• 2006, Dresden, Fireworks artist during welcome reception
  • 2006, Dresden, Keynote presentation
  • 2008, Greenwich, University Campus
  • 2016, Grenoble, Networking during break
  • 2014, Helsinki, Audience
  • 2016, Grenoble, Audience
  • 2016, Grenoble, Poster Presentation
  • 2008, Greenwich, Exhibition
  • 2008, Greenwich, Conference attendees
  • 2010, Berlin, Keynote
  • 2010, Berlin, Networking
  • 2014, Helsinki, Finlandia Hall
  • 2018, Dresden, PDC
  • 2018, Dresden, Conference dinner
  • 2020, Vestfold, Virtual HIR workshop panelists
  • 2020, Vestfold, Virtual conference chairing

Conference Venue, Travel, Accomodation

ESTC 2022 will be held in the Ramada Hotel in Sibiu, Romania.



About Sibiu

Sibiu (German Hermannstadt) is the capital of county Sibiu in South Transylvania. It is at about 290 km north-west from Bucharest, the capital of Romania on river Cibin. Sibiu has 167.124 inhabitants.

Nicknamed The City with Eyes, the city is a well-known tourist destination for both domestic and foreign visitors. Known for its culture, history, gastronomy and diverse architecture, which includes the iconic houses with eyes that gave Sibiu its nickname.
Sibiu was designated the European Capital of Culture in 2007. One year later, it was ranked "Europe's 8th-most idyllic place to live" by Forbes. In 2019, Sibiu was named the European Region of Gastronomy.

Here You can discover the Miniature Europe. In Hermannstadt we have been speaking different languages for centuries and we understand each other perfectly.
You are fascinated by tradition and innovation. In our city, craftsmen and IT specialists work on the same street.
You explore one of the most fascinating cities in Romania. The Michelin Guide awarded Sibiu three stars. Come and convince yourself that we are worthy of them!

Explore the Surroundings
Organ concerts in fortified churches, brunches in farmhouses, relaxation at public baths, hiking in the heart of the mountains or winter sports? All of them are at a very short distance from Sibiu.

How to get to Sibiu?

By Plane

Sibiu International Airport is located 5 km west of the city, with direct access to the E81 road. The following airlines operate at Sibiu Airport: Austrian Airlines, Tarom, Blue Air, Lufthansa and Wizz Air. In order to check the flight schedule, please write an email to alexandru.ujupan(at)ctc.travel.

By Train
You can travel by train to several towns throughout the county; the Sibiu railway station only receives national trains while the railway stations from Mediaş and Copşa Mică also receive international trains. For information about trains timetable in the county of Sibiu please go to www.cfrcalatori.ro.

By Car
Sibiu is crossed by the European Routes E68 (Arad – Sibiu – Brașov), which enters the country at Nădlac and E81 (Cluj – Sibiu – Pitești – București), which enters the country at Borș.

Hotel Reservations

For accommodation in Sibiu during ESTC please check the special rates below and get in contact with elena.radu(at)ctc.travel or alexandru.ujupan(at)ctc.travel or +40269211344 to make your reservations.

Special rates for ESTC conference attendees

Note: All rates are including breakfast and free internet access. Number of rooms per hotel is limited. Reservations will be made on a fist-come-first-served basis.

A: Ramada Hotel 4* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMap)

  • EUR 82,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 92,00 / double room standard / night
  • EUR 102,00 / single room executive / night
  • EUR 112,00 / double room executive / night
  • EUR 132,00 / suite in single use / night
  • EUR 142,00 / suite in double use / night
  • EUR 178,00 / suite in triple use / night

B: Continental Forum Hotel 4* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMap)

  • EUR 63,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 73,00 / double room standard / night

C: My Continental 3* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMap)

  • EUR 50,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 58,00 / double room standard / night

D: Hotel Parc 3* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMap)

  • EUR 45,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 55,00 / double room standard / night

E: Hotel Roberts 3* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMaps)

  • EUR 50,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 58,00 / double room standard / night

F: Carpathian Villa 3* Sibiu (show location on OpenStreetMap)

  • EUR 48,00 / single room standard / night
  • EUR 56,00 / double room standard / night