Location

The workshop will be held in on the campus of the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. The campus of the university is located right in the city center and most of everything can be conviently reached on foot or by bike.

Workshop location: Zwarte Doos on TU/e campus

The workshop itself as well as the Barbecue on Monday will be held in the "Zwarte Doos", a multi-purpose building on the TU/e campus. It is the second building you reach when coming from the city center/main station via the footpath (see street view ) over a little bridge.

When coming from the inner city, the shortest route to the campus is through the station and than taking a 45 degree turn to the right between the high-riser office buildings.


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WIFI on TU/e campus

For those without EDUROAM support, please visit this link to register for a temporary guest account on the campus. Important: The registration has to be done before coming to the campus (from home/ the hotel)!!!

EG-ICE breaker: Van Moll micro-brewery

The EG-ICE breaker session will be held in a microbrewery in the city center in 5-10 min. walking distance from most hotels and the central station. The atmosphere is layed back and should support the informal atmosphere of warming up for the workshop itself. The event will start around 19:00 on Sunday

Workshop Dinner: Radio Royaal

The workshop dinner will be held at Rario Royaal, a former power plant transformed into a restaurant in the middle of the former Philips industrial terrain Strijp-S now being one of the hotspots for start-ups close to the city center.
Transfer from the workshop location and back into town will is organized. Walking back to the city center and hotel takes about 15 min.

Accomodation

There are are number accomodations close to the workshop location.

HotelPriceDescription
ART Hotelabout 130 €A number of reservations have been made under the code word 'EG-ICE' to get reduced rates
Crown Innabout 130 €Centrally located, close to the station on the central market square
De Zwaanfrom 30 € onwardslow cost budget hostel, 15 min on foot, well known among expats working for Phillips and TU/e

Traveling

Eindhoven is located about 1.5 hours from Amsterdam (AMS) airport, a major European airport hub. From there the comfortable train system will take you approx every 20 min to downtown Eindhoven. As an alternative you can use the German railway system form e.g. Düsseldorf (DUS) airport (approx. 2h) or use the train.

  • The workshop will be held in the "Zwarte Doos" on campus
  • The TU/e campus is conveniently located right in the city center
  • Location of the ice-breaker event: Van Moll local microbrewery (tentative)