SUM 2018 marks a break with tradition as the Symposium moves to the prestigious Congress Center Papa Giovanni XXIII of Bergamo.

HOW TO REACH THE SYMPOSIUM VENUE (Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 106, Bergamo) from the lower city:

From the motorway exit: 
From the Bergamo motorway exit, follow the signs 'centro città'-'stazione'. Once in the centre, at the traffic lights in Via Bonomelli, turn left into via Papa Giovanni XXIII. You will see the Centro on the left before the next crossroads with Via Paleocapa. The nearest paid parking is in Via Paleocapa (turn left).
Click here to download parking map near Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII.


  • Bergamo railway station: 50 metres
  • Bergamo bus station: 100 metres
  • Central Mila: 45 km
  • Milan Orio al Serio airport: 5 km
  • Milan Malpensa: 90 km

There are frequent connections each day, either by bus or train to and from Milan and Brescia. Orio al Serio is a small, efficient airport connected to all the main European cities, only 3 kilometres from the Centro Congressi and the best hotels in town.

  • From Orio al Serio Airport: Km. 5 - 15 min by taxi
  • From Bergamo Railway Station: 200 m - 5 minutes on foot
  • From Linate Airport: Km. 52 - 40 minutes by car
  • From Linate by bus: there is a bus from Linate to: Milan, Pavia, Brescia and Verona. There is also a bus service to Malpensa airport.

  From Linate

  • Leaving from: arrivals area
  • Times: from 6.05 a.m. to 11.45 p.m., every day, every 30 minutes
  • Company: Starfly

  To Milan Central Station

  • Tickets: Agenzia Autostradale Linate (Note: The bus also stops at Lambrate). Tel.+39.02.5858.7237

  From Milan Central Station it is also possible to catch a direct train to Bergamo (40 min).

Further information available on the Congress Center website.