General information

OMC2001 will be held at the Palazzo delle Arti e dello Sport 'Mauro De Andrč'  Viale Europa, 1 - 48100 Ravenna - Italy  Tel. +39+0544 - 421211 Fax +39 +0544 - 420345


The working language is English. Simultaneous translation will be provided during the Plenary Sessions only.


Average Temperatures in March:
minimum 5 Centigrades - 41 Fahrenheit
maximum 15 Centigrades - 59 Fahrenheit

Electricity supply

220 V - 50 Hz.

How to reach Ravenna

Ravenna is 45 minute drive from Bologna and 2.5 hours from Milan and Venice. Milan, Venice and Bologna are connected by daily flights to main European cities.

Banks Banks are usually open Mondays through Fridays, from 8.30 to 13.30 and from 14.45 to 15.45.
Foreign currencies and travellers cheques may be exchanged at the bank desk inside the Conference and Exhibition Centre.
Post office City Post offices are open Mondays through Saturdays, from 8.00 to 14.00. Stamps can also be bought at tobacconist shops.
Shops Shops are normally open Mondays through Saturdays, from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.30 to 19.30.
Telephones Card operated phones are available in the Conference and Exhibition area. Phone Cards can be purchased at the Infopoint.
Tours Besides its areas of historic interests in the town and its surroundings, Ravenna is located in a very favourable position for tourism as it is only 145 Km (90 miles) from Venice and 135 Km (85 miles) from Florence.
Kindly contact Grantour to inquire about post conference tours to Venice and Florence.
Guided visits of Ravenna will be also organized. For further information contact OMC.
Travel Agent Grantour staff -OMC2001 official travel agent- will be present to help you with general information on flight/train tickets, hotel accomodation, etc.
Note on Privacy We inform OMC2001 participants that personal data are collected to be included in OMC2001 mailing list for the supply of future information only. Article 13 of the Italian Law 675/96 entitles you to ask for confirmation, change or cancellation of your personal data from OMC2001 mailing list.


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