Micro Focus Universe 2019
26 - 28 March 2019  
Austria Center Vienna

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Accommodation

Hotel booking is not included in the registration fee. Please make your own hotel reservations. This website displays hotels available in Vienna.

Airport

The closest airport is Vienna International Airport, located about 30 minutes from the ACV.  

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Breakfast

Breakfast is not available on site and should be taken in your hotel.

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Communication

The country code for Austria is +43. The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 0044 for the United Kingdom).

Conference fee

Your conference fee for Micro Focus Universe 2019 includes the full-conference pass, access to all sessions, workshops, the Digital Transformation Zone, Meeting Center, daily coffee and lunch breaks, and any scheduled evening activities.

€555,00 + 3% booking fee

VAT is applicable, depending on your country of origin.

Conference location

The conference will take place at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV).

Austria Center Vienna
IAKW - AG
Internationales Amtssitz- und Konferenzzentrum Wien, AG
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1
A-1220 Wien
Website

Contact

For registration support or information about attending the conference, please contact the support team:

+49 7433 9991 770
support@mfuniverse-emea.com

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are widely accepted in shops, hotels, and restaurants. Some taxis accept credit cards—please check payment terms with the driver first. Diners Club is not widely accepted in Vienna. ATM cash machines can be found in most hotels and the ACV.

Currency

The official currency in Vienna is the Euro (EUR). See exchange rates.

Foreign currency can be exchanged at all banks and change bureaus. Exchange rates can fluctuate from one bank to another. Many banks offer differing exchange rates depending on the denominations of currency being bought or sold. Check with banks for details and current rates.

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Dietary restrictions

During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies. Micro Focus Universe 2019 works closely with the venue to create menus that can be enjoyed by all delegates.

Dress code

The event dress code is business casual. We advise you bring a light sweater or jacket as the conference center rooms may be cool.

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Electricity

Electrical appliances in Vienna operate on 220 volts with continental style sockets, so you should bring an international adapter if applicable.

Evening events

Evening events will take place as follows:

Tuesday, 26 March, 2019 - Dine around

Customize your dining experience! Delegates receive a dinner voucher that can be redeemed at a variety of selected restaurants, bars, or cafes throughout Vienna. With a pre-set cash value, the voucher takes the guesswork out of “where to eat” and gives you flexibility to choose the spot that best suits your expectations, favored cuisine, and dietary requirements.

All relevant information, a map of participating eateries, and the vouchers will be provided to delegates at onsite check-in.

Wednesday, 27 March, 2019 - Customer forum dinners

Join a group of Micro Focus leaders and other delegates for the customer forum dinner. This is a unique opportunity to ask product/usage questions, get tips from other users, and generate ideas for how your organization can further benefit from technology. Or, simply relax and enjoy a gourmet meal surrounded by colleagues from around the world.

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Language

German is considered the official and working language of Austria. English is widely spoken, but not by all taxi drivers. Conference proceedings will be conducted in English. 

Local time

Vienna is in the Central European Time zone (CET).

Luggage storage area

Luggage storage facilities are available at the ACV.

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Meals

The following meals will be included with your conference fees:

  • Lunches are provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Dinner is provided on Tuesday and Wednesday

If you have any dietary requirements, please indicate those when registering for the event.

Please take breakfast at your hotel.

Meeting Center

Micro Focus delegates may request 1:1 meetings with Micro Focus executives and product experts in our onsite Meeting Center. Submit meeting requests to your Micro Focus sales representative.

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Passports

Non-EU passport holders are advised to contact the appropriate diplomatic or consular authorities for visa requirement details. You may indicate whether you need a visa invitation letter during the registration process.

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Transportation

Airline arrangements

Every delegate is responsible for own their airline reservations and flight costs.

Ground transportation

You are responsible for booking your own transportation. Please see recommended options below.

