Campus of WU Wien (© Johannes Zinner)

Vienna Congress on Mathematical Finance - VCMF 2016
Mon–Wed, Sept. 12–14, 2016

VCMF Educational Workshop
Thu–Fri, Sept. 15–16, 2016

Venue

Conference & Workshop Venue

VCMF 2016 will take place at
 
Campus of WU Wien (map)
(Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna, Austria
 
in the following 2 buildings:
 
LC - Library & Learning Center
At the conference (Mon-Wed) the entrance hall, the so called "LC Forum", hosts the registration desk, the welcome reception, the poster session and coffee breaks.
In the Ceremonial hall 1 (german: Festsaal 1) the plenary lectures of the conference and the panel discussion will take place.
 
LC.0.000 LC Forum, LC - Library & Learning Center, ground floor
LC.0.100 Ceremonial Hall 1, LC - Library & Learning Center, ground floor
 
LC LC inside
 
 
TC - Teaching Center
Building TC hosts various lecture halls where contributed talks of the conference as well as the VCMF Educational Workshop (Thu-Fri) will take place. Also lunch will take place there.
 
TC.2.01 Siemens Auditorium, TC - Teaching Center, 2nd floor
TC.2.03 Auditorium, TC - Teaching Center, 2nd floor
TC.3.01 Auditorium, TC - Teaching Center, 3rd floor
Mensa Cafeteria, D1/TC - Teaching Center, ground floor
 
TC inside TC

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Accommodation & Vienna

Below listed room rates are for participants only. Information on how to book and obtain these room rates will be emailed to you together with your registration confirmation.

ATH Hotel Lasalle:
Engerthstraße 173-175
1020 Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 (1) 213 15-151, email: lassalle@austria-trend.at
http://www.austria-trend.at/en/hotels/lassalle
Single € 74 per night.
Rooms are excluding breakfast (€ 9,90 pp/pn)
Valid period: 11.09.2016 - 16.09.2016

ATH Messe Prater Wien:
Messestraße 2
1020 Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 (1) 727 27-172, email: messe@austria-trend.at
http://www.austria-trend.at/en/hotels/messe-prater
Single € 74,00 per night
Double € 90,00 per night.
Rooms are excluding breakfast (€ 9,90 pp/pn)
Valid period: 09.09.2016 - 15.09.2016

Motel One Wien-Prater:
Ausstellungsstraße 40
1020 Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 (1) 729 7800, email: wien-prater@motel-one.com
http://www.motel-one.com/en/hotels/vienna/wien-prater
Single € 80,51 per night
Double € 105,44 per night.
Rooms are inclusive of breakfast (€ 9,50 pp/pn)
Valid period: 09.09.2016 - 15.09.2016

Further accommodation in Vienna can be found here:
http://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/hotels-accommodations

About Vienna / Touristic Information

Information for visitors: http://www.wien.info/en

Sightseeing: There is so much to see...
Music & Stage Shows: Vienna is the world's capital of music...
Shopping, wining & dinning: The Viennese coffee house is known around the globe...
Prater: You should not miss a walk through the Prater, the location of the Giant Ferris Wheel

State Opera: http://www.staatsoper.at/
State Theater: http://www.burgtheater.at/
Museums (selection): http://www.khm.at/en/, http://www.albertina.at/en/, http://www.mqw.at/en/

The Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel - Copyright: FreeImages.com (Mike Meaers) St. Stephen's Cathedral, - Copyright: FreeImages.com (Markus Klemenschitz) fiacre, Vienna - Copyright: FreeImages.com (Joanna Nurmis)

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Travel Arrangements

Directions to conference venue at WU

By plane

Most international carriers fly to Vienna International Airport VIE which is about 20 km away from the city centre.

There are several options from the airport to the conference venue:

  • Local or suburban railway S7 ("Schnellbahn S7 "):
    Departure from the airport approximately every 30 minutes, travel time 25 minutes to station "Praterstern" (about 10 stops), change to the underground (U-Bahn) U2 and continue in direction "Aspernstrasse" for one stop, get off at "Messe-Prater", or for two stops, get off at "Krieau".
    The single ticket for the suburban railway from the airport and one direction within Vienna costs €; 4,40 at the ticket machine on the platform at the airport.
  • City Airport Train (CAT):
    The CAT transports you non-stop within 16 minutes to "Landstraße/Wien Mitte" every 30 minutes (return ticket € 19,- (17,-), single ticket € 12,- (11,-) - the cheaper prices in brackets are only valid if you book the ticket(s) online),
    From "Landstraße/Wien Mitte" continue your journey on the underground. Take U4 towards "Heiligenstadt" for 2 stops, change at "Schottenring" for U2 and continue in direction "Aspernstrasse" for 3 stops, get off at "Messe-Prater", or for 4 stops, get off at "Krieau" - a ticket for one direction costs € 2,20.
  • Vienna Airport Lines:
    Coaches depart every 30 minutes to "Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz" (single ticket €; 8,- return ticket €; 13,-). Travel time approximately 50 minutes.
    From "Schwedenplatz" take the underground U1 towards "Leopoldau" for 2 stops, change at "Praterstern" to U2 in direction "Aspernstrasse" for one stop, get off at "Messe-Prater", or for two stops, get off at "Krieau".
  • Taxi/cab:
    Several taxi companies offer a comfortable way to travel and depending on the time of your travel also a very quick way to get into town. Please reserve your taxi in advance to get the special airport tariff, approx. € 30,-

By train

  • Train station "Wien Hauptbahnhof":
    The train station is connected to underground station "Südtiroler Platz" on the U1. To continue your journey take the underground U1 towards "Leopoldau" for 6 stops, change at "Praterstern" to U2 in direction "Aspernstrasse" for one stop, get off at "Messe-Prater", or for two stops, get off at "Krieau".
  • Train station "Wien Westbahnhof":
    Take U3 in direction "Simmering" for 3 stations to "Volkstheater" and change there to U2 towards "Aspernstrasse" to "Messe-Prater" (6 stops) or "Krieau" (7 stops).
  • Train station "Wien Meidling":
    Take U6 in direction "Floridsdorf" for 2 stops and change at "Längenfeldgase". From there take U4 towards "Heiligenstadt" until "Schottenring" (8 stops), then take U2 and towards "Aspernstrasse" for one stop, get off at "Messe-Prater", or for two stops, get off at "Krieau".

Additional information on public transport

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Gold Sponsors

Raiffeisen Bank International
KPMG Austria GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft
Erste Group Bank AG
Deloitte

Silver Sponsors

Raiffeisen Capital Management
d-fine Austria GmbH

Organisers

WU Wien - Vienna University of Economics and Business
FAM @ TU Wien - Vienna University of Technology
University of Vienna