autonomic computing
The 6th International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communications
Barcelona, Spain   June 15-19, 2009
UCD Dublin, IE
Waterford Inst. of Tech., IE
Rutgers Univ., USA
IBM Research Haifa, IL
Paper registration:
11:59 EST, Jan 19, 2009
Full paper submission:
11:59 EST, Jan 19, 2009
11:59 EST, Jan 25, 2009
Workshop proposals: Sep 25, 2008
Demo/Exhibit proposals:
Mar 20, 2009 Apr 1, 2009
Hot Topics submission:
11:59 EST, March 20, 2009
Doctoral consortium:
Mar 30, 2009 Apr 10, 2009
Author notification: Mar 9, 2009
Final manuscripts: Apr 06, 2009
Conference: Jun 15-19, 2009

ICAC 2009 has blocked a set of rooms at reduced rates in a few Hotels of Barcelona. These rates will be maintained until April 30, 2009. After this date booking availability and rates can’t be guaranteed.

To get summary information on these hotels and book with the ICAC 2009 rates, please visit here. Make your booking through the link provided, not via the hotels web page. Your booking request will be processed as soon as the reservation form has been received. It is not necessary to pay a deposit in advance. In order to guarantee your reservation we will only need your credit card details.

As an alternative to hotel we also recommend the RESA Residences in Barcelona. This is a privately managed company that offers standard but comfortable accommodation to mobility students and academics in general but at cheaper prices than hotels. To get information and book in these residences, please visit here.


  • HOTEL MADANISS starstarstarstar

    Address: C/ RIERA BLANCA, 10 (Barcelona)
    Distance to the venue: around 15 minutes walking

    Hotel inaugurated in 2007, near the university area and Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona Stadium). The hotel has rooms totally equipped.

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         SINGLE ROOM: 100 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)
         DOUBLE ROOM: 120 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)

    Click here to book

  • GRAN HOTEL CATALONIA starstarstarstar (city center)

    Address: Balmes, 142-146
    Distance to the venue: around 30 minutes (Line 3)

    The Gran Hotel Catalonia is located in the best commercial and services area of Barcelona’s city centre. It is also near some of the most emblematic Modernist buildings on Paseo de Gracia, such as Casa de les Punxes, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.

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         SINGLE ROOM: 105 € 92.52 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)
         DOUBLE ROOM: 120 € 106.54 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)

    Click here to book

  • HOTEL ABBA GARDEN starstarstarstar

    Address: C/ Santa Rosa, 33
    Distance to the venue: around 15 – 20 minutes walking

    The abba Garden hotel offers wide open spaces. Its garden areas with outdoor swimming pool and paddle tennis court are worth mentioning. The hotel offers wonderful views of Barcelona and it is conveniently connected to the city's main access roads. All of the rooms are outward facing, cozy, very quite and equipped with the necessary amenities.

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         SINGLE ROOM: 120 € 88.79 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)
         DOUBLE ROOM: 132 € 100.00 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)

    Click here to book

  • HOTEL DUQUES DE BERGARA starstarstarstar (city center)

    Address: Bergara, 11
    Distance to the venue: around 25 minutes (Line 3)

    The ideal combination of elegance and comfort in a pre-Modernist building of great architectural beauty. The Hotel Catalonia Duques de Bergara is located in the heart of the city of Barcelona, very near to Plaza Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia and Las Ramblas, and a few steps away from the Gothic quarter.

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         SINGLE ROOM: 120 € 95.85 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)
         DOUBLE ROOM: 140 € 112.14 € (breakfast included, 7% VAT not included)

    Click here to book


  • To book in any of the residences in Barcelona go to the address and select the residence of your choice.

    The nearest to UPC Campus Nord is Torre Girona where you will get the following daily rates for attending ICAC 2009 and workshops (Single room: 49 €, Double room (1 person): 54,50 €, Double room (2 person): 81 €)
  • From the link above, once you are in the page of your selected residence, click the Booking application button, fill the form and send it. You should receive a reply on availability via e-mail.

    In case you book in residences showing “operates in agreement with the Technical University of Catalonia” don’t forget to add the comment "I'm attending the ICAC 2009 at UPC Campus Nord" to get lower rates than those indicated in the web.

    You can also indicate in the booking application if you wish to be allocated in any other residence if no rooms are available in your first option.
For general information on RESA residences in Barcelona, please visit here.

For any question related to RESA residences, please contact them via e-mail to

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