Conference Location

The UNICORE Summit 2012 will take place at

Technische Universität Dresden
Building Willersbau
Room C207 (second floor)
Address: Zellescher Weg 12, 01069 Dresden

How to get there?

Dresden and its Surroundings

The city of Dresden (Wikipedia, dresden.de) is with its beauty and elegance a modern cultural metropolis with important ties to the past. The Elbe Valley, in which the city is situated, is a unique and charming combination of natural beauty and significant architecture. Dresden is also the domicile of fascinating art treasures, impressive museums, as well as orchestras and choirs of worldwide reputation.

Much of the city's Baroque center has been restored to its former loveliness and elegance.

Brühlsche Terrasse - Hofkirche - Semperoper; Pictures of Dresden: DWT/Dittrich

The Frauenkirche Dresden was destroyed during the bomb attack on Dresden in 1945. Since 1994 Dresden has been engaged with the reconstruction of the church. The Frauenkirche with its beautiful sandstone facade now once more dominates the townscape of the historic district of Dresden. It was officially re-opened in 2005.

Picture of the Frauenkirche: DWT/Dittrich

The summer residence Schloss Pillnitz, with its beautiful and colorful gardens, is a popular setting for special events.

Picture of Schloss Pillnitz: DWT/Münch

The city of Dresden is encircled by lovely surroundings, as well.
The Saxon Switzerland is one of the most popular destinations for local excursions.
The Barockschloss Moritzburg, also called .Jewel in the forest., is a magnificent baroque palace on the outskirts of Dresden, and one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.
Meissen symbolizes the historic heart of Saxony. The Albrechtsburg of Meissen is considered to be the oldest example of a residence castle in Germany and the cathedral of Meissen is an impressive example of pure gothic architecture. The Meissen Porcelain Co. is world famous for its masterpieces made of the .White Gold., and visitors can see porcelain treasures from the past and present, as well as view demonstrations. Meissen porcelain is one of the most precious souvenirs from Dresden.