and location

The Venice Convention Centre

The Venice Convention Centre is located at Venice Lido, easily reachable from Venice downtown and from the main airport, at walking distance from most of the hotels on the Lido. Three large auditoria and plenty of meeting spaces, large and spacious areas for posters and industries, allow for different set-ups according to actual needs.
Lido is a long thin strip of land between sea and lagoon of Venice. The oldest inhabited part of the island, the village of Malamocco, became the official seat of the first doges appointed by Byzantine Empire until it was transferred to the Rialto Islands. The island remained sparsely inhabited until the second half of the XIX century when it became a major seaside resort for the cosmopolitan high society of the time, that appreciated the therapeutic properties of the marine climate, the proximity to the historic centre of Venice and the beauty of its beaches. The XX century gave birth to the most prestigious hotels, the splendid Art Nouveau villas, the Venice Film Festival, the Golf Course and the Casino. Today the Lido is an exclusive neighbourhood of the Venetian estuary, rich in history, art and nature. During spring, winter and fall, out of the crowd and the chaos of the Festival and holidays, Lido offers the opportunity to enjoy a quiet island just a few minutes from the magical charm of Venice.

IPAC’23 will be hosted at the Venice Convention Centre, which is home to the International Venice Film Festival that every year since 1932 brings to the isle movie stars, directors and glamour.

Travelling to Venice

by plane (VCE)

Marco Polo international airport in Venice is the third Italian largest international hub after Rome and Milan. Venice airport is served by all major airlines with a network of over 100 destinations in the world (North America, Europe, Middle East). A dedicated desk will be set up in the arrivals hall at the time of IPAC’23 to assist attendees. The second Venice airport, Treviso Sant’Angelo, hosts all main low cost airlines, to grant European budget transfers.

by train (Santa Lucia)

Venice railway station (Venezia Santa Lucia), facing the Grand Canal, is one of the main train stations in Italy and serves both national and international routes. Reaching Venice by train is a suggestive journey as crossing Ponte della Libertà offers a first glimpse of the city from the sea.

to the venue (Lido di Venezia)

Venice Lido is an island, so, either you come by plane or by train, you’ll have to take a water bus to reach the venue.
Both the airport and the railway station have vaporetto lines leading to the Lido main pier, Santa Maria Elisabetta.
The network of public waterbuses is very efficient and getting to the Lido isle is easy from any part of the city. Different types of tickets and passes are available for attendees. More info about rates, passes, routes and timetable will be made available to participants on IPAC’23 website.

Conference details


7 - 12 May 2023


Venice Convention Centre
Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi 30
Venice, Italy

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