Attendance at the Technical Assembly is by invitation only. The following groups are entitled to attend:
  • Members of the Technical Assembly, i.e. the Technical Directors of EBU Active Members and Associate Members, or their nominated representative
  • Members of the EBU Technical Committee
  • EBU Technical Liaison Officers (TLOs) are invited to attend the Technical Assembly either to provide support to or as the representative of the Technical Director. The attendance of a TLO at the Technical Assembly must be authorized by the relevant Technical Assembly member.
  • Chairs and Vice-chairs of EBU Strategic Programmes
  • Members of the World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) Technical Committee
  • Special guests by invitation (e.g. former EBU Directors and Technical Committee members, representatives of sister unions, etc.)
As attendance is by invitation only, the registration link is not provided here. It will be sent by email to the above listed people. If you have not received the link and wish to register to attend, please contact

Where to stay in Vienna

Delegates are invited to make their own hotel reservations as early as possible as June is particularly busy in Vienna.

To assist in your hotel choice, the Technical Assembly and side meetings will take place at the following venue:

ORF Center Vienna
Hugo-Portisch-Gasse 1
1136 Vienna

Google map location




Travelling to Austria

Nationals of EU Member States, the European Economic Area or Switzerland are not subject to entry visas and residence permits, regardless of length of stay.
For the latest information on visa requirements, please refer to the official Austrian website.

Covid: At the time of publication, there are no special requirements unless arriving from China (update: 9 January 2023). Latest information is available here.


Travel information from the aiport to the city centre

Vienna International Airport is the international airport of Vienna.

There are several ways to get to the city centre:

City Airport Train (CAT)

The City Airport Train (CAT) connects the airport non-stop with the transport hub at Wien Mitte in only 16 minutes, The City Airport Train (CAT) is the quickest connection from the airport to downtown Vienna (Wien Mitte, connections to U3, U4, rapid transit railway) running between the airport and the city every 30 minutes daily from 05.37  to 23.38 and vice versa.

Tickets: Single: €14.90, return: €24.90

Tickets can be purchased from the CAT website, from ticket machines and from tourist information at the airport.

ÖBB Railjet

The Railjets of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) run non-stop from Vienna Airport to Vienna Main Station and Wien Meidling station. The Railjets carry you quickly and comfortably twice an hour from Vienna Airport to Vienna Main Station (U1) in 15 minutes, or to Wien Meidling station (U6) in about half an hour.
For detailed timetable information, please visit the website at

•    Adults: €4.30 (= €1.90 for the ticket from the airport to the Vienna city limits + €2.40 for the ticket within the Vienna urban area)
Tickets are available at, at the ÖBB ticket counter at the airport, at ticket machines and via the ÖBB ticket app

Express train S7

Rapid transit railway line S7 departs the airport every 30 minutes and stops at the centrally located stations of Wien Mitte and Wien Praterstern, with transfers to Vienna's rapid transit railway and subway network. The journey from the airport to Wien Mitte takes 25 minutes, and to Vienna Praterstern about half an hour.

Departure times:
From Vienna Airport to the city: from 5.19 am to 1.19 am, every 30 minutes
From Praterstern station to the airport: from 4.15 am to 12.45 am, every 30 minutes
From Wien Mitte station to the airport: from 4.19 am to 12.49 am, every 30 minutes

For detailed timetable information and stops, please visit the website at

•    Adults: €4.30 (= €1.90 for the ticket from the airport to the Vienna city limits + €2.40 for the ticket within the Vienna urban area)
Tickets are available at, at the ÖBB ticket counter at the airport, at ticket machines and via the ÖBB ticket app

Airport taxi

Fixed price of €36
Taxi 40100
Taxi 60160

or €39 for a maximum of 4 passengers
Taxi 31300

You must specify an airport taxi when making a booking, otherwise additional costs will be charged (€13) for the taxi to return to Vienna.

The fixed price is valid ONLY for direct trips from an address in Vienna to the airport.

