Practical Information

Date and Place

The "Eighth I.N.F.N. International School on Architecture, tools and methodologies for developing efficient large scale scientific computing applications" will be held at the University Residential Centre of Bertinoro (Ce.U.B.) located in Bertinoro (Forlì-Cesena, Italy), about 85 km from Bologna, from Monday 24 October to Saturday 29 October 2016.

Students should arrive on Sunday 23 October for the registration.


The program of the school is mostly targeted to PhD students, post-docs and young researchers who are actively involved with the development of scientific applications and systems. Although several topics are introduced without assuming previous specific knowledge, practical experience with basic concepts of modern OO languages is needed to fully assimilate the material presented in the School.

The number of participants will be limited to 30.

The deadline for applications to ESC16 has been postpned to 25 September 2016.

The selection of the participants will be made on the basis of the information provided. Participants will be informed of the outcome of their application by the end of September 2016.

Participants are expected to attend the School for its full duration.


Participants will be lodged in a double room with shower and WC shared with a schoolmate. A few single rooms will be available on request at an extra charge of 10 Euro per night.


Via Frangipane, 6
Bertinoro (FC)  Italy
Tel 0543/446500
Fax 0543/446599

Registration fee

The registration fee is € 700,00.

This amount covers:

  • Tuition and handouts

  • Accommodation in double room in the Former Seminary from Oct 23rd to Oct. 29th morning.
  • Two daily coffee breaks;
  • Breakfast and lunches in the self-service canteen (same building of the Former Seminary);
  • Dinners in restaurants in Bertinoro, included the dinner on Sunday evening;
  • Social dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 2016.

The fee does not cover travel expenses. The registration desk will be open on Sunday October 23rd, 2016 from 17.00 to 20.00, at Ce.U.B.


The working language of the School will be English. There will be no simultaneous translation. Participants are expected to have a sufficient understanding of English.

How to get to Ce.U.B.

Please find here all the information to arrive to the Residential Centre of Bertinoro. The school will organize bus transportation from Forlì railway station. Click here for details.

For further information, please contact:

Rossana Chiaratti
INFN Sezione di Padova
tel +39 049 9677079
fax +39 049 9677110
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