The conference will take place in the Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi, Piazza della Costituzione 4, 40128 Bologna, Italy.

You can walk from the Central Train station in just under 30 mins. The conference center is also conveniently connected to Bologna city center and Bologna Central Train station by Bus lines 28, 35, 38, 39. Use the Roger app to plan your route and purchase your ticket.


Bologna is easy to reach. There are various airlines that fly directly to Bologna as well as excellent train connections from the major cities in Italy. In case your preferred airline offers no direct flights to Bologna we recommend to book a flight to Milan and then take the direct train to Bologna. The high speed connection is fast and the tickets well-priced.

Bologna by plane

Guglielmo Marconi International Airport links Bologna with the main Italian and European airports. The airport is located just a few minutes from the city center and about 8 km (15’ by taxi) from “Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi”.  With the Marconi Express monorail, you can reach the Bologna airport from Bologna Central Train Station and the city center in 7 minutes. The airport is served also by taxis outside the terminal.

Bologna by train

Bologna Central Station is one of the largest railway hubs in Italy and Europe, handling over 700 regional, intercity and high-speed trains a day. Operated by Trenitalia and Italo, high-speed trains connect Bologna with the rest of Italy and many European cities.

Bologna by car

The city is at the junction of the A1, A14 and A13 highways, and so is easily accessible from anywhere in Italy. The A1 motorway (“Autostrada del Sole”) links Bologna with Milan, Florence and Rome. The A13 motorway links Bologna with Ferrara, Padua and Venice, while the A14 connects it with Rimini and Ravenna.


There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport and downtown Bologna. Driving licences issued by any of the EU member states are valid throughout the European Union, including Italy.