Group fares on request

Airport service companies
Airport Cab, Tel. +43 (0) 676 786 10 65,
Airport Driver, Tel. +43 1 22 8 22,
Airport Taxi Wien, +43 (0) 660 49 13 433,
Das Flughafentaxi Wien,
Vienna Cars, Tel. +43 (0) 660 53 999 33,
Vienna Driver, Tel. +43 (0) 664 366 16 60,
VIP Airport Taxi, Tel. +43 (0) 676 373 28 03,


The Technical Assembly will take place at:

ORF Center Vienna
Hugo-Portisch-Gasse 1
1136 Vienna

The ORF center is easily accessible by public transport. Although the ORF center is on the outskirts, the parking situation is difficult. It is recommended to take public transport.

Way 1:
U4 to Hietzing, then bus 56A or 56B to ORF-Zentrum. Buses run 4 times an hour, journey c. 8 minutes

Way 2:
Trains 1, 2, 3, and tube U6 to Meidling station, then bus 8A to ORF-Zentrum. Buses run 6 times an hour, journey time c.. 15 minutes


Public Transport in Vienna

U-Bahn (Subway)

The subway system consists of five lines - U1, U2, U3, U4 and U6. All platforms are equipped with electronic information displays that show the waiting time in addition to the destination.

U-Bahn transfer stations:
•    Karlsplatz U1, U2, U4
•    Landstrasse U3, U4
•    Längenfeldgasse U4, U6
•    Praterstern U1, U2
•    Schottenring U2, U4
•    Schwedenplatz U1, U4
•    Spittelau U4, U6
•    Stephansplatz U1, U3
•    Volkstheater U2, U3
•    Westbahnhof U3, U6

Subway Map

Tram & Bus

In addition to the subways, 28 tram lines and 131 bus lines make their daily commutes.


The bus names are always composed of a digit and the letter A or B (e. g. 4A). The "City Buses", which were developed specifically for the narrow streets in Vienna's city center, also provide fast transportation in the 1st district.

The tickets are valid in all trams, buses and subways of the Vienna Transport Authority. Each stamped single ticket is valid up to the destination, including multiple transfers.

Single ticket: € 2.40 (Children € 1.20)
24-hour Vienna ticket: € 8.00
48-hour Vienna ticket: € 14.10
72-hour Vienna ticket: € 17.10
Vienna weekly ticket (valid from Monday to Monday at 9.00 am): € 17.10

Tickets are available at:

  1. the multilingual ticket machines (subway stations), all advance sales points and the online shop of the Vienna Lines, most tobacco shops.

  2. Mobile phone ticket, which can be used to buy Vienna day tickets and single tickets

WienMobil – the app for all routes in Vienna

WienMobil is a great way for you to travel, whether by public transport, on foot, by bicycle, taxi, or in a carsharing car. The services of various providers are conveniently bundled in the mobility app of Wiener Linien. The app can be downloaded and used free of charge. However, the mobile provider may charge for downloading and use. The app can be downloaded free of charge from the Google Play Store and the App Store, and is available in German and English


The interactive city map of Vienna shows you all taxi stands in the city.

To book a ride with the following companies:
Tel. +43 1 60 160, (registration required)
Tel. +43 1 40 100, (registration required)
Tel. +43 1 31 300, (no registration required)

Please visit the respective website for more information, to request a price and for fare information. Payment is possible by credit, taxi or debit card.
The taxi companies as well as mytaxi (TaxiAPPP) also have free apps in the Itunes Sore or the Google PlayStore.

Practical information


In June, the temperature is around 24°C.


The Euro is the official currency.

Power plugs

Austria uses Schuko/Type F sockets and plugs.

Further information on Austria

The official Austrian travel portal is here.

14 June, 19:30 – Welcome Reception


Roßauer Lände 17 (right on the Danube canal)

1090 Vienna


15 June, 19:30 – Evening event

Restaurant Huth

Schellinggasse 5

1010 Vienna

Note: Bus transfer to the Restaurant Huh from ORF at 19:00