Within Vienna

Wiener Linien

Vienna offers a great public transportation network throughout the city, which allows a fast and safe travel from the hotels to the ACV and vice versa.

The Wiener Linien website enables you to purchase a reduced-fare ticket for the three conference days at the discounted rate of €15,84.

The ticket is valid on all public transport throughout Vienna on the conference days: Tuesday to Thursday.

To purchase your ticket and make use of the reduced price, please click here.

(The website can be changed to English at the top of the page.)

Please note:

  • Check with your hotel for the closest tram stop.
  • Trams run every 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Operating hours: 07:00 to 21:00
  • Evening and night operation hours: 21:30 to 4:30
  • Direct stops at ACV – station Kaisermühlen VIC

Arrival transfers

If you arrive on Monday, 25 March, 2019 or before and go directly to a city center hotel, we suggest the following means of transportation:

City Airport Train (CAT)

The CAT is a direct train that connects Vienna airport with the city center of Vienna in only 16 minutes. It stops at Landstrasse/Wien Mitte station and operates every 30 minutes. Airport check-in at the Wien Mitte City Air Terminal is possible.

How to get from Landstrasse/Wien Mitte to ACV (station Kaisermühlen VIC):

Option A

  1. U4 to Schwedenplatz
  2. U1 to Kaisermühlen VIC

Option B

  1. U3 to Stephansplatz
  2. U1 to Kaisermühlen VIC

To obtain a discounted CAT return ticket for €17,10, you can add it to your discounted 3-day conference travel ticket that you book with Wiener Linien – please see above. (The website can be changed to English at the top of the page.)

If you don’t need a 3-day conference travel ticket, please click here to book the CAT independently.

If you arrive on Tuesday, 26 March, 2019 and go directly to the Austria Center Vienna, we suggest the following means of transportation:

Airport Shuttle bus Vienna Airport Lines (VAL)

There is direct bus service to the Austria Center Vienna that runs every 30 minutes between 08:00 – 12:00 on Tuesday. (Outside this timeframe, the bus service runs every 60 minutes.) The cost is € 8,00 (one-way) or €13,00 (return ticket). Please use the line VAL 3 that stops at the ACV (station Kaisermühlen VIC). Journey time is approximately 30 minutes.

Please use this link to book your ticket.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available at Vienna airport. The journey from the airport to the ACV takes approximately 25 minutes and will cost, depending on traffic and daytime, about €45.

Pre-booked taxis cost approximately €36,00.

If you would like to pre-book a taxi, please use one of the following links:

Wien Flughafen Taxi, +43 660 362 07 46

Vienna Airport Cab, +43 676 407 1081

Departure transfers

To get from the ACV to the Vienna airport, we recommend you use the Airport Shuttle bus Vienna Airport Lines (VAL).

This is direct bus service from the ACV to the Vienna airport that runs every 30 minutes between 11:00 – 15:00 on Thursday. (Outside this timeframe, the bus service runs every 60 minutes.) The cost is €8,00 (one-way) or €13,00 (return ticket). Please use the line VAL 3. Journey time is approximately 30 minutes.

Please use this link to book your ticket.

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Vienna

Vienna is a city that charms from the outset. There's a never-ending wealth of things to do and see when you’re not learning, networking, and developing your skills at Micro Focus Universe. Consistently ranked as offering the highest quality of life in the world, Vienna entices locals and visitors alike with splendid attractions, world-class events, excellent public transport and city bike scheme, fabulous eateries, cafés, bars and wineries, artisan shops, and exciting street markets.

Visit the official Vienna website.

Visa

You may check the visa requirements for your nationality at the Austria Visa Application Requirements.

A request for a visa invitation letter will be submitted during registration. Please note that the process for issuing visa invitation letters can take several working days.

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Weather

The average temperature in Vienna in March is between 0°C and 9°C, with an average of 4 hours sunshine each day.

Wi-fi

Wi-fi is available at the ACV and is free of charge.

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