The 2011 IBM Cloud Computing Technical Symposium is pleased to welcome you in the Darmstadtium in Darmstadt, Germany.
The darmstadtium congress center is conveniently located between the Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar metropolitan regions with direct access to the major A5 and A67 highways.
The darmstadtium is approx. 20 minutes by car from Frankfurt International Airport.
Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum
Darmstadt – City of Science
Darmstadt is science
Darmstadt is the science and high-tech-centre of the metropolitan region RheinMain. Darmstadt is the birthplace of numerous things that have changed our daily lives. From the radio clock to Plexiglas® and the first enzyme based washing agent to the liquid crystals in our mobiles and notebooks - all these are inventions from Darmstadt. The German internet was born in Darmstadt. Living, working or doing research in Darmstadt gives you a head start.
Since 1997 Darmstadt carries the title Science City
Darmstadt is one of the few cities after which a chemical in the periodic table of elements has been named – Darmstadtium discovered in 1994. Darmstadt accomodates not only the technical university & one of the nation’s largest polytechnics but also 3 institutions of the Fraunhofer Society (Research organisation). Internationally renowned organisations such as the space organisations ESOC & EUMETSAT, as well as the Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research (Gesellschaft für Schwerionen Forschung, GSI) round off the profile as a city of science.
Due to the Science & Congress Centre darmstadtium there is a prominent location in the heart of the city. 80% of the Darmstadt’s citizens identify themselves with this profile and say, ‘Yes, science is the main characteristic of the city’.
Darmstadt is located in the southern part of the Rhine Main Metropolitan Area and close to the German financial and transportation centre Frankfurt am Main. Darmstadt is an important city in the federal state of Hesse in.
Frankfurt, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Mannheim and Heidelberg are easily accesible from here.
It takes only about 20 minutes by car (29 km) to reach the Frankfurt-Airport by taking the motorway A5.
Darmstadt´s central-station is an ICE-stop.
Germany official tourism web site
The city of Darmstadt
Public transport in Darmstadt (only available in German language)
Darmstadt in Wikipedia
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