ICABBE&ICBB2017|International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

International Conference on Advances in Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering (ICABBE2017)

2017 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (ICBB2017)

ICABBE & ICBB2017, September 26-28, 2017 Offenburg, Germany


1. Conference Venue

Conference center (Building D), Offenburg University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Offenburg)
Address: Badstraße 24 | 77652 Offenburg
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2. Accommodation

Here are some hotels not far away from Hochschule Offenburg.  If you need help for single room reservation, please contact the conference secretariat: info@icbb.hs-offenburg.de
1.Mercure Hotel Offenburg am Messeplatz   Schutterwälder Str. 1A, 77656 Offenburg
   Can be reserved via Email with discount code "ICBB" with the following information, or book online at booking.com
    Phone: +49 781 5050   Email for reservation: h2906@accor.com 
    Special room fee 98,-€ per single room/night  125,-€ per double room /night incl. Breakfast
2.B&B Hotel Offenburg    Freiburger Straße 43, 77652 Offenburg
    Book hotel on booking.com  Phone: +49 781 93222-0  E-mail:offenburg@hotelbb.com
3.Other hotels: 
    Looking for more hotels on Booking.com
Bus time tables (Offenburg City to Hochschule)
    Journey Planner For Bus
    From Hochschule - Rathaus - Bahnhof / ZOB  and back to Hochschule with S 8 
    From Bahnhof / ZOB (Bussteig 6) to Hochschule with S 10

3. Visa support

After registration is confirmed, we will provide offical invitation letter for visa support. More information about Visa please visit http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/EinreiseUndAufenthalt/03_Visabestimmungen/Visabestimmungen_node.html

4. Transportation

Foreign delegates are suggested to travel to Frankfurt by air to International Airport Frankfurt, then by  train(ICE) from Frankfurt airport ("Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station") to Offenburg ("Offenburg" station). Please use as train station Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. 
The average journey time between Offenburg and Frankfurt is 1 hour and 48 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 36 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Offenburg to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Fernbf (Airport).

5. Introduction of Offenburg

Introduction of Offenburg (Youtube Video)
Offenburg is the largest city and the administrative capital of the Ortenaukreis. It is situated in the heart of Europe in between the river Rhine and vineyards, between the Black Forest and the Vosges at the beginning of the Kinzigtal valley. As the centre of an up-and-coming tourism region, the town is making its mark as a prosperous business location, media town and trade fair centre. Offenburg is located approximately 15 km east of the river Rhine between Karlsruhe and Freiburg. The French city of Strasbourg lies directly west across the Rhine. Offenburg lies at the mouth of the Kinzig river valley. The Kinzig flows out of the Black Forest and meets the Rhine near Kehl. More introduction about Offenburg please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offenburg
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The University's main campus is in Offenburg, the city 'between the Rhine and the Vines(Click for more about Offenburg).There are several historical attractions in Offenburg including:

The Salmen Inn; The Capuchin Monastery; The Ritterhaus / Knight’s House, a 1784 manor-house that has been converted into the city archives and museum
The Jewish Bath (Mikveh): a bathhouse belonging to the city's historical Jewish community; it was held to be medieval, but recent research suggests it may be from the 16th or 17th century
The former Royal Palace (Königshof) built by Michael Ludwig Rohrer, now housing the Police station.

6. Attractions nearby

Ortenau Wine Festival in Offenburg

    One of the largest and most beautiful festivals in Offenburg, the Ortenau Wine Festival is always held on the last weekend of September. This year it will begin at September 29, 2017. The wine paradise of Ortenau presents its entire range of wines over the course of 4 days. The participating wineries offer 200 wines and sparkling wines, many of which boast several awards. The ambiance of the square around the historical city hall provides the best conditions for an unforgettable and atmospheric wine festival.
    The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is a molecular biology research institution supported by 22 member states, four prospect and two associate member states. EMBL was created in 1974 and is an intergovernmental organisation funded by public research money from its member states. Research at EMBL is conducted by approximately 85 independent groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology. The Laboratory operates from five sites: the main laboratory in Heidelberg, and outstations in Hinxton (the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), in England), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany) and Monterotondo (near Rome). EMBL groups and laboratories perform basic research in molecular biology and molecular medicine as well as training for scientists, students and visitors. The organization aids in the development of services, new instruments and methods, and technology in its member states.
Gengenbach city gate, Located about 10 kilometers east of Offenburg, Gengenbach is easily accessible by way of local trains (Ortenau S-Bahn). It is a picturesque town with approximately 12,000 inhabitants, charming half-timbered houses, quaint shops, typical Baden gastronomy, and markets and festivals which attract tourists from all over the world.
    Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament. It is the seat of several European institutions. And it is also called the European capital. It is only about 30 minutes away.

7. Travel Information

Travel by plane:
International Airport Frankfurt Offenburg Main Station can be reached via high speed train (ICE) from Frankfurt airport within 90 min. Please use as train station Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf.
Baden-Airpark  Baden-Baden by bus (Bus route 205, travel time about 30 minutes) to Bahnhof Baden-Baden, from here bytrain to Bahnhof Offenburg. You can also use the Journey Planner
Euro Airport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg by train to Bahnhof Offenburg
Aeroport Strasbourg-Entzheim by shuttle train to Gare de Strasbourg, from here with OSB-train 719 (please see 2nd page) to Bahnhof Offenburg
Travel by train: by train from anywhere to Bahnhof Offenburg
Travel by car: Download A5-Hochschule.PDF