Information for Visitors
Time Italy is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1).
Currency The official currency in Italy is the Euro (€). Major credit cards are widely accepted, although cash is preferred in most shops, especially the smaller ones.
Banks Banks in Torino are generally open 08.30–13.15 and 14.30‒15.30 (approximately) during working days. ATMs are widely available and accept foreign ATM cards.
Phones & mobile phones The international dialling code of Italy is +39 (01139 from the USA or Canada). Please consult your cell provider about roaming rates for Italy.
Electrical Plugs 220V ~ 50Hz
Liability & Insurance The organizers cannot be held responsible for accidents to conference participants or accompanying persons, for damage, or loss of their personal property, or for cancellation expenses, regardless of cause. Participants are advised to carry out their own insurance arrangements during their stay in Italy.
Special Needs Participants and accompanying persons with disabilities are invited to advise the Conference Secretariat of any special requirements.
Smoking The conference is a non-smoking event. In Italy smoking is not allowed in public buildings. restaurants, liquor establishments (bars) and cafeterias.
How to reach Torino
Airport Sandro Pertini, Torino Caselle (shuttle to the city center; travel time ca. 45 minutes http://www.aeroportoditorino.it/en/passeggeri_en/trasporti_en/bus_en.html)
Airport Milano Malpensa (shuttle to Torino, travel time ca. 2 hours, http://www.comune.torino.it/canaleturismo/it/milano-malpensa.htm)
Railway Station Porta Nuova (in the city center)
Railway Station Porta Susa (in the city center)
Railway Station Torino Lingotto (with subway service to the city center; http://www.metrotorino.it/index_flash.php)
A4 Autostrada Torino-Milano
A5 Autostrada Torino-Aosta
A6 Autostrada Torino-Savona
A21 Autostrada Torino-Piacenza
Google Maps: https://www.google.it/maps/place/Torino/