Welcome Reception – Monday June 26, 6:30pm
Join us on Monday evening for a welcome reception to kick off COMPSAC 2023!
Location: Rettorato Università di Torino, Via Po, 17 – (University center)
COMPSAC 2023 Banquet – Wednesday June 28, 6:15
The conference banquet will be held at the NH S. Stefano Hotel, beginning with a guided tour of the city centre, reception beginning at 7:30, followed by dinner.
Roman castrum, medieval town, first capital of Italy. Torino offers a lasting memory of castles, old beautiful palaces, royal residences, monuments. Torino is one of the cultural leading cities in Italy. The city’s lively cultural scene includes music, theatre, visual arts, photography, film, design, dance and heritage as well as a wide choice of museums, 46 in town, such as the world famous Egyptian Museum, the beautiful Galleria Sabauda with Italian and Flemish painting collections, the Automobile Museum, the Modern Art Gallery, the Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Cinema Museum with its unique interactive approach. Around Torino thousands of excursion opportunities: the Alps, the lakes, the artistic cities and villages, the golf courses, the wine and food tours.
How to Get to Torino
Torino lies in the centre of Europe and takes advantage of a well-structured connection system by plane, train and car.
Caselle International Airport (www.aeroportoditorino.it), 20 minutes away from the city centre, allows daily
connections with the main European cities. Moreover Malpensa International Airport (https://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/), one of the main European hubs connected to more than 120 cities all over the world, is located only 60 minutes’ drive from Torino.
Torino has two main railway stations, Porta Nuova and Porta Susa, both in the city centre. They are connected, also with frequent high speed rail services, to the main destinations in Italy and France, and from there to the rest of Europe. Lyon can be reached in 2.5 hours, Paris in about 5 hours and Milan in only 50 minutes. More info at www.trenitalia.com
Motorways A6 Torino-Savona, A4 Torino-Milan-Venice, A21 Torino-Piacenza-Bologna, A5 Torino-Aosta, A32 Torino-Bardonecchia connect Torino to most Italian cities, to France, Switzerland, Austria and the rest of Europe.
Hotel booking with special rates for COMPSAC is now available through https://www.bookingpiemonte.it/en/compsac/
The conference will be held at the University of Torino “Campus Luigi Einaudi”, located close to the city centre in Lungo Dora Siena, 100. Designed by architect Norman Foster and inaugurated in 2012, the Campus Einaudi covers a 45,000 sq. m. area and hosts the Law and Political Science faculties. Not far from the historical seat of the University, the Campus has transformed an abandoned industrial area into a new cultural forum for the city. It is considered one of the most beautiful university campuses in the world. It boasts modern conference facilities with well-equipped teaching and meeting rooms. COMPSAC sessions will be held in the main hall Aula Magna (plenary sessions) and in 8 smaller rooms for parallel sessions.
How to get to the conference venue
The Campus Luigi Einaudi is located close to the city centre (15 minutes’ walk from the iconic tower Mole Antonelliana). It can be easily reached by bus from the city centre (e.g. about 20 minutes from the main railway stations Porta Nuova and Porta Susa). Bus Lines 6, 68 and 19 have stops at the Campus. Bus ticket: € 1.70. For more information: https://en.unito.it/about-unito/seats/metropolitan-seats/how-get-campus-luigi-einaudi-cle
Torino offers both luxury and characteristic shops. Most of the luxury shops are located in the city centre on via Roma: fashion boutiques, jewelry shops, perfume shops and food and wine stores which feature the best of the regional products. Then there are the characteristic shops in the little alleys of the inner city, full of cafes and craftshops. Torino has a little bit (or, as is often the case, a lot) of everything and for all budgets as well.
Torino is one of the undisputed world capital of taste. It has always boasted a renowned food and wine tradition. The
region’s extraordinary cuisine can be enjoyed in over 600 city restaurants. Restaurants are usually open from 12.00 to
14.30 and from 19.30 to 22.30. For those who prefer something different to the classic menus, Torino proposes a most
pleasant alternative: wine bars. Torino is also renowned for the ability of its pastrycooks.
Located in the north-west of Italy Torino has a continental weather. Average temperature in June is 18°/25° C.
More info on Turin? visit www.turismotorino.org