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28th IUGG Conference
on Mathematical Geophysics
7-11 June 2010 - Pisa Italy    
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City of Pisa

Pisa, located in western Tuscany just 80 km from Florence, 20 km from Lucca and 10 km from the sea on the banks of the river Arno, is known throughout the world for its famous leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli. It is a lively city and one of the most important university towns in Italy, thanks to its prestigious University, as well as the Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari Sant'Anna and the Scuola Normale Superiore.As a university city Pisa is full of life and cultural events. Its centre, with the "Lungarni" and the small streets close to "Ponte di Mezzo", is full of all kinds of meeting places: pubs, restaurants, pizzerias and aperitif bars. During the month of June, the city commemorates its traditions, art and history with numerous competitions and religious events.

Conference venue

The conference will take place at the Dean's building of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences of the University of Pisa, in Via Buonarroti, 4. The building, located in the Polo Fibonacci campus inside the walls of Pisa, includes a conference room for about 230 people (where all sessions will take place), two smaller conference rooms and a large hall dedicated to poster exhibitions. Free internet connection is available in the building.

How to reach the conference

By train
Pisa is well connected with all the major Italian cities by train. Timetables are available from From Pisa central train station (Pisa Centrale) you can reach the conference location (Via Buonarroti 4) by taxi, bus or on foot (15-20 minutes):

  • A taxi rank is just outside the railway station (Radio Taxi, tel: +39 050 541600)
  • Bus: take the Green LAM (LAM verde) line and stop at Buonarroti 3 (19 th stop)
  • By foot you will take about 15-20 minutes

By plane
Pisa has an international airport served by about 20 airlines ( located close to the city centre. You can reach the conference location (Via Buonarroti 4) by taxi or by bus from the terminal:

  • Taxi stands in front of the air terminal exit, arrivals side (Radio Taxi, tel: +39 050 541600)
  • Bus: take the Red LAM (LAM rossa) line to reach Pisa central train station (Stazione FS stop). From there you can reach the conference location either by walk, by taxi or by bus (see By train section)


The leaning towerThe Arno river and the Church of Santa Maria della SpinaThe Dean's building of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences of the University of PisaThe conference roomThe entrance hall and poster area