Press Room Facilities

The press room is located on the Blue Level (Basement) of the Austria Center Vienna, and it is opened from Monday – Friday, 03 – 07 April 2006. The Press Room will be run by:

EGU Press Officer

Dick van der Wateren
Peter Vlam (Assistant Press Officer)
Landforms – Science & Media
Celebesstraat 80
1094 ET Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Tel: +31-20-4632559
Mobile: +31-654604741
Fax: +31-20-4632648
EGU Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

Kostas Kourtidis
EGS/EGU Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

Tel: +30-25410-79383
Fax: +30-25410-79379

Additional secretaries will be available to assist the participants and press officers. Any requests for interviews and other questions can be directed to the press officer.

The phone number for incoming calls is +43-1-260-69-2020/2021
The phone number for incoming faxes is +43-1-260-69-2623

Please provide the above numbers to anyone who may have to reach you at the EGU 2006.

The press facilities include the standard technical facilities for such events. They include a room for general press conferences and special thematic sessions, several side rooms to give journalists and scientists the opportunity for interviews and detailed breefings, and a communication room. The communication room is equipped with phones, a fax machine, an overhead projector, Mini-Disk sound recorder, microphones, amplifier, speakers, computers with broadband (including wireless) Internet access and printer, and a photocopy machine. Wireless LAN will be available also in other areas at the congress center. Please have a look at the sketch (PDF, 183 KB) of the press room.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided in the press room from Monday to Friday on a complimentary basis.