P2P2007 Galway - Information

Tutorials/Conference location

The tutorials will take place at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), just off the main campus of National University of Ireland, Galway on 2nd September 2007. DERI is located in the IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan, Galway. Map DERI opposite the Westwood Hotel.

The conference will be held at the Meyrick Hotel, Eyre Square, between the 3rd - 5th Sept, 2007. It is located in the centre of Galway City just beside the railway station. For more information on travelling to Galway, getting to DERI, etc., please see the travel page of this website. Map Meyrick Hotel just off Kennedy Park (formerly “Great Southern Hotel”)

Internet Connection

A wireless connection will be available to tutorial delegates for accessing the Internet on site at DERI on 2nd Sept 2007. Wireless network access will be available for attendees at the Hotel conference site. Information about security settings will be announced at the conference.


Visitors' visas are not required for citizens of the countries listed on the Department of Foreign Affair's approved list. For other countries, please check with your local Irish embassy for details. The Department's visa services FAQ gives details of how to apply for a visa.

Invitation letters

Our policy is that invitation letters can be issued only to speakers, presenters, committee members or persons known by the organizing committee. In addition registration fees must be paid in full before the letter is provided. Letters will only be sent by Postal Mail or fax and only to the individual registered for the conference.


The average daily temperature in September is 15 °C (59 °F), but this can be as low as 12°C (54 °F) or as high as 25 °C (77 °F). There is always the possibility of a rain shower, so we advise you to bring an umbrella or light raincoat.

Electrical Power

irish plug

Figure 1:  Standard Irish 3-pin plug and electricity socket.

Mains supply is 220V, 50Hz and typically plugs are fitted with a 13A fuse.

Useful Services

Click HERE for important safety tips while traveling in Ireland.

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Emerald Sponsors

platinum sponsors

Science Foundation Ireland

National University of Ireland, Galway

Platinum Sponsors

Microsoft Research

Gold Sponsors

CISCO, Galway

Silver Sponsors

Microsoft Research