Location http://www.3dct.at/cms2/index.php/de/location-2 2016-05-29T20:58:35+02:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Venue 2012-12-06T09:41:22+01:00 2012-12-06T09:41:22+01:00 http://www.3dct.at/cms2/index.php/de/location-2/conference-venue Elena Sell elena.sell@fh-wels.at <div class="feed-description"><table style="width: 100%;" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <h2>Conference Venue</h2> <p><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Venue_FH-Wels_kl-Px500.jpg" alt="Location-Venue FH-Wels kl-Px500" width="500" height="331" /></p> </td> <td style="width: 2%;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 49%;" align="left" valign="top"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria -&nbsp;Campus Wels</strong></p> <p>Stelzhamerstraße 23<br />4600 Wels<br />Austria&nbsp;</p> <p>Read on for information concerning:</p> <ul> <li>Wels Campus</li> <li>Travel Information</li> <li>Shuttle Service</li> <li>Parking and Transportation in Wels</li> <li>The City Wels</li> <li>Useful Information</li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Wels Campus</h3> <p><strong>About the University</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels -&nbsp;Founded in 1994, the Wels Campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is home to the Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. With its focus on Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Business Studies, it offers students a practical and well-rounded education as well as the opportunity to work hand-in-hand alongside major industries in the region. In 2005 it celebrated the opening of a new main building, making it one of the most modern and best-equipped universities in Austria. The Federal State of Upper Austria and the city of Wels have invested around €50 mil. to provide its prestigious faculty with state-of-the-art teaching facilities and laboratories. All of the more than 15 programmes are designed to provide graduates with a comprehensive university education that enables them to succeed on the labour market. The contents of the programmes directly reflect the increasing demand of industry for engineers with cutting-edge and practice-orientated knowledge.</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Registration and Information Desk</strong></p> <ul> <li>Occupied:&nbsp;9th-12th February: 08:00 - open all day</li> <li>Contact Person during the Meeting:&nbsp;tba</li> </ul> <p><strong>Parking </strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Parking at the FH Campus Wels is possible. However, the parking space is limited. Therefore, also look at&nbsp;<a href="index.php/en/location/parking" target="_blank">parking possibilities in the vicinity</a>.&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width: 2%;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Internet</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Wireless LAN will be available for all participants at the conference area. The access code for the wireless connection will be provided upon registration at the registration desk.</p> <p><strong>Map of the Wels Campus</strong></p> <p>Will be available online in January 2016</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table></div> <div class="feed-description"><table style="width: 100%;" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <h2>Conference Venue</h2> <p><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Venue_FH-Wels_kl-Px500.jpg" alt="Location-Venue FH-Wels kl-Px500" width="500" height="331" /></p> </td> <td style="width: 2%;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 49%;" align="left" valign="top"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria -&nbsp;Campus Wels</strong></p> <p>Stelzhamerstraße 23<br />4600 Wels<br />Austria&nbsp;</p> <p>Read on for information concerning:</p> <ul> <li>Wels Campus</li> <li>Travel Information</li> <li>Shuttle Service</li> <li>Parking and Transportation in Wels</li> <li>The City Wels</li> <li>Useful Information</li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Wels Campus</h3> <p><strong>About the University</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels -&nbsp;Founded in 1994, the Wels Campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is home to the Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences. With its focus on Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Business Studies, it offers students a practical and well-rounded education as well as the opportunity to work hand-in-hand alongside major industries in the region. In 2005 it celebrated the opening of a new main building, making it one of the most modern and best-equipped universities in Austria. The Federal State of Upper Austria and the city of Wels have invested around €50 mil. to provide its prestigious faculty with state-of-the-art teaching facilities and laboratories. All of the more than 15 programmes are designed to provide graduates with a comprehensive university education that enables them to succeed on the labour market. The contents of the programmes directly reflect the increasing demand of industry for engineers with cutting-edge and practice-orientated knowledge.