The Tenth Workshop of the INRIA-Illinois-ANL Joint Laboratory on Petascale Computing


Where is NCSA? How do I get there?

NCSA building NCSA is on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. The address is 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana.

The University of Illinois' Willard Airport (CMI) is served by American Airlines. We will provide local ground transportation (from Willard to the workshop venue and back, and to group dinners). Please include your arrival and departure information when you register so we may assist you with transportation.

Alternatively, the Champaign County Visitors Guide offers information on taxis and other transportation. And driving directions are available on the NCSA website.

Parking at NCSA

We will provide localground transportation (to group dinners).

If you choose to drive, however, free parking is available to those guests staying at the Hampton Inn. Metered parking is available near the NCSA Building on Clark Street, in the parking garage just north of NCSA, and on other surrounding streets. Rates are 75 cents/hour, and the meters accept quarters, dimes, nickels and dollar coins. While you can park all day in the garage, time limits for surrounding streets are usually two hours. There is no attendant in the parking garage and you cannot use bills or credit cards to pay for parking.

Hotel information

A block of rooms is available for workshop attendees at the Hampton Inn, 1200 W. University Ave., Urbana. This is within convenient walking distance of the NCSA Building.

For questions contact Judy Olson at or by phone 217-244-1986.

The Joint Laboratory for Petascale Computing includes researchers from the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Center for Extreme-Scale Computation, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. The Joint Lab is part of Parallel@Illinois.