Iris Workshop 2022

2 May – 6 May 2022, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Invited talks Program Location Organizers Registration Practical information About Nijmegen


The second edition of the Iris workshop will be held in Nijmegen and it will be focused on Iris-related research to allow for in-depth talks and discussions. There will be a two-day long program with talks on Monday 2 May and Tuesday 3 May. Participants are encouraged to stay 1-3 days longer if they can, for more informal discussions and interaction.

Invited talks


Monday 2 May

Tuesday 3 May


Radboud University Nijmegen

The workshop will take place at Institute for Computing and Information Sciences
Mercator I building [map]
Toernooiveld 212, 6525 EC Nijmegen

The workshop will take place in room M0.28, on the ground floor of the Mercator I building.

The conference dinner will be in Nijmegen on Tuesday 3 May in The Pelgrim Foodbar, Franseplaats 1, Nijmegen [map].



Dutch Research Council (NWO)

This workshop is supported in part by the Dutch Research Council (NWO), project 016.Veni.192.259.

Practical information

Covid information

For traveling to the Netherlands. As of March 23, travelers coming from within the EU or the Schengen area will no longer be subject to test/vaccination/recovery requirements (there are still other requirements, like filling out a health declaration form if you travel by air). There are restrictions when traveling from other countries, read the information from the Dutch government and your own government/Dutch embassy in your country.

For inside the Netherlands. The Dutch government has dropped most restrictions inside the Netherlands. Read the information from the Dutch government for details. In particular, there are no vaccination/testing/mask restrictions for meetings and for visiting restaurants. As of March 23, masks are only mandatory at airports (you are of course welcome to wear a mask at other locations like the university or public transport). It is strongly recommend to take a self-test if you have symptoms, and to self-isolate if you test positive.

All Covid information is subject to change.

Travel by airplane to Nijmegen

Convenient airports are:

There are also nearby airports in Germany: Dusseldorf airport (DUS) and Weeze Airport (NRN, also called Flughafen Niederrhein or Dusseldorf-Weeze Airport; not to be confused with DUS). There are trains from DUS to Nijmegen (they take 2:00-3:00 hour and require a number of switches). NRN has bad public transportation to Nijmegen.

If you travel by air, make sure to fill out the health declaration form.

Travel by train to Nijmegen

The Netherlands is well connected to the European train network. There are frequent international trains from among others UK (London), Germany, Belgium, and France to the Netherlands (it requires switching to a regional train to Nijmegen). You can plan your route at NS International.

Accommodation in Nijmegen

The best deals for hotels are typically found online with one of the many booking sites. Some possibilities:

Traveling from the Nijmegen city center to the university

It is a 30-minute walk from the city center to the Mercator building.

For traveling by bus or train you must use the OV-chipkaart (public transportation chip card). There are still ticket vending machines on bigger railroad stations that can produce a train ticket. You can also buy a ticket online. There is no alternative for the OV-chip card for buses.

What to do in Nijmegen

The website Visit Nijmegen provides lots of information about what to do in Nijmegen.