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Austrian Academy of Sciences


Day 1 (July 8): Bäckerstraße 13, 1010 Wien

ICLaVE|12 will kick off on Monday, July 8, with the opening ceremony, the first plenary talk as well as the warm up reception. Day 1 will take place at the Main Building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Bäckerstraße 13, 1010 Vienna).

Built in 1753 to the design of Jean Nicolas Jadot de Ville-Issey the building initially housed the University of Vienna before becoming the home of the newly founded Austrian Academy of Sciences (then “Imperial Academy of Sciences”) in 1857. The centre of the building is the unique ballroom with the ornate ceiling painting by Gregorio Guglielmi.

Click here to read up on the history of the Academy and a 3d-Tour of the building.

The opening ceremony and the first plenary talk of ICLaVE|12 will take place in the ballroom of the Main Building, the following warm up reception will take place in the nearby Academy courtyard.

University of Vienna


Days 2–4 (July 9–11): Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

Days 2–4 of ICLaVE|12 will take place in the University of Vienna's Main Building (Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna).

Located  directly on Vienna’s Ringstrasse boulevard, the Main Building of the University of Vienna is easy to reach. The building, designed by Heinrich Ferstel, was built Italian Renaissance style and was inaugurated in 1884. In the heart of the Main Building is the green Arcaded Courtyard. There, you will find the Castalia fountain, which is surrounded by the Arcaded Courtyard’s walkways with their numerous busts and monuments. (Source: University of Vienna Conference and Event Management)

Click here to read up on its long and rich history.

The various ICLaVE|12 events will be staged in multiple seminar rooms on the building's subterranean floor, as well as in the Main Ceremonial Hall and the Arcaded Courtyard. For access information, maps, and floor plans, please consult the respective official university webpages.

Further information will be available upon publication of the full conference programme.