VenueThe lectures and exhibition of the AOFKA conference is held from 18-21 July 2021 in the central lecture hall of the Chemnitz University of Technology located on Reichenhainer Street 70. The foyer of the the central lecture building extends over two floors and provides a perfect forum for the exhibition, poster presetations and fruitful discussions during the coffee breaks.
There a several hotels in walking distance from the conference venue. More hotels closer to the city center can be reached easily with public busses and trams. There is a stop directly in front of the central lecture building. For further details see LINK.
Chemnitz is the third largest city in saxony with around 250.000 citizans and has an impressive history of groundbreaking inventions in mechanical engineering and textile industry, as well asbold entrepreneurs such as Richard Hartmann, Carl Gottlieb Haubold and Louis Schönherr.
Chemnitz is today one of the German cities with the strongest growth. The city is still a technological centre specialising in the automotive and supplier industries, information technology, mechanical engineering and microsystems technology. The Chemnitz University of Technology as an intellectual centre, research institutions such as the Fraunhofer Institutes and a large number of successful medium-sized companies, largely made up of family businesses, together create the ideal conditions for an economic success story.
Moreover, Chemnitz offers plenty of museums and theaters to discover. The Chemnitz Art Collections or the Gunzenhauser Museum, for instance, houses one of the most impressive collections of classical modernism. Meanwhile, the Saxon Museum of Industry depicts history and the present day. The City Theatre with the Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie draws audiences from across Germany.
For more information about Chemnitz, please visit Chemnitz, City of Modernity.