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Arriving by car

Take the A4 motorway from Venice-Mestre or the A2 motorway from Tarvisio-Austria. Exit at Lisert. Follow signs for Sistiana-Strada Costiera, then take route SS 14, a panoramic road.

It will lead you directly to the city centre (km. 18). Alternatively, take the Prosecco exit (immediately after the tunnel) and continue towards Opicina. Turn right at the crossroad and continue down towards Trieste. If you come from Ljubljana, exit the highway at Fernetti and proceed to Trieste centro.


In the city centre, we recommend using metered parking spaces between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Prepaid cards are available. 

Alternatively, you may use indoor parking facilities. The most convenientely located are:

PARKSI "Il Silos" (Ph.+39 04044924) near the railway station
PARKSI "Foro Ulpiano" (Ph.+39 040362262) in the city centre


  • The event will be held on the premises of The International School for Advanced Studies. To reach the venue from downtown Trieste a free-of-charge shuttle bus will be available for the days of the Congress. The bus will leave from Piazza Oberdan (near the tramway number 2 stop, see the map) according to the following schedule:

    Downtowm Trieste - SISSA, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27: 16.15 – 18.30 (we recommend that you take an early bus to pick your badge and delegate bag on-site)
    May 28: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 29: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 30: 07.30 – 08.30

    SISSA - Downtown Trieste, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27:  20.30 – 22.30
    May 28:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 29:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 30:  17.00 – 18.45

    Poster viewing sessions

    The evening Poster viewing sessions will take place at the Magazzino 42, downtown Trieste.   

Important Dates

  • All deadlines are strictly enforced and expire at 23:59 Central European Time on the designated date

    Nov. 18, 2013 - Online registration starts 
    Jan. 10, 2014 - Early-bird fee deadline
    Apr. 25, 2014 - Regular fee deadline
    Nov. 18, 2013 - Abstract submission starts
    Feb. 24, 2014 - Abstract submission ends 
    Mar. 7, 2014 - Abstract notification 
    Mar. 20, 2014 - Hotel special rate deadline