16-20 September 2019
Torino - Italy
Europe/Rome timezone

Venue, Travel, Visa, Hotels

Logistic SLIDES
 
VENUE:

The conference will be held at Biotechnology Department of the University of Torino.
The address is Via Nizza 52, Torino, 150 m distant from the nearest Metro station (Nizza).  The Nizza Metro station is 2 stops from the city center (Torino Porto Nuova Metro station). 

 

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Torino is easily reached either by plane, train, bus, or car.
For those arriving by plane: the local airport is the 
Torino Caselle International Airport, located 16 km from the center of the city and connected to major european hubs. City center (Torino Città) can be reached from the airport by bus (SADEM), by Taxi, or by train (GTT).

- The bus service connects the airport with different part of the city. The two main stops are Porta Susa and Porta Nuova train stations. The ticket for the bus can be purchased at the machine near the exit door of the airport. The cost is of 6.50 euros for one way. The ticket can be purchased also on-board with an extra fee of 1.00 euros. The bus frequency is of about 15 min. The timetable is available here (
http://www.sadem.it/media/6355/000268.pdf).

- The taxi stops is located at the arrivals level. The taxi cost about 35 euros and the travel time is approximately 30 min.

- The railway station is located few meters away in front of the airport terminal. The timetables are available here (
http://www.gtt.to.it/cms/risorse/ferrovie/oraripdf/FTC.pdf). The trains stop at the Torino Dora railway station. The connections with other train stations are guaranteed by the local transport services (i.e., the 52 bus for the Porta Nuova train stations). The connections can be checked here (http://www.gtt.to.it/cms/percorari/urbano?view=percorsi&bacino=U&linea=SF1&Regol=OR)

If you are arriving from overseas, you may consider 
Milano Malpensa Airport, or Milano Linate Airport, from which Torino can be reached by bus or train. 

- From Milano Malpensa Airport: a bus connection is guaranteed from the SADEM company (
http://www.sadem.it/media/5191/000020.pdf). The cost is of 22 euros for one way. Alternatively from Malpensa airport,  one can reach the Milano Centrale train station by bus (several companies) from where direct trains to Torino are available from both Trenitalia and Italo services.

- From Milano Linate Airport: one can reach the Milano Centrale train station by bus  from where direct trains to Torino are available from both 
Trenitalia and Italo services.
More touristic and transport information can be found 
here.



VISA:

In case you need a visa (general information
here) and you need support please email LOC by clicking this link.

 

ACCOMODATION SCAM ALERT - PLEASE READ

We have been alerted that some members of the SOC, LOC, and Invited speakers thus far have received unsolicited messages (via email and phone) claiming an affiliation to our conference and offering special rates on local accommodations. We are not offering any assistance in booking accommodations and have no special rates for local accommodations. 

We do not forward any contact details to third parties. These agencies DO NOT have access to information you provide to us. They are accessing public congress information and searching contact details through search engines like Google. Unfortunately, this is becoming more prevalent for conferences in the U.S. (link: (https://aas.org/meetings/aas233/travel-and-lodging) and Europe.

The only monetary exchanges should originate from you through instructions on the Registration provided on this website.

If you are unsure about the status of your Registration details, please email the LOC chair directly (f.massaro@unito.it).



LIST OF NEARBY HOTELS:

The hotels listed below are located near and in between the Nizza Metro station and Torino Porto Nuova Metro station. They can be booked through various travel websites, directly through the hotel websites (i.e., the Best Western hotels), or by contacting the hotels directly. Locals (in Italy) can also call the hotels directly. 

B&B Casa Nizza (150 m) (47 € Single room----52  Double room)
Piazza Nizza, 83 Bis, 10126 Turín

Casa Belfiore B&B (350 m) (60 
€ Single Room----65 € Double room)
Via Belfiore,70,  10126 Turín
 

Hotel Plaza (450 m) (55 € Single room----70  Double room)
Via Ilarione Petitti, 18, 10126 Turín


Best Western Plus Executive Hotel and Suites (600 m) (125  Single room----137  Double room)
Via Nizza, 28, 10125 Turín

Residence Nizza (650 m) (70  Single room----100  Double room)
Via Nizza, 26, 10125 Turín

Best Western Crystal Palace Hotel (1300 m) (80  Single room----103  Double room)

Via Nizza, 11, 10125 Turín

Best Western Hotel Piemontese (1400 m) (60  Single room----63  Double room)
Via Berthollet, 21, 10125 Turín

Apart Hotel Torino (1400 m) (100  Single room----100  Double room)
Via Sant'Anselmo, 18, 10125 Turín

Best Western Hotel Genio (1500 m) (96  Single room----134  Double room)
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 47, 10125 Turín


 


 

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