TMRA 2007 "Scaling Topic Maps"
Campus Villa Ida
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16 October 2007
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Leipzig is a vital city with an outstanding history and a vibrant cultural and scientific life. Visitors to Leipzig are happily surprised again and again by wonderful sights, plenty of extraordinary shops, various leisure activities, Leipzig's history and legends. Most of all Leipzig's guests are amazed by the legendary Saxon hospitality. Leipzig: the warm-hearted city with its finger on the pulse of the times. Leipzig is well connected to international airways, high-speed trains and autobahn.
TMRA 2007 takes place in the new Mediencampus of the Leipzig Media Foundation. The Mediencampus surrounds the "Villa Ida". The villa was built as a country set in historical style in 1893 (and named after the owner's wife Ida). It is surrounded by its garden and resides in Gohlis, one of the most famous quarters of Leipzig. Its intimate atmosphere is best suited for vital discussion and exchange in Topic Map research.
Furthermore Leipzig provides a wide range from top class hotels over business hotels to youth hostels. For your convenience an accomodation in downtown Leipzig is recommended. For further information please contact the tourist office. Alternatively, use an online booking service like HRS. A list of hotels in the city center of Leipzig you can find here. Besides the hotels given in the list, we recommend "Hotel de Saxe" which is situated in direct neighborhood to the conference venue.
Travelling by airplane
Leipzig is connected to the international air travel network. If you arrive from abroad, in most cases you have to change in Frankfurt/Main or Munich. Low cost carrier supply connections from London. The Leipzig airport (LEJ) is connected to the low priced urban railway which takes 20 minutes to the central station. A taxi takes 30 minutes to Leipzig city centre (approx. 20-25 EUR).
If you travel by airplane we encourage you to climate neutralise your trip, for example with non-profit organisations like atmosfair or myclimate.
Travelling by train
Leipzig is connected to the German high-speed train (ICE) network. The central railway station is situated in downtwon Leipzig. All accomodations in downtown Leipzig are in walking distance to the railway station.
For accomodations outside of downtown Leipzig provides a good tram network. For schedule information use the services of German railway and the local mass transit company LVB.
Travelling by car
Leipzig is well connected to the German highway network (A9, A14, A38).
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