The congress venue is located near to Florence historical city centre, walking distance from the main railway station of Santa Maria Novella and most hotels reserved by the organising secretariat.
From Florence airport the congress venue is about 15-20 minutes by taxi or by bus (Ataf-Sita bus service “Vola-in-bus”, main stop at the railway station of Santa Maria Novella with departures every 30 minutes).
The most confortable railway station is Santa Maria Novella, located downtown at about 15 minutes walking distance from the congress venue.
For train information www.trenitalia.com
From North: exit Firenze Nord, follow directions for the city centre “Centro”.
From South: exit Firenze Sud, follow directions for the city centre “Centro”.
For maps and routes www.viamichelin.it
Map of Florence
Near to the congress venue different fee parking lots are available for delegates to park their cars.
The organisers can not be held liable for accidents or mishaps that may occur to participants or to their accompanying persons during the congress or as a result of it, therefore a personal insurance is recommended for all participants according to the usual National procedures in each country of origin.
According to the strict Italian law smoking is not permitted in any area of the congress venue, except for the external cloister under the arches.
Participants are kindly requested to switch off the mobile phones in the main room during the scientific sessions.