Participant information 2017


World Conference Center Bonn
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
D-53113 Bonn


1.590,- plus VAT.
VDI-members: 1.490,- plus VAT.




A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the conference participants.

Please visit:

Tourismus & Congress GmbH Bonn
Book your room with them and get a free ticket for the local public transport. The distance between the offered hotels and the WCCB will be listed within the results of your search. You will find it written in the list view and - more grafically - in the map. Add the Point "Congress Center" to the results. The WCCB is located near the "Haus der Geschichte" respectively by the Rhine riverbank.

Kameha Grand Bonn

Bonn Marriott World Conference Hotel
This hotel is directly connected to the WCCB.

For more hotels, please visit:

Get Together Party – ‚Night of Electronics‘

October 18, 2017, 19.30 h

The VDI invites all participants, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors to join the „Night of Electronics“. This Get-together party is a perfect opportunity to continue the discussions of the first congress day in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere and to “network”. Meet your colleagues and business partners and enjoy a varied entertainment program and some live music.

Besides meat and drinks several other highlights are waiting for you – stay tuned!


By car

Because of its central location, the World Conference Center Bonn is inside the Bonn environment protection zone. From 1 July 2014 only vehicles with a green environment badge are allowed to enter this environment protection zone.

Parking space 

a) Parking-Place: Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße / 53113 Bonn
Parking charge: 0,50 Euro per started hour, maximum price: 5,00 Euro

b) Multi-storey car park Karl-Carstens-Straße

The car park is open around the clock.
Parking charge: 1 Euro per started hour.
Day ticket: 10 Euro (Payment: Coins, 5 Euro, 10 Euro and 20 Euro notes, no card payment possible)

Entrance height: 2.10 metres
On the street level, there are 10 disabled parking spaces.


Address: Karl-Carstens-Straße, 53113 Bonn
Entrance on Welckerstraße.

Please enter Welckerstrasse as the address in your navigation device!
Coordinates: 50.719336,7 7.121679


By train

ICE: Stop Siegburg/Bonn

Tram/Bus service (travel time approx. 10 minutes, starting Bonn main station):

Stop Heussallee/Museumsmeile, Tram Line 16, 63
Stop  Deutsche Welle, Bus Line 610, 611

Timetable and further information:

Hint: Book your room with Tourismus & Congress GmbH Bonn and get a free ticket for the local public Transport

By plane

Airport Düsseldorf (by car: 1,22 hours)

Airport Cologne/Bonn (by car: 30 Minutes)

Taxi transfer

Tel: +49 (0) 228/555555

VV Taxi
Tel: +49 (0) 228/282824

Taxi Gauchel
Tel: +49 173/2803040

We recommend an early booking as taxis are difficult to get in the afternoon.

Simultaneous Translation

Simultaneous translation is available. (German to English). Receiver and headsets will be handed out on site. Please have your business card ready.

Patronage - FISITA

FISITA – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies FISITA is the international federation linking the national automotive engineering societies in 38 countries. FISITA was founded in 1948 as a neutral forum for the exchange of technical knowledge on every aspect of vehicle design, development and manufacture.

FISITA is a non-profit organisation committed to helping create efficient, affordable, safe and sustainable automotive transportation.

In case of queries, you can reach us here:


During the event you can reach us at +49 (0) 175/5800038.