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GradFest 2013

Welcome! This is GRACS' support page for GradFest 2013. The links to the left contain some information you might find useful.

GradFest will take place Thursday, 21 February, through Saturday, 23 February, 2013. We look forward to meeting you in Austin soon!

This page lists the schedule for events organized by GRACS. For department-organized events, see the department schedule.

Also see our Google Map of GradFest event locations.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

3:00—6:00 p.m.Arrive in Austin
Transport from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the GDC building or Scholz Garten, provided by the department.
7:00 —9:00 p.m.Dinner at Scholz Garten
Transport from Scholz Garten to host's house, provided by grad student volunteers.

Friday, 22 Feb 2013

Prior to 8:00 a.m.Transport to campus (the GDC building), provided by grad student volunteers.
8:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.Department Program — See: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/gradfest/schedule/
Start at GDC, end up at the Double Dave's Pizzaworks.
6:30 p.m. onwardA Friday night in Austin: Guests, hosts, and other grad students:

Saturday, 23 Feb 2013

Transport to coffee/brunch, provided by grad student volunteers.
9:00—9:45 a.m.Graduate Women in Computing coffee on the GDC 6th floor atrium bridge
10:00—11:00 a.m.Department-sponsored brunch in the GDC atrium
11:15 a.m.—12:30 p.m.Campus Tour, by UTCS grad students and staff
Meet in the GDC atrium
12:30—?:00 p.m.Zilker Park: Guests, hosts, and other grad students:
  • Zilker Botanical Gardens
  • Disc Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Relaxing
  • Coffee shop (if you need to get some work done)
Meet at picnic table between two parking lots near the disc golf course.
3:30—7:00 p.m.Depart
Transport to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, provided by the department.

Questions?

  • For questions regarding registration, travel, faulty meetings, and department events, contact the UT CS Graduate Office at: csadmis@cs.utexas.edu.

  • For questions regarding accommodations, in-town transport, and social events, contact GRACS at: gracs@cs.utexas.edu.

  • Also, for any question related to grad student life at UT CS, feel free to contact GRACS — that's why we're here!


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