25 - 27 October
Barcelona, Spain

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Practical Information


The eChallenges e-2006 Conference & Exhibition takes place in the Hotel Princesa Sofia, Plaza Pio XII, Barcelona, which is located in the exclusive Avenida Diagonal. It combines elegant, classic surroundings with high tech and modern facilities.

Security, Health and Safety

Please wear your name badge for all e-2006 activities, as it is your identification and allows you access to the facilities on offer. Unfortunately, conferences provide a tempting target for thieves, so please take care of bags, personal computers and other personal belongings.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for losses incurred or for personal health and safety. Delegates should ensure they have personal health insurance and take the usual care when exploring the city of Barcelona. Any special needs or requirements, should be dealt with by contacting the conference secretariat prior to the event.

Major Places of Interest

Barcelona, the regional capital of Catalunya, and Olympic City in 1992, offers a unique mixture of architecture and cultural heritage. Barcelona is very accessible with a comprehensive public transport system that will make it easy for you to see everything this city has to offer.

With Gaudi landmarks throughout the city (Guell Park, Batllo House, Sagrada Familia Cathedral), Barcelona also has areas like La Rambla (linking Plaça Catalunya to Estatua de Colón (Columbus Statue), a boulevard full of kiosks, restaurants, flower

shops, stores and art), and the Gothic Neighbourhood with its wide range of main public buildings (Palacio de la Generalitat, the Auntamineto, Pacio Real).