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KAUST Research Conference: Transition to Low Carbon Mobility
17 - 19 February 2020
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology



  • Where is the conference located?

    KAUST Research Conference: Transition to Low Carbon Mobility, will take place in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) from 17 to 19 February 2020. KAUST is located in Thuwal, which is one hour north of Jeddah. Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) is accessible from many main international flight hubs, including Frankfurt, London, New York and Washington D.C.

    What is the registration fee?

    There is no actual fee to take part in the conference. You will only have to incur travel and accommodation costs. The hotel costs are approximately $150/night. Meals and transportation from airport to KAUST will be provided by us.

    Travel fellowships for students, Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral researchers will be awarded on the basis of merit. Fellowships cover all costs associated with attending the workshop including airfares and accommodation.

    What is the process to apply for visa?

    Once registration is confirmed, our team will contact you for more information and help you process your visa.

    What are the eligiblity criteria for Travel Fellowships?

    Students, Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral researchers will be selected on the basis of merit for the Fellowship. Priority will be given to those who will present a paper at the poster session in the conference to foster dialogue.


  • How do I book for accommodation?

    Upon registration, a member of conference organizing team will contact you to organize further details, such as your accommodation and visa. The team will book a room at the KAUST Inn hotel located on the KAUST campus on your behalf.

    What is the price of rooms at the KAUST Inn?

    The following are the KAUST Inn rental rates:

    Standard room: SR 800/night

    Hotel Suite: SR 900/night

    Hotel Junior Suite: SR 1000/night

    Hotel Executive Suite (two bedrooms): SR 1200/night

    What is the policy in case of cancellation of a hotel reservation before the event?

    The deadline for cancellation without penalties is January 1, 2020.

    What are the recreation options available at KAUST?

    Many recreation options are available at KAUST. To find out more, visit this link.