The conference will be held in Pisa, Italy on March 18-20, 2005, and will take place at the National Research Center (CNR) of Pisa.


CNR at Pisa has over 600 employees working in five main scientific branches: Biology and Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Informatics, Environment and Earth Science. CNR-IFC is also co-hosting (with
Centro E. Piaggio of the University of Pisa) the PISA TOUCHLAB

Near the Conference Auditorium is a library (15.000 books, 1600 sceintific journals) and a cafeteria.

How to reach the Conference Center

The CNR Research Area is at walking distance (15-20 min) from anywhere in the city center, and can be reached by public transportation or by taxi. Shuttles will be provided at some specific times during the conference.