AGENDA AND PROGRAM
|June 23rd ,2017|
|9:00-9:30||WG Plenary Session|
|Roman Wyrzykowski||Intel Offload, OpenMP and hStreams: Assessment of Heterogeneous.Programming Models for Hybrid CPU-MIC Platforms in Practice|
|Emmanuel Jeannot||Aggregator placement for two-phase I/O|
|Angelos Bilas||Tucana: Design and Implementation of a Fast and Efficient Scale-up Key-value Store|
|Marcos Dias de Assuncao||On the State of the Art on Big-Data Stream Processing|
|11:15-12:15||WG Meeting Presentations|
|Fabrizio Marozzo||ParSoda: A Parallel Library for Social Media Analytics|
|Estefania Serrano||3D CT Reconstruction on HPC and Big Data platforms: a use case|
|Tychalas Dimitrios||Jungle Computing|
|12:15-12:45||WG Meetings Summary|
|12:45-13:00||Meeting Closing. Action Chair|
|Meeting Summary and Future Actions|
A boutique hotel located in Donnybrook, the Hampton Hotel is conveniently located roughly half way between UCD and Dublin City Centre. The 46a and 145 bus routes connect the hotel with both UCD and Dublin City Centre. The bus takes less than 10 minutes to get to either UCD or to the city centre. The hotel is also within walking distance of Ranelagh and Donnybrook, both of which have a large number of restaurants and bars to choose from. Room rates are very reasonable.
Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
The Clayton Hotel Burlington Hotel is conveniently located. Being on the 46a and 145 bus routes connecting UCD with Dublin City Centre, it provides a good balance between proximity to both the conference venue and the city. The bus takes less than 10 minutes to get to either UCD or to the city centre. The hotel is also within walking distance of Ranelagh and Donnybrook, both of which have a large number of restaurants and bars to choose from.
Radisson St. Helen’s Hotel
Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
Further out of town is the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Guests receive complimentary WiFi access throughout the hotel, use of a fitness room and use of a courtesy shuttle bus to and from UCD, subject to availability & advance booking.
Guest houses are a cheaper option than a hotel. Typical rates are around €50 per night. Below is a list of some of the guest houses within walking distance or a short bus ride from UCD.
Getting to Dublin
Aer Lingus fly direct to Dublin Airport from many European cities. There are also several other airlines who provide either direct flights or indirect flights via London. These may be cheaper, but will likely be longer due to the connection in London.
If you’re flying from Europe, Ryanair provide low cost flights from many locations direct to Dublin Airport. Beware that Ryanair often fly from smaller airports which are often more difficult to get to.
Getting from the Airport
Aircoach provides a frequent service connecting Dublin Airport to the most popular Dublin hotels and also to UCD. Prices are approximately €10 one way and €15 return. The service runs 24 hours, although buses are less frequent during the night. Attendees staying at the recommended hotels or coming straight to UCD should take the Leopardstown Aircoach.
Public transport in Dublin is available in the form of bus, rail and tram. Public transport typically runs from 7AM until 11.30PM. Typical fares are approximately €2.50 per journey, with exact change required on buses.
The Talbot Hotel provides a complimentary shuttle bus service which is be available for transporting people between the hotel and UCD. This must be reserved in advance.