The conference will take place at "Haus der Technik" (HDT, the building with the arcaded sidewalk) which is located in downtown Essen. (Address: Hollestrasse 1, 45127 Essen). "Haus der Technik" is located directly oppposite the central station. For detailed information use the pdf.
By plane to Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS). Essen central station can be reached comfortably in about 25 minutes from Düsseldorf airport railway station, where about 300 trains (ICE, IC, EC and regional commuter trains) stop daily. At the airport take the SkyTrain to the airport station.
By train to Essen central station (Essen-Hauptbahnhof).
Please note the map of the vicinity.
Further information are available under this link