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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. The registration on the first day of ICLaVE|12 will start at 3pm. The opening ceremony and the first plenary talk will be held at the Main Building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. We will round off the first evening with cocktails, canapés and live music at the warm-up reception at the courtyard of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage. Both of these locations and the event’s registration can be accessed from Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 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.

University of Vienna


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

Days 2–4 of ICLaVE|12 will take place at the University of Vienna (Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna). .

Located  directly on Vienna’s Ringstrasse boulevard, the Main Building of the University of Vienna is easy to reach. Follow the signs from the main entrance of the university to the conference office, where the event registration takes place for the remainder of the conference. Registration opens at 8am. Paper Presentations at ICLaVE|12 will be held in multiple seminar rooms on the building's subterranean floor. The coffee and lunch breaks are spent in the university's shaded Arcaded Courtyard. The keynotes on Wednesday and Thursday will take place in the university's Main Ceremonial Hall. For access information, maps, and floor plans, please consult the respective official university webpages

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.