The Congress Venue
Centro Didattico del Policlinico "S. Maria alle Scotte"
(Medical Teaching Centre at “Santa Maria alle Scotte”)
Università degli Studi di Siena
(University of Siena)
Strada Le Scotte, 4 - 53100 Siena (Italy)
The Didactic Centre of Policlinico is situated in Siena inside the Hospital
S. Maria alle Scotte. It is
located just a few miles from the centre of the city. It can be reached
by taxi or by buses (number: 8,
10, 77, 17, 3) that leave from Piazza del Sale or Piazza Gramsci. Otherwise
by car by following the
signal to the Hospital “Le Scotte”.
The Didactic Centre has a car parking inside.
Opening of the on-site Registration Desk
August 31, 2005 from hrs 14.00
How to get to Siena
- From North (Florence, Bologna):
highway A1 (Autostrada del Sole), exit Florence Certosa. Then take the
- From South (Rome):
highway A1 (Autostrada del Sole), direction Florence, exit Valdichiana.
the connecting highway Siena-Bettolle.
Siena may be reached by train from North Italy, through the Florence-Empoli-Siena
way; from South
Italy through Rome-Chiusi-Siena or Rome-Florence-Empoli-Siena ways; from
West Italy through Pisa-
The airports in Pisa (“Galileo Galilei”) and in Florence (“Amerigo
Vespucci”) serve national and
international airlines and are the closest to Siena. It is possible to
reach Pisa or Florence directly with
daily flights from the main European towns or through connections with
domestic flights from Rome and
The official language of the Congress is English. Simultaneous translation
will not be provided.