General Information and Contact
Congress Center Würzburg
D-97070 Würzburg, Germany
Phone +49 (0) 9 31-3 05 30
Fax +49 (0) 9 31-3 05 39 00
In case of questions please contact:
Phone +49 (0) 931 37 2829
Fax +49 (0) 931 37 3652
Congress Tourismus Wirtschaft
Am Congess Centrum
D-97070 Würzburg / Germany
Please note that due to the tight schedule oral presenters have to stick to the time limit of 9 min plus 3 min for discussion.
Presentations will only be accepted as PowerPoint presentations on CD-ROM or USB memory sticks.
You are requested to bring your presentation to the speaker's ready room at least 4 h prior to your session. Should you require special plug ins for presentation (video etc.) make sure they are supplied on your CD.
Posters have to be in portrait format (Hochformat) and 33.11 inches in width and 46.81 inches in height (DIN AO: 84.1 X 118.9 cm).
Poster set up: Wednesday, May 23, 08:00 - 10:00 am; adhesive material will be provided. Posters will stay during the whole conference.
Poster presentation will take place during the Wine and Cheese Party on Wednesday, May 23, starting 6:30 pm
- even numbers 6.30 - 7.30 pm
- odd numbers 7.30 - 8.30 pm
Poster Awards sponsored by WITE e.V. (Award Ceremony May 25, 1.00 pm)
Abstract of the conference will be provided on an USB stick (free of charge)
Passport and Visa
Holders of a passport from countries in Western Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and Japan require no visa to enter Germany. Other nationalities may wish to contact the German Embassy in their country or a travel agency for information.
220 V, AC; 50 Hz
As from the 1 January 2002 the valid currency in Germany will be the Euro (€), current exchange rates here.
How to reach Würzburg
Würzburg can be conveniently reached by train
(the train station is a hub for high-speed ICE trains in the north/south as well as the east/west direction), also from the airports of Frankfurt
(1.5 hrs by train directly from the airport to Würzburg), Nuremberg
(1.5 hrs, first by subway to Nuremberg main station and then by train to Würzburg), and Munich
(2 h, first by subway to Munich main station and then by train to Würzburg).
If you want to take the car beware of the notoriously congested Autobahn A3. A route-plan can be generated here
are available around the Congress Center (expensive). If you come for the day and don't mind a 10 min walk we recommend the "Talavera-Wiese" as a free parking-lot.
Various Banks and Savings Banks as well as EC-cashpoints are located within 5 min walking distance from the Congress Center.
Bank opening hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30-12:00 / 12:30-16:30
Thursday: 8:30-12:00 / 12:30-18:30
Friday: 8:30-12:00 / 12:30-16:30
Facilities and services at the Congress Center
Our staff at the registration desk will assist delegates, accompanying persons, and the personnel of the commercial exhibition during the conference. Please do not hesitate to contact the registration desk in case of any queries.
The plenary lectures will take place in the Franconia Hall of the Congress Center.
Electronic data projection (Power Point) is available.
In registering for Strategies in Tissue Engineering participants agree that WITE e.V. any of the co-organizers or any of their representatives assume any liability whatsoever. The delegates are requested to make their own insurance arrangements with respect to.