General information

V2023 will be held in the immediate vicinity of Dresden’s historic Old Town at the International Congress Center Dresden – ICD for short. The spacious hall of the industrial exhibition and the conference rooms are located next to each other on one level and invite you to exchange ideas, listen and look in.

To the participant registration: V2023 For participants – EFDS

All information about the location, hotels and travel for your travel planning can be found here.

International Congress Center Dresden
Ostra-Ufer 2
01067 Dresden

The International Congress Center Dresden – ICD for short – is terraced and impresses with its unusual architecture and its preferred location directly on the banks of the Elbe, downstream from the neighbouring state parliament. It is one of the most modern congress centres in Europe and is considered a prominent feature of Dresden’s cityscape on the Old Town side. It has capacity for up to 6,800 visitors on four levels. The ICD as an imposing building is located just behind the Marienbrücke and joins the historic, baroque buildings of the old town.

V2023 takes place in the hall level of the ICD.


– Distance to the main station: 3 km
– Distance to Dresden Airport: 8 km
– Distance to the motorway: 5 km
– Distance to Frauenkirche: 1 km
– Distance to Semper Opera House: 0.2 km

Internationales Congress Center Dresden ICD | Foyer

Opening hours

Monday, Sept 18: 01:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday, Sept 19: 08:30 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, Sept 20: 08:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, Sept 21: 08:30 am to 12:00 am


EFDS e.V in the Conference Office | Foyer ICD
Phone: +49 351 216 17 07

Conference hotel
Maritim Hotel Dresden
OstraUfer 2, 01067 Dresden
Call-off contingent, keyword: V2023
Booking subject to availability, 10% discount on the current daily price.
Booking link:
Phone: +49 351 2161018
Fax: +49 351 5222 95342601

Link to the hotel website

Penck Hotel Dresden(5 minutes walk to the ICD)
Ostra-Allee 33, 01067 Dresden
Call-off contingent, keyword: V2023
Retrieving: 12.08.2023
room rate: 99,00 € single room incl. Breackfast
119,00 € double room incl. Breackfast
Phone: +49 351 4922 785
Fax: +49 351 4922777

Link to the hotel website

Hilton Dresden (15 minutes walk to ICD)
OstraAllee 33, 01067 Dresden

Telephone: +49 351 8642920
Fax: +49 351 8642129

Link to website

HYPERION Hotel Dresden am Schloss (15 min walk to ICC)
Schloßstraße 16, 01067 Dresden
Telephone: +49 351 501200

Link to website

ibis budget Dresden City (20 min walk to ICC)
Wilsdruffer Str. 25, 01067 Dresden
Telephone: +49 351 83393820
Fax: +49 351 83393825

Link to website

ibis Hotel Dresden Centre (30 min walk to ICC)
Prager Straße 5, 01069 Dresden
Telephone: +49 351 48564856
Fax: +49 351 48562999

Link to website

The Maritim Hotel & Internationale Congress Center Dresden is quietly located directly on the banks of the Elbe and not far from the attractions of the historic Old Town. The Semper Opera House, the Frauenkirche, the Green Vault and much more can be reached on foot in just a few minutes. The attractive and architecturally unique house is the ideal starting point for all travel occasions.

By car:

Route planner Hotel & International Congress Center Dresden

Car parking
The Maritim Hotel & International Congress Center Dresden has 390 underground parking spaces. The entrance to the underground car park is on the left hand side of the Congress Center. The entry height is 2.07 m.
Parking fees: € 2.00 per hour / € 22.00 per day

Other parking possibilities:
– parking possibilities[PDF]

By train and bus lines:

– from the airport: S1 to the “Bahnhof Mitte” stop
– From Dresden Hauptbahnhof Nord (North Main Station): Take tram line 11 to “Kongresszentrum/Haus der Presse”.
– Upper Elbe Transport Association VVO
– Dresden Transport Services DVB

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Begin: September 18st
End: September 21st
Category of events:
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Dresden, International Congress Center Dresden
Ostra-Ufer 2
Dresden, Saxony
01067 Germany