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The venue of the 16th International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems (ICALEPCS 2017) is:

Palacio de Congresos de Catalunya

(Catalonia Congress Centre)
Avinguda Diagonal, 661-667
08028 Barcelona
Metro stop: Zona Universitària - (L3 and – L9 South)

The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is located in the prestigious Avenida Diagonal of Barcelona, the most important financial and business centre of the city. The building is a part of the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I – Business and City Resort and is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking gardens in Barcelona. The entire hotel complex is one of the most outstanding urban settings in the world.

The building itself is a symbol of contemporary Barcelona. It was designed by the architects Ferrater and Cartañá and has received the National Architecture Prize in 2001

Palacio de Congresos de Catalunya

How to get to the Conference Venue from the Airport:

On arrival at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport, you have the following options to get to the Congress Venue:

By metro:
The line L9 Sud Metro connects Barcelona downtown with the airport.
The L9 Sud has stops at 15 stations from the Airport T1 until it gets to Zona Universitaria, last stop.
By taxi:
Taxis in Barcelona are black and yellow. They may be ordered by phone, found at authorised taxi stands or flagged down in the street. Please always check that the meter is running. Taxis should be paid in cash although most of them accept credit cards. Rates vary depending on the time of the day (T1 rate for night-time and weekend/public holidays, and T2 rate for day-time journeys).
Additional charges are applied for airport services and luggage.

How to access into the ICALEPCS 2017 Venue:

The Conference sessions will take place at -1 level of Palacio de Congresos de Cataluña, the access will be through the garden, please see the map below:
ICALEPCS 2017 Access Map

Endorsed by





Tecnical Secretariat


Mondial & Cititravel Congresos, S.L.
Ph. + 34 932 212 955