Find the answers to frequently asked questions below. If you experience any problems or have questions don’t hesitate and get in touch directly.
The World Usability Congress takes place at the Messe Graz.
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.
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 will be by name. Attendees still have to have their booking confirmation or print ticket by hand if needed.
The check-in is constantly occupied until 18:00 and will be open for a later registration.
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).
Parking in the sub-level garage: € 6 incl. VAT
Parking on the car park in Fröhlichgasse: € 6 incl. VAT
You can pay at an automatic pay station in the underground parking area.
We recommend to book your hotel as soon as possible. For general hotel information visit www.graztourismus.at/en/hotels-graz.
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.
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.
We will publish a set of pictures one week after the conference. They will show up in our gallery.
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.
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
Am Schlossberg 7, A-8010 Graz
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.
Only participants with a two day ticket and the speakers are invited to the Networking Dinner.
There is a limited capacity at the Schlossberg Restaurant and therfore we sadly can’t arrange additional seats.
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.
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