Conference Venue


ICWSM-12 will take place in the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin in Dublin's city centre. Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592, and is Ireland's oldest university. Amongst the graduates of Trinity are Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett.

Trinity College Dublin is within walking distance of top city landmarks such as Dublin Castle, Christ Church, St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Guinness Storehouse, the famous Grafton Street shopping district and Temple Bar, the beating heart of Dublin's nightlife. A wide variety of theatres, restaurants and night clubs are also just a few minutes walk away. The venue has excellent and well equipped facilities.

More information on Trinity College Dublin can be found at their visitors and conferences pages.

Conference talks will be held in the main lecture theatre in the Biomedical Sciences Institute, a venue that holds over 300 people. All workshops and tutorials will be in the same building.


Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, 152-160 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

You can view this static campus map showing the location of the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute.

Also, here is an interactive campus map of Trinity College Dublin.

View Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute in a larger map


Transport for Ireland will guide you through all forms of transport within Ireland once you have arrived at a port or an airport.

If you arrive at Dublin Airport and wish to take an Aircoach to the venue, please see the Aircoach Ballsbridge route map. The Merrion Square North / American College stop is in walking distance to the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. Here is a map with walking directions from the American College stop to the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute.

Internet Access

Complimentary wireless internet access will be available to attendees in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute during ICWSM-12. Attendees are expected to bring their own laptops, as AAAI is unable to provide computers for attendees' use. For further information about internet access, please inquire at the registration desk upon arrival.


Platinum Sponsor

Science Foundation Ireland

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Google   Bing   Meet in Ireland   Fáilte Ireland Tawlk

Bronze Sponsor

Yahoo! Research   Dejan SEO   Knoesis   IBM   Church and Duncan Group Inc.

Supported By

  • AAAI
  • DERI, NUI Galway