The conference will be held at Hotel Hiberus in Zaragoza, Spain
This luxury hotel, housed in a spectacular contemporary building in the fifties Nordic style and overlooking the Ebro River, is located in the grounds of Expo 2008, a 10-minute walk from the Torre del Agua. The spacious rooms and suites have river views, free Wi-Fi,flat-screen TVs and minibars. The suites also have a separate living room, desk and branded toiletries; some also have whirlpool tubs. Room service available. The hotel has a luxury restaurant with a minimalist style, a cocktail bar, a bar with a terrace, an outdoor pool and a solarium. Parking is available for a fee.
Zaragoza is a very attractive town for holding international fairs and conferences.It is the capital of the Community of Aragon. The population of the city is 667.000, ranking fifth in Spain. It holds this position thanks to its history, which dates back more than 2.000 years (Old-Iberians, Romans, Goths and Arabians all left their heritage), and its excellent geographical position in the northeast since constitutes a crossroads between Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao and Toulouse (France) — all of which are located about 300 kilometers (200 miles) from Zaragoza.
Information concerning the city and the state can be found in the following web address:
Zaragoza-Pyrenees Airport has been recently renovated with a new terminal that can manage two million passengers by year. It has national as well as direct international flights:
- Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Frankfurt and Lisbon (www.airnostrum.es)
- London-Stansted, Brussels-Charleroi, Milan-Bergamo and Roma-Ciampino (www.ryanair.com).
From other origins the best is to fly to Madrid or Barcelona and then taking either a connection flight to Zaragoza or use the AVE high-speed train to Zaragoza (www.renfe.es), or use the bus-coach system (www.alsa.com).
The airport is located around 10 km from the city.
Ctra. del Aeropuerto, s/n.
Telephone: 976 712 300
HOW TO GET
The Airport is connected to the city via bus, taxi and rental cars.
By high-speed AVE trains, Zaragoza easily can be reached within 1h 30 min from Madrid (Atocha railway station) and Barcelona (Sants railway station). General information can be found under www.renfe.es.
Madrid Atocha Railway station (Estación de Atocha) can be reached from the Madrid Aiport by taking either: taxi (ca. 30-45 min, about 40 Euros) and a combination of Metro and CERCANIAS transportation system.
Barcelona Sants Station (Estación de Sants) can be reached from the airport by taking either a taxi or RENFE CERCANIAS transportation system.
Good connections by bus-coach from Madrid and Barcelona are also available (www.alsa.com).
In Madrid from Coach Station at Avenida America (Estación de Autobuses Intercam. Avenida America). In Barcelona from Coach Nord Station (Estación Norte de Autobuses). Both stations are reached best from the respective airports by Taxi.
Zaragoza boasts an excellent communications infrastructure, with the Northern Spain motorway network linking it to Bilbao and Barcelona, the Aragon Highway that links it to Madrid, plus the Somport-Sagunto Highway, which will link the city to Valencia and the French network via the Pyrenees. www.viamichelin.com.
PASSPORT & VISA REQUIREMENTS
Invitation letters for visa purposes can only be issued to people who have completed the registration process and paid the registration fee or submitted an abstract. Participants requiring a visa should apply immediately to the Spain embassy in their home country in order to avoid inconvenience.
The Conference Organizer will process official invitations upon request (6thCL2020@icb.csic.es). Before your appointment, please contact the embassy to confirm what documents they require. Official Invitation letters are issued as PDF documents via email.