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 International Workshop on the Dynamical Casimir Effect

Padova, June  22nd  23rd, 2004  

 Sala Rossini CaffŔ Pedrocchi - Piazzetta Pedrocchi Padova

 

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How to reach us

The workshop will be held at the Sala Rossini of CaffŔ Pedrocchi, which is situated in Piazzetta Pedrocchi (see number 6 in the Padova map) very close to Palazzo B˛ (Via VIII Febbraio) the main seat of  the  "UniversitÓ degli Studi di Padova" and will start at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday 22dn June 2004.  if you arrive by train, you should walk from Corso del Popolo which is in front of the railway station (see number 7 in the Padova map)  then walk along Corso Garibaldi until Piazza Cavour, at the end of it you will reach Piazzetta Pedrocchi.

Padova is both on the Venezia-Milano-Torino and on the Venezia-Roma railways;many trains are available. For your information see Trenitalia web site.
First and second class are available; for fast trains a supplement is required, and in some cases a seat reservation is mandatory: so, specify which train you are going to board when asking for a ticket. All tickets (both round-trip and one way) have a validity of 2 months; before boarding the train, it is mandatory to validate them by using the yellow machines located on the platforms and throughout the station: penalties are applied to the infringes.

By car: Padova is linked by highways with Venezia, Milano and Bologna.The typical ride time from downtown Roma to downtown Padova (about 600 kilometers, or 375 miles) is of the order of 6-7 hours, but has a large variation according to weather, peak hours, and works on the highway. All the highways in Northern Italy require a toll, paid when exiting; a ticket automatically issued to the driver when entering the highway is required for payment.Please note that the car parking area in the Physics Department cannot be used.

By plane: The nearest airport is the "Marco Polo" Airport in  Tessera Venezia (Venice), 40 kilometers east of Padova; it is the third in importance in Italy, and conveniently linked with all major European airports. Other airports near Padova are in Verona and Bologna but the transfer from there to Padova is not an easy one.
Those who wish to arrange the ride from the airport to Padova, can find hereby  some useful information:

From the Marco Polo Airport in Tessera (Venezia) to  reach Padova you can choose LIMOUSINE SERVICES:

Landomas (Reservation via e-mail  or via WEB or  by phone +39-049-8808505)
Fare: 25,00 Euro per person it is reduced to 21,00 Euro
for a two person ride and to 18,00 Euro for a three person ride.

RadioTaxi/Air Service (Reservation via
e-mail or via WEB or by phone +39 049/8704425 from 7.00 to 21.00).
Fare: 21.50 Euro per person, it is reduced to 18.50 Euro for a two person ride and to 16.00 Euro for a three person ride.
Please be informed that reduced fares are applied only if all persons go to the same place.
The Limousine Service will pick you up at the airport at your arrival and take you directly in Padova. Please note that the reservation must be made at least 24 hours before your arrival, indicating date, time and flight number.

BUS SERVICE:Frequent buses to the Venezia-Mestre railroad station (20 minutes ride; tickets should be bought before boarding the bus).

Buses from Marco Polo Airport to Padova-Piazzale Boschetti (1.05 minutes ride; ticket fare about 3 Euros payable on the bus). Piazzale Boschetti is 5 minutes walk from the Physics Department.  See timetable below:

MARCO POLO AIRPORT >> P.LE BOSCHETTI (PADOVA) P.LE BOSCHETTI (PADOVA) >>  MARCO POLO AIRPORT
WEEK DAYS WEEK DAYS
FROM 6.35 TO 21.35: RIDE EVERY 30 MINUTES DEPARTURE AT 5' AND AT 35' FROM 5.25 TO 20.25: RIDE EVERY 30 MINUTES DEPARTURE AT 25' AND AT 55'
AFTER 21.35: RIDE AT 22.35 AND AT 00.10 AFTER 20.25: RIDE AT 21.25 AND AT 22.25
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
FROM 6.35 TO 00.10: RIDE EVERY HOUR WITH DEPARTURE AT 35' FROM 5.25 TO 22.25: RIDE EVERY HOUR WITH DEPARTURE AT 25'

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