General Info

CONGRESS VENUE

Magazzini del Cotone

Porto Antico di Genova
Calata Molo Vecchio 15
Modulo 5 – 1st level
16128 Genova – Italy
Tel. +39 010 2485620
Fax +39 010 2758929


Conference Center Entrances

  • Module 8 entrance to Scirocco, Libeccio and fairs
  • Module 9 deliveries (please use entryphone)
  • Module 10 entrance Maestrale
  • Module 11 entrance Grecale
     

HOW TO REACH:

Airport: Genoa’s airport “Cristoforo Colombo” is at 7 Km, 15-minute taxi ride.

Bus: 30 minutes with shuttle bus Volabus (stop De Ferrari).

Metro: De Ferrari Stop / S. Giorgio or 15-minute walk, direction Porto Antico.

Train Stations:

Genova Piazza Principe, 15-minute walk direction Porto Antico

Bus: 10 minutes, lines n^ 1 or 9, direction Caricamento / Acquario
From: Marittima / Principe To: Caricamento / Acquario

Subway: 5 minutes, direction Brignole


Genova Brignole Train Station, 30-minute walk, direction Porto Antico

Bus: 10 minutes, lines n^ 12 or 13 direction Turati / Metro S. Giorgio  Stop: Duca d’Aosta / Brignole FS  Stop: Turati / Metro S. Giorgio
Subway: 5 minutes, direction Brin.

From: Brignole FS to: San Giorgio

Highway:

Exit at Genova Ovest and take “Sopraelevata” direction; after 3 km exit at 1st turnabout; at the end of the road continue 50 m. and turn right at 2nd intersection to access Porto Antico, between Mercato del Pesce and Guardia di Finanza.


REGISTRATION DESK

The Registration Desk will open half an hour before the beginning of the sessions and close half an hour after the end of the sessions.


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The official language of the Congress is English.
Simultaneous translation will not be provided.


PASSPORT AND VISAS

All foreign visitors must have valid passport. No visas are required for visitors from Western European countries, the United States, Japan and many Latin American and British Commonwealth countries. Citizens from other countries must have the required visas. However it is advisable to contact the Italian Consulate or Embassy in your country for information on visas and health certificates if required.


LETTERS OF INVITATION

Requests for letters of invitation for visa purposes should be directed to the Organizing Secretariat. Please note that such letter can not grant any financial support.


INSURANCE

The Organizing Secretariat cannot accept responsibility for accidents or damage to participants or accompanying persons before, during or after the Congress. Participants are urged to make their own arrangements with respect to travel and health insurance.


BADGE

Badges denoting registration status will be given to all participants upon their check-in at the registration desk. Participants will not be admitted to any scientific session without their badge.

MOBILE PHONES

Participants are kindly requested to keep their mobile phones in off position in the rooms where scientific sessions are being held.

CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE

Certificates of attendance will be available on request at the end of the Congress at the registration desk.