IDAACS’2017 will be hosted between September 21 – 23 in the new building of the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest (UPB) library.
The proposed conference site opened in 2012 and provides ample space for all technical sessions, poster sessions, coffee breaks and other meeting rooms. All necessary infrastructure is in place, including: projectors, screens, internet access, etc. Opening and closing events as well as keynote talks will be scheduled in one of the aulas of the University. An exhibition area will also be arranged for IDAACS’2017 sponsor companies.
The UPB campus is conveniently located in central Bucharest, at short distance to the main railway station – Gara de Nord, and with good access to the public transport and metro networks. The Bucharest Otopeni “Henri Coandă” International airport is 20km from the conference venue and the city center, with good transit connections by means of express bus (780, 783) and ride sharing services (Uber, Taxify).
Established in 1967, the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers (www.acs.pub.ro) has as mission the development of a fertile environment for education, research and innovation, key factors in the expansion of the knowledge-based economy.
The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers prepares engineers in the domains of “Systems Engineering” and “Computer Science and Information Technology”, based on modern curricula, where the theoretical aspects are combined with practical excellence.
The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers is organized into three Departments: Department of Automatic Control and Industrial Informatics, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Department of Computer Science, comprising more than 150 teachers of whom over 40 are full professors. The Doctoral School of the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers includes a total of 29 Ph.D. advisors and over 200 doctoral students in training. Each year, our faculty opens its doors to approximately 3,400 new students, in the 4 years undergraduate programme, the 2 years M.Sc. programme, and the Ph.D. studies. The Faculty houses prestigious research centers and laboratories, equipped to European standards, such as the National Center for Information Technology which includes the High Performance Computing Center, the Center for Research and Training in Robotics and Industrial Informatics Engineering; the Center for Automation and Process Control; the Dynamic systems Lab. Close working relationships with prestigious companies such as IBM (e-Business Academy, e-Government), Intel, Microsoft (Innovation Center), CISCO (CISCO Academy), ORACLE, Freescale, IXIA, National Instruments, Phoenix Contact, Asti, Rockwell Automation, Altran, UTI, IPA and others. Cooperation with these companies is conducted through common research and training laboratories, student internships, joint information sessions, and technical or professional competitions dedicated to the students.
The University “Politehnica” of Bucharest (www.upb.ro) is the largest and most prestigious technical university in Romania with around 28000 students and 3000 faculty and staff, grouped under 15 faculties and 40 research centers. The mission of the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest has been thought over as a blend of education, research and innovation, which represents a key towards a knowledge-based society and economy. Creating knowledge mainly by scientific research, giving it out by education and professional training, disseminating it by information technologies, as well as the use of technological innovation are elements that define the university distinctive profile.