28 Jan - 31 Jan '17

7th EPITA Meeting & IPITA/EPITA Joint Workshop

 
The EPITA Board is happy to announce the 7th EPITA Winter Symposium & 36th AIDPIT Workshop that will take place in Innsbruck from the 29th to the 31st of

7th EPITA Meeting & IPITA/EPITA Joint Workshop

Venue Information
Congresspark Igls Eugenpromenade 2 6080 Igls / Innsbruck, Austria IGLS. You’ll love the location - on a plateau above the Inn Valley at the foot of the Patscherkofel. Old Tyrolean farmhouses have coined its image. Hotels and pensions have been carefully designed to preserve the village’s character. Igls was the focus of world interest twice – as the venue of the Winter Olympics. The sport facilities and infrastructure built for the Olympics are an enrichment for holidaymakers today. What’s more, Igls is a part of Innsbruck. You can live in the country and still enjoy the advantages of the capital just 5 km (3.1 miles) away.  Its vicinity to Innsbruck explains why Igls has an extravagant air.   The fact that Franz Klammer felt at home here was mainly due to the Patscherkofel. A mountain for beginners and experts to ski on. In winter a ski bus will take you to and from the 8 ski areas which together offer 282 downhill runs and 200 kilometers (124 miles) of cross-country tracks. Get a close-up of nature. Guided ski tours, rides down natural toboggan runs, horse-drawn sleighs rides, walks through a winter wonderland to Patsch or to Lans past the “Viller Moor”, ice skating, curling, bob rides for guests, competitions on the Olympic bobsleigh and toboggan run.     
Travelling Information
Plane
As a member of the global Star Alliance Network, Austrian Airlines guarantees full coordination with other international airlines and timetables for optimum connections worldwide. Innsbruck has its own airport, located about 3 km from the city centre which can be reached either by bus or by taxi. Munich Airport, located some 180 km or a 2-hour drive away, presents a further option for getting to Innsbruck by plane. Direct connections to/from Innsbruck are (depending on winter-/ summer-season): Vienna, Graz, Frankfurt, Hannover, Cologne, Bonn, Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Göteborg, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stavanger. From Vienna, Frankfurt and Munich access to all international airlines. Further information: Airport Innsbruck - www.flughafen-innsbruck.at Airport Munich - www.munich-airport.de Where Igls is situated - www.come-innsbruck.at
Train
Thanks to its central location at the heart of europe (bording 7 countries - Germany, Swizerland, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovac Republic, Slovenia, Liechtenstein) Innsbruck is also easily accessible by train. Innsbruck railway station has good Intercity and Eurocity connections to Zurich (approx. 3.5h), Munich (approx. 2h), Vienna (approx. 5h) or Bolzano (approx. 2 h). The main railway station is close to the downtown area (10-min by taxi to congresspark igls).
Car
Innsbruck is easily accessible by car, with an excellent network of roads from all over Europe. You may use the highway exits A12 - Innsbruck Mitte, Ost or West or highway A13 exit Patsch and then towards Igls and congresspark. Salzburg approx. 2-hr drive Vienna approx. 5-hr drive Munich approx. 2-hr drive Zurich approx. 3-hr drive Milan approx. 4-hr drive