Conference on
Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment

DIMVA 2005

July 7-8, 2005
Vienna, Austria


Conference of SIG SIDAR
of the German Informatics Society (GI).

In cooperation with the IEEE Task Force on Information Assurance
and the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy.


Travel Information

Conference Location

The DIMVA 2005 conference will be held in room "Hoersaal 6" of the "Freihaus" building of the Technical University Vienna (Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10, A-1040 Vienna, Austria).

The Technical University Vienna is located directly next to the underground station "Karlsplatz" and the famous Karlskirche. It can be reached by three different underground lines (U1, U2, and U4).

Once you arrive at the underground station "Karlsplatz", use this map to locate building D, which is the "Freihaus."

When you are in the "Freihaus", follow the signs that will be posted at the conference location to reach the conference room. You can also use the following map.

The dinner reception on Thursday evening will be held at "Rathaus" (Town Hall) and can be reached from the Technical University Vienna by underground (line U2, directly from station Karlsplatz to station Rathaus). Additional tickets can be purchased at the conference.

Conference Venue

DIMVA 2005 is located in Vienna, the capital of Austria, and one of the most beautiful cultural centres of Europe. Best known as a town of fine arts and music, Vienna is also a place of very impressive historical architecture. Situated in the heart of Europe, Vienna plays a major role as a bridge between East and West. The world's capital of music is a unique city monument with highlights from the Middle Ages and the Baroque era, from Historicism and Art Nouveau - complemented by contemporary architecture. Congress participants and accompanying persons will have the opportunity to attend concerts and theatre performances, to have dinner in one of the excellent Viennese restaurants or to visit "Vienna at night". The conference venue itself is located at the Vienna University of Technology, which is in walking distance from the famous Staatsoper (Vienna Opera), the Musikverein, and many other major sights. For more information, visit the Vienna Tourist Information.

Travel to and from the Airport

The Vienna International Airport is located about 20 km south-east of Vienna. There are various options for travel to and from the airport:

  • A taxi from the airport to the city centre costs approximately Euro 40 one-way.
  • CAT (City Airport Train) rapid train to the city centre (station Landstrasse - Wien Mitte), where taxis and underground lines are available (the U4 gets you directly to station Karlsplatz - Technical University Vienna). Ticket price per person are 9 Euro one-way when bought at the airport. For more information and time schedule please check their website.
  • Furthermore you can use local trains and buses to the city centre. General information on travel to and from the airport can be found here.

Public Transport in Vienna

The best way of getting around in Vienna is by public transport. Vienna offers an extensive network and reasonable prices for underground, trams, busses and trains. For more information on the public traffic network please check their website (click "Tourist Information" for information in English).

Street Map to find your way around Vienna

For a detailed address search, you can use the following map service (in German only) or check the maps provided by the Vienna Tourist Information.

Additional Information

  • Banks and Money Exchange
    Official opening hours of banks are from Monday to Friday from 08.30-12.30 and 13.30-15.00. Banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays. It is possible to change foreign currency into Euro at most city hotels and exchange counters.
  • Currency
    The currency in Austria is the Euro. The congress fees and hotel accommodation are charged in Euro.
  • Parking
    A garage is available at the Technical University Vienna (Freihaus) and will be subject to parking charges.
  • Shopping Hours
    Shops are generally open during the week from 09.00 - 18.00, and on Saturday from 09.00 - 12.00 (17:00 in most shopping areas). Shops remain closed on Sundays and public holidays.
  • Tourist Information
    For online tourist information please visit this page.


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