Bologna, capital of the Emilia Romagna region, is located in a strategic position in the heart of Italy, midway between Milan and Florence.

Home to the oldest university in the world, University of Bologna, founded in 1088, Bologna hosts thousands of students who enrich the social and cultural life of the city. Famous for its towers and lengthy porticoes, Bologna has a well-preserved historical centre (one of the largest in Italy).

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Aula Magna Santa Lucia

Via Castiglione 36, 40124 Bologna

On the first day of the Conference, the Opening Session and the Plenary Presentations will take place in Aula Magna Santa Lucia.

Complesso Belmeloro

Via Andreatta 8 (ex Via Belmeloro 14), 40126 Bologna

Other Plenary Presentations and Concurrent sessions will take place in Complesso Belmeloro.