Location Guidance


IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is one of the premier institutions of national importance in higher technical education, basic and applied research. It was established in 1959 by the Government of India in collaboration with the German Government. IIT Madras is a residential institution with nearly 460 faculty members, 5000+ students and 1250 administrative and supporting staff. It is a self-contained campus of about 630 acres located in a beautiful wooded land with flora and fauna. The campus was established in a natural forest that formed a part of the Guindy National Park. IIT campus has about 300 varieties of trees and plants with quite a large number of native wild species. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centers in various disciplines of engineering, pure sciences, humanities, social sciences and management, with nearly 100 laboratories organized in a unique pattern of functioning. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. It is conveniently located at a distance of 12 km from the airport, with domestic and international terminals next to each other, and 15 km from the railway station.

Map of IIT Madras Campus



Chennai is one of the four metropolitan cities of India and is often called the cultural capital of India for its deep-rooted traditions and long heritage. Spread over 200 square kilometers with the Bay of Bengal on the east, the city is the south eastern gateway to India and it is well connected by air, sea, rail and roads. It is the capital city of Tamil Nadu State and it encourages all forms of development, both modern technology and the traditional arts and crafts. It is rapidly growing into an industrial hub for automobile and IT sectors. Many major international airlines have regular direct flights to Chennai. The weather in Chennai, during the conference time is expected to be hot and humid with temperatures around 38°C.


Chennai International Airport

Chennai has one airport with an international terminal and a domestic terminal which are next to each other. The easiest way to reach IITM campus from the airport is to take a pre-paid taxi. At the International terminal, you can find the prepaid taxi counters just outside the terminal. While in the domestic terminal, it is in the baggage collection area. There are three types of taxi services available(Non A/C,A/C and Luxury) around the clock.To come to IIT Madras you just need to say "IIT Madras Campus, Adyar" at the booking counter.
Road map from Airport to IIT Madras campus.


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Important Dates

Abstract Submission

November 29, 2009 (CLOSED)

Full Paper Submission

December 6, 2009 (CLOSED)

Acceptance Notification

January 31, 2010

February 9, 2010 (CLOSED)

Camera Ready Due

February 28, 2010 (CLOSED)


May 10-14, 2010