Conference Venue Location
Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi
Direct to Barcelona:
Barcelona International Airport (BCN)
Transfer for the airport /terminals, taxis, buses/:
Two terminals (T1, T2A, T2B, T2C)
Airport - Conference Hotel: about 15 km
MAD à BCN
RENFE [Sants Station] (high speed)
Transports in Barcelona:
Barcelona Tram service
Tram maps and schedules
What are the entry visa requirements?
IARIA Legal and Logistics Departments can issue, upon request, the entry visa letters for those registered to the conference.
The currency is the Euro. Most banks and bank machines accept most international credit cards.
The temperatures are pleasant averaging 13°C/55F during the daytime to 9°C/48F at night.
Electricity supply is 220 volts throughout Spain with 2 pin wall sockets. For any European countries that utilise 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland most electrical equipment will function adequately.
Barcelona drinking water is very unpalatable and it is highly recommended to drink bottled water whilst you are here. Although you can drink tap water safely it is much preferred to have bottled water.
It is required by Spanish law that photographic identification be carried with you at all times. This may be a passport, driving license or national identity card. With a tightening of security in the city it is highly recommended that you carry round with you at least a photocopy of your passport should you be asked for this.
To call Barcelona from a country outside Spain you need to dial
Internet and sessions
Free wireless Internet access will be provided during all the conference in the conference area.
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