European High Performance Computing Summit Week 2017
The second edition of the European HPC Summit Week will take place in the Vertex Building of the North Campus of the Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.
The actual programme of the week contains workshops from various HPC initiatives in Europe in order to find sinergies among all parties of the HPC ecosystem. The week will start with the EXDCI workshop on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the week will continue with PRACEdays17. On Thursday, the ETP4HPC and EUDAT workshops will take place. The week will finish with scientific workshops of FETHPC project and Centers of Excellence.
A single registration form is available to register to all workshops with a unique fee of 60€. Registration form here: https://barcelo.eventsair.com/ehpcsw-2017/registration
The registration form will be open until 5th May 2017.
For more information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please find attached a list of recommended hotels near the venue.
The social event of the European HPC Summit Week 2017 will take place at the sala 39 of the Fàbrica Moritz, Ronda Sant Antoni, 41 : a nice location to combine tapas with awesome beer!
How to arrive to the venue from the airport
Barcelona airport is at 12 Km from the city. More information about Barcelona’s airport: www.aena.es. You can arrive with different transport methods from the airport to the venue:
In T1, you will find a taxi stand in the arrivals zone (P0) and in the Barcelona-Madrid air corridor; in T2, opposite terminals T2A, T2B and T2C. If they are available, they will show a green light with the text LIBRE or LLIURE (it means “available”). You can check fees at www.taxibarcelona.cat.
There is a Renfe suburban train. The airport station is situated opposite of terminal T2, and is connected to this terminal via an airbridge. There is also a Bus transit service between the Rail station and T1. From the airport to Barcelona Sants there is approximately 20 minutes journey. From this station, take the L3 (green line) in direction to “Zona Universitaria” and get off on the “Palau Reial” stop. You will have a 10-minutes walking distance to arrive to the Vertex Building. (www.renfe.es)
By Bus (Aerobus)
Airport stops: Bus stops at Terminal T1 and T2 (A, B, C)
Downtown stops: This line ends at Plaça Catalunya (city center). Once there, you may take L3 of the underground to "Palau Reial" station.
There is a direct metro link to “Zona Universitaria” (L9). You can walk to the Vertex Building or take a metro on the green line (L3) to "Palau Reial". The ticket cost 4,50€.