WHEN IN GRANADA ...

Some useful information regarding the conference and getting around in Granada

CONFERENCE VENUE

Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación, Universidad de Granada
(The Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Granada)
Campus La Cartuja, 18071 Granada

Registration and the Conference Secretariat will be located in the Faculty of Educational Sciences. Conference Opening, Talking Circles and Parallel sessions will be held in the Faculty of Educational Sciences. Plenary sessions will be held in the Faculty of Arts Building.

The Learning Conference buildings are labelled and highlighted on a local area map found online on the location page. The Faculty of Education Building is opposite the Monasterio de La Cartuja (Monastery Of La Cartuja).

GETTING TO AND FROM THE CONFERENCE VENUE AND CONFERENCE HOTELS

* Airport Transportation options

- Taxi
A taxi to hotels will cost approximately 20 Euros.

- Shuttle Bus Service
A public shuttle bus service is also available from the airport to the City Centre. Tickets cost approximately 3 Euros and can be purchased on arrival into Granada Airport. You will need to check with the driver to confirm if the shuttle can stop at your hotel.

* Venue Transportation options

- Local buses that go to the conference venue "Ciencias de la Educación (The Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Granada) are Lines C, U and 8 and 20. They depart from the City Centre approximately every 15 minutes.

*Driving to the Venue

- The local committee have informed us that driving in the city centre is quite difficult. However, should you choose to drive to the conference venue, street parking is available near the Faculty at no cost.

ACCOMMODATION BOOKED BY SECRETARIAT

The contact details for the various conference hotels are as follows:

* Vincci Hotel Granada
Address: Av. de la Constitucion 18, 18012 Granada
Phone:+34 958 204061

* Hotel Plaza Nueva
Address: Plaza Nueva nº 2, 18010 Granada
Phone: +34 958 215273

* Granada Center Hotel
Address: Avda. Fuertenueva s/n, 18002 Granada
Phone:+34 958 205000

* Condor Hotel
Address: Avenida De La Constitucion 6, 18012 Granada
Phone:+34 958 283711

* Hotel Macia Gran Via
Address: Gran Via De Colon 25 , 18001 Granada
Phone:+34 958 285464

* Hotel Don Juan
Address: Martinez de la Rosa, 9 - 18002, Granada
Phone: +34 958 285811

* Carlos V Residence: Dormitories of the University of Granada
Address; University of Granada, Campus Universitario De Cartuja.
Phone: +34 958 18 7000.

Please note that the Residence is well known by local taxi drivers. You just need to ask to be taken to ‘Residencia Carlos V’. Delegates check in at the reception desk which is open 24 Hours, 7 days a week.

The conference venue map on the location page shows the Carlos V Residence. It is between the two marked buildings (the Faculty of Educational Sciences and the Faculty of Arts) and is labeled as ‘Vivienda de Estudiantes’.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

* Pre-Conference Registration Opportunity – Sunday 10th July - 5.00 to 6.30 PM

You will be able to register and pick up your delegate material the day before the conference at the Faculty of Educational Sciences.
Pre-conference registration is not obligatory - the opportunity is offered for the convenience of delegates.

LATEST PROGRAM AND PRESENTATION TIMING

An updated version of the draft conference program is now available online. There have been some session time changes to accommodate various delegate needs. Please check your presentation and note the possible revised time and/or room accordingly. Apologies if this causes any inconvenience.

The program can be down loaded from the program page.

PRESENTATION EQUIPMENT

Please ensure that if you are conducting a computer based presentation to bring your own lap top computer. The conference secretariat will provide data projectors and overhead projectors only. As a back up we suggest you bring the core of your presentation on overhead transparencies as well.

CONFERENCE DINNER – TUESDAY 12th July 2005

The conference dinner is to be held at Palacio de los Córdova on the evening of the second day of the conference. Transfer times from the conference venue to the dinner location will be announced during the conference. If you have already booked, your dinner ticket will be available for collection at the registration desk. Limited tickets will also be available for purchase at the conference and you are welcome to book for accompanying friends and family members.