Venue

EGSR 2018 will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany, at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. The conference is located in the Adolf-Würth-Gebäude with address Engelbert-Arnold-Str. 2, 76131 Karlsruhe.

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About the venue

The Adolf-Würth-Gebäude is provided by the KIT for conferences and other events. Attendees will have access to a conference room, a roof-top terrace and a foyer where lunches and other meals will be served. There will also be multiple social events at other locations. Stay tuned for more information.

Travel

Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to the venue. Below is some advice on how to get to Karlsruhe and how to get around in the city.

Traveling to Karlsruhe

By plane:
Nearby airports are Frankfurt (FRA), Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB), Strasbourg (SXB) and Stuttgart (STR). Attendees from other continents are most likely to find a good connection to Frankfurt (FRA). The fastest trains from “Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf” to “Karlsruhe Hbf” take one hour.
By train:
There are many high-speed trains going to “Karlsruhe Hbf”. For example, there are direct connections from Basel (1.5 hours), Cologne (2 hours), Frankfurt (1 hour), Munich (3.5 hours) and Paris (2.5 hours). German trains may be booked at bahn.com, for French trains tgv-europe.com is useful.
By car:
Karlsruhe can be reached via Autobahn A5 or A8.

Transportation in Karlsruhe

Unless your accommodation is far from the venue, most distances should be easily walkable. We do not recommend getting a rental car since parking may be difficult. If you arrive by train, you might want to take the tram to get from “Karlsruhe Hbf” to your hotel or the venue. We will organize transportation for the social events.
Public transportation in Karlsruhe:
The KVV serves many trams and city trains (with an S in their designation) throughout the city. Visit their website to find time tables and connections. Owners of a BahnCard get discounted tickets.
From “Karlsruhe Hbf” to the venue:
Starting from “Karlsruhe Hbf” board any of the following trains:
  • Line 2 in direction Wolfartsweier,
  • Line S4 in direction Weinsberg,
  • Line S7 in direction Tullastraße,
  • Or line S8 in direction Tullastraße.
Get off the train at Durlacher Tor / KIT-Campus Süd. Enter the KIT Campus and follow the Rudolf-Plank-Straße, then turn left onto the Engelbert-Arnold-Straße. The venue will be to your left at house number 2. The unique KIT building number is 11.30. Other nearby train stations are Kronenplatz (Fritz-Erler-Str.) and Kronenplatz (Kaiserstr.).

Accommodation

Attendees have to organize accommodation on their own. There will be no discounted rates at hotels for EGSR attendees. Many hotels are within walking distance from the venue. You can book them directly or use booking portals such as booking.com, hrs.com, kayak.de or trivago.com.

Local Organisers

EGSR 2018 is organised by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and its Computer Graphics Group.

Local Chair

Carsten Dachsbacher