Practical Info

Venue/Hall of Sciences


As in 2011, 2012 and 2014 the Forum will be held in the splendid historic building of Aula der Wissenschaften (“Hall of Sciences”) at the old Vienna University – a 17th-century building equipped with modern infrastructure, bridging the past and the present.

  • Right in Vienna city center with its hotels, restaurants, bars, underground carparks, cultural institutions and shopping areas

  • Few minutes’ walk away from
    the the selected hotels

  • Easily reachable: underground (lines U1, U3, U4), bus (1A, 74A), tram (line 2)


Aula der Wissenschaften «Hall of Sciences»
Wollzeile 27a, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Gala Venue/Marx Halle


Constructed between 1879 and 1881 and inaugurated by Emperor Franz Josef the former "Rinderhalle'  was Vienna's first wrought-iron-structure. It was planned by architect Rudolf Frey, who received praise for the revolutionary lightness of the huge brick-and-iron-construction. The name "Marx Halle" derives from Saint Markus.

We are looking forward to meeting you at this sophisticated environment on Thursday, November 5th 2015, 20:00 - 23:30.

Dresscode: elegant

You can book your seat (and the one of your partner) when registering to the Global Peter Drucker Forum. Access with non-transferable Gala Voucher only.

What can you expect when you join us?

  • Welcome Reception
  • Fine dining experience
  • Drucker Challenge Contest Award Ceremony
  • Live concert featuring ZOË.


Address: Karl-Farkas-Gasse 19, 1030 Vienna

Hilton Vienna Plaza


Hilton Vienna Plaza is situated at Vienna's most prestigious location, the Ringstraße.
It is only a short walk to St. Stephen's Cathedral, in the heart of commercial Vienna. Opened in 1988 as the first designer hotel in the city, inspired by the golden era of the 1920s and Art Nouveau, it has just been extensively renovated. Shuttles will be organized to/from the Forum venue (Aula, +/- 1300m).
You can enjoy French and Austrian cuisine in the delightful setting of Brasserie & Bar Emile.
The hotel also offers a fitness room and sauna. Parking is available (35€/day).

Address: Schottenring 11 – 1010 Vienna
Distance: 1300m, 16 min. walking from venue – Shuttles will be organised
Rate: 189 €/room including WIFI
Metro: line U2 Schottentor

Hotel Europa Wien

Hotel Europa Vienna is located in the centre of Vienna and is just a few minutes’ walk from St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Rooms have a modern design with warm colors and all feature a mini bar, cable TV, a safe and 24H free Internet. Public transportation is just a brief walk from the hotel. Valet parking at a nearby public parking garage. The hotel offers 160 rooms.


Kärntner Straße 18, 1010 Vienna Eingang Neuer Markt 3
Distance: 700m, 9 min. walking from venue
Rates: 140 €/Room
Breakfast 17 €/Person (optional)
Metro: line U4 Schwedenplatz



This year again Forum participants will walk around exhibition booths and the book signing area during lunches and coffee breaks.

This is also an excellent opportunity to promote your products and/or services directly to the delegates.

Level 1 – Pillared Hall

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please contact Drucker Forum Secretariat:

Vienna/Tourism Office


Visit for information on

- Sightseeing
- Music & Stage Shows
- Shopping, Wining & Dining
- Lifestyle & Scene
… and more



Book your flights to the 7th Global Drucker Forum 2015 online at and save -15 % on all applicable fares!

To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher/Gutschein field on the Austrian homepage booking-engine:
Code: GPDF15


  • Booking period: now until Nov. 7th, 2015
  • Valid for flights to Vienna and return as of October 29th, 2015 until November 14th, 2015 (final date for return flight) on OS operated flights.

With Austrian Airlines you can fly non-stop to the Austrian capital several times a day.


Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) offer a well developed railway network and modern trains that carry you to Vienna in safety and comfort. Vienna can also be easily reached by train from further afield.

Quickly find your train to Vienna:

Transportation/in Vienna

From Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the city center:
Take the comfortable City Airport Train CAT to the city center in 16 minutes.

You can also take an official taxi at the airport, who will drive you directly to the center within 30 minutes (+/- EUR 40).

From CAT Train terminal (Landstrasse, Wien Mitte) to

  • Mercure Wien Centrum: underground line  to station Stephansplatz (2 stops)
  • Hotel Europa Wien: underground line  to station Schwedenplatz (1 stop)
  • Hilton Vienna Hotel: just cross the street
  • Aula der Wissenschaften: underground line to station Stubentor (1 stop)

in Vienna/Underground

Weather and Clothing


Vienna has a mild continental climate and is generally cold in November when the first snowfall of the year can be expected. Temperature in November is between 8 and 4 degrees Celsius.


We advise you to bring warm and windproof clothing to discover this beautiful city!

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Credit Cards and Currency


All major credit cards (VISA, American Express and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants.


It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification.


The Euro (€) is the official currency of Austria.

Click here to convert your currency

Electricity Supply


Electricity supply is 220 volts/50Hz throughout Austria with "European" 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilize 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland electrical equipment will need a plug adapter to fit Austrian sockets.


Americans and Canadians with 110V equipment will need a plug adapter and a transformer to step up the voltage to 220 volts. These can be bought at any hardware store.

Passport and Visa Information

An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. Other nationalities may require a visa* or a passport valid for a determinate period to enter the European Union. For specific information, please contact the Austrian Embassy of your country at least six weeks prior to your departure.

*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.



00 43 is the International Country Code for Austria
when dialing from abroad.

Local Time

Time zone (from October 30th) is
Central European Time CET, i.e. UTC/GMT +1 hour



The language in Austria is German but most
people speak fluent English.