</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Registration and Information Desk</strong></p> <ul> <li>Occupied:&nbsp;9th-12th February: 08:00 - open all day</li> <li>Contact Person during the Meeting:&nbsp;tba</li> </ul> <p><strong>Parking </strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Parking at the FH Campus Wels is possible. However, the parking space is limited. Therefore, also look at&nbsp;<a href="index.php/en/location/parking" target="_blank">parking possibilities in the vicinity</a>.&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width: 2%;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 49%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Internet</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Wireless LAN will be available for all participants at the conference area. The access code for the wireless connection will be provided upon registration at the registration desk.</p> <p><strong>Map of the Wels Campus</strong></p> <p>Will be available online in January 2016</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table></div> Travel Information 2012-12-06T09:56:18+01:00 2012-12-06T09:56:18+01:00 http://www.3dct.at/cms2/index.php/de/location-2/travel-information Elena Sell elena.sell@fh-wels.at <div class="feed-description"><h2>Travel Information</h2> <p>Find directions to the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (Stelzhamerstrasse 23, 4600 Wels, Austria) and means of transportation in Wels below.</p> <p><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Travel_FHWels_Anfahrtsplan_GB_500px.jpg" alt="Location-Travel FHWels Anfahrtsplan GB 500px" width="500" height="352" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.2;">Air Travel</span></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.flughafen-linz.at/www/cm/en/index.html" target="_blank">Linz - Blue Danube Airport </a>(LNZ):</strong> This is the nearest airport with direct connections to Vienna, Salzburg, Graz, Zurich, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin and London-Stansted. The journey from the airport to Wels is possible via cab or train:</p> <ul> <li><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Cab:</span> Cabs are waiting directly in front of the Arrivals Terminal. The travel time is about 30 min and the price approx. EUR 43.00. For a fast departure from the airport, reservation in advance is recommended (Willy's Reisen: 0732/34 10 95 or 0664/200 7279 / Taxi Vondrak: 07221/731410 / Taxi Pöstinger: 0699/17129004)</li> <li><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Train:</span> There is also a train from the closely located train-station to Wels which takes about 15 min. Please see the ÖBB train timetable. A shuttle, traveling from the airport to the train station and back, can be requested at the airport information desk or by calling the toll-free number 0800/206600.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong><a href="http://www.viennaairport.com/jart/prj3/va/main.jart?rel=en&amp;reserve-mode=active&amp;content-id=1249344074214" target="_blank">Vienna - Vienna International Airport</a> (VIE):</strong> If you arrive at the airport in Vienna you can proceed your journey by train. There is a bus connection that will take you from the airport to the main train station within 45 min. The train takes approx. 2 hours. Check the ÖBB train timetable for connections from VIE (Vienna International Airport) to WELS and you will receive departure and travel time including the bus connections available between airport and train station.<br /><br /></p> <h3>Travel by Train</h3> <p>The journey with the Austrian National Railway is possible from all directions. Please see the <a href="http://www.oebb.at/en/index.jsp" target="_blank">ÖBB train timetable</a>. From the railway station in Wels it is best to take a cab (approx. 3 minutes) or to walk (approx. 12 minutes) to the University Campus.<br /><br /></p> <h3>Travel by Car</h3> <p><strong> … from the North (Passau, A8&gt;A25) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Wels" keep left to get onto highway A25 &gt; Take the Exit Wels Nord and turn right onto the 4-lane street B137/Inviertlerstraße in direction of city centre &gt; at the big junction with the main road B1/Hans-Sachs-Str. take a right in direction of Wels Centre &gt; follow the road and keep going straight ahead crossing smaller railway tracks again and strait over the roundabout &gt; the B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße gives way to the B1/Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus Wels is on your right.