2020 Isle of Sylt, Germany

Key Info

Conference Dates
09/10/20 — 11/10/20

In 2020 we will have our annual conference on the isle of Sylt in the German Wadden Sea. The meeting will be the central event of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the IWSG.

More information about the conference will follow soon.

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The conference venue is a five-minute walk from the shoreline.

The IWSG encourages the conference delegates to consider choosing the most environmentally friendly option when travelling to the meeting.

Although a small island, Sylt has train connection (from Germany) and daily car ferry commutes (from Denmark).

The closest main airport is Hamburg, from where direct travel time to Sylt is ca. 4:30 hrs with good connection. Also other more distant airports have train connection to Westerland/Sylt.

The island of Sylt has an airport as well, with connecting flights from Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Zurich. Search for destination Westerland Sylt (IATA Code: GWT).