Poster presentation: the maximum poster size allowed is 85 cm width x 120 cm height
Communication 20 min (17 min presentation +3 min discussion)
Short Communication 15 min (12 min presentation +3 min discussion)
The Società Italiana di Fotobiologia (SIFB) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual Congress will be held in Udine from 20th to 22nd June 2018.
The city is located in Northeastern Italy in the middle of the “Friuli Venezia-Giulia” region between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps very close to Austria and Slovenia.
This particular area called ALPE-ADRIA allowed to extend the invitation to colleagues of Austria and Slovenia in order to improve the scientific collaborations.
The venue of the Conference will be Palazzo Garzolini di Toppo Wasserman in Via Gemona 92, in the heart of the city.
You are kindly invited to join us and present your recent scientific results to a stimulating and interested audience.
The program (downloadable here) includes open oral presentations and the poster session.
Udine is reachable by motorway and train. The nearest airports are Trieste (43.5 km) and Marco Polo Venice (131 km) that are served by bus or train.
For all information:
ABOUT CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION
In order to attend the conference it is mandatory, for the italian partecipants, to be a SIFB member.
The Conference regular registration fee is € 115;
The registration fee includes: participation to all scientific sessions, coffee breaks, lunches and the book of abstracts.
The annual SIFB membership fee for the year 2018 is € 30 for regular membership and € 20 for students. It is also possible to consider a two-year membership fee: € 50 for regular membership and € 30 for students.
The social dinner is scheduled on Thursday 21st at 8,00 pm in the location of
SENDING THE ABSTRACT AND APPLICATION
Abstract submission requires the simultaneous submission of the application form, no later than 30th March 2018; both must be sent to the Secretariat at info sifb.it
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND SIFB MEMBERSHIP FEE PAYMENT
Both the Conference registration fee and the SIFB membership fee must be paid by bank transfer no later than 31st May 2018, using the SIFB bank account details below:
Account Holder’s name: Società Italiana di Fotobiologia-ONLUS
Bank: Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto, Filiale di Padova, Via Belzoni
IBAN: IT47 D062 2512 1071 0000 0006 836
STUDENT AND EARLY-CAREER RESEARCHER SCHOLARSHIPS
2 Student scholarships (300 euros each) will be awarded to two PhD students.
In addition, 7 free subscriptions to the congress and free ticket for the social dinner will be made available to students to stimulate their participation in the Congress; applications from Austria and Slovenia students will be very welcome.
WHERE TO STAY
HOW TO REACH HOTEL ASTORIA AND PALAZZO GRAZIOLINI FROM RAILWAY STATION
HOW TO REACH UDINE BY AIR
The airports nearest Udine are:
Airport of Friuli Venezia Giulia S.p.A. – Trieste International Airport
Ronchi dei Legionari (GO)
A public bus service (line number 51, DOWNLOAD TIMETABLE HERE) runs from the airport to Udine bus station (Air Terminal Udine: Bus station - viale Europa Unita, 37)
You can buy tickets from the airport's post office, Turismo FVG (Terminal passengers, Side Arrivals)
or from an automatic vending machine open 24/24h (Terminal passengers, Side Arrivals)
A single ticket costs €4,75. Buses are generally half-hourly on weekdays, and the journey takes approximately 50 minutes airport/Udine (about 40 km)
Airport of Venezia Marco Polo
To arrive at Udine (ca. 100 km): to go to Mestre/rail-station (20-30’ bus, shuttle bus, taxi), from here catch the train to Udine (about 100 min.)
Airport of Treviso
To arrive at Udine (about 100 km): to go to Treviso/rail-station (20 min by bus n. 6, taxi), from here catch the train to Udine (about 80 min.)
HOW TO REACH UDINE BY TRAIN
Udine is on the line Roma/Vienna (Roma, Firenze, Bologna, Venezia-Mestre, Udine); for the trains from Milano and Torino there is the coincidence to arrive at Udine in the rail-station of Venezia-Mestre. www.ferroviedellostato.it
HOW TO REACH UDINE BY CAR
Motorway A4 Torino-Trieste (via Venezia), to catch A23 Palmanova-Tarvisio, exit Udine sud, then to catch ring road and exit Udine centro
The tracts A4 Torino-Trieste and A23 Palmanova-Tarvisio are managed by Autostrade per l’Italia e Autovie Venete
Autostrade per l’Italia
From Austria: Motorway A23 (via Tarvisio), exit Udine nord, then to catch ring road and exit Udine centro.
1 h 54 min (156,0 km) Motorway A1/E70 e H4
2 h 1 min (140,3 km) Motorway A1/E70
2 h 20 min (219,6 km) Motorway A2/E61 e A23