See general travel information below

The short course begins early Sunday July 22, 2018, so participants will want to arrive by Saturday July 21, 2018. There is an opening reception which will be held Sunday evening July 22, 2018 beginning at 7pm, so plan to arrive before then. The meeting will end by 1pm on Friday July 27, 2018.

NSF Travel Awards

We are pleased to announced that we have recently received funding from NSF to "provide travel costs for young US participants, graduate students, and recent Ph.D. recipients, to learn about recent developments in domain decomposition and to interact with renowned international experts in computational engineering and computational sciences". The funding announcement can be read here .

To be considered for funding please email a cover letter, including a statement about why you want to participate, and a CV to Please arrange to one letter of recommendation sent separately to the same email address. The deadline for submissions has now passed.

Travel to St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (YYT)

  • Some travellers to Canada may need to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization, this can be done in a few minutes online and costs only $7, please see here for more details
  • This is some preliminary travel advice
  • Do not confuse St. John's, Newfoundland with Saint John, NewBrunswick. You want to travel to St. John's, Newfoundland, airport code YYT.
  • St. John's (YYT) is serviced by domestically by Air Canada (Star Alliance), Westjet, and Porter Airlines.
  • St. John's (YYT) is serviced internationally from Heathrow, Gatwick, and Dublin seasonally
  • We have selected Air Canada as the official conference airlines, they have provided a promotion code to use when booking on their website. The code is QP2U27H1 and is supposed to apply to flights 7 days pre and post conference. The code gives a 10% reduction in fares but may not apply to the lowest (Tango) fares in North America. If your flight involves a star alliance partner (Lufthansa for example) and is booked on Air Canada an Air Canada ticket then the discount should apply on the whole flight.
  • The best way to travel from the airport is via a taxi. Taxis are readily available just outside the arrivals area. A taxi from the airport to campus or downtown hotel should be available for less than $30 Canadian.


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