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ERCIM 30th Anniversary and Fall Meetings

Rome, 30-31 October 2019

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

The ERCIM 30th Anniversary and Fall meetings 2019 will be hosted by CNR in Rome from Wednesday 30 October to Thursday 31 October 2019


Tuesday 29 October

13:30-14:30 Presentation of the Cor Baayen Young Researcher Award during the "Informatics Europe - ERCIM Awards Ceremony" (public session). Venue: Hotel NH Collection Roma Centro, Via dei Gracchi, 324

Wednesday 30 October

13:30-14:00 ERCIM meeting registration

14:00-16:00 Task Group meetings:

- Task group meeting #1 Outreach/Editorial Board
- Task group meeting #2 Human Capital
- Task group meeting #3 Science

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00 Task Group meetings:

- Task group meeting #4 Strategy
- Task group meeting #1 Editorial Board (continued optional)

20:30: ERCIM social dinner (hosted by CNR) at Il Ritrovo del Gusto", Via dei Coronari 30

Thursday 31 October

08:30-10.00 ERCIM AISBL Board Meeting

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:30 ERCIM AISBL General Assembly

11:30-12:30 EEIG Board

12:40-13:30 Lunch

ERCIM 30th Anniversary Celebration 

This event is open also to non-ERCIM members. Participation is free, but places are limited and registration is mandatory.

Preliminary program:

 13:30-14:00 Registration 
 13:30-14:00 Welcome
 14:15-15:00 Jos Baeten, ERCIM President: 30 years ERCIM - success stories and outlook
  Invited talk by Khalil Rouhana, Deputy Director-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology: The EC point of view on the Digital Single Market 2.0
 15.00-17.00 Session on high impact technologies in informatics and mathematics
  Cyber Security (Karthikeyan Bhargavan, Inria)
  Explainable Artificial Intelligence (Fosca Giannotti, CNR)
  Quantum Computing (Harry Buhrman, CWI)
19:15-23:00 Welcome reception and social dinner at Palazzo Ferrajoli (Piazza Colonna, 355)


The meetings are organized by CNR-IIT and will be hosted at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) located in Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, in the city centre of Rome, and near the main train station (Stazione Roma Termini). See also the CNR website how to reach the CNR headquaters.

The meetings will start on October 30 at 14:00 at CNR.

1. Get your visitor badge at the main entrance reception, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7

Please note that you will need to deposit your personal ID to get a VISITOR BADGE.

2. Once you have the visitor badge, exit the main entrance and turn right, at the corner turn right again until you reach the secondary entrance, via dei Ramni

The registration desk is on the 1st floor. 


October is still high season in Rome and options for blocks of rooms cannot be obtained. However, accomodation opportunities in Rome (and near the CNR venue) can easily satisfy the needs and preferences of all the attendees. You can book your preferred accommodation directly at the hotel or via booking websites.

Hotels with special CNR rates

In addition, the following Hotels are near the Conference Venue and have a special CNR rate:

Hotel Ateneo Garden Palace ****
Special rates for rooms in BB: Single room / double room for single use € 125,00; Double room € 150,00

Hotel Laurentia ***
Special rates for rooms in BB: Single room / double room for single use € 100,00; Double room € 125,00

Hotel Felice **
Special rates for rooms in BB: Single room / double room for single use € 70,00; Double room € 85,00

"To obtain the special CNR rate, you have to send the hotel an email mentioning "CNR ERCIM meetings"

For any further information you may need you can contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to CNR!


The registration is open until 20 October 2019