Conference venue

The conference will be held in Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Center, 1 Esplanade du President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Nice (France)


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Nice - French Riviera

The city's seaside location and exceptional sunshine (yearly average: 300 days) make Nice a destination of choice. As soon as you arrive, you'll enjoy the exotic charm of the celebrated, palm tree-lined "Promenade des Anglais". The city is also the ideal departure point for exploring the French Riviera and the stunning hilltop villages that dot the surrounding countryside. Nice is also a premier cultural centre! City life moves to the rhythm of its abundant cultural events and venues, such as Carnaval, the Nice Jazz Festival and numerous theatres and museums.

Place de Nice  

  Place de Nice  

Travelling to Nice Acropolis from the Airport

The Nice Acropolis conference center is located in the heart of Nice, approximately 15 minutes drive
from the airport , within walking distance of the shopping area and close to the tramway (T1). 

By Taxis

Locations: Gate A1 at Terminal 1 and Gate A3 at Terminal 2.

Approximate cost from airport to Acropolis is €30.00 depending on time of day, traffic and amount of luggage. Remember to pay only the price displayed on the actual taxi meter. It is recommended that you always ask for a receipt.
Taxi Switchboard for Nice: +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78. 

By Bus & Tramway

Locations :  Arrivals Level, outside Gate A0  at Terminal 1 and  Arrivals Level, outside between Gates A1 & A2 for Terminal 2. 

Pick Lignes d'Azur  Bus 98 (05:50 - 23:00, every 20 mins) then a tramway. Journey time: approx. 30 mins. - Fare 4€. Bus Stop at "Cathédrale-Vieille Ville". Take the tram T1  direction "Pont Michel". Get off at "Acropolis" (on Avenue de la République). Cross the tracks, turn left on Rue Barberis then turn left again on Boulevard Risso, you'll see the venue on the other side of the street.

Travelling to Nice Acropolis

By Bus

The following buses  have a stop in vicinity of the Nice Acropolis Conference Center: 3, 4, 5, 6 (Stop Acropolis). Bus lines 88 and 89 have a stop near (Gare routière - terminal bus station) but not directly at Nice Acropolis. 

By Tramway

Take the tram T1  direction "Pont Michel". Get off at "Acropolis" (on Avenue de la République). Cross the tracks, turn left on Rue Barberis then turn left again on Boulevard Risso, you'll see the venue on the other side of the street.

By Car

GPS coordinates: N 43° 42’ 14’’ E 7° 16’ 49’’ '
Chargeable car park is available nearby. The nearest 24 hour car park (Parc de stationnement) is Vinci Park: Acropolis - Jean Bouin, Avenue du XVème Corps. 

By Train

The main Nice train station  "Nice Ville" is located in the heart of the city. It has seven sets of tracks with covered platforms. From the train station, you can enter the Tramway at station "Gare Thiers" going towards "Pont Michel" and exiting at "Acropolis" station. 

Nice: Second largest hotel park in France

Nice also offers a large range of hotels in all categories, most located in the city centre, with more than 9000 hotel rooms in the immediate vicinity of the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre.  

CATEGORY NUMBER OF HOTELS NUMBER OF ROOMS
5* and 4* 22 3.283
3* (above average)  62 3.421
2* (midrange) 66 2.435
 1* (budget) 17 369
 Unstarred (not rated) 8 453
 TOTAL 175 9.961

  Approximate figures, provided by the Nice Tourist Bureau   


=> For more information about Nice and its surroundings, please visit the Convention and visitors Bureau of Nice website: www.nicetourisme.com

Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre

The 14th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention will be held at the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre, located in the heart of Nice, a few steps from the Bay of Angels.

Designed by architects Buzzi, Bernasconi, and Baptiste, the Nice Acropolis Convention Center opened its doors in 1984. Its layout was carefully designed: gardens, fountains, and numerous works of art are on exhibit outside the building. In 2011, Nice Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Center has been completely renovated and offers now an incomparable venue with top quality meeting spaces.


The Acropolis Convention Centre was named « Europe's number one convention centre » for three years in a row!


=> For more information about Nice Acropolis convention centre: www.nice-acropolis.com

 

Nice Acropolis 

Nice Acropolis  

Exhibition, posters and coffee breaks will be held in the “Espace Agora 3”

 

Nice Acropolis

 All plenary sessions will be held in the beautiful and newly renovated Apollon Amphitheatre.

 

What to do in Nice

Culture and visits, Shopping, Gastronomy, Night life, surroundings, sport activities …

 => All details are on the following link: http://en.nicetourisme.com/what-to-do

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