</p> <p><strong>… from the East (Vienna, A1&gt;A25) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Haid" follow the direction E56/Deutschland/Wels/Passau onto A25/E552 &gt; take the Exit Marchtrenk-West/Zentrum/Wels-Ost &gt; at the exit keep left in direction of Wels-Ost Zentrum and follow the main road B1/Welser Str. that gives way to B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße &gt; follow the road and keep going straight ahead crossing the railway tracks, strait over the roundabout &gt; the B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße gives way to the B1/Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus Wels is on you right.</p> <p><strong>…from the South (Graz, A9&gt;A8) </strong></p> <p>Take the Exit Wels-West in direction of Wels Zentrum/Lambach &gt; keep right on the B1/Salzburger Str. &gt; after passing train tracks turn right onto B1/Doktor-Koss-Straße at the next big junction and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Rablstraße &gt; cross two intersections and turn right at the end of the street onto the Bahnhofstraße and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus is on your left.</p> <p><strong>…from the South-West (Salzburg, A1&gt;A8) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Voralpenkreuz" follow the direction Deutschland/Passau/Wels (A8) &gt; take the Exit Wels-West in direction of Wels Zentrum/Lambach&gt; keep right on B1/Salzburger Str. &gt; after passing train tracks turn right onto B1/Doktor-Koss-Straße at the next big junction and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Rablstraße &gt; cross two intersections and turn right at the end of the street onto the Bahnhofstraße and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus is on your left.</p></div> <div class="feed-description"><h2>Travel Information</h2> <p>Find directions to the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (Stelzhamerstrasse 23, 4600 Wels, Austria) and means of transportation in Wels below.</p> <p><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Travel_FHWels_Anfahrtsplan_GB_500px.jpg" alt="Location-Travel FHWels Anfahrtsplan GB 500px" width="500" height="352" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.2;">Air Travel</span></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.flughafen-linz.at/www/cm/en/index.html" target="_blank">Linz - Blue Danube Airport </a>(LNZ):</strong> This is the nearest airport with direct connections to Vienna, Salzburg, Graz, Zurich, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin and London-Stansted. The journey from the airport to Wels is possible via cab or train:</p> <ul> <li><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Cab:</span> Cabs are waiting directly in front of the Arrivals Terminal. The travel time is about 30 min and the price approx. EUR 43.00. For a fast departure from the airport, reservation in advance is recommended (Willy's Reisen: 0732/34 10 95 or 0664/200 7279 / Taxi Vondrak: 07221/731410 / Taxi Pöstinger: 0699/17129004)</li> <li><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Train:</span> There is also a train from the closely located train-station to Wels which takes about 15 min. Please see the ÖBB train timetable. A shuttle, traveling from the airport to the train station and back, can be requested at the airport information desk or by calling the toll-free number 0800/206600.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong><a href="http://www.viennaairport.com/jart/prj3/va/main.jart?rel=en&amp;reserve-mode=active&amp;content-id=1249344074214" target="_blank">Vienna - Vienna International Airport</a> (VIE):</strong> If you arrive at the airport in Vienna you can proceed your journey by train. There is a bus connection that will take you from the airport to the main train station within 45 min. The train takes approx. 2 hours. Check the ÖBB train timetable for connections from VIE (Vienna International Airport) to WELS and you will receive departure and travel time including the bus connections available between airport and train station.<br /><br /></p> <h3>Travel by Train</h3> <p>The journey with the Austrian National Railway is possible from all directions. Please see the <a href="http://www.oebb.at/en/index.jsp" target="_blank">ÖBB train timetable</a>. From the railway station in Wels it is best to take a cab (approx. 3 minutes) or to walk (approx. 12 minutes) to the University Campus.<br /><br /></p> <h3>Travel by Car</h3> <p><strong> … from the North (Passau, A8&gt;A25) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Wels" keep left to get onto highway A25 &gt; Take the Exit Wels Nord and turn right onto the 4-lane street B137/Inviertlerstraße in direction of city centre &gt; at the big junction with the main road B1/Hans-Sachs-Str. take a right in direction of Wels Centre &gt; follow the road and keep going straight ahead crossing smaller railway tracks again and strait over the roundabout &gt; the B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße gives way to the B1/Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus Wels is on your right.