8th SolTech Conference 2019 in Nürnberg

The eighth SolTech International Conference took place in the Railway Museum in Nürnberg, the oldest railway museum in the world (1882), from midday on Monday, September 30th to the evening of Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 (conference schedule, conference book and poster list).

Conference photo (image: Dr. Matthias Hennemann/FAU)
DB Museum Nürnberg (image: DB Museum/Mike Beims)

The museum includes over 40 original locomotives and running stock, and a replica of Germany’s first locomotive, the Adler, which was built by the Stephensons in Newcastle, UK, and pulled the first ever train in Germany between Nürnberg and Fürth on December 7th, 1835.
The seventh Soltech International Conference took place from October 3rd to 5th, 2018 at the Hotel Melchior Park in Würzburg, and the ninth conference in the series will be hosted by the University of Bayreuth from Oct 5th to Oct 7th, 2020.

The Adler, Germany’s first locomotive (image: DB Museum/Klaus Mosch)