IEEE Int. Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance
 in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems
 IEEE Int. Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance
 in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems

Traveling information


DFT 2017 will be held at Møller Centre, which is a dedicated, purpose-designed, residential conference centre set in the beautiful grounds of Churchill College, in the University of Cambridge. The conference centre is conveniently located in walking distance from the city of Cambridge. The city is well-connected nationally and internationally through a number of public transport links and airports. You have many choices of hotels to stay during the symposium. October is typically the start of university term time, and hence, hotels are likely to be busy. We recommend our delegates to book a hotel as soon as possible. For detailed accommodation and travel arrangements, please see below.

Venue address and contact

Møller Centre (Churchill College), Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DE, UK
Contact: Suzanne Reynolds | Client Relationship Manager | Direct dial: +44 (0)1223 465537 |

Travel and Access

The city of Cambridge is very well connected nationally and internationally through various transport media, including bus, rail and air links.
The closest airport is London Stansted airport, which is located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the local government district of Uttlesford in Essex, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Central London and 30 miles from the city of Cambridge. The airport serves a number of international and local airlines, including EasyJet, Ryanair, British Airways, Flybe, Thomson, Thomas Cook and Jet2, connecting over 170 destinations across Europe, North Africa, Central and North America and other UK cities. From the airport Cambridge can be accessed via national rail network with approximately 30-min travel time. The train schedules and fares are available on Regular bus services are also available from the airport; for bus times and tickets see
The symposium venue can also be reached via other London based international airports, such as London Heathrow (, London Gatwick ( and London City ( Regular train and bus services connect to Cambridge from these airports. Check for rail services, for London metropolitan tube/bus services for local travel, and for bus services.
The best way to plan your travel using public transport would be to explore various options via
For taxi booking from airports to Cambridge, see or


The symposium venue (Møller Centre, Churchill College) is a fully featured conference venue with accommodation facilities. The symposium organising committee has contracted 20 executive en-suite rooms for our delegates at a rate of £114 plus VAT (currently 20%). Please e-mail Ms Suzanne Reynolds ( quoting “DFT’17 (23 Oct – 25 Oct 2017)” when requesting for booking of one of these rooms.
Apart from the venue, Cambridge offers plenty of options for local hotels and accommodations. However, as the symposium is in the term time, booking early is highly recommended. To find convenient accommodation arrangements, please visit and search for hotels/rooms around “Cambridge CB3 0DS, United Kingdom”.


If you are planning to make your travel arrangements and need an invitation letter for visa, please e-mail with your full name, nationality, passport or identification number(s) and work/affiliation details.