Venue

The conference will take place in building U4, room U4-08 (Aula Luisella Sironi, floor -1) of the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Address: Piazza della Scienza, building U4, 20126 – Milano

The closest metro station to reach the conference venue is Bicocca, served by the MM5 line. From there, walk on Viale Fulvio Testi and turn right on Viale Rodi. After a 5 minute walk, you will arrive at Piazza della Scienza, with building U4 on the left.

University of Milano-Bicocca

universityThe University of Milano-Bicocca was established in 1998, with the aim of making research the strategic foundation of all its institutional activities. Nowadays, the University of Milano-Bicocca provides courses in several fields: economics and statistics, law, science, medicine, sociology, psychology and pedagogy, with more than 30000 enrolled students as of 2016. It is a young university, which in the space of few years has created an extensive network that includes many world-famous universities and research centers.

The City of Milan

13015435_10207938640618079_7592441112755493909_nMilan is the capital of the Lombardy region, located in the north of Italy. With more than 3.2 million people living in the city and its surroundings, Milan is the most densely populated metropolitan area in Italy. The history of the city dates back to before the conquest by the Roman Empire in the second century CE, after which the city was named “Mediolanum” (meaning “In the middle of the plain”, which referred to the position of the settlement in the 13450928_10208420742070314_1832023569636693149_nPo Valley). Today, Milan is one of the biggest economic and cultural centers of the country, featuring several museums, theatres and historical landmarks attracting millions of tourists every year. The city is also near to several naturalistic sites of northern Italy, such as Lake Como, Lake Garda and the Alps.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place at 20:00 on Thursday the 8th at El Brellìn restaurant, in the Navigli area.

The closest metro station to reach the restaurant is P.Ta Genova F.S., which is served by the MM2 line. From the square of the station, cross the street and walk down Via Vigevano. Then, turn right in Via Corsico, and continue until you get on the Naviglio Grande canal. From there, continue on the left for 100m to get to the restaurant.

Below is a map with suggested directions to reach the restaurant from the conference venue:

Guided Tour of HangarBicocca

On Thursday the 8th at 16:00 there will be a free guided tour of the art exhibition spaces at HangarBicocca, which is 15 minutes walking distance from the conference venue.