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CONFERENCE COUNTRY & CITY
Germany
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Democratic Parliamentary Federal Republic since 1949
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The Federal President is the Head of state
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Government is led by the Federal Chancellor
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Covers an area of 357,022 sqkm
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The largest population of any European country
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82 million inhabitans
Dresden
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Capital of Saxony Land
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Situated in the south-eastern part of the Free State of Saxony, which
borders of Czech Republic and Poland
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The third largest city in eastern Germany
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Lies in the broad basin of the Elbe River between Meissen and Pirna
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The Elbe valley around the city was designated a UNESCO World
Heritage
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530,729 inhabitants
CONFERENCE VENUE
Address
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Maritim Hotel & Internationales Congress Center Dresden
Ostra-Ufer 2 / Devrientstrasse 10 – 12
01067 Dresden, Germany
Location
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Distance to main railway station: 3 km
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Distance to Dresden airport: 8 km
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Distance to motorway: 5 km Distance to the "Frauenkirche": 1 km
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Distance to the "Semperoper": 0,2 km
Position
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Right on the banks of the Elbe river
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Frauenkirche and the Zwinger are just 10 minutes away walking
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Hotel is interconnected with the Congress Centre
Hotel
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328 elegant rooms
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Elegant restaurant with winter garden and terraces overlooking the Elb
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Exclusive wellness area with pool, saunas, fitness, massage and
cosmetics
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Event venues for up to 5,000 people in the largest hall, along with 29
conference rooms
VENUE ACCESSIBILITY
From the airport
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The Dresden airport is located centrally in the northern part of the city
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20 minutes by taxi
40 minutes by public transport
Train station - inside the airport building, trains goes every 30 minutes
Bus stop opposite of entrance of the airport
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Buses and trams -S1 to stop "Bahnhof Mitte "
From train stations
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Dresden has two large centrally located train stations
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Arrival to Dresden Hauptbahnhof (main station) or - Dresden-Neustadt station-north side
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20 minutes from conference venue by S2 commuter railway line
Taxi fares to hotel
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from airport
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from main station
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from station Neustadt
By car
approx. 20 €
approx. 8 €
approx. 7 €
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Three main motorways lead to Dresden
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The motorways A4 (Frankfurt - Görlitz), A13 (Berlin) and A17 (Prague)
via B170 to the Conference venue
GETTING TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE
IMPORTANT DATES
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Abstract submission deadline:
15th February 2015
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Author’s notification of Abstracts acceptance:
16th April 2015
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Early bird registration deadline:
1st July 2015
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Regular registration deadline:
15th August 2015
GOOD TO KNOW
Climate
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Overall, Germany has a warm, temperate, wet climate with westerly winds. Extreme
fluctuations in temperature are rare. Rain falls throughout the year. Mild winters (2ºC to 6ºC) and moderately hot summers (18ºC to 20ºC) are the norm.
Currency
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Member of the Eurozone since 1999 (€)
Language
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German, Germans also speak good English
Emergency numbers
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Police: 110
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Fire department: 112
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Ambulance: 112
We look forward welcoming you to the beautiful city
of Dresden!