57 GENERAL PROGRAMME FACTORY TOURS Factory Tours Monday, 15 June 2015 1) ESOC (European Space Operations Centre), Darmstadt Guided tour of main control centre and various satellite models, short fi lm about the role and goals of the European Space Operations Centre (visitors from non-ESA countries are required to register no later than 5 weeks before the scheduled tour) http://www.esa.int/About_Us/ESOC 13:00 –17:00 h € 25.00 Tuesday, 16 June 2015 2) KIT – Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen The guided tour comprises an introduction to the main activities, a round trip of the area and a visit to several scientifi c and technical research facilities www.kit.edu 8:30 –16:00 h € 25.00 3) ZDF – Sendezentrum (Broadcasting Centre), Mainz Guided tour of TV broadcasting centre (studios/ production areas), including a short fi lm outlining the centre (tour in German with English interpreter) www.zdf.de 13:00 –17:00 h € 25.00 Wednesday, 17 June 2015 4) Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Presentation of Merck’s research and production, viewing of pharmaceutical production and chemicals warehouse, career opportunities at Merck www.merckgroup.com 8:30 –13:30 h € 25.00 Thursday, 18 June 2015 5) ZDF – Sendezentrum (Broadcasting Centre), Mainz Guided tour of TV broadcasting centre (studios/ production areas), including a short fi lm outlining the centre (tour in German with English interpreter) www.zdf.de 9:00 –13:00 h € 25.00 6) GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Centre for Heavy Ion Research), Darmstadt Introductory presentation of the facilities and research at GSI. Afterwards, a tour through selected research stations www.gsi.de 9:00 –13:00 h € 25.00 7) Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Technical Facilities, Frankfurt Lufthansa fl ight training: training facilities for cockpit and cabin personnel; Lufthansa engineering: overhaul hangars with a look at some of the Lufthansa fl eet; engine shops; corporate fi lm www.lufthansa.com 14:00 –19:00 Uhr € 25.00 Friday, 19 June 2015 8) Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Presentation of Merck’s research and production, viewing of pharmaceutical production and chemicals warehouse, career opportunities at Merck www.merckgroup.com 8:30 –13:30 h € 25.00 9) Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG, Frankfurt Guided bus tour through Industriepark Höchst with its 90 companies for pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological services www.industriepark-hoechst.com 9:00 –12:30 h € 25.00 To join in a factory tour, please register online at www.achema.de → Visitor Service → General Programme. Your registration will be fi nal on receipt of payment of the participation fee by credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA). When registering, please name up to three factory tours in order of preference so that, if your fi rst choice is oversubscribed, one of your other choices can be considered. More than one visit can be booked, provided there are vacancies. The fees charged are not admission charges, but only a contribution towards expenses. Cancellations are possible at the Service and Information counter in the CMF by 12:00 h the day before the tour. A cancellation charge of € 10.00 (incl. VAT) will be retained. Payment reversals will be made shortly after ACHEMA 2015. Participants in factory tours are required to carry a valid identity card or passport. Some companies insist on the exclusion of competitors’ employees. If it is not possible for you to attend a factory tour for this reason, the participation fee will be refunded. Purchase of a factory tour ticket implies acceptance of these conditions. In cases of doubt, please contact the Service and Information counter in the CMF in advance of the tour. The majority of tours will be held in English. The tours take place at the visitor’s own risk; the companies disclaim any liability. Photography during the tours is subject to permission by the organiser. The minimum age for participants is 16. Sturdy shoes are essential. All tours will be made by coach, departing from and returning to the square in front of the main entrance of the CMF (see Hall Plan).The times quoted refer to the departure and return times of the coaches. Tours with insuffi cient bookings may be can celled at short notice. In such cases, the partic ipation fee will be refunded. Subject to change.
ACHEMA 2015 Programme
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