CARBOAFRICA Kick-off meeting by gdf57j

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									                         CARBOAFRICA Kick-off meeting

                                   SHORT INFORMATION NOTE

Preliminary Agenda
Sunday 22: arrival and accommodation
- Monday 23 and Tuesday 24: meeting (full days)
- Wednesday 25: field visit to our local flux station (optional, probably just in the morning)
- Wednesday 25 and/or Thursday 26: leave
You are kindly requested to arrive in Trento on Sunday, preferably in the morning or afternoon

Venue
The meeting will be hosted by the “Centro Studi Alpino” (Alpine Study Center) of the University of Tuscia,
The Center is located in Pieve Tesino, in the North-East of Italy, on the Alps!




Board and Lodging
You will be hosted by the facilities of The Alpine Study Center. The accommodation will be free of charge, or
upon payment of a very low contribution. Each participant should pay for its meals, but the organization will be
of responsibility of University of Tuscia.

How to get

By Plane
The nearest biggest city to Pieve Tesino is Trento, then Verona.
The nearest airports are (in the following order): Bolzano, Verona and Milano (the international
importance of the airport is the contrary!).
You can also arrive in the airports of Roma and Munchen=Munich (Germany)!
Here are the airport websites where you can find also related issues (i.e. transfer from the airport to the
train station, etc.)

Bolzano: http://www.abd-airport.it/en/home.htm
Verona: http://www.aeroportoverona.it/page_content.asp
Roma: http://www.adr.it/
Milano: http://www.sea-aeroportimilano.it/
Monaco: http://www.munich-airport.de/EN/index.html

By Train
There are direct trains from Bolzano, Verona, Milano, Roma, and also Munchen).
By train -> Bolzano-Trento: 35 min. Verona-Trento: 1-1.30 h; Milano-Trento: 2.50 h. Munchen-Trento:
4.30 h. Roma-Trento 5.30 h.
You can find all details about train (and probably also book the tickets by credit card) at:
http://www.trenitalia.it/en/index.html (in English)

Therefore, you have to reach Trento by yourself, then, from Trento to Pieve Tesino we will organize
transfer shuttles, according to your time of arrive.

We know it is not so easy to reach Pieve Tesino, but we have chosen this location because of the very
nice place, the good facilities, and the cheap guest house (probably free of charge for you).


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Internet access
Three computers with internet access are free available.

Additional information

Weather
Pieve Tesino is 843 msl, in the Alpes, therefore in late October could be also quite cold (around 10 °C).
Please consider this in making luggage!

Visa requirements
Please inform us if you require an official letter of invitation for the meeting to apply for a visa.

Exchange rates
Current exchange rates are approximately 1 Euro (€) = 1.27 US$. The most up-to-date exchange rate
can be obtained from the following site: www.xe.com/ucc/.




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