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ERCOFTAC Spring Festival , 6-7 April 2017 Austrian Institute of Technology Vienna, Austria

ERCOFTAC Spring Festival  2017

6-7 April 2017

Austrian Institute of Technology

Vienna, Austria


Techbase, Vienna 

Giefingasse 2

1210 Vienna, Austria

The schedule of the Festival will be as below:

6th April 2017, Thursday, room W301:

-      PC ADA Scientific Day:

o   Morning: Presentations

o   Afternoon: Tour at TechBase and RailTec Arsenal ( Directions can be found here:

RTA Rail Tec Arsenal

Fahrzeugversuchsanlage GmbH

Paukerwerkstraße 3

1210 Vienna, Austria

o   Evening: Joint walk in downtown of Vienna and dinner the restaurant.


7th April 2017, Friday:

-       ERCOFTAC administrative meetings:

o   Morning:  SPC (room W301), KNC (room W403)

o   Afternoon: MB and GA, room W301

Meeting agendas will be available at a later date.


Application for holding and funding ERCOFTAC events:

If you wish to organise ERCOFTAC conferences, workshops or summer schools and apply for ERCOFTAC funding also if you wish to apply for SIG General Funding please contact me to receive the Application Form. All details regarding conditions how to hold an event in association with ERCOFTAC can be found on the ERCOFTAC website: /about/rules_for_holding_ercoftac_events/. Please note that the Application Forms with the short proposal must be sent to the ERCOFTAC CADO at least 2 weeks before the SPC meeting – 24th March 2017.



Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to me: by no later than 31st March 2017. Please state if you are going to participate in the meetings over 2 days or just 1 day, stating also which day it is you want to participate in and also please inform if you wish to attend the ERCOFTAC dinner which will take place on the 6th April (the venue to be confirmed).


Travel to Vienna:

Some information is available at the airports homepage (including rail and bus connections)

Rail connections between the Airport and Vienna are given also in the attachment below:




we recommend hotels in the vicinity of the subway U1, because it is easy to reach AIT and the city centre.

A list of hotels is attached below.

Hotel Wandl and Arcotel Kaiserwasser offer special rates (112/130 Euros).