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The conference will take place at the Bologna Congress Centre, Bologna, Italy

Address: Piazza della Costituzione, 4 40128 Bologna BO Italy

Accommodation can be booked at specially negotiated rates via our agent Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency

Please visit the links below to book:


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Travel information & delegate offers

The nearest airport is the Bologna International Airport, 15 minutes away. The Bologna Congress Centre is 3km from the national high-speed railway station, Bologna Centrale.

We are pleased to announce the following special offers for delegate travelling to EPIDEMICS 9:

Travel discounts - Flights

Discounts of up to 15% are available for Epidemics Delegates on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide.

Enter the following information to claim your discount:

Event: EPIDEMICS 2023 ID Code: 40187AF Travel Valid Period: November 21, 2023 to December 8, 2023 Event Location: Bologna - ItalyBook your flights here(opens in new tab/window)

Travel discounts - Trains

Special discounts are available for high speed trains from 30% to 40%.

Delegates need to fill a form via the links below in order to receive the relevant information

Additional discounts - Congress Card

Use the congress card to access additional discounts on merchandise, tours and restaurants


Please access our Accessibility policy and guidelines here.

How to contact us to discuss any accessibility requirements

Please contact us at [email protected](opens in new tab/window) to discuss any requirements or questions. The conference organizer will contact you directly to discuss further.

Please let us have the details of any specific requirements by 15th November 2023

Meeting rooms

Is there disabled parking? Yes, in the parking “Costituzione” in front of the Palazzo dei Congressi

Is the venue wheelchair accessible? Yes

Are there accessible elevators close to the conference rooms? All facilities are equipped with lifts for people with disabilities.

Are there accessible restrooms near the conference rooms? Yes

Click here to view the venue map(opens in new tab/window)


On request we can arrange early access to the catering space and assistance with the collection of catering. Please contact us at [email protected](opens in new tab/window)

Please contact us at [email protected](opens in new tab/window) if you would like to have an orientation tour of the venue on 22nd November 2023.

Conference hotel

If you need to book an accessible bedroom: Please do via the booking link, or email the hotel directly: [email protected](opens in new tab/window).

Rooms are designed to accommodate guests with reduced mobility.

Please contact us at [email protected](opens in new tab/window) if you would like to discuss the arrangements for the conference dinner.

How to reach the venue and hotel

If you have any transport or location queries, please contact: [email protected](opens in new tab/window).

Local area

Bologna has one of the best-preserved mediaeval city centres in the world along with a wealth of art and culture and an unparalleled gastronomic tradition.

It is a lively and historic city, so plan some time to visit the renowned museums, art galleries, restaurants and shopping areas.

For more information, please visit the Bologna Tourist website(opens in new tab/window).