Discuss the latest trends and developments in Geoinformatics with colleagues. Be inspired by interesting keynote speakers and collect food for thought for your own projects.
Meet experts from various fields of GIS: the unique mix of scientific symposium and user-oriented EXPO combines theory and practice a single event.
Use the diverse program content for your professional and personal development. Attend seminars, exchange ideas with speakers or join a hands-on workshop – you can choose from a vast pool of possibilities.
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Online registration opens in April 2021
The GI_Forum 2021 takes place as virtual conference. Please note that registration is completed, once you have received a system-generated confirmation via ConfTool (immediately after your registration). Should you, for any reason, not receive an immediate confirmation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Please read our Terms & Condition for Participation.
Please note that photos and/films/screenshots will be taken at the event. By participating in the event you consent to being recorded and waive all rights to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of the material taken. This consent can be revoked any time in written form (email@example.com).
Registration fees & services
It is our „green vision“ to organize GI_Forum according to the principles of environmental compatibility and sustainability. With our activities, we want to contribute to a world where people deal responsibly with our ecosystem, and our natural and human resources. We are undertaking measures that contribute to the protection of our environment and climate. You are invited to contribute actively to the protection of our environment; please note our “green tips”!
The Faculty of Natural Sciences (NAWI) at the University of Salzburg is a green location. Enjoy its directly accessible green spaces, its own botanic garden and the neighboring landscape conservation area. Experience GI_Forum as an “event in harmony with nature”!
Through its central location and excellent connection to the public transportation network the NAWI is easily reachable from your hotel.
Travel to Salzburg eco-friendly by train (the “Deutsche Bahn” and the “ÖBB”). The local public transportation system offers our participants a continuous and direct connection with emission-free city buses from the city center, the train station and the airport to the conference venue.
What you can do: The first 100 participants who arrive by public transport will receive a free three-day ticket of the “Salzburger Verkehrsverbund” for the core zone of Salzburg upon presentation of their ticket.
Many hotels and guesthouses are located nearby our venue. Check out our special offers as well as the indicated distances to the NAWI and find especially awarded Green Hotels.
Return your card holder at the end of the conference at our conference registration office. We are happy to take back your conference bag as well.
What you can do: Fast, agile and without parking problems: arrive at your destination quickly and eco-friendly by using one of our free bicycles. Check at the Infopoint for details.
You can also book a bike for the entire week and navigate through Salzburg with the “Radlkarte” – a special bike navigation app. There are sufficient bicycle parking slots available right in front of the University.
Fahrradverleih Salzburg | Radlkarte Salzburg
Travelling to Salzburg
The Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Salzburg can easily be reached by bike or on foot. Salzburg’s famous old town as well as the adjacent landscape conservation area are only a few walking minutes away.
- Salzburg Public Transportation (SVV): Bus stop is called “Faistauergasse” > check the timetable
- Salzburg Central Train Station
- Long Distance Bus > Timetable Flixbus
- Driving to Salzburg: Austrian highways are toll roads, a special vignette is required. Check out the current >fees.
For your navigation system:
Street: Hellbrunnerstrasse 34
ZIP code: 5020
- Salzburg Airport: catch a taxi right outside of the airport, or catch a bus to the venue
The Faculty of Natural Sciences is almost completely barrier-free. Feel free to call us or send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive detailed information. In case you need a sign-language translator, please contact us at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the event.
A limited number of rooms are reserved our partner hotels. Rooms are given away on a first-come-first-serve basis. Find the special hotel rates below. Please mention the promotion code when sending your request to the respective hotel.
The special rate for Arcotel Castellani can be booked by Email or phone (+43 662 2060-0), mentioning the promotion code “AGIT2021”.
The reduced rates for 2021 are as follows:
Superior double room for single occupancy € 105,00 or
Deluxe double room for single occupancy € 115,00.
Double occupancy surcharge € 40,00.
Free cancellation is possible up to 60 days prior to arrival. For cancellations up to 72 hours prior to arrivalthe fee is 95% of the first night. For cancellations made later or for no-shows 95% of the entire fee will be charged. Cancellations need to happen in written form.
Approx. 5-10 min walking distance to venue.
The special rate for Motel-One can be booked by Email or phone (+43 662 835020), mentioning the promotion code “AGIT2021”.
The reduced rates for 2021 are as follows:
single-room € 82,05 (from July 6 – 7, 2021) and € 122,05 (from July 7 – 9, 2021)
double-room € 110,10 (from July 6 – 7, 2021) and € 150,10 (from July 7 – 9, 2021).
Prices are per room/per night and include breakfast and WiFi. The local tax of € 1,55/person per night is not included in the price. Parking is available and subject to an additional fee.
Approx. 15 min walking distance to venue.
Please contact the respective