Park Hyatt Chennai
39 Velachery Road, Near Raj Bhavan
Participants (on twin sharing basis, separate for male and female participants)
Ramada Plaza Chennai
36 Sardar Patel Road, Guindy
For speakers and participants, buses will be arranged to pick them their respective hotels to the symposium venue inside IIT Madras campus.
In general, depending on how you arrive, there are various modes to reach IIT Madras campus that can be found here.
IIT Madras is the top-ranked engineering institute in the country. The campus is situated in the heart of a busy metropolis, Chennai, but boasts of hundreds of acres of forests, which are also home to a variety of birds and animals, including the endangered blackbuck.
The cultural capital of Southern India, Chennai is a perfect fusion of magnificent heritage and modern developments.
Sri Parthasarathy Temple – Built by the Pallavas in the 8th century, Sri Parthasarathy is one of the oldest temples in Chennai, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Kapaleeshwarar Temple – Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kapaleeshwarar Temple was built in the 8th century by the Pallavas. Amongst the most beautiful temples in Chennai, the temple exhibits a rich history and culture of the city.
Santhome Cathedral Basilica – Inspired by the Neo-gothic style, the cathedral is believed to be built on the place where one of the 12 apostles of the Christ was put to death in 72 A.D.
Marina Beach – A trip to Chennai is incomplete without visiting the second longest beach in the world, which is known for its alluring sunrises and golden sand.
T. Nagar – Nobody leaves Chennai without packing some silk sarees in their bags. A haven for shopaholics and silk lovers, T. Nagar is a bustling shopping district with stores selling beautiful silk sarees and gold jewellery.
Mahabalipuram – The rock-cut built-up architecture and temples in this town have been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and it is one of the rich architectural legacies of the country.