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Conference Location

Wednesday, November 30th

On the workshop days, the conference registration will be at the ICT&S Center in Sigmund Haffner Gasse 18. It can also be accessed through Wiener Philharmoniker Gasse 9. From there, signs and student volunteers will guide you to the workshop venues, which are not more than 3 walking minutes away.

W1 will be conducted directly at the ICT&S Center. W2, W3 and W4 will be held right across the road in Churfürststraße 1.

Thursday, Dec 1st & Friday, Dec 2nd

The conference event will be held at the so called "Edmundsburg". Edmundsburg is on the side of the castle hill, elevated above the old town. It can be reached either via stairs, or through an elevator. The entrance to the elevator is accessible from Toscaninihof. On the conference days, student volunteers will be standing at the entrance to Toscaninihof showing you the way to the elevators. If you can not find your way, stop by the ICT&S Center and we will show you where to go.

Conference Location Map:

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The following hotels are all within wlking distance (<15minutes) of the main conference venue. We also recommend using hotel websites such as and for deals.

Hotel Adress Stars Contact
Cordial Theater Hotel Salzburg Schallmooser Hauptstraße 13 4
Mercure Hotel Sterneckstraße 20 4
Hotel Astoria Maxglaner Hauptstraße 7 3
Hotel Auersperg Auerspergstraße 61 4
Hotel Garni - Trumer Stube Bergstraße 6 3
Hotel Goldene Ente Goldgasse 10 3
Hotel Hofwirt Schallmooser Hauptstraße 1 3
Hotel Jedermann Rupertgasse 25 3
Hotel Lasserhof Lasserstraße 47 4
Hotel Lehenerhof Ignaz-Harrerstraße 46 3
Hotel Mercure Bayerhamerstraße 14a 4
Hotel Mozart Franz-Josef-Straße 27 4
Hotel Pension Chiemsee Chiemseegasse 5 3
Hotel Schaffenrath Alpenstraße 115-117 4
Hotel Stadtkrug Linzergasse 20 4
Hotel Stein Giselakai 3-5 4
Best Western (Imlauer) Rainerstraße 12-14 4
Best Western (Stieglbräu) Rainerstraße 14 4
Hotel Via Roma Nonntaler Hauptstraße 47 4
Youth Hostel Nonntal Josef Preis Allee 18
NH Hotel Salzburg City Franz-Josef-Strasse 26 4
Radison Blue Hotel Sbg Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 7 4
Schwärzler Hotel Neutor Neutorstraße 8 4
Sheraton Hotel  Auerspergstraße 4 5
Stadthotel Amadeus Linzergasse 43-45 3
Vier Jahreszeiten Hotel Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 12 4
Star Inn Hildmannplatz 5 3


Conference participants can also use the general booking service from Salzburg Info.


The conference is hosted by:

Human-Computer Interaction & Usability Unit and
Christian Doppler Laboratory "Contextual Interfaces"
ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg

Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18
5020 Salzburg, Austria
Phone: +43.662.8044.4840
Fax: +43.662.8044.4824


Welcome to Salzburg!

Salzburg's renown throughout the world is based on its urban development scheme, its picturesque surroundings and the providence that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here in 1756. It's rich, all-year cultural programme, the world-famous Salzburg Festival during the summer, the new Congress Center and UNESCO's designation of the historical city center as a cultural heritage site has made Salzburg one of the top destinations in tourism, also due to the fact that "The Sound of Music", one of the most popular films ever made, was filmed in Salzburg, continuing to promote Salzburg around the world today. In this remarkable city modern science and technologies meet the charming old culture of Salzburg.


Conference Headquarter:
ICT&S Center
University of Salzburg
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18
5020 Salzburg

Main Conference Location:
Mönchsberg 2
5020 Salzburg

Edmundsburg (Castle Edmund)



Although Salzburg is a rather small city, where many places are within walking distance, it offers a public bus system. The bus map (PDF) shows the bus lines with all the bus stops. The closest Stops to the conference location are "Hanuschplatz/Zentrum" , "Rathaus" and "H.- v.- Karajan Platz". Tickets can be purchased at the tobacconist, at ticket machines at the most important bus stops, with the bus driver or by SMS (requires Paybox).

Short distance tickets ("Kurzstreckenkarte") are best for rides of 2 stops maximum - it's only available in advance sale. For longer rides take a single ticket ("Einzelfahrt-Ticket") or a 24-hours-ticket ("24-Stunden-Ticket). If you stay more than 3 days, a weekly ticket ("Wochenkarte"), which is valid for 7 days, is recommended. The cheapest way to get a ticket is to buy it in advance sale.

Every ticket has to be stamped in the bus. The tickets are valid everywhere downtown.

Additional information is available from Salzburg Public Transportation (only in German).


A taxi stand can be found both in front of the main railway station ("Hauptbahnhof") and the airport ("Flughafen") and in several other locations in the centre (e.g. "Hanuschplatz", "Mirabellplatz").

Parking in Salzburg

For short-time parking there are short-term parking zones, which are identified by road signs ("Kurzparkzone" and "Ende der Kurzparkzone"). Parking is permitted there for max. 3 hours.

Some of the parking zones are chargeable - 1,10 € per hour from Monday till Friday from 9:00 to 19:00. For the rest of the time they are free of charge but at Saturdays from 9:00 to 16:00 a parking disc (available at stores for accessories; instead of buying one, you can also use this sheet) has to be set. Parking tickets are available at ticket machines (one ticket machine per street).

Apart from the chargeable parking zones, there are short-term parking zones, which are free of charge but require to set parking discs (Monday till Friday 9:00 to 19:00 and Saturday 9:00 to 16:00).

Long term parking is possible at various parking sites and parking blocks in Salzburg. More information on parking.