Program

Attendance is by invitation only. All student attendees stay at the Saarbrücken youth hostel:

Europa-Jugendherberge
Meerwiesertalweg 31
66123 Saarbrücken
Tel: +49 (0) 681 33040

The schedule for the school is shown below. Unless indicated otherwise, all lectures, panels and the poster session will take place at: 

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS)
Campus E1.5
66123 Saarbrücken
Tel: +49 (0) 681 9303 9100

Two lectures (see the schedule below) will take place in building E1.3, which is a 1 minute walk from the above venue.

Information about local transportation to the youth hostel and MPI-SWS will be provided soon.

Monday, August 5

Arrival day. Check-in time at the hostel is 2 pm – 10 pm.
06:00 pm: registration (hostel)
07:00 pm: dinner (hostel)

Tuesday, August 6

07:30 am: breakfast (hostel)
08:15 am: bus to MPI-SWS
08:30 am: registration and brief orientation
08:45 am: opening remarks
09:00 am: Leilani Battle, Lecture 1
10:30 am: break
11:00 am: Fred Schneider, Lecture 1 (in building E1.3, room HS003)
12:30 pm: lunch (mensa)
02:00 pm: Rupak Majumdar, Lecture 1
03:30 pm: break
04:00 pm: Adrian Sampson, Lecture 1
05:30 pm: Poster session: graduate students present ongoing research
07:00 pm: bus or walk to hostel
07:30 pm: dinner (hostel)

Wednesday, August 7

07:30 am: breakfast (hostel)
08:30 am: bus to MPI-SWS
09:00 am: Adish Singla, Lecture 1
10:30 am: break
11:00 am: Dave Levin, Lecture 1
12:30 pm: lunch (mensa)
02:00 pm: Leilani Battle, Lecture 2
03:30 pm: break
04:00 pm: Rupak Majumdar, Lecture 2
05:30 pm: Panel session: “Why do a Ph.D. in computer science?”
06:45 pm: bus to banquet venue
07:15 pm: banquet with dinner (restaurant Albrechts Casino)

Thursday, August 8

07:30 am: breakfast (hostel)
08:30 am: bus to MPI-SWS
09:00 am: Adrian Sampson, Lecture 2
10:30 am: break
11:00 am: Fred Schneider, Lecture 2 (in E1.3, room HS003)
12:30 pm: lunch (mensa)
02:00 pm: social event
07:00 pm: dinner (hostel)

Friday, August 9

07:30 am: breakfast (hostel)
08:30 am: bus to MPI-SWS
09:00 am: Adish Singla, Lecture 2
10:30 am: break
11:00 am: Dave Levin, Lecture 2
12:30 pm: lunch (mensa)
02:00 pm: Leilani Battle, Lecture 3
03:30 pm: break
04:00 pm: Rupak Majumdar, Lecture 3
05:30 pm: Panel session: “How to apply to graduate school”
06:45 pm: bus or walk to hostel
07:30 pm: dinner (hostel)

Saturday, August 10

07:30 am: breakfast (hostel)
08:30 am: bus to MPI-SWS
09:00 am: Adrian Sampson, Lecture 3
10:30 am: break
11:00 am: Fred Schneider, Lecture 3
12:30 pm: lunch (catered, outside the lecture hall)
02:00 pm: Dave Levin, Lecture 3
03:30 pm: break
04:00 pm: Adish Singla, Lecture 3
05:30 pm: Invited talk: Derek Dreyer — “How to write papers and give talks that people can follow”
06:45 pm: bus or walk to hostel
07:30 pm: dinner (hostel)

Sunday, August 11

08:00 am: breakfast (hostel)
Departure day. Check-out time at the hostel is 9:30 am.