Venue & Travel

The ICUMT 2015 is hosted in BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno ****, Czech Republic which is a luxury four-star hotel just below the Špilberk Castle. Less than 100 meters from Náměstí Svobody (Brno's central square), yet sensitively apart from the historic face of the city.

In order to receive special ICUMT 2015 prices for accommodation in BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno, please insert the promo code ICUMT2015 into the booking form – section CHANGE CRITERIA.

Single PREMIER room 85 EUR / room / night (incl. buffet breakfast)
Double PREMIER room 90 EUR / room / night (incl. buffet breakfast)

More details about the accommodation can be found here.

In case of any issues or questions related to the accommodation, please contact directly the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno office.

Hotel Location

BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno ****

Address: Husova 16, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic

GPS: 49°11'41.55"N, 16°36'17.24"E

About Brno

Brno is the heart of South Moravia and the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, with a population of almost 400,000.

Brno blends rich history with modernity and innovation. The Moravian capital is a city of universities, a business hub and a great place to live, not just to visit. It’s a city of galleries, museums, cafés, clubs and festivals. Don’t forget to try the amazing traditional cuisine, beer and wine.

You will fall in love with the city thanks to its cosmopolitan atmosphere and friendly citizens. The city offers a wide selection of entertainment and experiences to suit the taste of every visitor. Dominant sights of the city include Spilberk castle and fortress St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral on Petrov Hill

See for yourselves that Brno is a lively and creative place to discover.

Source: GOtoBRNO

How to Get to Brno

By plane

To BRNO: The Brno-Tuřany International Airport (IATA: BRQ) is located 7.5 km southeast of the city center. The airport terminal is approximately 2 km from the D1 highway, near Exit 201 Brno-Slatina. The express city bus line number 76 stops at the terminal and travels to one of the main bus stations at the Grand Hotel in the city centre with a total journey time of approximately 20 minutes. Taxis are also available to in front of the terminal. Several low-cost airlines operate flights from the airport – Ryanair and Wizz Air. Ryanair connects Brno to London (Stansted) daily. Wizz Air competes on this route and flies to London Luton airport. In addition, flights are available to Eindhoven, where it is possible to connect to other destinations for a low cost.


Brno-Tuřany Airport


To PRAGUE: The Václav Havel Airport Prague (IATA: PRG) is the international airport of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It is located 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of the city centre and serves as a hub for Czech Airlines as well as a base for Travel Service Airlines including its subsidiary SmartWings and is also a base for low-cost carrier Wizz Air. The Student Agency offers 20 daily coach buses to Brno. You must change the bus at Florenc station in Prague. The Student Agency boarding places in accordance with the departure bus stop of your journey can be found here.


Václav Havel Airport Prague


To VIENNA: The Vienna International Airport (IATA: VIE) is the international airport of Vienna, the capital of Austria, located in Schwechat, 18 km (11 mi) southeast of central Vienna. It is the country's biggest airport and serves as the hub for Austrian Airlines and Niki. It is capable of handling wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and features a dense network of European destinations and long-haul flights to Asia, North America and Africa. The Student Agency offers 8 daily direct buses to Brno.


Vienna International Airport


Flight duration from selected European metropolises into Prague or Vienna:

Prague Vienna
Amsterdam 1:30 h 1:50 h
Brussels 1:30 h 1:50 h
Budapest 1:05 h 0:50 h
Dusseldorf 1:15 h 1:35 h
Frankfurt 1:05 h 1:25 h
Hanover 1:30 h 1:45 h
Copenhagen 1:15 h 1:45 h
London 2:05 h 2:10 h
Moscow 2:30 h 2:35 h
Oslo 2:00 h 2:35 h
Paris 1:40 h 2:00 h
Stuttgart 1:20 h 1:30 h
Warsaw 1:10 h 1:20 h
Zürrich 1:10 h 1:20 h

By car

Brno can be easily reached from all major cities in the Czech Republic (including Prague, Olomouc, Ostrava) through a large network of highways and motorways.

