Champaign-Urbana, USA
5-9 June, 2017

Call for Papers
Call for Workshops
Student Travel Grant
Program Committee
Keynote and Sigmetrics Award Lectures
Sponsors and Supporters
Venue, Hotel and Travel Information

 Conference Venue

The main conference, workshops, and tutorials will all be held June 5-9, 2017 in the National Center for Supercomputing Applications Building on the University of Illinois campus. The NCSA building is indicated on this link to a campus map. The conference banquet will be held Wednesday, June 7, at the Papa Del's Pizza Factory.
Urbana-Champaign has many amazing restaurants.
Wireless internet access: The University of Illinois provides free public wifi. To use it, select the network IllinoisNet_guest from your wireless device, open a brower, click register a guest account from the menu on the left, enter name, phone number, and email address. Click register. Eduroam network access is also available, for those from a member institution.

 Visa Information

After you have registered, ACM will be able to provide a US Visa support letter. Please send your name (as in passport), postal address, name of conference, paper title and authors, and your registration confirmation number via email to Instructions are available at:

 Hotel Information

There are numerous hotels to choose from in the Urbana-Champaign area. You can call or send email to the hotels listed below for room reservations. Please mention SIGMETRICS when registering.

Hampton Inn

1200 W. University Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: 1-217-337-1100 

Hampton Inn Champaign/Urbana (at University of Illinois) is located two short blocks north of the NCSA building. A block of rooms is being held for SIGMETRICS until May 5 at the rate of $99/night plus tax. Click here for reservations.

The following services are complimentary - hot buffet breakfast every morning, wifi, pool and whirlpool, 24-hour gym, parking, coffee bar in the lobby. There is no airport shuttle, but we do recommend Dhatta Taxi for all of our guests.

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Illini Union Hotel

See driving instructions due to construction project !!!!

1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
A block of rooms is being held for SIGMETRICS until May 5 at the rate of $104/night plus tax. For reservations, call 1-217-333-3030 or E-mail:

The Illini Union Hotel is located in the Illini Union, located at the center of campus, eight minutes walk from the NCSA Building.

Amenities include

  • Free use of Campus Rec Facilities for workout, exercise
  • A $5 breakfast voucher good at nationally known restaurants here in the Illini Union.
  • Complimentary parking pass
  • The Quad Shop will fill any size cup of coffee for $1 when you bring your own cup!
  • Free wifi, cable TV, Access to Rec Room (bowling, billards, games) and food court

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Illinois Street Residence Hall

918 W. Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: 217-333-4640 (not for reservation) 

Undergraduate dormitory.  10 minute walk from the NCSA Building.  Three floors (one female, two male) of 25 rooms each are being held for June 4-9. Single rate: $48.50 per person per night, tax included. Shared rate: $31.54 per person per night, tax included. No private baths, only shared community bathrooms on each wing of each floor. One pillow, bed linens, towel, and wash cloth are provided and can be exchanged for fresh ones daily if desired. Free wifi is provided. Parking is available for $14/day or $58/week. A link for reservations will appear here in early 2017. Or you can make a reservation by sending an email to with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Date of arrival
  • Date of departure
  • Shared or single room preference
  • Roommate preference
  • Group "SIGMETRICS"
Note that ISR will be closed until 8am Saturday, June 3.
Payment is due upon arrival at the dormitory; you can pay when you arrive using VISA, Mastercard, US check, or cash.  

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Hyatt Place champaign/urbana

217 N. Neil Street
Champaign, Illinois, USA, 61820
Tel: +1 217 531 2800

A block of rooms is being held for SIGMETRICS at the rate of $129/night plus tax. Click here for reservations, or call the hotel directly and mention you are with the Sigmetrics group.

The Hyatt is located in downtown Champaign and is about 2 km (20 minute walk) from the NCSA building. Within a two block radius, guests will find an eclectic dining scene with over 36 restaurants with distinctive twists on worldly cuisine. Shuttle service is available for hotel guests 7AM to 11PM daily to locations within 5 miles of the hotel. WIFI is included; parking is $9.50/day.

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Comfort Suites Champaign-Urbana

2001 N. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, Illinois, USA, 61801
Tel: +1 217 328 3500

The hotel is offering a SIGMETRICS rate of $89/night plus tax, available by calling the number above and mentioning SIGMETRICS 2017. The hotel is located about 1.5 miles from the NCSA building.

  • All rooms are suites. (microwave, fridge, and sleeper sofa in every room)
  • Full hot breakfast buffet.
  • Complimentary light evening meal M-W from 5:30-7pm.
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from the conference daily.
  • 24 hour access to the indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, and business center

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The airport serving Champaign-Urbana is Willard Airport (CMI), with several flights daily to/from Chicago and one flight per day to/from Dallas. The conference venue is located on the University of Illinois campus, which is about a 20 minute, $17 cab-ride from Willard Airport. The drive from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is three hours, and from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is two hours.