The conference will take place in Kaiserslautern.
The city is located at the edge of the Palatinate Forest in south-west Germany and home to about 100,000 inhabitants.
It received its name from the favorite hunting retreat of Frederick Barbarossa who ruled the Holy Roman Empire from 1155 until 1190.
The historic centre dates back to the 9th century.
Today, Kaiserslautern is a modern centre of information and communications technology and home to a well-known university, a technical college and many internationally renowned research institutes. Together they founded the Science Alliance Kaiserslautern in 2007.
Access to Kaiserslautern