HPCA 2018 will be held at Austria Trend Eventhotel Pyramide, Austria!
Austria Trend Eventhotel Pyramide,
Please use this link to book rooms at the HPCA
negotiated rate. The last day to reserve rooms at
this rate is January 11, 2018.
The hotel can be reached from the Vienna State Opera, down town Vienna, in just 30 minutes by public transport. You have to enter the hotel at the "Hoteleingang", the "Eingang Pyramide" is usually closed.
The conference banquet will be held at Palais Liechtenstein starting at 18:00. The gallery with the princely collections of the Counts of Liechtenstein (an independent principality on Austria's western border) will be open from 18:15 to 19:15. Photography and drinks are not permitted in the gallery. Dinner will start at 19:30. The banquet will feature the performance of classical music by Iris-Ensemble-Wien, consisting of Daniela Preimesberger (Violin), Iris Krall-Radulian (Violin), Marta Potulska (Viola) and Christophe Pantillon (Violoncello).
The busses to the banquet venue will leave from Pyramide promptly at 17:00. Busses back to Pyramide will leave the Palais every 5 minutes starting at 22:15 until 22:45. We ask for your cooperation to fill the busses completely and keep the 5 minute schedule on our way back.
If you you miss the bus, Palais Liechtenstein can be reached from Pyramide with the Badner Bahn light rail connecting to underground line 6 to the "Währinger Straße - Volksoper" station, followed by a short walk along "Währinger Straße" and the "Strudlhofstiege". As an alternative, the closest station on underground line 4 is "Roßauer Lände", on line 2 "Schottentor" (take the "Hohenstauffengasse / Liechtensteinstraße" exit).
There are three big taxi companies in Vienna, Taxi 31300, Taxi 40100 and Taxi 60160. You just call them with +431-31300, +431-40100 or +431-60160, as well as Uber.
We will experience Viennese "Gemütlichkeit" at the Heurigen Toni & Birgit Nigl, where we will enjoy the excellent wines produced by brothers Toni and Willi Nigl and typical Viennese Heurigen food cooked by Birgit Nigl.
The busses to the Heurigen will leave promptly at 18:15 at the Pyramide, arriving at the Heurigen at 18:30. Busses back to the Pyramide will leave the Heurigen at 22:00, 22:15 and 22:30. We ask for your cooperation to fill the busses completely and keep the schedule on the way back. On the way back to the Pyramide the busses will stop at the underground line 6 station "Siebenhirten" for people who stay at a hotel in the city center.
If you you miss the bus, the Heurigen can be reached from the Pyramide in a long journey with the Badner Bahn to "Bahnhof Meidling / Schedifkaplatz", the S-Bahn to Liesing and the bus 256 direction "Gießhübl" to "Perchtoldsdorf Marktplatz" or the bus 259 direction "Mödling" to "Perchtoldsdorf Salitergasse". A walk from the hotel along the "Wiener Straße" will take at least 45 minutes. Local taxi companies in Perchtoldsdorf are Fa. Felner Tel. +43-1-869-0101, Taxi Hannig Tel. +43-1-869-5959 and Taxi Robert Tel. +43-664-165-5565.