12th PAMELA Software Meeting

University of Florence

12th - 14th December 2007




The 12th PAMELA Software Meeting will be held on December 12, 13 and 14 at the "Polo Universitario" (or "Polo Scientifico") of Sesto Fiorentino, Florence. The meeting room will be located inside the Classrooms&Library building ("Aule e Biblioteca").

Some useful mobile phone numbers:
Oscar A.--------> 339-5034868
Paolo P.--------> 339-3318580
Elena V. -------> 347-0904289

Lorenzo B.-----> 339-7032899
Sergio R.-------> 347-0992726
Massimo B. ---> 348-8253747


From Florence city centre to "Polo Universitario"

The best way to reach the "Polo Universitario" is by bus 57 (timetable). In order to get to the bus stop from the train station ("Stazione SMN FS") go out from the exit in front of the platforms, past the Tickets Hall and go down the stairs outside.
A bus ticket valid for 70 minutes costs 1.20 euro and can be bought at automatic machines (not available at every bus stop), in some bar or newspaper kiosk (if you buy it on the bus the cost is 2.00 euro).  There are also multiple tickets (4  uses) for 4.50 euro.


In the "Polo Universitario" the bus stop is in "via della Lastruccia", in front of the Chemistry Department.  The meeting building is indicated in yellow.

In Florence

A useful collection of accommodations for all budgets can be found with the on-line booking service "Florence Promhotels":


In this site you can find an interactive map that allows you to locate the hotels, chosen by category. Select "Map hotels" in the top menu bar and choose "Florence Historic Centre". The path of bus 57 to Sesto Fiorentino runs at the border among the orange, red, green and pink areas, where most of the hotels are located.

In Sesto Fiorentino

For those who come by car, a possibility is to find an accommodation in Sesto Fiorentino. The following hotels are near to "Polo Scientifico":


          ***   Hotel Ibis Firenze Nord Aeroporto (Via Volturno 50 – Osmannoro - Firenze)

          **** Novotel Firenze Nord Aeroporto (Via Tevere 23 – Osmannoro - Firenze)

          **** Hotel Villa Stanley (Viale XX Settembre 200 – Sesto Fiorentino)

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