17th Discussion Meeting on Thermodynamics of Alloys (TOFA)

28 September – 2 October 2020 • Bad Staffelstein, Germany

17th Discussion Meeting on Thermodynamics of Alloys (TOFA)

28 September – 2 October 2020 • Bad Staffelstein, Germany

Congress details


Useful information for live conference participants

WLAN is available for free. You do not need to enter a password/code.

Opening Hours Check In

Monday 04:00 p.m.–07:00 p.m.
Tuesday 08:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. and 03:30 p.m.–05:45 p.m.
Wednesday 08:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Thursday 08:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. and 03:30 p.m.–05:45 p.m.
Friday 08:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Opening Hours “Klosterschänke”
The restaurant “Klosterschänke” is directly located on the premises of Kloster Banz and is open:
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday till Saturday: 12:00 a.m.–08:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m.–05.00 p.m. (subject to change)

For your information: the closest city with alternative restaurants is Bad Staffelstein, which is 5.5 km away (approximately 1 hour by foot, 7 minutes by car).

Taxi Dütsch Phone +49 9573 52 06/+49 9571 52 06
Price from Bad Staffelstein to Kloster Banz about 10 EUR*
Price from Lichtenfels to Kloster Banz about 13 EUR*
* Prices are subject to change.

Hygiene concept

General and Foyer

  • Area-wide provision of hand disinfection

  • Mandatory masks for all employees and guests

  • Minimum distance of 1.50 meters must be observed

  • Floor markings must be observed

  • No payment process at the hotel check in

    • Drinks and other services will be booked to the guest room

    • The invoice will be settled on departure via EC- or credit card

  • Leisure area

    • Bierstübla is open

    • Swimming pool is open

    • Sauna, steam bath, bowling alley and fitness room are closed

  • Public toilet

    • Cleaning and disinfection documented

    • Disposable paper towels, foaming soap as well as disinfectant dispenser are available


  • Personnel work in shift schedules and are assigned to the same people, if possible

  • Each type for buffet is a service buffet, it is protected with an acrylic plate and the food is covered individually, the staff serves the guests, the guest cannot take the meal alone, there is a mask obligation at the buffet

  • Dishes or menus are served by service staff

  • If there are not enough seats, the eating times are staggered as needed

  • Masks must be worn until you sit at the table

  • Payment by room invoice (guest must leave room key visible on the table)

Hotel room

  • No Check IN before 02:00 p.m. possible

  • Check OUT until 9:00 a.m., without exception, as the rooms must not only be cleaned but also disinfected

  • Additional pillows and blankets are no longer available in every room, they must be requested

  • No storage of lost property

Seminar rooms

  • At the beginning of each conference/seminar short introduction to the house and hygiene rules by some employees

  • Rooms are disinfected daily

  • In front of each room is disinfectant

  • Seminar room 1 and Bierstübla are continuously supplied with fresh air

  • All other rooms are ventilated once per hour for 5-10 min

  • Occupancy of the rooms with 1,50 meter distance

  • Number of persons must not be exceeded