General Information


The official language of the Workshop is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.


All the registered participants will receive a personal badge upon registration and are requested to wear it when attending the sessions or any social event.

Wi-Fi Connection

Wi-Fi will be available at the workshop.


Smoking in the workshop area is not allowed.

Mobile Phones

Participants are kindly requested to switch-off their mobile phones or to adopt the silent mode during all presentations.

Program Changes

The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the program due to external or unforeseen circumstances. The organizers reserve the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or change any of the sessions or to add new sessions.

Attendance Certificates

Certificates of attendance are handed out on request to all regularly registered participants at the end of the meeting.


The Organizer Committee does not accept liability for any damage and/or loss that may be incurred by a workshop participant during the activities of the workshop or the social activities conncted with the workshop. The participants take parts in all events connected with the workshop at their own risk.
Participants are advised to charge any loss or damage they may incur during the workshop or the travel to and from the workshop location to their insurance.

Force Majeure

The organizers reserve the right to cancel without notice or compensation IAMES Workshop in the event of force majeure cases (for example, but not limited to, acts of nature such as fire, earthquake, hurricane, volcano eruption, flood or terrorist attacks). In such cases, the organizers are freed of all responsibility and no liability for any claim for damages and/or losses will be accepted. Limitation of liability of organization: In the event of it being impossibile to carry out the IAMES Workshop for force majeure cases, so long as this arises from a cause not attributable to the organizers, the organization shall only be obliged to reimburse the payments received subject to deduction of any costs it has incurred in preparing the event. this liability only extends to the payments made directly to workshop organization and not to payments made by the attendees to the hotel or airlines. The applicable law is the Italian law. Any dispute, controvery or claim arising out of or in relation to this contract shall be resolved under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Brescia.


The Organizing Committee of the workshop shall not accept any responsibility for the individual medical, travel, or personal insurance fo the participants in the Workshop. All the participants are strongly advised to obtain a personal insurance before attending the Workshop. The Organizing Committee will not be responsible for the loss or damage of the participants' personal belongings.


Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 13.30 and from 15.00 to 16.00 hrs. Banks are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Many banks have automatic currency exchange machines that also take credit cards. Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards.

Post Offices

The opening time of the Post offices are: Monday to Friday, from hrs 08.30 to 15.30. Saturaday from 08.30 to 12.00


Voltage is 230AV, 50 Hz. Plugs have two or three round pins. Foreign voltage could require an adapter.

Userful Numbers

Ambulance: dial 118
Police: dial 113
Fire Brigade: dial 115


Licensed taxis are white, have a name an identification number and are equipped with a taxi-meter.
Taxis can be hailed on the streets, although they very rarely stop. It is better to hire them at taxi ranks. Telephone booking is possible at the following numbers: +39 03035111.

Public transportation

Brescia has an underground that connects the train station with the city centre and the university. Services operates daily from hrs 5:00 to 24:00. Tickets cost 1.40 Euros and can be purchased at stations, using a ticket vending machine.
Further, Brescia has a comprehensive bus network. Services operate daily from hrs 06.00 to 24.00. Tickets cost 1.40 Euros (2 Euros on board) and lasts 75 minutes, allowing the traveller to use unlimited buses.
Tickets can be bought from newsagents, tobacconists (distinguished by a capital T) and automatic selling machine at major bus stops. For more information see Brescia Mobilità website.


In may the mean temperature ranges from 11°C to 22°C and it's month with the highest average precipitations.


Tipping service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants, but tips are welcome.