The Indian Control Conference (ICC 2017) is being held in the IIT Guwahati campus, Guwahati, Assam. The exact room numbers will be announced shortly and the registered delegates will be accommodated for the conference days in the IIT Guwahati campus as far as possible.
Assam is a picturesque state situated in North-East India, known for its rare flora and fauna, lush green meadows, mighty rivers and cultural diversity.
Assam is a global bio-diversity “hotspot” and home to several endangered species of wildlife including the Golden Langur, Hoolock Gibbon, Pygmy Hog, Hispid Hare, White-Winged Woodduck, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Swamp Deer, Gangetic Dolphins and One–horned Rhino besides several resident and migratory birds. The Kaziranga National Park located in Assam has the highest number of single horned rhino anywhere in the world.
Guwahati, located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra is the largest city in North East India. The city enjoys a pleasant climate for most of the year and has in its proximity various scenic locations like Manas National Park (the only Tiger Reserve of Assam), Pobitora National Park (highest density of single horned Rhino anywhere in the world) besides Shillong and Cherrapunji (place with the highest rainfall in the world) in the neighboring state of Meghalaya. Guwahati is lined by various ancient and historically important temples including Kamakhya (8th-9th century), Hayagriva Madhava (17th century), Ashwaklanta (18th century), Madan Kamdeva (10th-12th century), Umananda Temple (17th century located on the smallest river island in the world).