General Info

General Info



All transactions are in euro, which is divided into 100 cents.


The official language is Italian. English is commonly understood.

Time zone

The city of Florence is in the CEST (Central European Summer Time) zone and is 2 hours aheadCoordinated Universal Time (UTC+2)


Electricity in Italy conforms to the European standard of 220V to 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz. Wall outlets typically accommodate plugs with two or three round pins (see below)


Conference Center

Piazza Adua 1, Florence

Rooms are labelled according to the following scheme:

Building code (PA for Palazzo Affari and VV for Villa Vittoria) + floor + room number

For example:

PA.1.3 = Palazzo Affari, first floor, room 3

VV.G.4 = Villa Vittoria, Ground floor, room 4

ISCAS 2018 Secretariat – Opening hours

The ISCAS 2018 Secretariat will be available at the desk, for onsite registrations and to retrieve your personal badge, during the following hours:

Sunday, May 27  _  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Monday, May 28  _  7.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29  _  7.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30  _  7.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Secretariat desk is located at the main entrance of the venue (Piazza Adua 1).

Tourist info

A tourist information desk is available to all attendees and accompanying persons, at the main entrance, during the following hours:

Sun-Wed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Wireless Internet access is available to all attendees for the whole conference within the venue.

Password available on site


Download the ISCAS2018 app for info about sessions and networking with all participants.


Please retrieve your badge at the Secretariat desk before accessing the venue. Please wear your badge ALL THE TIME within the conference premises. Your badge is the document that gives you access to the Conference every day; pay attention not to lose or damage it.


Upon collecting your badge, you will also be given the ticket to collect your conference bag and, if due, the ticket for the Gala Dinner. Please remind to bring this ticket with you at the dinner in order to access the event.