Attending SUI 2024

Pond behind Building H by Universität Trier

Building H on Campus II by Universität Trier

Venue

SUI 2024 will take place at the Trier University on Campus II.

How to reach Trier internationally?

The closest airport is Luxembourg International Airport (LUX), which offers connections to various destinations. Luxembourg can be reached by various airlines, primarily Luxair, KLM, or Lufthansa, as well as low-cost alternatives such as EasyJet, Ryanair, and Volotea. For transportation between Trier city center and Luxembourg Airport, several options exist:

  • Shuttle service: approximately 30 minutes, costing approximately €170.
  • Taxi: approximately 45 minutes, costing approximately €100.
  • Bus (Line 302, website Mobiliteit): direct connection, approximately 40 minutes, costing €3.
  • Train: 1 hour with 1 stop, costing €5.40 (second class) or €11.60 (first class).

Trier Central train station (Tier Hbf.) is located in the city center, and it’s only one bus stop away from the venue location.

Another option would be Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), which requires a minimum 3.5-hour train ride via Koblenz to and from Trier main station, costing €47.

How to reach the venue

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The closest bus stops to the venue are Universität Campus 2 and Behringstrasse which are reachable with a few lines. Another option is the Kohlenstrasse stop. This is a bit farther away (800m / 10min walk) but is reachable with more bus lines. Remember, if you need to change lines, you can do so with the same ticket; it is not necessary to purchase a new one.

Visa Support Letter Requests

The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attend ACM sponsored conferences. We can however issue a visa support letter. ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.

If you are a recipient of ACM, SIG, or Conference funded travel grant, please include this information in your request.

For visa support letters, please complete the following request online: https://supportletters.acm.org/.
Please allow up to 10 business days to receive a letter. All requests are handled in the order they are received.

The information below should be included with the request:

  • Your name as it appears on your passport.
  • Your current postal mailing address.
  • The name of the conference you are registering for (SUI 2024). Only accepted authors may request a visa support letter prior to registering for the conference.
  • Your registration confirmation number for SUI 2024.
  • If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the “sole author” or a “co-author”.
  • Authors may indicate their paper title. If no paper, speakers can provide the title of their presentation.

ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment. ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.

If you need a visa support letter before registration opens, then please email general@sui.acm.org.

Things to do in the city

  • Porta Nigra “Black Gate” **World Heritage Site**An ancient (almost 2000 years old) Roman city gate, known for its large, darkened stone construction.
  • Tour through the Amphitheater **World Heritage Site** – Guided exploration of the historic Roman amphitheater.
  • Kaiserthermen: “Imperial Baths” **World Heritage Site** – The large Roman bath complex ruins offer a glimpse into ancient leisure and culture.
  • Dom: “Cathedral” – Refers to the Trier Cathedral, a significant religious site with a history stretching back over a millennium.
  • Palastgarten: “Palace Garden” – A scenic garden, known for its beautiful landscaping and serene atmosphere.
  • Landesmuseum: “State Museum” – A museum in Trier showcasing regional history, art, and cultural artifacts.
  • Basilika: “Basilica” – Refers to the Basilica of Constantine in Trier, a large Roman palace basilica with historical and architectural significance that is used as a church today.

Beautiful views outside the city center

  • Villa Weißhaus: “White House Villa” – A villa in Trier that also serves as a restaurant, known for its elegant architecture and dining experience. A small wildlife park is very close.
  • Petrisberg Aussicht: “Petrisberg View” – A viewpoint on the Petrisberg offering panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Food and wine recommendations

  • Wunderlampe: “Magic Lamp” – An oriental restaurant known for its culinary offerings.
  • Cubiculum– A popular dining spot in Trier, particularly among students, known for its affordable, diverse menu and relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Renowned and notorious beyond the city’s borders for its unique and popular pizza salad.
  • SIM– Renowned for its contemporary culinary approach, this restaurant stands out for its high-end, premium seafood dishes.
  • Oechsle Wein- und Fischhaus: “Oechsle Wine and Fish House” – A distinguished establishment known for its exquisite selection of wines and seafood, offering a sophisticated dining experience that highlights the culinary traditions and flavors of the region. Also known for its “walkable” wine menu.
  • Bistro Walderdorffs – “Walderdorff’s Bistro” – A cozy bistro in Trier, popular for its local cuisine and casual atmosphere. Club music is played here in the evening.
  • Ristorante Fornelli – A renowned Italian restaurant in Trier, celebrated for its authentic Italian cuisine, including classic pasta dishes, pizzas, and a selection of fine wines, all served in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
  • There is a great mix of food and drink options around the Viehmarkt “cattle market” (Thermen am Viehmarkt “Forum Baths” **World Heritage Site**).
  • You can also drink good and regional white wine everywhere, especially at the Gehlen winery in Tarforst, the Georg Fritz von Nell winery, the Kesselstatt wine tavern, and the Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier (with a great wine cellar and guided tours).