Useful information

TRIESTE CONVENTION CENTER
PORTO FRANCO VECCHIO – HALL 27 – HALL 28
34135 Trieste

Exihibition Floor Plan

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Registration Hall

Wednesday, 2 September

From 08.00 to 19.30

Thursday, 3 September

From 08.00 to 19.30

Friday, 4 September

From 08.00 to 19.30

Saturday, 5 September

From 08.00 to 20.30

Sunday, 6 September

From 08.00 to 19.30

HOW TO REACH TRIESTE CONGRESS CENTER

From 2 to 6 September Porto Vecchio area will be closed to traffic.

Access from Viale Miramare will be allowed only to rescue vehicles, while the access from Largo città di Santos will be possible only for accredited vehicles (exhibitors, means of work, staff).

Special access requests to this area (i.e. people with physical disabilities) should be sent by email to esof2020@oic.it.

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Access to the Congress Center will be possible:

  BY YOUR OWN MEANS

If you get with your own means of transportation, you should park it at the new free Park Esof2020 (as indicated in blue in the map) reachable from Viale Miramare and then get to the Congress Center on foot.

  ESOF2020 SHUTTLE BUS

Thanks to the collaboration with Trieste Trasporti, a FREE shuttle bus will be available for all delegates and citizens who should get to the City Center. Stops and timetable are available below.

Please, note that stops are marked by ESOF floor stickers.

For more information and the full schedule, please visit TRIESTE TRASPORTI WEBSITE

 

ACCESSIBILITY AND ANTI-COVID PROTOCOL

For security and anti-Covid restriction reasons, the conference venue will only be accessible to badge holders (Conference) and EventBrite confirmation holders (Exhibition area which will be open to general public).

For more details on the Anti-Covid protocol, please check this section.

BADGES

Access to congress sessions will be allowed only to participants who are registered to the conference, to speakers, exhibitors and to the team.

Due to Covid restrictions, badge should always be printed in advance.

All the badges will be sent by email before the Opening of the Conference.

If registration was successful, but participants have not received the badge, it is possible to print it onsite. We kindly recommend printing it at home in order to avoid contact.

We remind you that Full Delegate and Speaker registrations guarantee the access to the virtual platform in order to follow all the virtual scientific sessions + access to the on-demand sessions after the physical meetings (about 60 recorded sessions available until end 2020).

It is possible to access to the meeting rooms in halls 27 and 28, but we also kindly remind that, in order to fulfil anti-covid rules, the entrance will be guaranteed only according to the limited numbers of seats that are available.

All the scientific contents will be live streaming on the dedicated platform which will be accessible to all registered participants through access codes which will be sent by the Logistic Secretariat.

TEMPORARY ACCESSES FOR SERVICE

Temporary accesses to the congress centre for staff (photographers, etc) should be requested in advance to esof2020@oic.it .

OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONY

Due to Covid rules, the number of physical accesses to the Auditorium will be of a maximum of 400 participants. Physical access to the Auditorium for the Opening Ceremony (2 September) and Closing Ceremony (6 September) will be allowed only to those guests who have received a specific invitation. Contents of the two Ceremonies will be guaranteed to all participants through virtual accesses on the Conference’s platform.

ENTRIES TO THE EXHIBITION AREA AND EXHIBITS

The exhibitions in Hall 27 and 28 and the exhibition area in Hall 28 are all accessible to all participants of the conference and to citizens.

If you're a citizen, please book your visit on the Science in the City website.

Italian listing of the exihibits is available here.

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Opening hours of the exhibitions and of the exhibition areas:

Hall 27

From 30 August to 1 September 10:00-20:00

From 2 September to 6 September 8:00-20:00

Hall 28

From 2 September to 6 September 8:00-20:00

ACCESS TO THE ONLINE PLATFORM

All the participants in the conference will receive unique codes to enter streaming contents of the conference.

All the sessions (physical, hybrid and virtual ones) will be live streamed on the dedicated platform.

All the accesses will be sent by email before the Opening of the Conference. 

The platform will be accessible from 1 September FROM 15:30 CEST. 

Click on this to access from your laptop: https://esof2020.livebit.it

Or using ESOF2020 APP – available for Apple and Android

If you have not received your codes, please, write to: registrationesof2020@oic.it

VIRTUAL PLATFORM AND ESOF2020 APP:

  • All sessions
  • Live streaming of Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Updated program
  • The virtual exhibition area with the possibility to schedule direct appointments with the exhibitors
  • The virtual agorà of the conference

 

E VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AREA

One of the latest news of ESOF2020 edition is the virtual exhibition area which will host about 20 booths.

By using “Meet the Sponsor”, it will be possible to schedule appointments with the partners and discuss about the projects displayed in the booths.

VIRTUAL AGORA

The Virtual Agorà is an informal place where to talk right in a virtual room which will be active during lunch time from 13:30 to 14:30 (the days when the Agorà will be active will be indicated in the platform).

In this virtual square, partners will introduce themselves with short pitches on the following topics: Business meets Science/Careers / Covid and Post-Covid. Participants will have the chance to discuss in an open debate.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

English is the official Congress language.

COFFEE-POINTS / BAR

A bar restaurant will be available at Hall 27; lunch and coffee breaks will be available for all at their own charge.

There will be also two coffee machines in Hall 28 at participants’ charge.

CLOAKROOM AND LUGGAGE DEPOSIT

A cloakroom and luggage deposit will be available during the Congress’ official opening hours.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO MATERIAL

An official photographer will be present at ESOF2020 and will take pictures and videos during scientific sessions, in common areas and during social events. Pictures could be reproduced online or on promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including social media and websites. The organizers reserve the right to crop, splice, treat and edit any photographs taken at ESOF2020. The participant waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy.

Naturally, participants always have the right for their picture to be removed. Should you wish to have your picture removed, please let us know and we will take action accordingly.