Registration, links to accommodation and local info can be found here:
Audio mostly is being held at the Campus of UAS St. Pölten (main Campus map).
Sustainability is important to us: if possible, choose climate-friendly means of transport such as train, bus, or carpool for your arrival.
If you arrive by train, it is a 1km walk (about 10 to 15 min) along a river. From the platform, use the exit “Mühlweg” (to the east). For the exact itinerary, please watch this short video.
You can also use public transport.
Bus line 1 or 5: from St. Pölten main train station/to stop Krankenpflegeschule
Bus line 3: from St. Pölten main train station/to stop A. Sedlaczek-Gasse
Bus line 7: from St. Pölten main train station/to stop Matthias Corvinus-Straße
If you arrive by car, the St. Pölten UAS’ parking area has seven accessible parking spots next to the parking entrance. There is another public parking area for people with disabilities near the entrance in Matthias Corvinus-Straße.
More information about travel to the campus is available here: https://www.fhstp.ac.at/en/campus/how-to-find-us
Is the conference building accessible?
The entire building is barrier-free; there are three lifts to access all floors and the basement. The doors of the main entrance may be opened automatically.
For an overview of all our locations and detailed room plans: Download our Navigation Guide
How do I tell the organizers about my needs?
Our registration is handled by a central system. If you have specific needs you will be able to fill them in the registration form. If you have further needs that you would like to tell us about before the conference please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to tell us about additional requirements or need assistance on the day of the conference, please inform a conference committee member or volunteer. Assistance can also be requested through our reception desk, which will be staffed at all times.
Can I bring my personal assistance with me?
You can bring your personal assistance without having to pay a second entrance fee for them. If possible, please let us know in advance.
What are the arrangements for presenters?
The presenting area is flat or has no stairs in all our rooms except our main auditorium. Please tell us in advance in our registration form if a flat presenting area is essential for you.
A platform for laptops/notes will be provided, and a seat or stool will be available as requested.
If you would like assistance operating your presentation slides, please let us know and a member of the conference team can assist.
How much walking or standing will be needed?
All main sessions are in the same building so will require minimal walking. All floors are connected by both stairs and an elevator. Here you can download our Navigation Guide.
A small amount of seating will be provided during break and poster sessions.
Evening events will take place offsite. More information regarding these events will be added to the Events page in the future.
Are there hearing loops in the rooms being used for the conference?
Hearing loops will be available upon request. We use a flexible system which can easily be installed in every room. If you would like to borrow a receiver, please inform a conference committee member or volunteer. The receiver can also be requested through our reception desk, which will be staffed at all times.
Will presenters and audience members be asking questions using a microphone?
Yes, microphones will be used by all presenters. Audience members asking questions will be encouraged to use a microphone - where this is not possible the presenter speaker will repeat the question.
Can a student volunteer assist me during the conference?
Student volunteers will be on hand to help attendees who would like some assistance with navigation, meal service, or other accessibility needs. Please ask directly if you would like volunteer assistance at the conference, or email email@example.com
Can I bring my assistance dog?
Assistance dogs are welcome, please let us know in advance.
Will there be large print copies of the program available?
Yes, large-print copies of the program are available upon request.
What food service will be provided?
Tea, coffee, and water will be provided during breaks, as well as lunch on all days. A conference dinner will be held and can be selected/deselected during registration. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements so these can be catered for.
Will there be a quiet room?
Yes, a quiet room will be available for conference attendees who wish to take a break from the main conference area for any reason.
What are the toilet facilities at the venue?
There is a gender-neutral toilet in each part of the building on the 1st floor, accessible toilets are available on every floor (gender-neutral and gender-specific). These can be seen on the room map here.
Will there be the option to indicate my pronoun to other attendees?
Yes, conference attendees will be encouraged to indicate their pronouns on conference name tags. You can use our registration tool to select your preferences.
Will the conference be a smoke-free environment?
Smoking is not permitted in any of the conference buildings nor any of the venues used for conference evening events. Attendees who wish to smoke must do so outside and use the bins provided. It is useful to note that smoking is also not allowed inside public buildings in Austria including restaurants, cafes, and bars.
What if I have a medical emergency or health problem during the conference?
The Ambulance Service helpline in Austria is available by calling 144.
The nearest hospital is less just 300 m away, and has both an Accident and Emergencies Department and a Minor Injuries Walk-in Department:
Dunant-Platz 1, 3100 St. Pölten
Phone: +43 2742 90040
For non-emergency, call the General Practitioners’ Out-Of-Hours service on 141. Their fully-trained advisors can offer medical advice and can connect you to any further service you may require.
First Level Support Campus and Study Center is open 7.30 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Thursday, Friday 7.30 am to 3.00 pm.
Phone: +43 2742 313 228 200
Are there baby-changing or nursing facilities nearby?
Yes, there is a dedicated nursing space, called “Parent-Child-Room” on campus. Here you can download our Navigation Guide: https://www.fhstp.ac.at/de/mediathek/pdfs/infoblaetter/uas-navigation-guide.pdf
There is also a public playground in the immediate neighborhood.
We offer free childcare on Campus for children aged 1 to 10 provided by Kinderfreunde NÖ. Please inform us about your needs in advance.
Is there a prayer room nearby?
No, but you can use the quiet room for prayer and reflection.
My question hasn't been answered here, what can I do?
Please email us to let us know if we've missed anything – firstname.lastname@example.org