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Forum venue

Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen
Rennweg 16
1030 Vienna

Training session venue

European Patent Office
Rennweg 12
1030 Vienna
Tel.:         (+ 43 1) 52126 4545

Registration fee

EUR 560

This fee covers participation in the East meets West forum on 6-7 April 2017, the catering during the event and the evening event on the first day for one participant.

Training session fee

An additional fee applies for the training sessions which will be offered in the run-up to the forum on 5 April 2017. These can be booked individually.

Searching Asian non-patent literature, from 10:00 to 11:30, additional fee: EUR 80

Patent Information from the BRICS countries, from 13:00 to 16:00, additional fee: EUR 140

Registration deadline

24 March 2017

Cancellation conditions

Cancellation up to 24 March 2017: 100% refund
Cancellation after 24 March 2017: 0% refund

Registration desk opening times:

Training sessions 

at the EPO Vienna

09.00 hrs

5 April 2017

East meets West in Vienna forum

at Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen

08.00 hrs

6 April 2017

Registration is obligatory. You will be given your name badge at the registration desk.

Access for people with disabilities

The EPO tries to make all its buildings and events as accessible as possible to people with disabilities. Please inform us in advance ( about your request and we will suggest how to proceed.

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We support the EPO's environmental policy, therefore, we no longer provide the presentations in paper format. All presentations will be made available on the EPO's East meets West forum webpage after the event.


Coffee will be served during the breaks. On Thursday, 6 April 2017, there will be a buffet lunch at Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen. On Friday, 7 April 2017, breakfast and coffee will be offered in combination with the poster session between 8.30 and 9.30.

Evening event on Thursday, 6 April 2017

You will have another opportunity to meet our experts and share experiences with other forum participants over dinner during an evening event at the Akademie der bildenden Künste (Academy of Fine Arts) in Vienna. The evening event will start at around 19.00 hrs.

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