FPCP 2018 is jointly organized by IIT Hyderabad and University of Hyderabad.
The venue of the Conference will be the University of Hyderabad Campus.
Cultural program (July 15, Sunday 18:45 to 19:45 hrs).
Excursion to Golconda Fort (July 16, Monday 15:30 to 18:30 hrs).
Conference dinner (July 17, Tuesday 19:30 to 22:30 hrs).
The University of Hyderabad (otherwise is also known as UoH or HCU) is
located in the western suburb of Hyderabad. Hyderabad
is one of the metro cities in India and also IT Hub. It is conveniently connected by air to other cities
in India and rest of the world. The picturesque campus of UoH is
located in the financial district area and has
well-equipped conference and lecture halls.
Valid visa is required to enter India for all nationalities. Visa can
be obtained from the nearest Indian Consulate/ Embassy
to you. Upon registration, a letter of invitation will
be sent to you that may be used for VISA application.
Please let us know by email if you face any difficulty
in the application process. Also please note that for
participants from outside India we request you to complete
the registration as early possible so that the visa can
be obtained in time (Moreover, as organizers, we need to
know your passport details by the early registration
deadline so that we can place the request for visa
Indian currency is in Rupees (₹) and the current (Jan 2018) exchange
rate is approximately ₹ 65 = US $1.
Banks and Shops
Banks are generally open from 10:00 to 14:00 hrs., Monday to Saturday.
Some of the international banks are open till 18:00 hrs.
One national bank is located inside the University
Campus. There are plentiful of ATM machines scattered
throughout the city that remain open 24 hrs.
Shops are generally open from 10:00 to 20:30 hrs. Monday to Saturday.
Some shops are also open on Sundays. Major shops accept
most international credit cards.
The Airport (both International and Domestic) of Hyderabad is at
Shamsabad, known as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA),
which is about 35 kms from the venue of the Conference.
Pre-paid taxi can be obtained inside the Airport before the exit point
(fixed fare) and radio taxi service (in the ground
level of the Airport) is also available (approximate
fare ₹850 from Airport to Venue/ Hotels). We expect the
delegates to take either prepaid taxi from the airport
or arrange for pick-up from the respective hotels. In
case someone is arriving very late in night (between
mid-night till 5 AM) or feels uncomfortable traveling in
the prepaid taxi, we can arrange for pickup upon prior
request. Please provide flight details for the logistic
purpose via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Secunderabad Junction and Hyderabad Deccan are the railways stations on
south central railways are about 25 kms away. Taxi
service is available from both these stations throughout
the day and night. Approx. fare from both the stations
to the venue or Hotel is around ₹ 500 or so.
The temperatures could be between 20-30°C during the Conference period.
One can expect rain during this period as Monsoon sets
in the region around middle of June every year.
Hyderabad city is well connected by a network of metro, bus, rail and
taxi services. The taxi service can cost Rs. 10-15 per
km depending upon the time of travel.