KNX Scientific Conference 2006
November 9-10, 2006

The 2006 KNX Scientific Conference is over. Compared to the program folder below, the final conference programme was slightly different. The presentations are available on the Website of KNX Association (look for Downloads/Service - KNX Partners - Becoming a KNX Scientific Partner - 2006-11 Scientific Conference Papers Vienna). Photo impressions: Web album or 11.5M Zip file. Springer punktUM magazine covered the conference in its December issue (download the report [German]).


The invitation and programme folder is available for download from KNX Association (local copies, PDF: page 1, page 2). Besides the programme, it holds essential information on

This page provides additional local information that could not be included in the folder for lack of space.


Vienna University of Technology, Main Building at Karlsplatz

Vienna University of Technology
HS 7 "Schütte-Lihotzky"
Karlsplatz 13
Hof 2, Stiege 7 (Ground floor)
Vienna, Austria

The KNX Scientific Conference 2006 will take place in the main building of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna). The buidling in its classicistic style (1815) is located in the heart of town at Karlsplatz, one of the places with the highest density of cultural locations in Europe.

The web site of the Vienna Tourist Board provides online hotel booking and information as well as information on sights and cultural events.

Travel advice

The Vienna International Airport (VIE) in Schwechat is about 20 km from the conference site. There are four ways to get into the city (the airport web site has further details):

Tickets for the CAT are not valid on the Schnellbahn and vice versa.

The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) provide information on international train connections.

When travelling by car, please keep in mind that a toll sticker is required on Austrian highways and expressways (10 days: EUR 7,60). The conference site can be reached...

Getting around

Parking near the conference site

Parking in the streets - except Wiedner Hauptstraße - is restricted to a maximum of two hours (and subject to a fee) during daytime Mondays to Fridays.

Staying near the conference site

The following hotels (within different price ranges) are within walking distance to the conference venue. No endorsement is to be deduced from the inclusion of a hotel in this (alphabetically sorted) list.

Best Western Beethoven Millöckergasse 6, 1060 Vienna 580m
Carlton Opera Schikanedergasse 4, 1040 Vienna 620m
Drei Kronen Schleifmühlgasse 25, 1040 Vienna 580m
Erzherzog Rainer Wiedner Hauptstraße 27-29, 1040 Vienna 590m
Clima Hotel Johann Strauss    Favoritenstraße 12a, 1040 Vienna 500m
Kaiserhof Frankenberggasse 10, 1040 Vienna 250m
Mercure Secession Getreidemarkt 5, 1060 Vienna 500m
Papageno Wiedner Hauptstraße 23-25, 1040 Vienna    520m
Hotel Apartment Shermin Rilkeplatz 7, 1040 Vienna 280m
Das Triest Wiedner Hauptstraße 12, 1040 Vienna 280m


last modified 2006-09-14, gn