User Meeting 2009

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Date & Location

The MATSim user meeting will take place from 21. - 24. April 2009 at the Technische Univerität Berlin. See the directions for details.


(1) MATSim tutorial from Tuesday morning to Thursday noon

For the tutorial part we will have talks in the morning held by MATSim developers from Berlin, Zürich and Lyon. In the afternoon we will offer tutorials on how to use MATSim for newcomers as well as for advanced users.  This will include, as much as possible, elements such as

  • installing MATSim on your laptop
  • configuring and running MATSim
  • how to extend MATSim using Java

(2) MATSim user meeting from Thursday noon to Friday afternoon

During the user meeting current projects and applications of MATSim will be presented and other MATSim users will report about their experiences with MATSim. Users are invited to present their own experiences.  If you want to present, please let us know a title by 31.01.2009.

  • Check out the detailed program (updated 26-03-2009).


Participants can separately register for the tutorial part and the user meeting part. Registration fees are:


tutorial (early registration)

user meeting (early registration)

late and on-site registration 
students * 50,- 50,- + 50,-
university members 100,- 100,- + 50,-
external persons 200,- 200,- + 50,-

Early registration is available until 31.01.2009. All prices in Euro.

Since we have limited capacities, we encourage all participants to make use of the early registration.

Registration fee for the tutorial includes coffee breaks and lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The registration fee for the user meeting includes coffee breaks, a workshop dinner on Thursday and a lunch on Friday.

Please manually register with Andrea Stillarius ( by naming your:

  • Name
  • Organization
  • Status (student/member/external)
  • Registration (tutorial/user meeting/tutorial and user meeting)

We will inform you about the details of the payment order later.


Participants are kindly requested to organize their accommodation themselves:

Please use the key "matsim" for your reservation. This special offer is only available until 15.03.2009.


If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Johannes Illenberger (


* Studentinnen und Studenten der TU Berlin zahlen keine Gebühr sofern sie das Seminar als Lehrveranstaltung 0533 L 013 (Multiagenten-Simulationen von Verkehr) belegen. Mittagessen und Abendessen sind nicht inbegriffen.