Prague-Brno – distance: 208 km, time: 2 h 07 min Olomouc-Brno – distance: 77 km, time: 52 min Ostrava-Brno – distance: 170 km, time: 1 h 40 min

Plan your route here.

For travel on highways in the Czech Republic, a vignette sticker is necessary. Vignettes can be purchased at all Czech Post branches, fuel stations, border crossings and other places providing services for motorists.

By bus

Excellent bus connections between Brno and the rest of Europe are provided by several bus operators. Brno is also the starting point and final destination of many national bus lines. The Zvonařka central bus terminal is operated by Tourbus and provides international and domestic transportation. Another important bus station is the Brno Grand Hotel station located on Benešová street (by Grand Hotel Brno). This station is used by many long distance domestic and international operators such as Student Agency, Tourbus, Eurolines. The South Moravian region also offers a sophisticated Integrated transportation system (public city transportation, buses and trains):


Brno Central Bus Terminal – Zvonařka


Student Agency


By train

Brno is also an important railway junction. The main railway station is located directly in the city center and transportation is provided by České dráhy (Czech Railways). Comfortable transport by rail in the Czech Republic and abroad is provided by several above-standard trains (category SC, EC, IC) and standard quality trains also (category Sp, Os, R, Ex). Tickets for main train connections can be purchased on-line.


Czech Railways Information Centre


Latest News

December 29, 2015: The ICUMT 2015 Proceedings has been accepted for publication in IEEE Xplore and will be available online soon.

December 2, 2015: We are happy to announce that the ICUMT 2016 will be held in Lisbon on 18 – 20 October, 2016. We are now updating the congress website so please stay tuned!

November 20, 2015: The official ICUMT 2015 photos are available at the Official Facebook page of the congress, so please feel free to like and share them with your colleagues.

November 19, 2015: The slides and video recordings of the ICUMT 2015 keynotes are available in the section Keynotes.

September 28, 2015: The ICUMT 2015 program is available here.

September 27, 2015: The KYPO workshop focused on the latest issues in security in ICT including the interactive game „Capture the flag“ will be part of the ICUMT 2015 conference. More details can be found here.

August 10, 2015: The ICUMT 2015 review decisions have been sent to authors.

August 5, 2015: The invited industrial talk with title 5G Communication for Connected Industries will be given by Johan Torsner – Research Manager in Ericsson Research, Finland.

August 3, 2015: ICUMT 2014 proceedings has been indexed in Scopus database!

June 9, 2015: Due to numerous requests the paper submission deadline has been extended. The perspective authors are invited to submit their papers through EDAS, which is closing on June 15, 2015 – 23:59pm GMT+02:00 (hard deadline).

April 22, 2015: The invited talk on Control Systems, Automation and Robotics – Unconventional Algorithms in Control and Design of Complex Systems will be given by Ivan Zelinka – full Professor at Department of Computer Science, Technical University of Ostrava.

April 15, 2015: The opening keynote The Tactile Internet – IoT, 5G and Cloud on Steroids will be given by Mischa Dohler – full Professor in Wireless Communications at King’s College London and Head of the Centre for Telecommunications Research.

February 24, 2015: The deadline for the ICUMT 2015 Workshop proposals has been extended until March 23, 2015.

February 2, 2015: The IEEE Region 8 and IEEE Czechoslovakia Section SP/CAS/COM Joint Chapter technical sponsoring of the ICUMT 2015 Conference has been fully approved! IEEE Conference record #35994.

January 21, 2015: The ICUMT 2014 Proceedings are already indexed and abstracted in the IEEE Xplore database!

January 14, 2015: The registration fees are available in the section Registration.

December 8, 2014: BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno **** was selected for the hosting ICUMT 2015 conference.

November 15, 2014: ICUMT 2015 websites launched!

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Important dates

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: May 31, 2015 June 15, 2015 – 23:59pm GMT+02:00 (hard deadline)

Notification of Paper Acceptance: July 29, 2015 August 7, 2015

Final Paper Submission: September 4, 2015

Authors' Early Registration and Payment: September 4, 2015

Authors' Late Registration and Payment: September 18, 2015

For workshop deadlines please check the correspondent website and/or EDAS.