HOTEL FIRA PALACE
Av. Rius i Taulet, 1-3
Tel: (+34) 93 426 22 23
Fax:(+34) 93 425 50 47
The official language of the Conference will be English. All abstract submissions and presentations should be in English.
The weather in Barcelona in March is usually cool and pleasant. Temperatures range from 10°C - 16°C.
Clothing is informal for all occasions.
The 10th International Conference on New Trends in Immunosuppression and Immunotherapy is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).
The 10th International Conference on New Trends in Immunosuppression and Immunotherapy is designated for a maximum of 11 hours of European external CME credits.
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
HOW TO GET TO THE CONFERENCE CENTRE AND HOTEL FROM THE AIRPORT:
Barcelona has 11,500 taxis easy to identify by their yellow and black colour. It takes 15/20 minutes, depending on traffic.
This special service is clearly signposted at the stops outside the terminal and it takes you to different parts of the city, the Plaza de España stop is the closest to the hotel, 5 minutes walk approximately.
The station is located to the West of the terminal. Trains go to "Sants" Station. From here you can take either the Metro - 2 stops to Plaza de España and then 10/15 minutes walk-or by taxi.
Take the Castelldefels Motorway (C-31) towards Barcelona up to Plaza de España. Turn right into Avenida Maria Cristina and drive up until you see the National Palace. Turn left into Avenida Rius i Taulet and carry on straight until Lleida Street. The hotel is right on the corner.
The GPS coordinates are:
DISTANCE FROM THE HOTEL TO
- International Airport Barcelona "El Prat": 12 km/15-20 minutes approximately by car
- Central Railway Station "Sants": 1,5 km/6 minutes
- Harbour Cruises: 2 km/7 minutes
- Bus and Underground Terminal: "Plaza de España": 5 minutes walking
- Shopping & Entertainment Centre: "ARENAS DE BARCELONA" and "Creu Coberta" shopping street: 5 minutes walking
- Barcelona beach: 3 km/10 minutes by car
LANDMARKS CLOSE TO THE HOTEL
- National Palace
- Montjuic Magic Fountains
- National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC) & Romanic Museum
- Spanish Village & Fran Daurel Museum
- Fundació La Caixa Museum
- Mies van der Rohe Pavillion
- Miró Foundation (Museum)
- Ethnology Museum
- Archaeology Museum
- Greek Theatre
- Theatres: Mercat de les Flors & Teatre Lliure
- Olympic Stadium
- Montjuïc Castle
- Harbour/Colombus Monument
- Joan Miró Parc
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Fire Department: 081
Ambulance Service: 112
Police Department: 091
Most Europeans do not require an entry visa for Spain. Please consult the Spanish Embassy or Consulate nearest to you for specific details relating to visas.
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
The Conference Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or indirectly arising from the 10TH International Conference on Immunosupression and Immunotherapy. Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.
IMMUNO 2013 Secretariat
c/o Kenes International
1-3 Rue de Chantepoulet
P.O. Box 1726
CH-1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 04 88, Fax: + 41 22 906 9140