Official ICALEPCS 2017 Events
Visit to the Sagrada Familia
|Joan Casas ©
ICALEPCS 2017 delegates and companions will have the option to visit the Sagrada Familia, one of the most visited buildings in the world. We will visit the astonishing interior of this church, where vaults reach seventy meters. Antoni Gaudí designed a Latin cross plan with five aisles, extremely rich in ornamentation and symbolism
Transportation from the ICALEPCS 2017 Conference venue to the Sagrada Familia will be provided. The Sagrada Familia is in town, very accessible, next to a metro station and in a lively area with bars restaurants. No transportation back to the venue is foreseen after the visit.
Reservations are managed during the conference registration process. Seats are limited to 300 to be assigned in order of registration.
- Visit at 16:00 h: buses will leave at 15:00 h
- Visit at 16:30 h: buses will leave at 15:10 h
- Visit at 17:00 h: buses will leave at 15:20 h
- Visit at 17:30 h: buses will leave at 15:30 h
Buses will stop within walking distance from Sagrada Familia
You have to arrive to the meeting point of the Sagrada Familia 15 minutes before your visit time where Conference staff will be waiting for you; in the meantime you will have free time for visiting the area and do some shopping. It is essential to take your ticket to access to the Sagrada Familia.
No transportation back to the venue is foreseen after the visit.
Cancellations: No refunds will be awarded on cancellations received after September 22nd. Refund requests should be submitted to the Technical Secretariat.
|Museu Marítim de Barcelona ©
Avinguda de les Drassanes avenue, s/n
Metro stop "Drassanes" (Line L3 - green). Official transportation will not be provided.
Included in the full conference registration fee; it is essential to confirm the attendance when registering.
The architectural ensemble of the Royal Shipyards of Barcelona, home to the Maritime Museum, is one of the most important monuments of Gothic architecture for industrial use in the world. Between its spaces we find the “Marqués de Comillas” Hall, emblematic and spectacular complex resulting from the enlargement of Gothic naves of the seventeenth century and where the ICALEPCS 2017 Dinner will be held.
We are confident that with this wonderful environment, the ICALEPCS 2017 Dinner will be a success that you will always remember with a smile.
Visit to ALBA Synchrotron
Friday, October 13th at the end of the Conference sessions - FULLY BOOKED
ALBA is a 3rd generation Synchrotron Light Source located in Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona), that started operation in 2012.
It is a complex of electron accelerators to produce synchrotron light, which allows the visualization of the atomic structure of matter as well as the study of its properties.
ALBA currently has eight operational state-of-the-art Beamlines, comprising soft and hard X-rays, which are devoted mainly to biosciences, condensed matter and materials science. Additionally, three new Beamlines are in construction.
This large scientific infrastructure provides more than 5,000 hours of beam time per year and is available for academic and industrial users, serving more than 1,000 researchers every year. Since 2012, ALBA has been hosting official users, from Spain, and a significant part from other countries as well.
Managed by the Consortium for the Construction, Equipping and Exploitation of the Synchrotron Light Source (CELLS),
- Register beforehand
- Bring your national ID card or passport for the visit
- Pregnant women and people with pacemakers are not allowed into the facility
INFORMATION FOR ALBA VISITORS
Please take a few minutes to learn about the safety requirements for all individuals present at the Facility.
Safety is everyone’s responsibility. You have a duty to behave safely and to encourage and help others around you to do the same.
There are a number of safety hazards present at the Synchrotron including: Radiation, high voltage power supplies, magnetic fields, compressed air systems, water cooling systems, cryogenic cooling systems.
The personnel safety systems and procedures ensure that the employees, visiting scientists and the visitors from the general public are protected from these hazards. When on site everyone is to comply with the instructions and obey all safety and warning signs at the facility. Please do not touch the instrumentation.
Pregnant women, people with pacemakers and in general fitted with any other medical device, and persons under the age of 16 must inform the designated ALBA staff prior to the visit and on arrival.
Suitable clothes and shoes:
- High heels, sandals and thongs are not permitted.
- No loose garments or accessories that can be easily trapped or caught.
Visitor Escort: You will need to be escorted and follow the instructions given by the designated ALBA member during the visit. Please follow your group.
Emergency Evacuation of the Building: If the case of an evacuation alarm, please follow the signs to immediately evacuate the building and gather at the meeting point. Follow the ALBA staff members. Do no use the elevators.
- Visit at 14:00 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:15 h.
- Visit at 14:15 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:25 h
- Visit at 14:30 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:30 h
- Visit at 14:45 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:30 h
- Visit at 15:00 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:45 h
- Visit at 15:15 h – Groups A & B: bus will leave at 13:45 h
- Visit at 15:30 h – Group A: bus will leave at 13:55 h