26-29 May 2008
La Biodola, Isola d'Elba
Europe/Rome timezone

You can reach the Collaboration Meeting site in the following ways:

  • By plane to Pisa or Rome airports, and then using the meeting buses provided.

  • By train to Piombino Marittima, ferry-boat to Portoferraio. A meeting shuttle will be available upon request to connect participants to the meeting site from the Portoferraio harbor.

  • By car to Piombino, ferry-boat to Portoferraio, a short drive to La Biodola (10km). Since parking is limited at the Hotel Hermitage, we encourage participants to use the meeting buses as much as possible. 

Please see the General Travel Information section for more information on travel.

Meeting buses will connect the Meeting site to Roma Airport "Leonardo da Vinci" and to Pisa Airport "Galileo Galilei". Below you find a preliminary schedule.

  • Sunday, May 25th: to the Hotels in La Biodola, Isola d'Elba
    • from Roma airport "L. Da Vinci" at 14:00 
      The meeting point for participants is at the International Arrivals terminal, in the hall located in front of the baggage claim area (see the map)
    • from Pisa airport "G.Galilei" at 15:30
      The meeting point for participants is at the International Arrivals gate, in the main hall of the airport (see the map)
  • Friday, May 30th: origin Hotel Hermitage
    • to Roma airport "L. Da Vinci" at 6:00 - expected arrival at 12:00
    • to Pisa airport "G.Galilei" at 6:00 - expected arrival at 10:00

On Saturday, May 31st, transportation will be organized for Executive and Technical Board members upon request.

Some of the return buses may be canceled if there are not enough requests. In this case the organization will help the participants to organize alternative transportation.

The journey from Pisa Airport to Isola d'Elba and Roma Airport to Isola d'Elba will take about 3 and 5 hours respectively.

There will be somebody of the Organizing Committee waiting for you about at the meeting points about one hour before the meeting  bus departure.

Contact phone numbers (only during the meeting dates):

(+39)0565-974627, (+39)0565-974628 Secretariat desk
(+39)334-8998639 Private mobile (in case of emergency).