HEPiX 2009 Spring

HEPiX 2009 Spring

Umeå University, May 25-29, 2009

Invitation
High Performance Computing Center North and Nordic Data Grid Facility arranged the HEPiX 2009 Spring meeting May 25th to May 29th 2009.
Invitation
Pictures from the event available at:

HPC2N Image archive.

Practicalities
The presentations and timetable are handled in Indico.

Guide to getting around in Umeå.

The meeting takes place in the Big Auditorium ("Stora Hörsalen") also named "kb3b1" in the KBC building at Umeå University. Entrance is at the Red marker on the map

Travel
Umeå (UME) is located in northern Sweden, with connecting flights through Stockholm (ARN, BMA). Carriers with flights to Umeå are SAS, Norwegian (both through ARN), and Malmö Aviation (BMA).

There is also a train sleeper service overnight from Stockholm with SJ.

For scheduling reasons we expect to start on Monday morning at around 09:00 and end on Friday at 11:30.

Accomodation
We have reserved 105 rooms in 4 hotels, with prices ranging from 810 to 1026 SEK per night including breakfast and taxes. Please make sure to book before the reservations expire, most hotels in Umeå seem to already be fully booked or reserved for the Hepix week!

Please note that the online booking systems might not honor our reservations, so if you are getting a "no free rooms" response please try email or phone.

If you are interested in conference rates on other types of rooms (doubles, suites, prison cells, etc), please contact us.

  • Hotel Aveny, 35 single rooms 24-29th, 830 SEK/night. Booking reference: 17024140 (HPC2N). Reservation released on 2009-05-13.
  • Scandic Umeå Plaza, 20 superior single rooms 23-29th, 1026 SEK/night. Booking reference: UMU230509 (HPC2N). Reservation released on 2009-05-06.
  • Hotel Wasa, 30 single rooms 24-29th, 810 SEK/night. Booking reference: 85240 HPC2N. Reservation released on 2009-05-14.
  • Clarion Collection Hotel Uman, 20 single rooms 24-29th, 948 SEK/night. Booking reference: 48896 (HPC2N). Reservation released on 2009-05-04.
Participation and Registration
Registration is open in Indico.

Participation fee is 1000 SEK including welcome reception and gala dinner, additional welcome reception and gala dinner tickets are available at 150 SEK and 600 SEK respectively. Please pay workshop fees to the Umeå University account listed on the registration page.

Please, remember to state the participant's name, Hepix09 and account = 746080142

 
More Information
For more information about Umeå, see http://www.visitumea.se/. For more information about Umeå University, see http://www.umu.se. For anything else, please contact us at hepix09@hpc2n.umu.se.
Updated: 2017-11-24, 17:02