The conference will take place at the J N Tata Auditorium of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India. IISc is a premier institution of higher learning in the country and is well known world over for its academic contributions. IISc celebrated its centenary during 2008-2009. The institute is situated at northern part of Bengaluru in a sprawling campus of 420 acres. It is well known for its flora with thousands of varieties of trees, plants and flowers.
Bengaluru, situated at about 900 m above sea level, is known for its salubrious climate and greenery and is popularly known as the Garden City of India. It is the fastest growing city in Asia and is a hub for high technology industries. Weather in the month of December is expected to be pleasant in Bengaluru.The maximum day temperature can be 27°C and night temperature can be 15°C
Bengaluru, is connected by air, rail and road to all major cities of the country and has direct international connections to many cities worldwide. Some of the many interesting destinations in and around Bengaluru are – Nandi Hills, Mysore, Hampi, Belur, Halebidu, Coorg, Shravanabelagola, Bijapur, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, Sringeri and Jog falls.