</p> <p><strong>… from the East (Vienna, A1&gt;A25) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Haid" follow the direction E56/Deutschland/Wels/Passau onto A25/E552 &gt; take the Exit Marchtrenk-West/Zentrum/Wels-Ost &gt; at the exit keep left in direction of Wels-Ost Zentrum and follow the main road B1/Welser Str. that gives way to B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße &gt; follow the road and keep going straight ahead crossing the railway tracks, strait over the roundabout &gt; the B1/Hans-Sachs-Straße gives way to the B1/Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus Wels is on you right.</p> <p><strong>…from the South (Graz, A9&gt;A8) </strong></p> <p>Take the Exit Wels-West in direction of Wels Zentrum/Lambach &gt; keep right on the B1/Salzburger Str. &gt; after passing train tracks turn right onto B1/Doktor-Koss-Straße at the next big junction and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Rablstraße &gt; cross two intersections and turn right at the end of the street onto the Bahnhofstraße and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus is on your left.</p> <p><strong>…from the South-West (Salzburg, A1&gt;A8) </strong></p> <p>At the highway junction "Knoten Voralpenkreuz" follow the direction Deutschland/Passau/Wels (A8) &gt; take the Exit Wels-West in direction of Wels Zentrum/Lambach&gt; keep right on B1/Salzburger Str. &gt; after passing train tracks turn right onto B1/Doktor-Koss-Straße at the next big junction and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Rablstraße &gt; cross two intersections and turn right at the end of the street onto the Bahnhofstraße and at the next opportunity turn left onto the Stelzhamerstraße &gt; FH-Campus is on your left.</p></div> Parking and Public Transportation 2012-12-06T10:00:07+01:00 2012-12-06T10:00:07+01:00 http://www.3dct.at/cms2/index.php/de/location-2/parking Elena Sell elena.sell@fh-wels.at <div class="feed-description"><h2>Parking and Public Transportation in Wels<br /><br /></h2> <h3>Parking</h3> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"><span style="background-color: #ffff00;"><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Parken_FHOOE_CampusWels_Parking-Kaiser&amp;Traunpark2_kl.jpg" alt="Location-Parken FHOOE CampusWels Parking-Kaiser&amp;Traunpark2 kl" width="365" height="361" /></span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>At the Campus</strong></p> <ul> <li>Underground parking of the Campus Wels</li> </ul> <p>Parking at the FH Campus Wels is possible. However, the parking space is limited. If the underground parking garage is full there are further parking possibilities in the vicinity (see below).<br /><br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Other Parking Areas in the Vicinity</strong></p> <ul> <li>Traunparkgarage</li> <li>Underground parking Kaiser-Josef-Platz&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3><span style="line-height: 1.2;">Transportation in Wels</span></h3> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Cabs</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hailed shared taxi: +43 (0)7242 / 20 69 69</li> <li>City Taxi Wels: +43 (0)7242 / 911 811</li> <li>Taxi 1718: +43 (0)7242 / 1718</li> </ul> </td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Bus</strong></p> <p>Wels has a tight bus route network. Intersection of all bus routes is the traffic island at the Kaiser-Joseph-Platz. For more information on bus schedules see <a href="http://www.liniewels.at/de/stadtlinien">www.liniewels.at/de/stadtlinien</a>&nbsp;and +43 (0)7242 / 44 212.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table></div> <div class="feed-description"><h2>Parking and Public Transportation in Wels<br /><br /></h2> <h3>Parking</h3> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"><span style="background-color: #ffff00;"><img src="images/ict2014/Location-Parken_FHOOE_CampusWels_Parking-Kaiser&amp;Traunpark2_kl.jpg" alt="Location-Parken FHOOE CampusWels Parking-Kaiser&amp;Traunpark2 kl" width="365" height="361" /></span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>At the Campus</strong></p> <ul> <li>Underground parking of the Campus Wels</li> </ul> <p>Parking at the FH Campus Wels is possible. However, the parking space is limited. If the underground parking garage is full there are further parking possibilities in the vicinity (see below).<br /><br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Other Parking Areas in the Vicinity</strong></p> <ul> <li>Traunparkgarage</li> <li>Underground parking Kaiser-Josef-Platz&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3><span style="line-height: 1.2;">Transportation in Wels</span></h3> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Cabs</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hailed shared taxi: +43 (0)7242 / 20 69 69</li> <li>City Taxi Wels: +43 (0)7242 / 911 811</li> <li>Taxi 1718: +43 (0)7242 / 1718</li> </ul> </td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 50%;" valign="top"> <p><strong>Bus</strong></p> <p>Wels has a tight bus route network. Intersection of all bus routes is the traffic island at the Kaiser-Joseph-Platz. For more information on bus schedules see <a href="http://www.liniewels.at/de/stadtlinien">www.liniewels.at/de/stadtlinien</a>&nbsp;and +43 (0)7242 / 44 212.