ICAPS 2018 will take place in the Aula Conference Centre on the campus of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Delft is a historic city known for its blue and white pottery, canals and traditional architecture. The campus of the university consists of 8 faculties and houses about 5000 employees and more than 21000 students. A map of the campus can be found here. The conference takes place in building 20 (Mekelweg 5, Delft).

TU Delft campus
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TU Delft aula
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Getting to Delft

Delft enjoys a frequent direct train service to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (40 minutes), one of Europe's main hubs with flights to more than 300 destinations worldwide. Additionally, Rotterdam The Hague airport is located within 10 km of the venue and offers service to 40 European destinations. It is recommended to travel through Schiphol because this is usually more convenient than reaching Delft from the airport of Rotterdam.

Train tickets to Delft can be obtained using the yellow ticket machines at the plaza of Schiphol, near the entrance to the train platforms. The ticket comes as a single-use OV chipkaart, which is an electronic card that needs to be activated at one of the check-in terminals before entering the train platform. After arriving in Delft you need to use this card again when leaving the station. If you plan to make more trips using public transport, then it is advisable to buy a (reusable) anonymous OV chipkaart at the ticket machine, which costs 7.50 euro. More detailed information about the card can be found here. For planning the train journey we refer to the website of NS. Make sure that you use the station 'Delft' rather than 'Delft Zuid'.

After arriving at the train station of Delft, the conference venue can be reached using bus 69, bus 40 or bus 55 (bus stop TU Aula), which takes about 5 minutes. Tickets can be obtained from the bus driver, or you can check in using your reusable OV chipkaart. Walking from the train station to the conference venue takes about 25 minutes. The walking distance from the train station to the historic city center of Delft is about fifteen minutes.

The smartphone apps 'Reisplanner Xtra' and '9292' provide real time travel information for public transport. More detailed directions can be obtained using Google Maps.


January 2018 - The Call for Papers of the Journal Presentation Track and the Call for System Demos are online.
December 2017 - The workshop program has been announced.
December 2017 - Accommodation details are now available.
December 2017 - The calls for nominations for the Best Dissertation Award and the Influential Paper Award are online.
November 2017 - Invited Speakers announced
October 2017 - Call for Tutorial Proposals and Workshop Proposals available
September 2017 - Call for Papers released
June 2017 - ICAPS 2018 announced

Important dates

Abstract submission November 17, 2017
Paper submission November 21, 2017
Author notification January 29, 2018
Early registration April 27, 2018
Summer School June 20 - 23, 2018
Conference June 24 - 29, 2018


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