EMCSR 2002 General Information

The University of Vienna is one of the oldest European universities, founded in 1365, and has been a leading institution of scientific teaching and research ever since. The present university staff consists of 528 "Professoren" and 2,633 "Assistenten", and appr. 87,000 students are enrolled in its faculties. The main building (Dr. Karl Lueger-Ring 1, 1st district) houses the rector's and the deans' offices, the university library, lecturing rooms and departments. The majority of departments is located in other buildings.


The Conference Desk on the first floor will be at your service on Tuesday from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., on Wednesday from 8.30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Thursday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and on Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. for registration and information. It can be reached by telephone (4277-14518) during these hours. You may also contact members of the Organizing Committee for help and information.


You are kindly asked to wear your badge all through the Conference to identify as a Congress participant, because the university building is open to the public.


Participants to whom mail has been addressed c/o Secretariat of the EMCSR 2002 may collect it at the Information Desk. They will find their names listed on the Notice Board.


Coffee will be available free of charge at the registration office during the coffee breaks. Other refreshments can be bought in the university building (look for "Buffet"). A list of restaurants and coffee shops close to the university is available at the Information Desk.


Monday, 1 April 2002, 5.30 p.m. - 9 p.m., informal reception by the Council of the Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, in their rooms at Schottengasse 3, first floor, in the first district.

Friday, 5 April 2002, at 8 p.m. invitation to a "Heurigen" by Dr. Michael Häupl, the Mayor of Vienna, and by the Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies. Special invitations will be available at the registration desk on Thursday, April 4.


The conference fee (EUR 254,35 for payment received by March 22, 2002, EUR 305,23 for payment at the registration desk) includes participation in the Sixteenth European Meeting, attendance at the reception and the Heurigen, and the volumes of the proceedings.


R.Trappl (ed.): "Cybernetics and Systems 2002".
Vienna: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies,
ISBN 3 85206 160 1.

One copy of the proceedings is included in the conference fee.
We are happy to welcome you in Vienna and hope that your stay here will be successful and pleasant!

The Organizing Committee of the 16th EMCSR 2002.