Information for Participants/FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Obtain the certificate of attendance
For certificates of attendance, paid-in-full invoices (to use as receipts), and related documents required by your home institutions, please contact Giuseppe Prencipe.
SAND 2023 will be hosted at Università di Pisa, at Centro Congressi Le Benedettine, Piazza S. Paolo a Ripa D’Arno, 16, Pisa, Italy. Pisa is a city in the Tuscany region of Central Italy straddling the Arno just before it empties into the Ligurian Sea. It is the capital city of the Province of Pisa.
Although Pisa is known worldwide for its leaning tower (the bell tower of the city’s cathedral), the city of over 91,104 residents (around 200,000 with the metropolitan area) contains more than 20 other historic churches, several medieval palaces, and various bridges across the Arno. Much of the city’s architecture was financed from its history as one of the Italian maritime The city is also home of the University of Pisa, which has a history going back to the 12th century [source: wikipedia ].
Information about culture and events in Pisa can be found here.
How to Reach Pisa
The airport of Pisa “G. Galilei” is a city airport located on the southbound of the town. It is well connected with many Italian cities. From the airport, the city center can be reached by taxi (typically 15 euro) or by using the high-speed, fully automatic People Mover service (located at less than 40 metres from the Passenger Terminal at the Pisa Airport). The latter service is available every day from 6:00 AM to midnight at 5/8 minute intervals. Of course, if you like, even walking is feasible, the city center is about 2 Km from the airport.
The train station of Pisa is reached by fast trains (Frecciabianca) from south (Rome) or north (Genoa or Milan) and by regional trains from Florence, with connection to fast trains (Frecciarossa or Italo) from south (Rome) or north (Bologna).
On the highway (autostrada) no. A12 from north (direction Genova, La Spezia) or from south (direction Livorno) and on the highway n. A11 from east (direction Florence).
- Residence Le Benedettine (University residence)
- Hotel Duomo
- Hotel Di Stefano
- Hotel Bologna
- Hotel Leonardo
- Hotel Minerva
Welcome reception (18th of June, starting at 7:30 pm):
Via S. Maria, 94
Grand Hotel Duomo