UMEMA2017

Uncertainty Modeling for Engineering Applications

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Highlights

Turin has been selected by NYTimes as in the 52 top places to visit in 2016! Check it out here (scroll down to position 31). View a slideshow of a few landmarks of Turin! Take a look at this video to know more about Turin!

Hotel reservation: Make sure to book your accommodation well in advance! Click here to access online reservation.

Venue

Castello del Valentino
Viale Pier Andrea Mattioli, 39
Turin, Italy

The Castle of Valentino (Italian Castello del Valentino) is historic building in Turin. It is located in Parco del Valentino, and is the seat of the Architecture Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Turin. It is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savory included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997.

About Turin

Turin is packed with palaces and piazzas, great museums, fashionable boutiques, and glittering cafés and restaurants, enough to make this brand baroque jewel in the foothills of the Alps a top tourist destination. View a slideshow of a few landmarks of Turin!

Turin became the home of the powerful Savoy family in the 16th century. The House of Savoy spent lavishly on its showpiece, just when baroque was the height of fashion. Luxuriously ornamented buildings and churches abound.

Crowned by the majestic Alps, the town is remarkable for the harmony of its various architectural styles and the excellence of its museums! From Baroque to Art Nouveau and Modernism, Turin has an original “ensemble”.

Turin has also an enviable food and wine tradition. A gastronomic environment, renowned for its delicacies, prestigious wines, the sweet glory of its chocolate and aperitifs, not only the famous Vermouth and Martini, but also the pleasant ritual that keeps fascinating its visitors. More….

A trip to Turin is synonymous with entertainment, music, shopping, emotions, mystery and curiosity which, together with a superb range of accommodations and restaurants and the current renaissance of art and urban architecture, make Turin one of the most exciting and modern European towns.

Getting To UMEMA2017

By train

The conference venue is located in Parco del Valentino, 1.5km away from the Porta Nuova train station. The Porta Nuova train station is connected by high-speed trains to Milan (1 hour), Florence (3 hours) and Rome (4 hours).

When you arrive Porta Nuova, you can choose one of the several options below to arrive UMEMA2017 Venue:

  • Walk to Venue which would take 20min.
  • Take Bus number 67 at Porta Nuova, until bus station MARCONI, and walk 5min (400m) to Venue.
  • Take Bus number 52 at Porta Nuova until bus station MASSIMO D’AZEGLIO, and walk 8min (650m) to Venue.
  • Take Tram number 9 at Porta Nuova until station VALENTINO, and walk about 1min (94m) to Venue.
  • Take Metro at Porta Nuova until MARCONI, and walk about 9min (800m) to Venue.

By plane

  • Turin Airport (TRN): This is the city airport of Torino, well connected to all major European airport hubs. From the Turin Caselle “Sandro Pertini” Airport (27 km, about 40 minutes), take a SADEM bus from the terminal towards the city center, to the Stazione Porta Nuova stop. Tickets (6.50 €) can be purchased from the automated selling machines or at the newstand shop, both located at the arrivals terminal. Click here for more information.
    Alternatively, you can take a regular taxi. The trip will take 20-30 minutes and will cost 30-40 €.
  • Milan “Malpensa” Airport (MPX): this is the closest intercontinental airport to the venue. From the Milan “Malpensa” Airport, take a SADEM bus to Torino (about 2 hours, 22 €). Take off the bus at Torino, Stazione Porta Susa. Then, take the metro to the Stazione Porta Nuova stop. Click here for more information.
    Alternatively, you can take an express train from the Malpensa Airport to either Stazione Milano Porta Garibaldi or Stazione Milano Centrale, and connect to a high-speed train to Torino. High-speed train services are operated by Trenitalia (to Torino Porta Nuova from both Milano Porta Garibaldi and Milano Centrale) or by Italo (to Torino Porta Susa from Milano Porta Garibaldi only). From Torino Porta Susa, you will have to take the metro to the Stazione Porta Nuova stop. Total travel time will be slightly more than 2 hours. Please check the Trenitalia and Italo links for train schedules.
  • Milan “Linate” Airport (LIN): this airport has frequent continental connections operated by the major European airlines. From Milan Linate Airport, you can take a shuttle to Stazione Milano Centrale and connect to a high-speed train to Torino Porta Nuova. Total journey time will be about 1.5 hours. You can check here for train schedules.

When you arrive Porta Nuova, you can choose one of the several options below to arrive UMEMA2017 Venue:

  • Walk to Venue which would take 20min.
  • Take Bus number 67 at Porta Nuova, until bus station MARCONI, and walk 5min (400m) to Venue.
  • Take Bus number 52 at Porta Nuova until bus station MASSIMO D’AZEGLIO, and walk 8min (650m) to Venue.
  • Take Tram number 9 at Porta Nuova until station VALENTINO, and walk about 1min (94m) to Venue.
  • Take Metro at Porta Nuova until MARCONI, and walk about 9min (800m) to Venue.

By car

  • Arriving from the A4 Torino/Venezia highway and the A5 Aosta/Torino highway (7 km): exit at Corso Giulio Cesare, then head towards centro città/Stazione Porta Nuova.
  • Arriving from the A6 Savona/Torino highway and the A21 Piacenza/Torino highway (5 km), take the Corso Unità d’Italia exit, then head towards centro città/Stazione Porta Nuova.
  • From the A32 Bardonecchia/Torino highway (6 km), exit at Corso Francia, then head towards centro città/Stazione Porta Nuova.
  • From Porta Nuova, head southeast on Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, toward Piazza Carlo Felice (100m).
  • Continue straight on Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (700m).
  • Use the left lane to turn right onto Corso Massimo dAzeglio (600m).
  • Turn left onto Rotatoria Nikola Tesla (72m).

Accommodation

The Organising Secretariat SELENE Srl has reserved some rooms in the downtown hotels of different price categories. Online hotel booking service for UMEMA 2017 is available for your convenience. Click here to access online reservation.





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