Useful Information

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  USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE ICGC-6

 

 

Dear Participant of the 6th International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry
following some useful information for your participation at the conference

  1. Reaching your hotel from the Airport

If your hotel is located in Venezia Mestre you have first to reach Mestre Train Station using:

ACTV bus line 15 (8 €).

ATVO FLY BUS shuttle (8 €).

Journey time: about 20 minutes.

Then you can either walk to your hotel (consider ca 20 minutes to reach Mestre City Center which is very near to the Candiani Cultural Center) or you can take the Tram T2. Tram stop is located in an underpass of the Mestre Train Station. Take the Tram 2 direction Mestre Centro, the last stop is right in the Centre of Mestre.

If your hotel is located in Venezia, connections from Venice Marco Polo Airport to Piazzale Roma In Venezia are

ACTV urban line 5 (8.00 €).

ATVO AIR TERMINAL shuttle (8.00 €).

Journey time: about 20-25 minutes.

Once in Piazzale Roma you can either walk or take a vaporetto (sort of boat bus which costs 7.50€ per ticket) to your destination.

  1. Conference Venues

There are two conferences Venues which are:

Centro Culturale Candiani (https://www.google.it/maps/place/Comune+di+Venezia+-+Centro+Culturale+Candiani/@45.4947625,12.2398263,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xdae1ffcc6acab3e8!8m2!3d45.4947625!4d12.2398263)

Teatro Toniolo (https://www.google.it/maps/place/Teatro+Toniolo/@45.4935808,12.2372085,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x477eb440a0735be9:0x1f7fe293abab496c!8m2!3d45.4935771!4d12.2393972)

Both of them are located in Venezia Mestre city centre and they are about 8 minutes walk from one another.

If you have booked a hotel in Venezia Mestre you can easily reach the conference by walk or tram (T2 direction Mestre Centro).

If you have booked a hotel in Venezia you can reach the conference by tram (T1 direction Favaro) or by bus (4L to Mestre Centro). Both tra and bus run every ten minutes.

Tram and bus stops are located in Piazzale Roma in Venezia.

  1. Abstracts and Book of Abstracts

In your bag conference you will receive a pen drive with a pdf file of the book of Abstracts of all the participants. In case of in situ registration or small variation on the program, the final revised Book of Abstracts will be available after the Conference on ICGC-6 website for all the participants to freely download.

During the conference there will be a photograph and photos will be also available on the web page during the conference to be freely downloaded by the participants.

  1. Oral Presentations

For participants that has Oral presentation please upload your presentation before the beginning of the session during the coffee breaks or lunch time in order to avoid delayed. Be also aware that the chairman has been informed to keep on schedule so be sure your presentation is of 20 minutes questions included.

  1. Poster Presentations

Participants that has Poster presentation will find inside their badge a colored sticker that indicates your poster number. Take your poster at the exhibition room located on the second level of Centro Culturale Candiani. Here a person of our staff will help you locating the position of your posters that are divided according to your scientific topics. The poster will be hanged by the staff so don’t take with you any pin and please be sure that you have followed the template as the space for the poster will be exactly the one of the template.

Poster session will last two days, Monday and Tuesday afternoon, so the jury will have plenty of time to evaluate the posters and to choose the winners of the poster prizes that will be awarded during the Closing Ceremony that will take place on Thursday afternoon .

Please be sure to have your poster with you since Monday morning.

  1. Welcome Reception, Lunches and Coffee Breaks

Welcome Reception, lunches and Coffee Break will be served at the restaurant Kofler located just in front of the Toniolo Theatre. It is a big restaurant that will be open just for us of the conference. Lunches will be served on three big buffet one on the main floor and two on the ground floor. Typical Italian food as well as vegetarian food (please ask to the waiter or to our staff) will be served.

You will find in your badge your tickets for the lunches that you will have to give at the restaurant entrance so please don’t loose them.

Coffee break will be served in the square in front of the Candiani Cultural centre for the participants following the sessions at the Candiani. Coffe break will be serverd at the Kofler for who is following the session at the Toniolo Theatre

  1. Social Event: Venezia Laguna Tour

The social event will take place on Wednesday afternoon. At the end of the sessions all participants will be guided to take the bus that will transfer us on a boat. Once all the participants will be embarked the boat will start our trip in the Venezia Lagoon. The lunch will be served on the boat. The boat trip will last until 6:30-7:00 p.m. The boat will leave us at San Marco Square in Venezia so that you can decide to have a nice walk in Venezia or to try our most famous drink, the spritz.

  1. Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will be held at the Venice Casino. If you are interested in taking part to it, you still have time until Monday, the 5th at noon to register. You can do it at the Registration Desk (cost of participation €70).

The Gala dinner will be held in Ca’ Vendramin Calergi building that hosts the Casino of Venice.

Ca’ Vendramin Calergi is one of the most important and sumptuous Renaissance residences overlooking the Grand Canal. Built in the 15th century, its charm is enhanced by a beautiful Italian-style garden, one of the few in Venice with a view of and direct access to the city’s spectacular main waterway.

A masterpiece by architect Mauro Codussi, the palazzo was home to some of the most important aristocratic families of the Serenissima Republic.

A perfect example of a renaissance style stately home, once the residence of the doges and Richard Wagner’s last dwelling place, it is one of the most elegant buildings overlooking the Grand Canal.

All the participants that will take part to the events can easily reach the Casino taking the tram T1 to Venezia.

You can reach Venezia:

by tram: number T1, from 6:20 am until 0:02 am.

by bus: get to via Circonvallazione (5 minutes walking, see map);

take bus number 2 to Venice Piazzale Roma (last stop).

Buses run every 10 minutes.

How to get to Venice Casino

From Venice (Piazzale Roma) to Venice Casino

by foot: 15 minutes from Piazzale Roma (map)

free “Casinò di Venezia” boat service (next to Calatrava bridge)

Public waterbus (ACTV): take lines 1 or 2 (every 12 min),

San Marcuola stop (7.50 € per trip)

  1. Accompanying Person

You are still in time to register your relatives and friends to the Conference. As accompanying persons, they will benefit of coffee breaks, lunches and the social event (Venezia Laguna Tour).

Furthermore, several tours are available both for the participants and for their accompanying persons. To participate, you can go to the dedicated desk of the registration area.

You can have a look to the tours at the page http://www.greeniupac2016.eu/social-tours/

The Organizing Commitee
6th IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry (ICGC6)

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