The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre
The EnviroInfo 2018 conference will be held at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (Leibniz-Rechenzentrum, LRZ), which is located at the research campus in Garching near Munich – right between Munich Airport and Munich City Centre.
How to get to LRZ
Using Public Transport
Arrival by train: From the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) take the underground line U4/U5 to Odeonsplatz. Change there to U6 direction Garching-Forschungszentrum.
From Munich Airport: Three stops with commuter line S8 (direction central station) to Ismaning (takes about 13 minutes). From there change to the regional bus number 230 direction Garching-Forschungszentrum, stop at Boltzmannstraße.
Coming from suburban regions around Munich: With any commuter line (S-Bahn) you first have to go to Marienplatz. Change there to the U6 (Garching-Forschungszentrum).
Other regional bus lines: Bus 690 (Eching-Neufahrn) last station to go. Bus 695 (Kirchdorf-Allershausen-Eching) as well as bus line 219 (Unterschleißheim) go to the bus stop Garching-Hochbrück. From there you can take the underground to Garching-Forschungszentrum (two stops only).
Detailed information regarding time schedules and fares of the Munich Transport System (MVV), please see http://www.mvv-muenchen.de.
From the airport: takes about 20 to 30 minutes, and costs about 30/40 Euros.
From Ismaning: about 10 minutes, 12 to 15 Euros charge.
From central Munich: about 30 minutes, 25 up to 35 Euros will be charged.
Travelling by car
Whether from the South or the North, take the A9 autobahn to the exit Garching Nord (exit no. 70 – Ausfahrt 70). Follow the signs to “Forschungsinstitute” through the B11 intersect straight ahead to the parking area to the left on the Ludwig-Prandtl-Straße. The LRZ computer building, a large cube, is observable from the parking area. From there follow the paths to the LRZ computer center.
About us: LRZ History
The Leibniz Supercomputing Center (Leibniz-Rechenzentrum, short LRZ) is one of the world’s leading academic and scientific data centres. We are the IT service provider for Munich’s universities as well as a steadily growing number of scientific institutions throughout Bavaria. Being an Institute of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, we support groundbreaking research and education in a wide range of disciplines by offering highly available, safe and energy-efficient services based on cutting-edge IT technology.
In addition to this regional focus, LRZ also plays an important role as one of the members of the Gauss Supercomputing Centre (GCS) delivering top-tier HPC services on the national and European level.
The LRZ has a Center for Visualisation and Virtual Reality (V2C) which is unique in the scientific field in Europe. In addition, the LRZ has recently become a Bavarian competence centre for Big Data. Last but not least, the LRZ operates the extremely efficient Munich Science Network (MWN), which links customers from research and teaching to each other and to the Internet.
In short: There is lots to see and experience at LRZ. We are looking forward to welcoming you for EnviroInfo 2018!