The conference takes place at Dresden, capital of the free state of Saxony which is one of the sixteen states of Germany.
Dresden features a world-wide recognition for its architectural splendor, a broad range of museums, theatars, concert halls, and last but not least the opera house "Semper Oper" with its world class orchestra. Make sure to book tickets for the opera and for theaters in advance.
As always, wikipedia knows much more:
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The Academy of Arts (1894 - ) upfront and the
|The conference hall is located at the campus of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf about 15 km from downtown Dresden. Public transportation stops in front of the lecture hall.|