(Latest update: 13 September 2011)
Journées 2011 - First Announcement: 16 February 2011
Journées 2011 - Second Announcement: 29 April 2011
Early registration: until 31 August 2011
Late registration: until 19 September 2011
Abstract submission: 10 August 2011
Modifications to abstracts and registration forms: 6 September 2011
The Journées 2011 will be organized by the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna). The venue of the scientific sessions is at Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen (BEV), located just north of the central district of Vienna. The oral and poster sessions as well as the coffee and lunch breaks will be held in the 8th floor of the building.
Address: Schiffamtsgasse 1-3, A-1020 Vienna (U2 and U4 subway station Schottenring, exit Herminengasse, or tramway 31.
The registration fee of 100 EUR for early registration (or 150 EUR for late registration) has to be paid on-site in cash at the registration desk at BEV. The fee includes participation in the Journées, the Colloquium material with receiving a copy of the Proceedings, the coffee breaks, and the conference dinner. The registration desk will be open at Monday, 19 September 2011, from 8:00 (local time) onwards.
In order to facilitate the workflow, the LOC strongly recommends to register and pick your conference material on Sunday, 18 September 2011, 17:00 - 18:30, at the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, University of Technology Vienna.
Address: Gusshausstrasse 27-29, A-1040 Vienna (U1 subway station Taubstummengasse, exit Taubstummengasse, or tramway station Paulanergasse served by tramway 1 and 62).
Duration of invited talks: 20 min including questions
Duration of oral presentations: 12 min including questions
The presentations will be run from a Windows-Notebook, supporting the formats of Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and PowerPoint (.ppt or pptx).
The speakers are kindly asked to bring their files on USB stick or CD/DVD and upload them during the break before the start of the session. (This especially holds for the speakers of the very first session, which should arrive in advance to accomplish the upload.) A short trial should be made in order to see if the presentation runs as expected. Exotic fonts may appear differently on the notebook provided, so it is recommended to avoid such fonts in the presentations.
The dimensions of the posters can be up to the A0 format (or max: 90 cm x 120 cm). The orientation has to be portrait.
The posters can be brought to the conference venue on Monday morning or during the day and should be put up until the beginning of the Poster Session at 16:00. The session will be held in the back room of the speakers' hall. All the material necessary for attaching the posters to the boards will be provided.
The participants can take lunch at the canteen of BEV on Monday and Tuesday. 2 - 3 set menus will be up for selection for about 8 Euros.
The conference dinner of the Journées 2011 will take place on Tuesday evening (19:00-21:30) at the restaurant and vineyard-estate 'Fuhrgassl-Huber' in Neustift am Walde at the norhtwestern part of Vienna, see a detailed map here. The fare of this dinner is included in the registration fee of the conference (additional vouchers for accompanying persons will be available at the registration desk). The transportation to the location will be conducted by public means of transport (about 40 mins busride) in several small groups. Timetable information and several area maps which facilitate orientation are also available. (»View file)
A limited number of travel grants is available in particular for young scientists and/or scientists from economically weak countries. Applications (including a CV, a short list of previous publications and a brief description of your intended presentation at the Journées 2011) should be directly addressed to the Chair of the LOC, Prof. Dr. Harald Schuh: harald.schuh(at)tuwien.ac.at.
Application deadline: 15 June 2011.
Vienna can be reached by train from many major cities in Europe. Currently there is no main train station in Vienna at which all trains arrive, but different trains arrive at different stations. Most trains goes to either Wien Westbahnhof, Wien Meidling, or Wien Nord-Praterstern.
Tickets for public transportation in Vienna can be bought in machines at the subway stations, as well as in tobacco shops. A ticket for a single ride costs € 1.80, a 1-day ticket € 1.80, a 2-day ticket € 10, a 2-day ticket € 13.60, and a weekly ticket € 14. Single tickets can also be bought on busses and trams for € 2.20. The tickets are valid for travelling with any public transportation (subway, trains, trams, busses) within Vienna. A subway map can be found here. For further information, see the homepage of Wiener linien.
For further details about travelling to and inside Vienna, as well as sightseeing tips etc., go to Wikitravel.
Participants of the Journées 2011 are asked to timely care about their accommodation in the city of Vienna. For assistance, we provide two selected list of hotels - one if you want to stay in walking distance to the conference venue at BEV (»View file) and anothter if you prefer accommodation near the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics (»View file), from which you can reach the conference venue in about 20 minutes by public transportation. Additionally, you may opt for cheaper accomodation in one of Vienna's hostels (»View file). All fares given should serve as rough information but are subject to changes. You are free to choose any other hotel in Vienna which suits your demands best.
Participants who need an official invitation letter please mail to sigrid.boehm(at)tuwien.ac.at.