The main conference building is the University of Naples Federico II main Conference Centre, situated on the seafront (Via Partenope 36, http://www.centrocongressi.unina.it/).
Registration, book exhibitions, poster sessions and most talks will be scheduled in this building.
Technical facilities at the Centro Congressi Federico II [(a) on the map]
The Centro Congressi is well equipped with all the highest level audio‐visual technology and support facilites (e.g., Overhead Projector & Screen, Flipchart, TV & Video, Fax, DVD, LCD Projector, PA System, Radio Microphones, Wifi/wired access).
There is WIFI access in the whole building (SSID: guestpartenope; KEY : xs4cn131v). Those who use eduroam can continue to use it.
HOW TO REACH the Centro Congressi Federico II
Via Partenope 36, Naples (www.centrocongressi.unina.it/).
Arriving in Naples by car
Please note: Via Partenope is not open to traffic. You will have to park nearby and walk from where you are parked.
From the A1 motorway take the exit "Napoli Centro Porto". Follow the indications to Via Marina, Via A. De Gasperi, Piazza Municipio (where you'll see the "Maschio Angioino Castle" in front of you and the Port of Naples on the left side), turn left and then right, (going around Maschio Angioino) intoVia F. Acton. Pass through the "Galleria della Vittoria". When you come out of this tunnel you are obliged to turn right into Via Morelli, after about 50 metres there is a garage on the right (P1 on the map). If you go around the block turning left to reach the Piazza della Vittoria roundabout then left again as if to go back through the tunnel, there are two other garages on the right (P2 and P3 on the map).
Arriving in Naples by plane
From the International Airport of Napoli Capodichino the best way to reach the Conference Centre is by taxi: the journey will take about 20 minutes and will cost around Euro 20.00 if you ask for the fixed rate at the start of the journey. By public transport: take the Alibus to "Napoli Piazza Municipio" just outside the exit of the Arrivals Area at the Airport; in “Piazza Municipio” take the bus R151 to “Morelli-Vittoria” or the bus R3 to “Mergellina” and get off at “Piazza Vittoria”. Then, proceding on foot, turn left into via Partenope (seafront) and walk about 300m to the Conference Centre (refer to the section “By public transport, from Central Station” and to the map below).
Arriving in Naples by boat
From Molo Beverello port, you can walk to Centro Congressi (refer to next section n.3 of the 1st solution). Alternatively, you can take either bus R151 or R3. Refer to the next section for bus routes and traveling time (n.3 of the 1st solution and n.2/3 of the 2nd solution).
Arriving in Naples by train
From the train station "Napoli Centrale" or "Napoli Piazza Garibaldi" (the same location) the best way to reach the Conference Centre is by taxi: the journey will take about 10 minutes and will cost roughly Euro10.00 if you ask for the fixed rate at the start of the journey.
Details of public transport, from Central Station – Napoli Centrale / Napoli Piazza Garibaldi
Single journey ticket: 1€. Biglietto orario (hourly ticket): €1.50 (valid for 90 minutes from the time the ticket is validated). Single and hourly tickets can be purchased at any tobacco shop (tabaccheria) and many newspaper stands. There are also ticket machines at subway stations as well as at the Bus Terminal (Stazionamento) and at selected bus stops throughout the city.
1st solution (35 minutes)
- Take Line 1 of the Subway.
- Get off at ‘Municipio’ station
Linea1 Route: Garibaldi – Università – Municipio
- From Piazza Municipio, walk towards Castel Dell’Ovo (20min walk)
Walk up to the top of piazza Municipio (away from the Sea) then turn left into via Verdi. At the end of via Verdi turn right, you will see the San Carlo Theatre on your left. After the Theatre turn left into Piazza del Plebiscito. Cross the Piazza and continue straight along via Cesare Console. When you arrive at the seafront, turn right. The conferenze center is about 400m from here, on the right.
- In Piazza Municipio, take the bus R3 and get off at the stop ‘Via Arcoleo’ or ‘Piazza Vittoria’. Once in Piazza Vittoria, follow the seafront, walking towards Castel dell'Ovo (10min walk).
R3 Route: P.zza Municipio – V. Acton – Gall. Vittoria – V. Arcoleo – P.zza Vittoria
2nd solution (38 minutes)
- Walk to the Garibaldi Stazionamento (Bus Terminal): Outside of the Central Station, head right and follow the signs to “Stazionamento” (Terminus): 2min walk.
- Take the bus 151 towards Giulio Cesare-Tecchio and get off at ‘Morelli-Vittoria’ Stop
151 Route: Garibaldi/circumvesuviana – Marina/piazza Mercato – Marina/ Duomo – Marina/Orefici – Marina/Universita' – Marchese Campodisola – Depretis/Loggia Dei Pisani – Acton/Molo Beverello – Acton – Morelli Vittoria
- Once in Piazza Vittoria, follow the seafront, walking towards Castel Dell’Ovo (10min walk).
3rd solution (45 minutes)
- Walk to Garibaldi Stazionamento (Bus Terminal): Outside the Central Station, head right and follow the signs to “Stazionamento” (Terminal): 2min walk.
- Take the bus R2 towards ‘San Carlo-galleria Umberto I’ and get off at the stop ‘Piazza Trieste e Trento’
R2 Route: Piazza Garibaldi (Staz. A.N.M./C.T.P.) - C.so Umberto I – Umberto I Duomo – P.zza Bovio – Via Depretis - P.zza Municipio (=> R3) – V. V. Emanuele III - V. S.Carlo (=> R3) - P.zza Trieste e Trento
- Walk to Piazza del Plebiscito and then cross Piazza de Plebiscito and continue towards the seafront. Once on the seafront, head right towards Castel Dell’Ovo (15min walk).
Workshop and General Session papers are also scheduled in two other buildings close to the Centro Congressi Federico II [see map below]:
- Hotel Royal Continental (Via Partenope 38) (next to the Centro Congressi Federico II) [(b) on the map] (WIFI access: SSID: rgmeeting; Key: royalmeeting (for the Conference study rooms; for WIFI access in the building ask at Reception)
Plenary talks will be in the Hotel’s Auditorium (Study room 1 on the schedule)
- Palazzo Du Mesnil (University of Naples L’Orientale) (Via Chiatamone 61/62) [(c) on the map] (WIFI access: SSID: convegniunior; Key: convegniunior)
Palazzo Du Mesnil – University of Naples "L’Orientale"
Via Chiatamone, 61/62
HOW TO REACH the PALAZZO DU MESNIL, University of Naples L’Orientale
Via Chiatamone 61/62, Naples (www.unior.it/ateneo/255/1/palazzo-du-mesnil.html)
From Capodichino Airport, Beverello Port or Napoli Centrale Train Station:
Refer to the instructions provided in the section “How To Reach the Centro Congressi Federico II”, the two buildings are only 5/6 minutes’ walk from each other.
From Centro Congressi Federico II (red line on the map below):
5/6min walk. From the entrance of the Conference Centre, facing the sea, head right following the seafront. After the curve, you will see “Mammina Restaurant” (with a large red M). Climb the stairs close to the restaurant. You will then be in via Chiatamone. Turn left and walk 50 metres: Palazzo Du Mesnil (n.61) is the building to the left, with a neo-classical façade and flags.
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