The area41 conference will be held at the Komplex457 at Hohlstrasse 457 in Zurich Switzerland. Ideally situated only a few minutes from the Zurich airport (ZRH) and easy reachable from all major Swiss cities. The concert hall and club area with its unique atmosphere provide a convenient ambiance for talks, discussions and networking.
By airplane:The closest airport to the venue is the international airport Zurich (ZRH), from where the venue can be reached in ~30 minutes. Take any of the trains to Zürich mainstation (Zürich HB) and change there to Bus 31 in direction of Schlieren. Exit at stop "Zürich, Letzipark".
By taxi:A taxi from the airport to the venue will take you 15-20 minutes and cost around CHF 60.-
By train/bus:The closest bus station for the venue is "Zürich, Letzipark", served by bus 31.
Bus 31 takes 20 minutes from Zürich HB mainstation, in direction of Schlieren.
Train schedule can be consulted here: http://www.sbb.ch
Bus schedule can be consulted here: http://online.fahrplan.zvv.ch
By car:Follow the directions to Letzipark. There is a parking garage available.
Travel tips:Switzerland is part of the Schengen agreement and allows for travel in Europe with a valid passport without a visa. If you are unsure if you need a visa you can find it out here.
Switzerland has unlike many other countries in Europe a different form factor for power plugs. Be sure to pack an appropriate adaptor for your devices. A good description can be found on Wikipedia.
Check the current weather forecast for Zurich (english) or the official forecast by the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (german/french/italian) before packing your shorts.