ICGSE 2008 Conference Venue Information
ICGSE 2008 is going to be held at IIIT in Bangalore, India. The International Institute of Information Technology, a Deemed University, popularly known as IIIT-B, was established in 1999 with a vision to contribute to the IT world by focusing on education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation. The Institute is a registered not-for-profit society funded jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry.
Bangalore has always been called the Silicon Valley of India. With the pleasant climate, the urban amenities, the rich tradition of technical education, and the highly professional ambience, numerous global and local corporate big-name entities have found a home here. The IIIT-B campus is located in the heart of Electronics City, one of the prestigious IT destinations in Bangalore, with excellent infrastructure, facilities, and services.
Bangalore is well-connected both internationally and also domestically from all major cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Chennai (Madras), Hyderabad, Kolkata (Calcutta). Several airlines operate flights directly to the city of Bangalore. Note that all flights now operate out of the new international airport named Bengaluru International Airport, which is about 35 kilometers from the city center and about 50 kilometers from the conference venue.
The list of companies located in the high-tech area close to the Institute is a virtual Who's Who of the IT business. IIIT-B is situated opposite the Infosys corporate headquarters, and is within easy walking distance of other major companies like HP, Siemens, Wipro, GE, Satyam, and others, giving students and faculty opportunities for productive interaction with the industry.
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