Nuclear Proliferation: History and Current Problems

Florence, 4-5 October 2007

Aula Magna of the Rectorate, P.zza S. Marco, 4


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Information for all those willing to attend the conference.

Access to the conference is free: there is no admission fee. For organizational reasons, however, the keynote speech at dinner time in palazzo Panciatichi is reserved for the panelists only. The organizers cannot cover any expenses (travel, meals, stay) other than for the official speakers as reported on the program.

Florence can be easily reached by airplane, at the Amerigo Vespucci Airport. Another comfortable destination is the Galileo Galilei Airport in Pisa (only 50 minutes by direct train from Florence). For all information concerning trains to Florence, please check the website of the Italian Railways at www.trenitalia.com.

The conference venue is located in the heart of Florence, in the Rectorate of the University of Florence in Piazza San Marco, 4. It is only a 10 minutes walk from the Florence Central Railway Station in Santa Maria Novella and from the Airport Shuttle stop, situated in front of the station. Several buses connect the railway station with Piazza San Marco as well (lines 1, 7, 10, 17, 25, 32, 33). The bus fare is 1 .
For all information concerning buses in Florence, please check the website of ATAF at www.ataf.net.

Those willing to attend the conference works may find the following list of hotels useful. By no means it is meant to be an exclusive one - and other solutions can be found on many tourist websites. Keep in mind,
however, that Florence is a very popular tourist site and that finding a location is not always easy. Please do not refer to the conference organizers for hotel booking.

Grand Hotel Adriatico,Via Maso Finiguerra, 9 - www.hoteladriatico.it - Tel. 05527931
Hotel Rivoli, Via della Scala, 33 - www.hotelrivoli.it - Tel. 05527861
San Gallo Palace, Via Lorenzo il Magnifico, 2 - www.sangallopalace.it - Tel. 055463871
Hotel Villa Liana, Via Alfieri, 18 - www.hotelliana.it - Tel. 055245303/4
Hotel Malaspina, P.zza Indipendenza, 24 - www.malaspinahotel.com - Tel. 055489869
Hotel Royal, Via delle Ruote, 50-54 - www.hotelroyalfirenze.it - Tel. 055483287
Hotel Le Due Fontane, P.zza SS. Annunziata, 14 - www.leduefontane.it - Tel. 055210185

The area around the conference venue also offers many opportunities for meals, particularly in Via Cavour and in the San Lorenzo area.

In case you wish to attend the conference, we kindly invite you to give us advance notice by contacting florence2007@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de. Please feel free to contact the same address for any further inquiry concerning the conference.


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