The symposium will take place at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Hamburg, where the lecture rooms, the exhibition area and the poster room are located closely together. The Chemistry buildings are located near to the city center and to the main railway stations of Hamburg (“Hauptbahnhof” and “Bahnhof Dammtor”) and with plenty of hotel accomodation in the nearest vicinity. The city has many places worth to visit, including the harbour area, the musea, the historic city hall, music performances and entertainment and is one of Germany´s most fascinating places to be.

The general assembly of the International Association for Environmental Analytical Chemistry will take place on June 5, 2006.

The Conference will also have a social programme including the opening reception, the conference diner and a sight-seeing tour of Hamburg and its harbour.