ECCV 2006 - Social Events

Sunday, May 7, 18:30: Icebreaker Party, Dom im Berg
Dom im BergThe Icebreaker Party will take place at the Dom im Berg. This spectacular multi-functional hall is an artificial cave within the Schlossberg mountain in the heart of Graz. "Eddie Luis and his Jazzpassengers", a jazz quintet, will play live at this event.
The Schlossberg is within easy reach of the Conference Venue, participants can first register at the Grazer Congress, then enjoy a little walk through the city and meet colleagues at the party.
Street address: Schlossbergplatz
How to get there from the Conference Venue
Monday, May 8, 19:30: Reception by the Governor of Styria and the Mayor of Graz, Aula of the Old University
On commission of the Jesuits, a college was founded in 1572 which today is one of the most important examples of Jesuit architecture in Austria. After the order had been dissolved in 1773, the building was used for different purposes. After renovation had been finished in 2005, this late baroque building with magnificent frescoes is now used for official receptions.
Street address: Hofgasse 14
How to get there from the Conference Venue
Old University
Wednesday, May 10, 19:00: Conference Dinner, Seifenfabrik
Copyright Seifenfabrik
The event location "Seifenfabrik Veranstaltungszentrum" is a former redbrick soap factory, erected in 1872. Not far from the city centre, the event centre, which today is under the protection of preservation of historic buildings and monuments, is nestled in green surroundings on the river Mur. The exterior evokes its industrial past, whereas the multifunctional and bright interior spaces cater to all kinds of events.
Street address: Angergasse 41-43
A bus transfer will be organized from Andreas-Hofer-Platz to the Dinner Venue and back. Busses will leave betweem 18:30 and 19:00.
How to get to the bus departure from the Conference Venue

© 2006 Johanna Pfeifer 2006-05-02, JP