19th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing will take place in Warsaw, Poland, in the premises of the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences.
Warsaw is the capital and also the largest city of Poland, with the population about 2 million and over 3 million in the metropolitan area. Warsaw is one of the fastest developing European metropolitan cities. The city is a significant cultural, political and economic center, and a major tourist attraction in East-Central Europe. City’s historical old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more tourist information on Warsaw see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw
The Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ICS PAS) is one of leading CS research centres in Poland. The mission of the Institute consists in three related tasks: conducting high-level research, teaching on the second and especially third level of higher education, and cooperation with other research centres under big IT projects. The scientific activities of ICS PAS cover a wide area of the basic research in Computer Science – from mathematical, logical and information theory foundations of Computer Science, through work in the area of parallel and distributed systems, model checking, machine learning, linguistic engineering, cryptography and information extraction from big document collections, till computational biology.
How to get to Warsaw
The best way to get to Warsaw from abroad is by plane to the Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (IATA code: WAW, former name: Warszawa-Okęcie International Airport). The airport is located 10 km away from the city center, so it is quite easy to reach the city center by direct public transport, e.g. bus lines 175, 188, 148, or fast urban trains (SKM – lines S2 and S3), or taxi.
How to get to the conference location
The address of the conference location is:
Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences
5 Jana Kazimierza St.
01-248 Warsaw, Poland
Using public transport: the nearest bus stop is ORDONA (bus lines 105, 154, 155 and 184 – 100 m or line 255 – 50 m, the direction from the city center), another stop is ELEKCYJNA (tram lines 10, 26, 27, 33 and 71 and bus line 167 – 300 m).