ECCV 2006 - Location and Venue

Historic Clocktower
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Graz is the capital city of the province Styria (Steiermark), with 250.000 inhabitants Austria´s second largest city. The Old Town of Graz is one of the best preserved in Europe and was awarded World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. In 2003 Graz was European Cultural Capital, which boosted a lot of developments in the city. Some of these have certainly set landmarks, such as the spectacular Kunsthaus (Art Museum) or the Island in the Mur river.Island in the Mur
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The Universities of Graz, the research institutes and innovative companies form the necessary basis for Graz being an important congress destination. The charm of the city itself, the perfect accessibility and modern congress facilities are only but a few advantages Graz has to offer. Graz has an international airport with connections to all major European cities. The distance from the city center to the airport is less than half an hour by bus.Road Map Austria
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Graz Congress Center
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Graz University of Technology was founded in 1811. Today it is one of Austria´s leading institutions in scientific research and academic education with about 8.000 students. Numerous competence centers, Christian Doppler Labs, and research focus fields are but a few examples of the active and successful research carried out at this university.

Graz Congress Center is situated in the heart of the city, close to most of the hotels and offers 14 halls including conference rooms with convention capacity up to 1.500 persons.
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© 2004 Johanna Pfeifer 2005-01-03, JP