12th International Conference

Mechatronics 2017

September 6 – 8, 2017, Brno, Czech Republic

Venue

Brno University of Technology

Aula Q
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Brno University of Technology
Technická 2896/2
616 69 Brno
Czech Republic

Accomodation

The participants arrange the accomodation by themselves.

Traveling in Brno

Public transportation in Brno: DPMB.

Transport to place of conference

BUS station: Technická - Line 53
TRAM station: Červinkova - Line 12 (+ 6min by walk)

Conference will take place at building of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technicka 2. Nearest public transport station is “Červinkova” (for tram 12) or bus station "Technická". Faculty is in 6 minute distance walking from tram station (see the link in the map).

Ticket must be bought before entering the tram or bus, e.g. at the tram/bus stop, in the convenience store or at a ticket machine.

Traveling to Brno

By plane

Suitable airports Praha, Brno, Vienna and others in the vicinity of Brno, Czech Republic.

Direct flights in Brno

Information on airport website. Direct flights come from London (Stansted) and Munich.

Transport from Prague

Connection by car is direct using highway D1.

There is a fast bus connection (2:15) from Prague to Brno from the "Florenc" bus central station (accessible by bus and underground from the Prague airport) to Brno station "Hotel Grand" or "Zvonarka". Buses come very often, every 15 minutes approximately. Comfortable connection between Prague and Brno is by trains going from Prague Main Station "Hlavni nadrazi". You can see more details on the web site.

Transport from Vienna

Connection by car is direct using speedway E461. There is also a train EuroCity connection between Vienna and Brno Main Train Station (train timetable).

Note for transport by train

Due to the traffic restriction at the Brno main train station “Brno Hlavni nadrazi”, all trains from Prague and Vienna stop at “Brno Dolní nádraží” station. From this station you can reach “Brno Hlavni nadrazi” by public transport bus, which stops in front of the station building.

Brno - city in the centre of Europe

Brno, the Czech Republic‘s second largest city, with a population of nearly 370,000 people offers notable historic sites and plenty of possibilities of cultural enjoyment. To name a few examples:

Known mostly for its minimalist architecture, the Czech Republic’s second city is finally starting to earn praise for its food and drink. You can check New York Times – among 52 places to go in 2016. Brno is No. 27. See you in Brno 2017.

Villa Tugendhat

One of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built of reinforced concrete between 1928-1930 for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta, the villa soon became an icon of modernism.

Špilberk Castle

An old castle on the hilltop in Brno, that began to be built as early as the first half of the 13th century. From a major royal castle established around the mid-13th century it was gradually turned into a huge baroque fortress considered the heaviest prison in the Austro-Hungarian empire.

This conference is held at

Brno University of Technology

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Czech Republic

Email: mechatronics@fme.vutbr.cz