EICS 2009 will be held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, from 14 through 17 July 2009.

The main program will take place from 15 to 17 July in the Giant Eagle Auditorium in Baker Hall, which is building 2 on the Carnegie Mellon campus map.

The Doctoral Consortium will take place on 14 July in Wean Hall, room 4623.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Select in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, a five-minute walk from Carnegie Mellon University. The rooms are reserved for arrival on 12 July and departure on 18 July at a rate of US$126 per night. To receive the conference rate, rooms must be reserved by 26 June 2009.

To register, please call:

Sue Moser (
Senior Sales Manager
Holiday Inn University Center
412-682-6200 extension 6116

and reference ACM EICS.

Other hotels near Carnegie Mellon University are shown on this map, and Carnegie Mellon University also provides a list of Pittsburgh-area hotels (Shadyside and Oakland are nearest the University).


Pittsburgh is easy to get to, with the number two rated airport in the United States, and easy to get around in. For transportation suggestions, please see Carnegie Mellon University’s transportation page.

About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a unique and beautiful American city, with lots to see and do.

For suggestions of things to do in Pittsburgh, try the PittCult social recommender system. Here are direct links to the PittCult listings for the days of and around the conference: July 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.

If old cars are your interest, the Pittsburgh Vintage Car Grand Prix is taking place immediately following EICS. Or, if spectator sports appeal to you, why not take in a Pittsburgh Pirates game; they’re playing six games on their home field starting on the last day of the conference.

For lots of other ideas, the Visit Pittsburgh web site offers a comprehensive list of things to see, events to take in, places to eat, and sports to play or watch.