Joint Conference GCPR/VMV 2018 - Stuttgart, Germany - October 10-12, 2018 - University of Stuttgart



Foto: Universität Stuttgart/Luftbild Elsässer


Foto: Universität Stuttgart/Andrés Bruhn

The conference will be held at University of Stuttgart, Computer Science building, in Stuttgart, Germany. Stuttgart is more relaxing than any other city across the globe. The city is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. The home of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. Moreover, Stuttgart is famous for the Cannstatter Volksfest - the so-called Wasen, a festival which will take place during the conference.

The Computer Science building is located at the main campus of University of Stuttgart, in Stuttgart Vaihingen. The closest S-Bahn station is called Universität which is approximatly 5 minutes from the building. The Campus Vaihingen of the University of Stuttgart is approx. 8 km from Stuttgart city center or 12 min by S-Bahn. Moreover, there is a direct S-Bahn connection from Stuttgart central station (S-Bahn S1/S2/S3, approx. 15 min) and Stuttgart airport (S-Bahn S2/S3, approx. 20 min) to Campus Vaihingen. Additional information can be found here.

Location address:   Universitätsstraße 38, Stuttgart, Germany

Public Transport within Stuttgart

Stuttgart is very well connected with public transportation. See the map for public transportation network. The prices of public transportation depend on the distance & time you stay in Stuttgart. Get a ticket overview on the fares and terms. Use the Journey Planner or the app to get around with public transportation in Stuttgart.

Please note that a weekly ticket for public transport (all zones) will be provided at the registration desk on demand.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place at the Großer Kursaal in Bad Cannstatt, a former wellness and therapy centre which was originally built in the north of Stuttgart in 1837 and later on rebuilt in 1949. Today, it is beautiful location close to the Kurpark, a part of the green soul of Stuttgart.

You can reach the Kursaal in Bad Cannstatt via public transport from the university site by taking the S-Bahn S1/S2/S3 from the station Universität to the station Stadtmitte (approx. 10 min) and then taking the U-Bahn U2 from the station Rotebühlplatz to the station Kursaal (approx. 16 min). Please note that the S-Bahn station Stadtmitte and the U-Bahn station Rotebühlplatz have an underground connection, i.e. please look for the U-Bahn sign (U), if you get off the S-Bahn (S).

The conference dinner will start at 19:00 and will end at 22:00. In case you are still in celebration mood afterwards, the Cannnstatter Volksfest is closely located. Typically, it will close at 23:00.

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Reception / Ice Breaker

The reception / ice breaker will take place in the conference hotel, i.e. the Campus Guest hotel, on the university campus with 2 minutes walking distance from the conference building. It will start at 18:30 and it will end at 21:00.

Lunch Breaks

Apart from the weekly ticket for public transport also lunch tickets for the University Mensa are included in the registration (Wednesday - Thursday). In case you participate in the turorial that takes place on Tuesday morning, you can also ask for a lunch ticket for Tuesday at the registration desk.