Apr 15 – 19, 2013
CNAF Bologna (Italy)
Europe/Rome timezone



Giorgio Prodi Lecture Hall

Complesso San Giovanni in Monte
Piazza San Giovanni in Monte 2
Bologna (Italy)


The conference is held in the prestigious "Giorgio Prodi" lecture hall, in the heart of the Monumental Complex of San Giovanni in Monte, located in the downtown of Bologna (see map).
Place of extraordinary beauty and historical art value, the area offers the opportunity to host cultural and educational activities in a unique and smart environment. The lecture hall was once the dining-hall of the nunnery of the Lateran Canons, against the backdrop of the beautiful sixteenth-century fresco by Bartolomeo Cesi. The Complex has also a magnificent cloister, with its wide sixteenth-century porch.

Aula Prodi


Services and facilities

All necessary equipment for the development of the conference will be guaranteed, such as projector, audio devices, microphones, electric plugs.
The venue will be covered by a broad-band connection through wi-fi.
Outdoor area
Internal courtyard with the magnificent cloister of 900 sqm.

The venue is easily accessible by Bologna public transport and at walking distance from Hotels suggested in accomodation form. 

  • From the railway station: take bus n. 11 or bus n. 30.
    You can use the "Travel planner" to calculate your journey: please insert "Bologna Stazione Centrale" in the origin field and Piazza San Giovanni in Monte in the destination field.

  • From Guglielmo Marconi Airport: Aerobus-BLQ shuttle service connects the airport with the centre of Bologna. Click here for route and timetable.

If you are travelling by car, keep in mind that access into the downtown is restricted and electronically controlled. Ask the Hotel for information while booking, as they can provide a special access permission for your car.

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