Conference Venue

BWCCA 2008 will be held at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), in Barcelona, Spain. The exact address is: Edifici Vèrtex - Plaça Eusebi Güell, 6 08034 Barcelona, Spain (see location here).

Venue Access

The nearest subway station is Palau Reial, Line 3 (L3, green), a short walk from the conference venue. It is the most convenient transportation method and this line can be easily reached at the city center.

More information about the public transportation network can be found here.

Access from other transportation methods

  • Barcelona International Airport, El Prat: 14 km, about 20 minutes by car or taxi.
  • Sants train station: 3,5 km. About 10 minutes, by taxi or subway (Sants, L3).
  • Harbor: 17 km, about 20 minutes by taxi or subway (Drassanes, L3).
  • Bus lines: 7, 33, 54, 60, 67, 68, 74, 75, 78 i 113.

About Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital and the most populous city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. It is today one of the world's leading tourist, economic and cultural-sports centres, and its influences in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities, as well as being the 16th-most-visited city in the world and 4th most visited in Europe after Paris, London, and Rome, with several million tourists every year.

You can find the tourism information center here.