The event will be held at The Telecommunication Engineering School (ETSIT) of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Once you get there, please, go to the left (Edificio C) and follow the arrow signs to the room where the meeting will be held (Salón Actos C. The Telecommunication Engineering School (ETSIT) is part of "Ciudad Universitaria", a university campus in the west part of Madrid.
The address of ETSIT-UPM is:
ETSIT can be reached by bus, underground, or taxi. Bus line F comes from "Cuatro Caminos" (point 1 on map below) and bus line 82 comes from "Moncloa" (point 2 on map below). Both stop at ETSIT's entrance when coming from Cuatro Caminos or Moncloa. However, to take the bus in the return direction you must go to a different bus stop.
The underground station "Ciudad Universitaria", line 6, is the closest to ETSIT (1 km away approximately). Cuatro Caminos and Moncloa also have stations in the same line. Very close to the "Ciudad Universitaria" station you can connect with bus lines 82, G or U, which stop at ETSIT's entrance.
In Madrid, the underground is usually called "El Metro". Metro tickets and bus tickets cost 1 € each. At underground stations you can buy a combined ticket called "metrobus" that is valid for ten trips (underground or bus) and costs 6.70 €. The Metro is closed at nights from 2 am to 6 am.
The international airport Madrid-Barajas is located 12 km east of Madrid. There are 4 terminals:
The metro ticket when going or coming from the airport terminals cost 2?. If you go to the airport from the city, you should buy a special metro ticket for the airport (2€) instead of the normal one (1€).
Getting a Taxi from Madrid Airport to the City Centre will cost approximately 30-35 €. If you take a taxi, the initial fare is 1.95 € between 6 am and 10 pm from Monday to Sunday, 2.15 € between 10 pm and 6 am from Monday to Friday, and 2.95 € between 10 pm and 6 am at weekends and holidays. The supplementary fare for trips from/to the airport is 5.25 €. There is no extra charge for luggage. The taxi tariff, shown in the taximeter, is "1" (0.92 €/km) Monday through Friday from 6 am to 10 pm, or "2" (1.06 €/km) at nights from 10 pm to 6 am, weekends, and holidays.
There are no hotels within short walking distance of ETSIT. Hotel Tirol, Hotel Husa Moncloa, and Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera are located in "Moncloa", close to bus 82 stop.
Hotel AC Los Vascos and Hotel Jardin Metropolitano are near "Cuatro Caminos" and bus F stop.
Los Vascos, 27
Avenida Reina Victoria, 12
Tel 911 831 810
Hotel Liabeny and Hotel Carlos V are closer to the city centre. In this case, you can take the underground at station "Callao" (line 3).