Conference location

The 28th ILRC will be held at the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest. The location is easily reachable from almost any part of the city, by metro and buses.

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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.

Rectorate courtyard, view to the exit. Picture taken from the Rectorate
Rectorate courtyard, view to the exit. Picture taken from the Rectorate
Rectorate courtyard, view to the exit. Picture taken from the Rectorate
Rectorate courtyard. View of the Library and Faculty of Applied Sciences (at left)
Rectorate courtyard. View of the Faculty of Applied Sciences
Rectorate parc
Rectorate parc
Rectorate building, side view
Rectorate 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.

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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 special room with internet connection will be available for side events. ICLAS meetings will be organized at the Rectorate restaurant (5th floor).

Courtyard, "Infinity Column": meeting place for Welcome reception, trip & banquet
Entrance to the AN building: Rectorate at left, "Infinity column at right"
Entrance to the AN building: Rectorate at left, Faculty of Applied Sciences at right, Library in the back (not shown)
Lobby, AN building: registration, coffee breaks, posters
Lobby, AN building: registration, coffee breaks, posters
Central room, AN building: plenary sessions, exhibition
Central room, AN building: plenary sessions, exhibition
Amphitheater, AN building: Lidar tutorials, GALION meeting
Amphitheater, AN building:  Lidar tutorials, GALION meeting
Rectorate, interior
Rectorate, interior
Rectorate, 5th floor, canteen
Rectorate, 5th floor, canteen

Logistics on-site

Registration & help desk

The registration & help desk will be open each conference day from 08:00 to 18:00 local time, in the main lobby. A team of young scientists and students will be at your disposal for information, reservations, problem solving.

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 before 16 June 2017.

Posters display

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.

Presence at the poster is required during the specific sessions, as listed in the ILRC28 schedule.

Exhibition stands

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.

Internet access

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 special room will be at your disposal if you have to work during the conference.

Lunch options

There are a number of options for lunch on Splaiul Independentei (north of Conference center) and Iuliu Maniu Avenue Ave (south border of University campus). Here is a list of some of these options:

NameCategoryLocationWalking distance from Conference centerCostSite
PirahnaRomanian and international cuisineSplaiul Independenței 313A500m ( 5 minutes)LOW
IDM ClubInternational cuisineSplaiul Independenței 319B700m (7 minutes)MEDIUM
Grill PubMain Grill and international cuisineSplaiul Independenței 2961.0km (12 minutes)LOW
PotcoavaInternational cuisineStreet Locotenent Ștefan Marinescu650m (8 minutes)MEDIUM
VanityInternational cuisineSplaiul Independenței 315B450m (6 minutes)HIGH
Maria si IonRomanian cuisineSplaiul Independenței 290650m (8 minutes)LOW
Pui de ursRomanian and international cuisineStreet Economu Cezărescu 42450 (5 minutes)MEDIUM
ShorleyRomanian and international cuisineStreet Economu Cezărescu 50400m (5minutes)MEDIUM
La Mia MusicaRomanian and international cuisineȘos. Orhideelor 11.1km (14 minutes)LOW
AFI Palace MallVarious restaurantsBd. Vasile Milea 41.4km (17 minutes)LOW