Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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  • 1. Where is the conference hosted?
     

    The ISWC 2017 will have two different locations, conveniently situated within a few minutes’ walking distance.

    The ISWC main conference will be held in the Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Centre, whereas the workshops will be located in the WU campus.

    Find further information in the venue information, as well as how to arrive in the travel information.

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  • 2. Are the hotel fees the lowest rates available?
     

    The hotels listed in our accommodation site have kindly reserved a number of rooms for ISWC attendees. In addition, you can optionally receive the registration package at your hotel. You can book these rooms by selecting a hotel and clicking "book here". However, we cannot guarantee that other rooms with different prices are also available. Please access the hotel websites or your preferred hotel booking system to access the complete room catalogue.

     

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  • 3. How can I get my conference bag in the hotel?
     

    We will contact all attendees that booked the hotel with our booking system and we will ask whether you want to get the registration bag in your hotel or not.

    We will also contact all other attendees to also ask for this possibility as soon as you are hosted in the same selected hotels. In that case, you should provide us your arrival date.

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  • 4. I'm leaving directly on the last day of the conference. Can I store my luggage somewhere?
     

    We recommend to use your hotel if possible. We will have space for luggage but with limited capacity, particularly at the workshops and tutorials location. Please contact the on-site local staff to ask for this possibility in advance.

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  • 5. How can I arrive from the airport to the venue (and viceversa)?
     

    The airport can easily be reached by Airport Bus Shuttle, CAT (City Airport Train), train (S-Bahn) or taxi.

    For further details please check our travel information.

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  • 1. Is it possible to register for the pre-conference (workshops/tutorials/doctoral consortium) only?
     

    Yes, we included this possibility in ISWC 2017. Check the fees for Workshops and Tutorials only (2-Days)

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  • 2. What's included in the registration fee?
     

    The main conference registration includes:

    If you register for the main conference, you can add a supplement for 1-day or 2-days Workshops and Tutorials. You can also register for the 2-days workshops and tutorials only. In such case, the registration includes:

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  • 3. Who do I need to contact if I want to change my registration?
     

    For any questions regarding your registration, please contact the University of Vienna event
    management: phone: +43 1 4277 17677; email: congress@univie.ac.at

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  • 4. Does the student registration cover the workshops and tutorials days?
     

    Registration for the main conference (at the student or any other rate) does not cover the workshop days. If you want to attend the workshops, tutorials or doctoral consortium you need the workshops and tutorials supplement. Alternatively, you can register for the Workshops and Tutorials only (2-Days).

    Note that in case you are eligible, you can apply for a student travel grant until August 31, 2017.

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  • 5. Can students who have applied for travel grants register with an early registration fee AFTER receiving the grant notification?
     

    Yes, student travel award recipients can still register at the early student rate, we will provide a special registration link for that.

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