VaMos 2021 | February 09 – 11, 2021 | Krems, Austria
VaMoS 2021 will be held at the IMC Krems University of Applied Science in Krems an der Donau, Austria.
As the COVID-19 situation in Austria is currently improving steadily, we are assuming that the VaMoS’21 will take place on-site in Krems. Should any changes occur, we will respond accordingly.
Krems an der Donau
Krems is an economic and educational hub. It is a major centre of education in Austria with state-of-the-art infrastructure and excellent public transport. Students from all over the world play a virtal part in the life of this town. Krems blends the traditional and the modern an is well known for its culture and hospitality. A short drive from the Austrian capital, Vienna, Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley. Set in one of Europe’s most picturesque river landscapes, its history stretches back more than one thousand years. The historic old town is one of the most beautiful in Austria, and over centuries, builders and architects have created a unique character that has been lovingly maintained and preserved. In 1975 Krems was designated a Model City for Historical Preservation, and in 2000 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The IMC Krems has a strong research focus, dedicated to making research results directly accessible in the practice. The importance and role of technology in the organisational, corporate, and social context has long been recognised and present in teaching and research. In 2019, a new institute for Digitalization was founded, consolidating existing expertise at the institution and providing a foundation for further development. In September 2019, students of the first cohort of the English-speaking study programme Informatics have commenced their studies. The IMC Krems works alongside other research institutions as well as companies to further research in information and communication technologies, such as VR and AR, digitalization of corporate processes, and data science.
Krems an der Donau can be reached from Vienna, which has a major airport with many connections. You can get from Vienna to Krems by train or by bus.
Trains from Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof station
Trains stop at Spittelau (connection to the U4 and U6 underground lines) and Heiligenstadt (connection to the U4 underground line and the S45 suburban rail line) in Vienna, and then at Tulln, Absdorf-Hippersdorf, Kirchberg am Wagram and Hadersdorf am Kamp.
Journey time: approx. one hour, Regional-Express (REX) service runs hourly
Train connections from Wien Meidling station
Stations on this route include Wien-Nord (Praterstern), Wien Mitte, Floridsdorf, Korneuburg, Stockerau and Absdorf-Hippersdorf.
Journey: approx. 90 min. (incl. waiting time between connections)
It takes approx. 15 min. to walk from the train station.