Program

The CMMRS schedule is typically finalized the month prior to the school (July 2022). Until then any information on this page is subject to change.


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. 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

Travel between the hostel and MPI-SWS is by public buses (bus ticket is provided as part of the registration package). To get to MPI-SWS, walk to the bus stop “Prinzenweiher/DJH” in front of the hostel. Take line 124 in the direction of “Universität Busterminal” or line 101 in the direction of “Dudweiler Dudoplatz”, and get off at “Universität Mensa” (6 stops, 10 minutes). MPI-SWS is in the tall, dark gray building next to the gate.


Sunday, July 31

Arrival day. Check-in time at the hostel is 2pm – 10pm.

  • 18:00 Registration (hostel)
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Monday, August 1

  • 9:00 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 10:00 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 10:30 Registration and brief orientation
  • 10:45 Opening Remarks
  • 11:00 Lecture 1.1
  • 12:30 Lunch (mensa)
  • 14:00 Lecture 1.2
  • 15:30 Break
  • 16:00 Panel Session 1: “Why do a Ph.D. in computer science?”
  • 17:30 End of day
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Tuesday, August 2

  • 7:30 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 8:30 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 9:00 Lecture 1.3
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:00 Lecture 1.4
  • 12:30 Lunch (mensa)
  • 14:00 Guest lecture 1
  • 15:30 Poster session with refreshments
  • 17:30 End of day
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Wednesday, August 3

  • 7:30 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 8:30 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 9:00 Lecture 1.5
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:00 Lecture 2.1
  • 12:30 Lunch (mensa)
  • 14:00 Guest Lecture: Christof Paar (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy)
  • 15:30 Break
  • 16:00 Panel Session 2: Research in Industry vs. Academia
  • 17:30 Bus to banquet venue
  • 18:30 Banquet

Thursday, August 4

  • 7:30 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 8:30 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 9:00 Lecture 2.2
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:00 Lecture 1 Mariya Toneva
  • 12:30 Lunch (mensa)
  • 14:30 Excursion
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Friday, August 5

  • 7:30 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 8:30 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 9:00 Lecture 2.3
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:00 Guest lecture 3
  • 12:30 Lunch (mensa)
  • 14:00 Lecture 2.4
  • 15:30 Break
  • 16:00 TBD Guest lecture 4, panel session, or end of day
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Saturday, August 6

  • 8:00 Breakfast (hostel)
  • 9:30 Bus to MPI-SWS
  • 10:00 Lecture 2.5
  • 11:30 Lunch (at institute)
  • 13:00 Lecture 2 Mariya Toneva
  • 14:30 Break
  • 15:00 Panel Session 3: How to apply to grad school
  • 16:30 Closing remarks
  • 16:45 End of day
  • 19:00 Dinner (hostel)

Sunday, August 7

Departure day. Breakfast is provided at 8:00am. Check-out time at the hostel is 9:30am.