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COST ACROSS MC meeting and final workshop, 9 -10 November 2017 at CWI in Amsterdam.

The final COST ACROSS MC meeting and workshop will take place 9 en 10 November 2017 at CWI in Amsterdam. Visiting address: Science Park 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam. See also

Program at a glance

(details below)

Thursday, November 9:
09.00-13.00: final MC meeting
– standard agenda points
– preparation of final report for Brussels
– ACROSS book
– follow-up of ACROSS
13.00-14.00: lunch
14.00-17.00: technical visit to TNO The Hague
18.00-21.00: dinner

Friday, November 10:
09.00-12.30: technical presentations
12.30-13.30: lunch
13.30-16.00: technical presentations and wrap-up
16.00-17.00: drinks

Detailed program COST ACROSS MC Meeting 9 Nov 2017

Detailed program COST ACROSS Final Workshop 10 Nov 2017

COST ACROSS Summer School on Latency Control for Internet of Services, Karlstad, 26 June – 1 July 2017

The Summer School will be held at Karlstad University, Sweden, 26 June – 1 July 2017. For more information see ACROSS Summer School 2017.

COST ACROSS WG1-3 meeting in Rome, 20-21 April 2017.

Rome meeting information

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CNR Headquarters, Roma, Italy
20-21 April 2017

1. General Information

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
Registration Desk: Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, 00185 Roma
Meeting Room: Room “Bisogno”, 1st floor, via dei Ramni 19, 00185 Roma
Google Maps:

The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the Consiglio Nazionale delle
Ricerche (CNR, National Research Council), whose main entrance is in Piazzale
Aldo Moro 7, Roma.
On arrival, you have to register at the main entrance located in Piazzale Aldo
Moro 7; then go to the secondary entrance in via dei Ramni 19 (see the map
below), where the room “Bisogno” is on the first floor. Please plan to arrive some
minutes early because from the main building it can take up to 15 minutes to
register and reach the meeting room from the main building.

Local Contact
Valeria Cardellini
phone: +39 06 7259 7388 (office)

2. How to Reach the CNR Headquarters

Detailed instruction on how to reach the CNR headquarters can be found on the
CNR web site (

The fastest way to get there from Fiumicino airport is by Leonardo Express.
This is a non-stop train service connecting Termini Station, Rome’s train hub,
with Fiumicino airport in only 32 minute. Trains depart every 15 minutes or every
30 minutes during certain times of the day. Service from Fiumicino Airport runs
from 6.23 a.m. to 23.23 p.m, while back from Rome Termini starts at 5.35 a.m.
with last train departing at 10.35 p.m. One-way ticket costs 14€ per person.
Tickets can be bought online from the Leonardo Express web site

CNR headquarters are about 1.5 Km away from Termini Station (a 15-minutes
walk following the itinerary indicated in the map below).

A less direct alternative to reach the meeting venue from Fiumicino airport is to
take the regional train FM1 (direction Settebagni) and get off at Tiburtina station;
there take bus line 71 (direction S. Silvestro, 6 stops) and get off at Via dei
Marrucini (100 m away from the CNR headquarters).
You can buy the train ticket to Tiburtina station from the TreniItalia web site
( Select Regional and insert “Fiumicino Aeroporto” in the
From field and “Roma Tiburtina” in the To field. It takes 48 minutes and one-way
ticket costs 8€ per person.

From Ciampino airport, you can reach the Termini Station by bus (it takes 40
minutes with normal traffic) and then follow the itinerary shown in the above map.
One-way ticket costs 5€ per person.
Terravision bus (
SIT bus shuttle (
Rome airport bus (

If you arrive by car, please follow the directions on the CNR web site
( Parking lots are not easily available in the area.

Taxi fare from Fiumicino Airport to the city centre is 48€, from Ciampino airport
35€. Take the white official taxis only.

3. Public Transportation

All local public transport is integrated in Rome. You have to purchase your tickets
before you board any public transport in Rome. Tickets for both the bus system
and metro can be purchased from tobacconists, bars, or vending machines at
metro stations and major bus stops. On buses, trams and metro there is a flat
fare, whether you go one stop or to the end of the line. On buses and trams your
ticket is valid for 100 minutes allowing you to change buses using a single ticket.
The BIT standard ticket is valid for one metro ride or 100 minutes on all buses
and trams and costs 1.50€.
Information on tickets and passes is available on the ATAC web site

Besides Google Maps, you can plan your route for public transportation using the
ATAC web site (

4. Accommodation

Some hotels and B&B at walking distance from the area of the meeting venue


You can also pick a hotel or a B&B close to a stop of either the line A or B/B1 of
the metro, like the two B&B:

Be aware that during rush hours the trains can be very crowded.

5. Social Event

A social dinner will take place on April 20. Logistic information will be provided
during the meeting day; if anyone has special dietary requirements (i.e., food
allergies or food intolerances), please let us know as soon as possible, by
sending an email to Valeria Cardellini (

COST ACROSS workshop at ITC29, Genoa, Italy, 4 September 2017

COST ACROSS organizes a workshop on “Management & Control for Reliable Softwarized Networks” in Genoa, Italy, 4 September, co-located with ITC29. For more information see:

The workshop programme can be found here: Programme

ACPROSS workshop in L’Aquila, Italy, 22 April 2017

COST ACROSS is organizing the International Workshop on Autonomous Control for Performance and Reliability Trade-offs in Internet of Services (ACPROSS 2017) to be held in L’Aquila, Italy, 22 April 2017. For more information see ACPROSS2017. It is co-located with the 2017 International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017).