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ISEC 2012 Local Arrangements Team welcomes you to IIT Kanpur for this exciting edition of ISEC. This page provides basic practical information about the IIT Kanpur campus, the facilities available for conference and local tips.
Conference Venue and Registration
The venue for the conference will be the Outreach Building at IIT Kanpur. A registration desk shall be located at the main entrance of the building.
Free Internet access will be provided to all the delegates at the venue of the conference. The delegates staying at the IIT Kanpur guest house can also use the free internet access provided by the guest house. Details for the same will be available at the venue.
About The Campus
IIT Kanpur is located on the Grand Trunk Road at Kalyanpur on 422 hectares (1055 acres) of land. The lush green campus is self contained with its own medical center and shopping complex. The following sections give information on these facilities:
Distances: Given below are approximate distances from various locations in the institute to the conference venue (i.e. the Outreach Building) and estimated walking time:
Please consult the following Map of the IIT Campus. It has routes marked out on it and also points to various key locations all over the campus.
Shopping Complex: The Shopping Complex is a collection of small shops serving the campus community. It includes shops for books/stationary (2), chemist, hairdresser, dry-cleaner, bakery, sweets, restaurant, general provisions, grocery, travel agency etc. The complex also has a Post Office (with international money transfer facility) and a Telecom Centre (for making long distance telephone calls and faxing).
Banking: The State Bank of India (SBI) and the Union Bank of India (UBI) have their branches and ATMs in the Shopping Complex. ATMs for both banks are also located in front of Student Hall of Residence 3 and are open round the clock. SBI also provides foreign exchange services. SBI working Hours: 0930-1330 and 1430-1600 (Mon-Fri), 0930-1230 Sat, Closed Sun.
Medical Facilities: The campus has a Health Centre (Landline : +91-512-259-7777) that is staffed by a team of doctors and health care providers. Emergency care is provided round the clock. ISEC delegates DO NOT have to pay to avail these facilities. The chemist shop at the Shopping Complex is open from 1030 hrs till 2045 hrs with lunch timings from 1400 hrs till 1500 hrs. Delegates in need of immediate medical attention may approach the front desk of the Health Center directly.
Things to Do ...
This section is devoted to recreational options for delegates.
Wish you an enjoyable and productive time at ISEC 2012 !!
ISEC Local Arrangements Team
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