Dresden is situated in the East of Germany, not far from the Czech and Polish borders, and about 160 km south of Berlin.
An international airport links Dresden by direct connections with most German and many European cities.
The main railway station, which is not far from the conference venue and recommended hotels, is on the railway lines connecting Hamburg/Berlin with Prague/Vienna/ Budapest as well as Frankfurt am Main/Leipzig with Dresden.
For information on public transport in Dresden, cf. here.