NanotechItaly 2012

Conference Venue

The NH Hotel Laguna Palace – Convention Center Venice – Mestre

NH Laguna Palace

NanotechItaly 2012 will take place at the Convention Center of the NH Hotel Laguna Palace Venice-Mestre (v.le Ancona, 2) in a privileged position to access the wonderful city of Venice. The panorama from the hotel gives a special charm to the site. The hotel has unique peculiarities as: the Europe’s largest glass cover and a private dock inside the hotel from which you can directly reach Venice by boat. Joining the NH Laguna Palace is very easy thanks to its strategic position between Venice and the other most important cities of northern Italy. The Conference participants can obtain special fees for hotel accommodation. They can book calling the Call Center NH also from abroad (for Italy is : 848390392) and qualifying as nanotechItaly participants. For the special fees or to know the other conventioned Hotels located in the nearby of the NH Laguna Palace click on the “Hotel” section.

How to reach the NH Hotel

Distance from the airport: 12.00km, 15 minutes by car

Distance from the railway station: 1.00km, 5 minutes by car

Distance from Venice downtown : 5.00km, 10 minutes by car

GPS Coordinates Latitude:45.48148329147609 Longitude:12.249197959899902

By car From the highway, follow the road signs for Venice as far as the railway bridge. Then turn left and follow the road signs for Via Torino and go straight on as far as the traffic light. Turn right and go straight on for 500 m.

By train From the railway station Venezia-Mestre, you have two choices: by bus, number 31 or 32 (1 bus every 15 minutes – travel time: 15 minutes) or by taxi (travel time: 5 minutes).

By air From Venice’s airport you have multiple choices to reach the hotel.

  • By car: follow the road signs for Venice for 10 Km. At the roundabout turn right to Via Forte Marghera (third road on the right). Go straight on for about 1,5 Km; at the traffic light turn left on the bridge and take v.le Ancona; go straight on until you reach Laguna Palace’s entrance.
  • By public transport: bus number 15 (the bus stop is 5 minutes walk away from the airport- 1 bus every 30 minutes- travel time: 35 minutes by bus and 20 minutes walking from the train station to the hotel). Atvo Blue Bus: bus stop in front of the train station.

The Conference Center

Directly connected with the Laguna Palace, the Conference Center is a futuristic auditorium with high and extensive technology. It is the ideal place to host any convention or meeting, thanks to its ingenious modular system. Close to the Conference Center, the Laguna Gallery, an equipped and independent open-space of 600 sqm, has been developed; it is able to satisfy congress organizers’ needs in terms of exhibition, but also conceived for any special set-up, as for instance the poster and exhibitor area of NanotechItaly. map The Conference NanotechItaly 2012 will take place in the Hall 1, 2 3 and 4, in the Foyer (5) and in the Laguna Gallery of the Convention Centre (953sqm). Hall 1+2: conference hall Hall 3: plenary session Hall 4: poster session Area 5: Foyer, registration, exhibit

Hall 3 - Plenary SessionHall 3

The plenary session and Conference Hall will take place in the Hall 3, which can host up to 250 people with “a theatre” disposition. Dimensions: Height: 7.0 m Area: 304.0 sqm

Hall 1+2 Hall 1+2

The parallel sessions will take place in the Hall 1+2 and in Hall 4. Both the areas can host up to 130 people, with “a theatre” disposition. Dimensions:Height: 3.5 m Area: 158 sqm

The foyer/ Exhibition area Networking area

The networking area will be located in the Foyer area.

Exhibition area

The exhibition area will be located in the Laguna Gallery. Personalized solutions will also be possible (please see the section Exhibitors).

Poster Session/coffee break

Posters will be displayed in the Laguna Gallery and they will be arranged by their presenters, in the day indicated by the organisers and attached on the ad hoc supports. In the same Hall catering services will be served.

Laguna RestaurantRestaurant area

The NH Hotel has got a bar and a restaurant, the Laguna Restaurant. When possible, the catering service (lunches and the morning and afternoon coffee breaks) will be served in the Laguna Gallery, the area devoted to Exhibitors and to the Posters presentation.