The 2012 Saudi Arabian HPC Conference will be held at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.


We have arranged block rates with two official hotels for the conference.  There will be bus service to and from these hotels only.  More information regarding SAHPC lodging  may be found on the lodging page.


KAUST will provide free bus service between official conference hotels in Jeddah and KAUST at the beginning and end of each day of the conference. Travel time between Thuwal and Jeddah by bus takes between 1-1.5 hours. Bus schedule will be sent to registered attendees. Personal vehicles will not be able to enter without prior approval and registration.

Visa Information

If you are traveling to the conference from out of Kingdom please contact us at for visa information.


A street map of KAUST may be found here.


Lunch will be provided each day of the conference, 1-3 December. Dinner will be provided on 1-2 December as part of the conference social event that concludes the day’s activities.


Free wireless internet will be available while onsite at KAUST.