdriver.at

Mo. - Su. from 0 - 24h
Phone: +43 1 22 8 22
Fax: +43 1 22 8 22 8
E-Mail: office@airportdriver.at

VISA INFO

Do I need a visa?
EU/EEA Nationals:
Holders of an EEA (EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) or Swiss passport do not require a visa. Nationals from EU-countries as well as Switzerland and Liechtenstein may stay for an unlimited time.

Non-EU/EEA Nationals:
Please visit the website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry for a list for countries (https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/reise-aufenthalt/entry-and-residence-in-austria/entry-and-visa/schengen-visa/) whose nationals do NOT need a visa for Austria if their stay does not exceed 90 days.

Nationals of countries NOT listed above will need to obtain a visa to travel to Austria. Source: Website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry (https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/reise-aufenthalt/entry-and-residence-in-austria/entry-and-visa/schengen-visa/), all information without guarantee)

How do I apply for a visa?
Please contact the nearest Austria embassy in your country for more information on the specific requirements of applications.Please visit the website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry for information on visa applications. https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/reise-aufenthalt/entry-and-residence-in-austria/entry-and-visa/schengen-visa/

IMPORTANT DATES:
Abstract Submission is OPEN!

Deadline for Abstract Submission:15th FEBRUARY, 2017(note that it is not compulsory to submit an abstract to attend the conference)

Reduced Registration Fee:
until 15th  December, 2016

Notification of acceptance: 20th February, 2017

Early Bird Registration:
until 15th March 2017

For logistic reasons, all participants with ORAL or POSTER presentation should be registered till 30th MAY, 2017

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: until 15th July, 2017 (It is not compulsory to submit a Full Paper / Manuscript)

DSL2017:
26-30 JUNE, 2017



 
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