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table></div> Useful Information 2012-12-06T14:17:18+01:00 2012-12-06T14:17:18+01:00 http://www.3dct.at/cms2/index.php/de/location-2/useful-information Elena Sell elena.sell@fh-wels.at <div class="feed-description"><h2>Useful Information</h2> <table style="float: left;" border="2"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0; width: 20%;" valign="top"><strong>Climate</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0; width: 70%;" colspan="2" valign="top">Austria has a temperate continental climate. Summer temperatures: around 25° C (77° F) to 35° C (95° F). Winter temperatures: often dropping below -10° C (14° F).&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Language</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">German is the official language in Austria, and is spoken natively by 88.6% of the population.&nbsp;&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Population</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; Austria: 8,440,465 (1st January 2012)<br />&gt; Linz (capital of Upper Austria): 191,107 (1st January 2012)<br />&gt; Wels: 58,717 (1st January 2012)&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Currency &amp; Banking&nbsp;</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top"><strong>Currency</strong>- The official currency of Austria is Euro (EUR, €). Therewith, Austria belongs to the 23 European countries that use the common European money. <p><strong>Banks</strong> - Banks are located in the sourrings of the congress area. Opening hours (depends on the Bank):</p> <ul> <li>Monday-Friday: 09:00 am - 12:00 (Lunch), 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm</li> <li>Saturday and Sundays: closed</li> </ul> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ATMs</span> -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">You may find ATMs within a bank or outside. Entering a bank during closing hours is usually possible with bank cards that have a chip. In order to easierly find an ATM see the sign underneath. ATMs closest to the cogress area:</span></p> <ul> <li>Allgemeine Sparkasse OÖ, Stelzhamerstrasse 23, at the Campus</li> <li>Volksbank Wels, Pfarrgasse 5</li> <li>Raiffeisenbank Wels, Kaiser-Josef-Platz 58</li> <li>Many more ATMs on Kaiser-Josef-Platz</li> </ul> &nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Time Zone</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">UTC/GMT +1 hour is the standard time zone in Austria. Daylight saving time starts end of March until end of October. In this periode the time zone differs from the standard: UTC/GMT +2 hours. <p>Time and weather information can be found here: <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock">www.timeanddate.com/worldclock</a></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Power and Electrical Plugs</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top">Electricity is 220-230V, 50 Hz. Austrian plugs have two round pins.</td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Calling Codes</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; Austria country code : +43 (or 00 43)<br />&gt; Linz: +43 (0)732<br />&gt; Wels: +43 (0)7242&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Emergency Numbers</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; European emergency number: 112<br />&gt; Austrian Police department: 133<br />&gt; Austrian Ambulance: 144<br />&gt; Austrian Fire department: 122&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Pharmacies</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top"><strong>STERNapotheke</strong><br />Adress: Bahnhofstraße 11 (close to the Campus) <br />Phone: 07242 46711, Web: sternapotheke.at <br />Opening hours: Mo - Fr: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and 13.30 am to 18.00 pm, Sa 8.30 am to 12.00 noon.<br /><br /><strong>Einhorn-Apotheke</strong><br />Adress: Plobergerstraße 7 <br />Phone: 07242 464880, Web: einhorn-apotheke.at <br />Opening hours: Mo-Fr 8.30 am to 12.30 pm and 13.30 am to 18.00 pm, Sa 8.30 am to 12.00 noon&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Store Opening Hours</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">The opening hours of shops vary in Austria. Mostly though, the opening hours during the week are Monday – Friday, from 09:00 am - 18:00 pm and on Saturday, they are open until 13.00 pm or 17.00 pm.&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Smoking</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">No smoking at public places (e.g. airports, train stations, schools, universities, government administration buildings) and on public transport (e.g. trains). Smoking is allowed in restaurants, bars and cafes, when there are seperated smoking and non-smoking areas.