The conference will be held at the Marriott Hotel, Cologne. The hotel is located right in the city center, just a short walk from Cologne central train station (see map). Simply exit the train station on the side opposite the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) and walk 5 minutes along Johannisstrasse.
Wireless internet access will be provided for participants during the conference.
Walking directions from the conference venue to the Päffgen brewery where the reception on Wednesday evening will be held. It takes approximately 20 minutes to walk there from the Marriott. Alternatively, you can take the subway to station Friesenplatz.