The 28th ILRC will be held at the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest (AN building), 313 Splaiul Independentei, Bucharest sect. 6, Romania.
The university was founded in 1818, is the largest technical university of Romania and among the most important universities in South East Europe. Long tradition and experience granted it the prestige of the best school of engineering in Romania. It includes 15 faculties & 2 departments, providing training for more than 23,000 students by means of a teaching staff consisting in more than 1,500 professors and researchers.
Most of the Faculties are located inside a beautiful park, with large green areas, sport courts and parking places. A lot of restaurants, terraces and malls surround the area, at a walking distance.
From the Metro to the AN building of the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest
There are 2 metro stations in the vicinity of the 2 entrances to the University perimeter: a) Politehnica Metro station (metro line 3, see the map); b) Grozavesti Metro Station (metro line 1, see the map). Please check this linked document describing how to reach the venue from these 2 metro stations. Note that, from each of the entrances to the University perimeter, there is a 10-15 min. walk to the AN building.
Facilities in the AN building
All oral and poster presentations, including Lidar tutorials and GALION meeting, will be accommodated in “AN building“, which is linked with the Rectorate, an easy to recognized, circular roof building.
Oral sessions will be held inside the Central room of the AN building, a 1000 sqm space designed and built between 1965 and 1970, during the communist era. Exhibition stands will be set in a side part of the same room.
Poster sessions and the registration office will be organized in the main lobby which links the Central room with the Rectorate building. Lidar tutorials (Sunday, 25 June) and GALION meeting (Thursday, 29 June) will be organized in the AN Amphitheater.
Coffee breaks will be served on site. Free refreshments will be served in mid-afternoon. A “quiet room” with internet connection will be available just next to the Central room. ICLAS meetings will be organized at the Rectorate restaurant (5th floor).
On site setup at ILRC28
Here is a schematics of the main areas at ILRC28.
Registration & help desk
Registration should be preferable done before the conference via the Indico platform. On site registration and payments will also be possible.
Please approach the on site registration and help desk to pick up your badge and conference materials before the start of the Conference, including the tickets which give you access to the welcome reception, trip and dinner. Additional information will be available, including directions to nearby restaurants, tourist information, highlights from the programme, news on live demonstrations, etc. At the registration desk you can also print your return boarding passes or book a taxi.
The registration & help desk will be open as follows:
- Saturday, 24 June 2017 14:00 – 17:30 (local time)
- Sunday, 25 June 2017 to Friday, 30 June 2017 08:00 – 17:30 (local time)
A team of young scientists and students will be at your disposal for information, reservations, problem solving. They will were black T-shirts with ILRC28 logo.
Supporting slides for oral presentation
We recommend all presenters to prepare their slides in pdf format, to avoid formatting issues. Oral presentations should be no longer than 12 min. (max. 10 slides), plus 3 min. for questions and answers. Invited and keynote presentations should be 25 min. (max. 20 slides) plus 5 min. for questions and answers. Please use reasonable font sizes for text (including graphs) and picture resolution (recommended: 300 dpi).
Presentations should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 16 June 2017.
Posters can be displayed for the whole duration of the conference, starting Monday 08:00 to Friday 17:00. Posters should be A0 portrait format. All necessary materials for poster display will be available on site. Note the ID of your paper, to easy locate the place of your poster.
Presence at the poster is required during the specific sessions, as listed in the ILRC28 schedule.
Each exhibitor will have its own stand, 4 x 2 m, a table and 2 chairs, access to power supply and WiFi. Stands are separated by white walls which can be used for displaying posters, banners, etc. (see schematics below).
Exhibition stands are placed in the same room where the oral plenary sessions are organized. Outdoor space can be accommodated for the exhibitors wishing to organize live demonstrations during lunch breaks.
Sensitive materials and equipments will be stored in a nearby locked room over the night.
WiFi will be available in the conference area. However, we encourage the participants not to use their laptops and mobile phones in the proximity of the Central room, to not disturb the sessions. A “quiet room” will be at your disposal if you have to work during the conference.
The canteen at 5th floor of the Rectorate building can host up to 100 people. Prices are low and the food is good, however the service is not very fast.
Inside the conference area there are several small bars and automatic machines which you can use to have a fast and/or working lunch. We recommend this option if you want to participate to the Live demonstrations.
There are a number of restaurants on Splaiul Independentei (north of Conference center) and Iuliu Maniu Avenue Ave (south border of University campus). Please note that you will need some time to walk there from the conference and back. Also, the service at the restaurants may take a while. Here is a list of some of these options:
|Name||Category||Location||Walking distance from Conference center||Cost||Site|
|Pirahna||Romanian and international cuisine||Splaiul Independenței 313A||500m ( 5 minutes)||LOW||http://www.clubpiranha.ro/|
|IDM Club||International cuisine||Splaiul Independenței 319B||700m (7 minutes)||MEDIUM||http://www.idmclub.ro/restaurant.php|
|Grill Pub||Main Grill and international cuisine||Splaiul Independenței 296||1.0km (12 minutes)||LOW||http://www.grillpub.ro/|
|Potcoava||International cuisine||Street Locotenent Ștefan Marinescu||650m (8 minutes)||MEDIUM||http://restaurantpotcoava.ro/|
|Vanity||International cuisine||Splaiul Independenței 315B||450m (6 minutes)||HIGH||http://restaurantvanity.ro/|
|Maria si Ion||Romanian cuisine||Splaiul Independenței 290||650m (8 minutes)||LOW||http://mariasiion.ro/|
|Pui de urs||Romanian and international cuisine||Street Economu Cezărescu 42||450 (5 minutes)||MEDIUM||http://www.puideurs.ro/|
|Shorley||Romanian and international cuisine||Street Economu Cezărescu 50||400m (5minutes)||MEDIUM||http://www.shorleyrestaurant.ro/|
|La Mia Musica||Romanian and international cuisine||Șos. Orhideelor 1||1.1km (14 minutes)||LOW||http://miamusica.ro/|
|AFI Palace Mall||Various restaurants||Bd. Vasile Milea 4||1.4km (17 minutes)||LOW|