&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: 11px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p></div> <div class="feed-description"><h2>Useful Information</h2> <table style="float: left;" border="2"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0; width: 20%;" valign="top"><strong>Climate</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0; width: 70%;" colspan="2" valign="top">Austria has a temperate continental climate. Summer temperatures: around 25° C (77° F) to 35° C (95° F). Winter temperatures: often dropping below -10° C (14° F).&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Language</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">German is the official language in Austria, and is spoken natively by 88.6% of the population.&nbsp;&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Population</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; Austria: 8,440,465 (1st January 2012)<br />&gt; Linz (capital of Upper Austria): 191,107 (1st January 2012)<br />&gt; Wels: 58,717 (1st January 2012)&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Currency &amp; Banking&nbsp;</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top"><strong>Currency</strong>- The official currency of Austria is Euro (EUR, €). Therewith, Austria belongs to the 23 European countries that use the common European money. <p><strong>Banks</strong> - Banks are located in the sourrings of the congress area. Opening hours (depends on the Bank):</p> <ul> <li>Monday-Friday: 09:00 am - 12:00 (Lunch), 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm</li> <li>Saturday and Sundays: closed</li> </ul> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ATMs</span> -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">You may find ATMs within a bank or outside. Entering a bank during closing hours is usually possible with bank cards that have a chip. In order to easierly find an ATM see the sign underneath. ATMs closest to the cogress area:</span></p> <ul> <li>Allgemeine Sparkasse OÖ, Stelzhamerstrasse 23, at the Campus</li> <li>Volksbank Wels, Pfarrgasse 5</li> <li>Raiffeisenbank Wels, Kaiser-Josef-Platz 58</li> <li>Many more ATMs on Kaiser-Josef-Platz</li> </ul> &nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Time Zone</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">UTC/GMT +1 hour is the standard time zone in Austria. Daylight saving time starts end of March until end of October. In this periode the time zone differs from the standard: UTC/GMT +2 hours. <p>Time and weather information can be found here: <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock">www.timeanddate.com/worldclock</a></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Power and Electrical Plugs</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top">Electricity is 220-230V, 50 Hz. Austrian plugs have two round pins.</td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Calling Codes</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; Austria country code : +43 (or 00 43)<br />&gt; Linz: +43 (0)732<br />&gt; Wels: +43 (0)7242&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Emergency Numbers</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">&gt; European emergency number: 112<br />&gt; Austrian Police department: 133<br />&gt; Austrian Ambulance: 144<br />&gt; Austrian Fire department: 122&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Pharmacies</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top"><strong>STERNapotheke</strong><br />Adress: Bahnhofstraße 11 (close to the Campus) <br />Phone: 07242 46711, Web: sternapotheke.at <br />Opening hours: Mo - Fr: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and 13.30 am to 18.00 pm, Sa 8.30 am to 12.00 noon.<br /><br /><strong>Einhorn-Apotheke</strong><br />Adress: Plobergerstraße 7 <br />Phone: 07242 464880, Web: einhorn-apotheke.at <br />Opening hours: Mo-Fr 8.30 am to 12.30 pm and 13.30 am to 18.00 pm, Sa 8.30 am to 12.00 noon&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Store Opening Hours</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">The opening hours of shops vary in Austria. Mostly though, the opening hours during the week are Monday – Friday, from 09:00 am - 18:00 pm and on Saturday, they are open until 13.00 pm or 17.00 pm.&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" valign="top"><strong>Smoking</strong></td> <td style="border: 1px solid #c0c0c0;" colspan="2" valign="top">No smoking at public places (e.g. airports, train stations, schools, universities, government administration buildings) and on public transport (e.g. trains). Smoking is allowed in restaurants, bars and cafes, when there are seperated smoking and non-smoking areas.&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: 11px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p></div>