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Welcome to the IGHEM 2016 in Linz/Austria!

Welcome to the IGHEM

The 11th International conference on hydraulic efficiency measurement (IGHEM2016) will be held at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, 24.-26. August, 2016, hosted by Prof. Dr. Gittler, Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer. The conference will be organized by Josef Steinmassl from Andritz Hydro, with the support of the IGHEM committee.
The conference will provide a forum for engineers from industry and research establishments to present new results, exchange ideas and to discuss directions of future developments.

Conference Topics

The conference will be focused on the experimental, theoretical and computational approaches enhancing measurements in hydraulic power plants, including, but not limited to:

Tour

The tour on Saturday will give some insights to steel milling in Linz and to a hydraulic laboratory for model turbine testing.

Important dates

Deadline for abstracts: 29. February 2016
Notification of acceptance: 1. April 2016
Deadline for full papers: 10. June 2016

Please mail your abstract to: IGHEM.2016@andritz.com or thomas.staubli@hslu.ch
Further Information can be found in ANDRITZ HYDROFluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer and IGHEM

Organizing Committee


The conference will be held in Austria in the middle of the european union:
Austria in EU(from Wikipedia)

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Linz is the capital of Upper Austria, located close to Bavaria and Czech Republic

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The Johannes Kepler University is one of the universities in Linz.
There are the faculties of Social Sciences, Economics and Business (SOWI), Law (RE) and Engineering and Natural Sciences (TN). 2014 a faculty of Medicine (MED) was added.

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Different Ways to Austria

Via Airport Linz - Hörsching

See linz-airport
From the airport in Linz you can take a taxi or the airport bus (ÖBB) to the city.

Via Airport Vienna - Schwechat

See viennaairport
You can take a rental car to Linz or take a bus to the train station in Salzburg.

Via Airport Salzburg

See salzburg-airport
You can take a rental car to Linz or take a bus to the train station in Salzburg.

Via Airport Munich

See Munich
Take the city train (S) to the main train station and go to Linz by train.

From Airports to Linz

Trains

The target in Linz is the main train station. From there all local transport can be used.

Rental cars

Pretty everything in Austria can be reached by car within several hours.

Public Transport

In Linz most of the places can be reached by bus and tram, see links below. Also several Taxi companies are available.
For the tram and bus there are two kinds of tickets: Tickets can be bought at most stations, at Linz AG Shop and kiosks.

Directions to the University

The Johannes Kepler University is in the north part of Linz. It can easily be reached by car, taxi or best with the tram way number 1 and 2 where the University is the northern end station.

Accommodations in Linz

If you want to explore Linz, it's better to go to a hotel in the city center and take the tram to the university.

It is also possible to get a room in the student hostel Julius Raab Heim nearby the University. If you are interested please send an email to IGHEM.2016@andritz.com.

Preliminary Time Table for the Conference

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Wednesday
August 24th
2016
16:0002:0018:00Registration
18:0001:0019:00Welcome & Organisational
19:0000:3019:30Transfer
19:3002:3022:00Dinner
 
Thursday
August 25th
2016
08:3001:3010:00Session 1
10:0000:3010:30Break
10:3001:3012:00Session 2
12:0002:0014:00Lunch
14:0001:3015:30Session 3
15:3000:3016:00Break
16:0001:3017:30Session 4
17:3000:1517:45Good Bye
 
Friday
August 26th
2016
08:3001:3010:00Session 1
10:0000:3010:30Break
10:3001:3012:00Session 2
12:0002:0014:00Lunch
14:0001:3015:30Session 3
15:3000:3016:00Break
16:0001:3017:30Session 4
17:3000:4518:15Farewell
 
Saturday
August 27th
2016
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Preliminary Information for the Post Conference Tour

It is planned to visit the hydraulic laboratory of ANDRITZ HYDRO on Saturday morning.

After a small lunch we will move to the voestalpine Stahlwelt. There you will get some insight into making steel. Included there is a tour through the steel mill where you can see the individual production areas live.

Conference Fee and Registration

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Conference320 EUR420 EUR
Extra Dinner for accompaning person60 EUR60 EUR
Tour140 EUR140 EUR
Dead-line for registration is 12th of August 2016.

In case you have questions or you want to register please send an email to IGHEM.2016@andritz.com.
For registration please add which topics you want to register for. Also don't forget a postal invoice adress and a VAT number (value added tax).

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