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Welcome to the 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

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Travel information

The capital city of Ireland is easily accessible from all around the world. It has an international airport, which is smoothly connected to the city centre with bus and taxi.

Please see the map of the city and the important ECSS Dublin 2018 locations here.

by plane
Dublin is easily accessible from all around the world. The international airport in Dublin handles over 25 million passengers a year and offers many services onsite.
Please consider compensating your flight emissions when flying to Dublin. More information to follow.

Dublin Airport
The biggest airport in Ireland is well connected with both European and international destinations.
It will take you approximately 15 minutes through a port tunnel to reach the congress venue Convention Centre Dublin from the airport.
Please find more information here.

by train and ferry
Yes, it is also possible reach Dublin by train and ferry. There are a couple of ferry companies offering rides from United Kingdom to Dublin.

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by car and ferry
You are also able to reach Dublin by car and ferry.

Public transport
Public transport in Dublin consist of busses, DARTs (costal rail service), trams (LUAS = light rail) and bikes. The bus lines cover the whole county of Dublin.
The congress venue (CCD) is located in the business hub of the city. Therefore, it is easily accessible via public transport network within the city.

Rail and DART
The closest stations to CCD are Connolly and Heuston

Tram (Luas)
Luas Red Line has a stop directly behind CCD linking the venue to the city centre and to Connolly and Heuston rail stations.

The central bus station in Dublin is Busáras and it takes you only 5 minutes to reach the CCD from there with Luas Red Line.

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by bike
A rental bike is a great way to get to know the city and the surroundings. You are able to reach different attractions within the city of Dublin easily and conveniently.

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There is plenty to see and do in Dublin in the summer. It is a vibrant city with a lively night life. For an active traveller, Dublin offers various possibilities from kayaking, golf, sailing to bowling, climbing and hiking.
ECSS has collected some interesing activities for the congress participants. Please see the list here.

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Key dates

15 December 2017
Opening abstract submission and registration

1 March 2018 *
Deadline for abstract submission

1 April 2018
Notification of acceptance to authors

1 April 2018 *
End of early registration

1 May 2018
Deadline registration for presenting authors

*24:00 Central European Time

Congress Office

ECSS Congress Dublin 2018
Mrs Nantia Patera
Feldblumenweg 26
50858 Cologne - Germany
ECSS Congress Dublin 2018


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  • Friday: 14:00 - 16:00 CET
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