EMCSR 2004 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. Until December 31st, 2003, the university staff consisted of 528 "Professoren" and 2,633 "Assistenten", and approx. 87,000 students were enrolled in its faculties. Since January 1st, 2004, the former Medical Faculty of the University became an independent university, the Medical University of Vienna. The conference will be held in the main building of the University of Vienna at Dr. Karl Lueger-Ring 1, 1st district.


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 1.00 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 2004 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.


Friday, 16. April 2004, 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 15.


The conference fee (EUR 280,- for payment received by March 26, 2004, EUR 330,- for payment at the registration desk) includes participation in the Seventeenth European Meeting, attendance at the Heurigen, and the volumes of the proceedings.


R.Trappl (ed.): "Cybernetics and Systems 2004".
Vienna: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies,
ISBN 3 85206 169 5.

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 17th EMCSR 2004.