The Venue

The new venue will be the Heinrich Pesch Hotel.

The Heinrich Pesch Hotel can be reached by tram from Mannheim city. If you have booked a hotel there, you do not need to change therefore. You will find a description on the hotel's website. Please note: due to construction near the Mannheim central station, it is not possible to take the tram No. 4 directly from Mannheim. Please take a ride by S-Bahn S1, S2, S3, S4 or S6 to Ludwigshafen central station ("Hauptbahnhof", two stations, 5 minutes) and change there to tram No. 4 or 4A (in direction Oggersheim, three stations, 4 minutes). Get off at "Heinrich-Pesch-Haus" and then follow the way as described at the link above.

For all participants and accompanying persons, it is possible to book lunch at the hotel.

Overnight stay

Update June 25th: Now a special offer for overnight stay at the venue is available.

For booking please contact the Heinrich-Pesch-Hotel directly by E-Mail.


In Germany, so called "9-Euro-Tickets" are available this summer for the whole month of July. It is a flat rate for public transportation (regional and local trains, tram and busses). It is not valid on long-distance express trains like Intercity Express, TGV, Intercity, Eurocity.

Tickets are available at the vending machines (e.g. Frankfurt airport station, Mannheim central station) or online at the Deutsche Bahn website. After purchase you can print it out or save it on your mobile phone.

For more information, please check (website Deutsche Bahn).

Public Transportation

Public transportation in the Mannheim/Ludwigshafen/Heidelberg area is managed by the company "Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr" (RNV).

You can download the line map (trains, tram and busses) for the Ludwigshafen/Mannheim area from the RNV website. Actual construction areas are marked with a red "X". Mannheim is on the right side of the Rhein river and is abbreviated with "MA", Ludwigshafen is on the left side and is abbreviated with "LU". This map may be useful to get from your accomodation to the venue.

Also useful maybe this starting page of RNV. In the dark blue box on the left side you can search for connections and departure times. Or just use Google maps ...