4TH EUROFRAME CONFERENCE
ON ECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Towards an Ageing and Globalising Europe:
Challenges for the European Social Model(s)
Friday, 8 June 2007, Bologna, Italy
Venue: Palazzo Hercolani
Dipartimento di Politica, Istituzioni, Storia (1st floor)
Faculty of Political Sciences - University of Bologna
Strada Maggiore, 45
The EUROFRAME group of research institutes (CPB, DIW, ESRI, ETLA, IfW, NIESR, OFCE, PROMETEIA, WIFO) will hold its fourth annual Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union in Bologna on 8 June 2007.
The aim of the conference is to debate on economic policy issues relevant in the European context.
Click on the graphic to download a .pdf-version of the final programme.
Information about the venue
Participants are kindly requested to fill in the Registration Form and send it by fax. Alternatively, it will be possible to register on arrival, at the conference registration desk.
The deadline for sending the registration form is postponed to the
5th of June.
Please fax Registration Forms to: +39 0543 750918.
(also available as .pdf).
The IV Euroframe Conference will take place in Palazzo Hercolani, Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Bologna, Strada Maggiore 45, 40125 Bologna ("A" on the map). Information about the venue will be posted shortly.
PROMETEIA’s (the local organiser) offices are located in Via G. Marconi 43, 40122 Bologna (“B” on the map).
Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements.
In order to facilitate travel arrangements, the Conference Secretariat has reserved a limited block of rooms in selected hotels in Bologna for conference participants. All the hotels are located within walking distance (10/15 minutes) from the Conference venue.
Early booking is highly recommended.
TERMS OF AGREEMENT:
- Special rates and availability are valid for bookings made before 4th May 2007; after that date, hotels will guarantee special rates only upon availability.
- When booking, please use the above contacts (e-mail, telephone, fax) and mention “EUROFRAME 2007”. Only in this case will special conditions (rates and deadlines) apply.
- Participants will pay their hotel bills directly to the hotels, on departure. Hotels will issue receipted bills following participants’ instructions.
- Should participants wish to cancel their reservation, they will need to send a written notice to the relevant hotel by 31st May 2007.
- Rates are quoted in Euro per room per night, and include breakfast (SGL= single room, DSU= double room for single use, DBL= double room).
If you prefer alternative hotel accommodation, a full list of hotels in Bologna can be found at http://www.travelitalia.com/en/hotel/Bologna/ or http://www.prenotabologna.it.
We suggest you book your hotel well in advance, as several trade fairs will take place in Bologna at the time of the Conference.
IN THIS MAP YOU CAN CHECK THE LOCATION OF YOUR HOTEL AND OF THE CONFERENCE SITE.
BOLOGNA - TOURIST INFORMATION
- The city, history and culture, itineraries
The following files contain useful information to help you organize your free time in Bologna:
Bologna1.pdf (information on the most interesting churches)
Bologna2.pdf (information regarding Bologna main monuments)
Bologna3.pdf (information regarding university museums)
Bologna4.pdf (information on half-day tourist itineraries)
Bologna5.pdf (information on 2-hour sightseeing tours)
Bologna6.pdf (information on the San Luca church, one of the symbols of the city)
( pdf files are available now! )
Here is a list of Restaurants in Bologna that are close to the Conference location.
PLACES WORTH VISITING WITHIN 200 KM
Several towns in the Emilia Romagna region are worth a visit, starting with Ravenna and Ferrara. Padua and Venice (in Venetia), Florence (Tuscany), Urbino (Marches) and Mantua (Lombardy) are also beautiful places to explore in your free time.
- GETTING TO BOLOGNA
Here is some practical information about how to reach Bologna. We also include information on Forlì and Rimini as we thought you might consider flying to these airports, which are close and well-connected to Bologna, and offer several low-cost flights.
- GETTING TO PALAZZO HERCOLANI
The conference venue (Palazzo Hercolani) is located in the city centre, in Strada Maggiore, 45 (about 12 Km from Bologna Airport, 1 Km from Bologna Railway Station and about 3.5 Km from Bologna motorway Exit)
- From Bologna airport
Airport-bus to the railway station.
- From Bologna railway station
Bus "C" Line, (on weekdays, including Saturday) – stop at "Piazza Aldrovandi".
- From the motorway
A1, A13, A14 Motorways – Tangenziale - Exit 7, Bologna Centro – Fiera - Via Stalingrado.
- FURTHER TRANSPORT SERVICES
- Bus services in Bologna, Forlì and Rimini
ATR TRAM FORLI’
ATC TRAM BOLOGNA
- Taxi services in Bologna, Forlì and Rimini
|BOLOGNA: ||Telephone +39/051/372727 – +39/051/534141|
- Car rental in Bologna, Forlì and Rimini airports
Avis or Hertz
|BOLOGNA:||G. Marconi airport (Via Triumvirato, 84)|
|FORLI’:||F.Fellini airport (Miramare, via Flaminia 409)|
|RIMINI:||L. Ridolfi airport (Via Seganti, 103)|