The Forum am Schlosspark serves as our main conference venue, and is one of most modern conference centers in the Stuttgart region. Built in 1988, the Forum has hosted many large enterprise, association, and cultural organization conferences, as well as performances by international ensembles and artists. The Forum is surrounded by historical baroque architecture and is a short walk from the city center, and adjacent to the Nestor Hotel. Below are directions to the Forum, plus a map showing the location. There is parking available at the Forum.
Forum am Schlosspark
Stuttgarter Straße 33
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany
+49 7141 9103900
Forum am Schlosspark website (in German)
Forum Floor Plan
The Film-und-Medienzentrum (FMZ) is our overflow venue, located across the street just to the east of the Forum. The IoT Theme Day and the Project Quality Day sessions are held in the Präsentationsraum at the FMZ. See the map below for the location, or ask for directions at the registration desk at the Forum when you pick up your badge.
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany
FMZ website (in German)
How to Get to the Venues
From the Stuttgart train station, take S-train number 4 - direction Marbach, or number 5 - direction Bietigheim, and get off at Ludwigsburg. Take bus 421 and get off at Arbeitsamt.
From the Stuttgart airport, take S-train number 2 or 3 to the Hauptbahnhof station. Continue with S-train number 4 or 5 and get off at Ludwigsburg. Take bus 421 and get off at Arbeitsamt, or walk a short distance (10 minute walk) to the Forum.
From the Frankfurt airport (there is a train station in the airport), take the train to Ludwigsburg via Stuttgart, or take a train to Stuttgart and continue on the S-train following the directions above from the Stuttgart railway station.
See the Deutsche Bahn website for more information.
From Stuttgart on Highway A8, follow the indications to Karlsruhe. Take the exit toward Highway A81, keeping left at the fork to follow signs toward Heilbronn. Exit at Ludwigsburg Süd and turn toward Ludwigsburg (on Schwieberdinger Strasse). Turn left toward Heilbronn. Forum am Schlosspark is on the right hand side (about 45 minutes).
From Frankfurt on Highway A5, follow the indications to Stuttgart, continuing on E451, A67 and A6. Take exit 38-Kreuz Weinsberg on the left and merge onto Highway A81 toward Stuttgart. Take exit 15-Ludwigsburg-Nord for Highway B27 toward Ludwigsburg. Turn right at B27/Frankfurter Str. (signs for B27/Ludwigsburg). Exit onto Schlosstrasse and continue on Stuttgarter Str. Forum am Schlosspark is on the right hand side (about 1 hour and 45 minutes).
Map showing route from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Forum am Schlosspark in Ludwigsburg