In-person Edition

Find the answers to frequently asked questions below. If you experience any problems or have questions don’t hesitate and get in touch directly.


Where does the World Usability Congress take place?

The World Usability Congress takes place at the Messe Graz.

How to get to the Messe Graz?

Arrival by public transportation

From the main train station take tram line 3 (direction Krenngasse), 6 (direction St.Peter) or 7 (direction St. Leonhard/LKH) and get off at the main square. Change to tram line 4 (direction Liebenau/Murpark) and get off at Stadthalle. The Congress entry is clearly visible from the tram stop.
Travelling time ≈ 15 minutes.

Arrival by car

From South, East and West (Vienna, Klagenfurt):
Highway A2 exit Graz-Ost/Zentrum, after ≈ 26 km turn right onto Conrad-von-Hötzendorf-Straße and after ≈ 1,3 km you see on the right side the Messecongress Graz.

From North (Salzburg, Linz):
Highway A9 exit Graz Nord toward Graz -Nord/Zentrum, after ≈ 8,3 km turn left onto Karlauergürtel, after ≈ 1,4km turn right onto Conrad-von-Hötzendorf-Straße and on the left side you see the Messecongress Graz.

Check In

What do I need for the Check-In?

Check-In will be by name. Attendees still have to have their booking confirmation or print ticket by hand if needed.

Until when can I Check-in?

The check-in is constantly occupied until 18:00 and will be open for a later registration.

Can I leave belongings like luggage at the Check-in desk?

Due to liability reasons it is not possible to leave belongings at our check-in desk. 

Please take luggage or other items you don’t want to take with you to the cloak room across the check-in desk (free service).


Where to park a car?

Parking in the sub-level garage:  € 6 incl. VAT
Parking on the car park in Fröhlichgasse: € 6 incl. VAT

Where to pay for the sub-level garage?

You can pay at an automatic pay station in the underground parking area.


Where to find accommodations?

We recommend to book your hotel as soon as possible. For general hotel information visit

Presentations & Videos & Photos

Where to find the presentation?

The presentation of every speech we are allowed to share will be published at least one week after the conference. All attendees will be able to download the presentations in the online backstage area after using their password.

Where to find the video-recordings?

The video recordings of every speech we are allowed to share will be published one month after the conference. Attendees will be able to access them through the online backstage area.

Where to find the pictures?

We will publish a set of pictures one week after the conference. They will show up in our gallery.

Networking Dinner

How to get to the location?

By Tram

Tram 4 to Hauptplatz and then Tram 3 to Andritz -> Exit at Schlossbergbahn / Schlossberg-Funicular

The easiest and fastest way is to go by tram and use the Schlossberg-funicular.

The Schlossberg funicular (Schlossbergbahn) right in front of the tram station will take you up to the Restaurant Schlossberg. 


By Taxi

Taxis can’t take you right in front of the Restaurant Schlossberg. We recommend taking the Taxi to the Schlossberg funicular (Schlossbergbahn), which will take you up to the Restaurant.

Schlossbergbahn Funicular (Schlossbergbahn)
Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Kai 38, 8010 Graz

Restaurant Schlossberg
Am Schlossberg 7, A-8010 Graz


Departure & Prices

Please consider that all conference attendees need to buy a ticket and will use the funicular around the same time. This may result in longer waiting times.



Ticket price: Adults 2,40€
18:05 – 18:14   |   18:15 – 18:24   |   18:28 – 18:37   |   18:41 – 18:52


Schlossberg Funicular

Ticket price: Two-Way-Ticket Adults 4,50€ 
18:15 – 18:20  |   18:30 – 18:35  |   18:45 – 18:50

Who is invited to the Networking Dinner?

Only participants with a two day ticket and the speakers are invited to the Networking Dinner.

Is it possible to get a plus one?

There is a limited capacity at the Schlossberg Restaurant and therfore we sadly can’t arrange additional seats. 

How to dress for the Networking Dinner?

There is no dress code for the Networking Dinner. We want you to have a good time, so wear what you feel most comfortable in. 


Johannes Robier
+43 6643400841

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