Venue: Eindhoven

The conference will be held on the campus of the Eindhoven University of Technology.
The campus is situated conviently in the city center and most conference locations and accomodations are in walking disstance.

Conference Locations

Main conference on TU/e campus

locations of the CIB W78

The main conference will be held in the main lecture hall building of the TU/e called "Auditorium" (A). Comming from the city/central station you enter the campus at the south-east corner on a footpath leading over a bridge towards a the large green building of with the TU/e logo on top. The auditorium is the grey concrete across the lawn on your left hand side

The welcome reception will take place in the Zwarte Doos(B), the low-rise black box at the foot of the Vertigo building with the logo.

Please see here for an interactive version of the map.

thumbnail of the TU/e campus map

A detailed map of the campus can be found here (PDF, 1.7 MB). The auditorium building is marked as "1", the Zwarte Doos as "4".

Dinner Tuesday 27th: Effenaar

effenaar A buffet dinner is organized on Tuesday in the restaurant Effenaar. It's a concrete building (C) at the opposite site of the tracks dividing the TU/e campus from the inner city. From the conference location this can be conviniently reached on foot in about 5 min. Also see the route A-B on the interactive map.

Field trip and dinner Wednesday 28th

A guided tour will be offered to visit the former industrial terrain of Philips "Strijp-S". Transfer to the Strijp-S area will be organized by bus.
The dinner will held in the Restaurant Radio Royaal in the Strijp-S area, where the guided tour ends.
Please see the interactive map for the exact location of the restaurant.


A choice of hotels in convenient walking distance will be provided soon. A number of special rates have been arranged in the following centrally located hotels:

name price per night contact
Queen Hotel € 87,50* single,
double € 102,50*
Hampshire Hotel Crown Eindhoven
€ 119,00* single,
double € 139,00*
Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven € 127,50* single,
double € 140,00*

Getting There

Eindhoven is located about 1.5 hours from Amsterdam (AMS) airport, a major European airport hub. From there the comfortable train system will take you approx every 20 min to downtown Eindhoven. As an alternative you can use come from form Düsseldorf (DUS) airport (2h) or use the train.

The regional Eindhoven Airport serves around 70 European destinations.