PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIT└ URBANIANA
Via Urbano VIII
The conference will be held at the Pontificia
Università Urbaniana, one of the universities belonging to the Catholic
Church, which is located in the center of the city, on the top of a small hill overlooking
How to Reach Pontificia Universita' Urbaniana
The Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums, as well as many other historical monuments and typical
old city districts, are within a short walking distance.
The site consists of several antique buildings within
a wonderful park, from which it feels that one can almost touch
Michelangelo's dome or Bernini's Colonnade.
The connection to and from the Pontificia UniversitÓ Urbaniana is assured by a shuttle service
to and from every Hotel.
In addition, public transport can be utilised:
- By underground: Underground Linea "A" - stop OTTAVIANO/SAN PIETRO, then:
- by walking: through via Ottaviano,
Piazza Risorgimento, San Pietro, Borgo S. Spirito,
via dei Penitenzieri, Piazza della Rovere, via del Gianicolo,
via Urbano VIII (30 min. from via Ottaviano);
- by bus: from Piazza Risorgimento take bus n░ 23 and get
off at Piazza della Rovere; then walk through via del
Gianicolo and via Urbano VIII (5 min. from Piazza della Rovere);
- By bus:
- n░ 64 from Termini Railway Station to Lungo Tevere in Sassia
(Ospedale Santo Spirito); then walk through Piazza della Rovere,
via del Gianicolo, via Urbano VIII (5 min. from Lungo Tevere in Sassia);
- n░ 870 from Principe Amedeo d'Aosta bridge directly
to the official entrance of the conference venue located
in Via Urbano VIII.
During the Conference
Student volunteers are a great source of information about the
Conference and are a pleasure to meet. You can identify Student
Volunteers by the white VLDB2001 student volunteer T-shirts.
VLDB 2001 is smoke-free. There are easily-accessible outdoor areas
at the conference side where smoking will be permitted.
Regular coffee is served all day and is included in registration.
There are three coffee-points located throughout
the conference venue where you can take a break.
Lunches are included in the registration fee. Lunches will
be served in the self-service Gianicolo, located near the
conference building and accessible by a short walk.
Each badge contains the name and affiliation of the badge holder.
Admission to conference venue and events is by badge only.
If you lose your badge, please go to the Help Desk for
A mobile service branch of the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro
will be located in the Registration Area.
English is the official language of the
Speaker Ready Room
A functional Speaker Ready Room will be in operation throughout
the Conference for all speakers to test and run through their
presentations on the equipment they will use during
Registration and Help Desk
The desk for on-site workshop and conference registration is
located in the Registration Area and will be open as follows:
All questions should be directed to this desk.
|Monday||15:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 16:30|
|Friday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||09:00 - 18:00|
Messages can be left at the Help Desk, and will be posted on the conference notice board in the Registration Area.
There is an outdoor area where delegates can meet and chat
during the whole conference.
A professional photographer will be present at the conference
opening and at the various social events. The photographs will
be on sale during conference hours at the Help Desk.
A number of PCs will be provided which you may
use to send and receive email. These are located in the Internet
room and are available throughout the Conference.
A worldwide express service to mail your proceedings
is available during Help Desk opening hours in the