2017 SIGSIM PADS Location Information
The 2017 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (ACM SIGSIM PADS) will take place at the Nanyang Executive Centre of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on May 24-26, 2017.
Nanyang Executive Centre
Nanyang Technological University
60 Nanyang View, Singapore 639673
Tel: +(65) 6790 6699 / 6790 6697
Fax: +(65) 6794 7680
Nestled amongst the greenery, hills and lakes of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) campus in Singapore, the Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC) is the home of NTU's Executive Programmes and continuing education. It provides an excellent environment away from the city and distractions of the office for executive learning. The centre is strategically located in a quiet corner of the NTU campus, tucked away discreetly yet easily accessible by private or public transport.
The Nanyang Technological University is a comprehensive and research-intensive university in Singapore with over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
All participants will be housed in Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC) on NTU campus. A single room costs S$160 a day, a twin room costs S$150 a day, while an executive deluxe room costs S$220 a day. All conference sessions will also be held in the NEC.
NEC Photos Gallery: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/NEC2/photogallery/gallery.html
NEC Guest Room Rates: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/nec/guestrooms/Pages/Rates.aspx
Directions by Taxi
The most convenient way of getting to NTU from Changi Airport is by taxi. Taxis charge according to the meter. A surcharge is payable for all trips originating from Changi Airport. There is also a late night surcharge of 50% on top of the metered fare for travel between 12 midnight and 6 am. Details of other surcharges may be found at the taxi stand or posted on the door of the taxis. The ride from Changi airport to NTU will cost between S$35 to S$45 depending on time of traveling, and it will take 30-40 minutes in smooth traffic.
Directions by Mass Rapid Transit, MRT (Subway)
Should you choose to take the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system, The Changi Airport MRT Station is located under Terminals 2 and 3, and is linked to the arrivals and departures by escalators and lifts. The first train arrives at around 0530hr and the last leaves at 2318hr. Tickets are available at the station. For more information, please visit Singapore Mass Rapid Transit.
Take the west-bound MRT from Changi Airport Station (CG2), transfer at Tanah Merah Station (EW4), and alight at Boon Lay Station (EW27). This trip will cost S$1.90 and it will take 1hr 10min.
SMRT Route map: http://www.smrt.com.sg/Trains/NetworkMap.aspx
From Boon Lay MRT station to Nanyang Executive Centre, you can either take a 10 minute taxi ride costing about S$6, or take bus service number 179 or 199 at Boon Lay Bus Interchange located right next to the MRT station. The 15 minute bus journey costs S$1.10 by cash. You will have to make a 5-minutes walk from the bus stops to the Nanyang Executive Centre.
Details of bus schedule: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/campuslife/Pages/GettingtoNTU.aspx
Restaurants and Canteens
The NTU campus has several Food Courts, cafés/restaurants offering a wide selection of cosmopolitan cuisines:
The nearest available location for meals will be at either Food Court 2 or 9 (5-7 minute walking distance from NEC) or at the North Spine (reachable by complimentary NTU shuttle service). You can also ask the staff at NEC front desk for more information.
Attractions and Theme Parks
- Resort World Sentosa
- Universal Studio Singapore
- Marina Bay Sands
- Wildlife Reserves
- Singapore Flyer
- Garden by the Bay