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IEEE/ACM CCGrid 2014

14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing

May 26-29, 2014 -- Chicago, IL, USA

Social Events

CCGrid 2014 Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Wednesday May 28, 6:30 pm

The CCGrid banquet will  take place on Wednesday evening at 6:30pm.  The cruise will include a full dinner buffet aboard the Spirit of Chicago. The cruise will depart from Navy Pier and navigate around the lakefront with spectacular views of downtown Chicago. Later in the evening the cruise will position itself for a unique view of the City of Chicago’s weekly fireworks display over Navy Pier.

The cruise is included for all conference registrants including students and additional tickets can be purchased for $100 per ticket.

Further information is available on the cruise website.


Buses will depart from the Hyatt foyer area at 5:45pm.

Attendees may walk to the cruise (located on the southern side of Navy Pier). The walk is approximately 1 mile.

 The boat will board at 6:30 pm (please do not be late) and will cruise between 7:00pm – 10:00pm

 Location: The cruise departs from Navy Pier, within walking distance of the conference hotel map