CONFERENCE LOCATION The conference will be held in Palermo - Sicily - Italy (and also in Marsalla Saturday)
Università degli Studi di Palermo Orange Point =University (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) Orange framed area is the "Orto Botanico" (location official dinner)
Università degli Studi di Palermo Facoltà di Agraria
Department of Economics and Agro-forestry Systems ESAF
orangeWorking areas: Aula Magna "G. Ballatore" & Conference Rooms
Entry into the University for conference , from side of "Orleans" subway
Check-in for the participants and
registrations will begin on Wednesday 9th June from 5 pm at the Faculty on the groundfloor.
5 pm Welcome Drink and Registration
12:30 Lunch - Faculty - Olive Oil Tasting
8:45 pm Official Dinner - Orto Botanico
12:30 Lunch - Faculty
6:30 pm Palermo' Eis Cream Tasting
7:30 pm Reception and VDQS Awards
Saturday in Marsala
(bus departs at 8 am and is scheduled to return at 6:30 pm) 8 am Depart for Marsala
11 am Visit Pellegrino' Azienda (in two groups)
1 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Visit Distillery Bianchi
3: pm Visit Mozia Site
6:30 pm Back in Palermo
Very Important Saturday from the end of the morning (10 am) to 5 pm, it will be possible from Marsala to drive those interested to Trapani airport (Ryanair).
Return to Palermo is via the airport Palermo-Punta Raïsi (we will be there at approximately 6 pm).
is updated regularly, so please check it regularly. The schedule depends on you.
So do not hesitate to tell us your suggestions.
will gradually find numerous pieces of information to help plan your visit.
VDQS apologizes for not being able to organize participants’ transfers.
They are kindly requested to make the necessary bookings by themselves
(transport and lodging).
Be aware that there are many links on this page that can be clicked on,
and thereby making it possible to access additional information.
Reservation trough internet spécialists. Best price, but always same price
For late reservation
only 27 accomodations
The best way - to find a good, an excellent accommodation in Palermo is staying in a B&B; on mutualised or privat website you find many explanations and pictures. You have also a very competitive tarrif for a luxury accommodation (depending of your choice). What else?
Is possible to find other B&B with your browser (searching with : Bed Palermo) .
nice Google application
very cheap price
If you are searching for a restaurant (before or after our conference) please consult this first restaurants list .
and to know what you are eating, please see this excellent website on local recipes
Circuler dans Palerme
Subway, is easy, but you have to wait very long time and it never go where you want (excepted for Airport, University and Station)
There are many buses, but these are confusing.
Only one is very easy to use: the touristic bus. Your can discover the city for only 20€..
[valid 24h, 2 lignes, each 30', duration 60': infos, depliant, interactiv MAP]
Now it exist a bus plan, (but please, print it before coming in Palermo, here it is only down town, (I don't no where we can find it in Palermo!) . For other information you have to consult AMAT
You have also bus devoted to tourists plan special-tourists bus ticket: 0,52€ for a full day .
The University is near the place"Independenzia" (green line terminus).
To buy some "gastronomics" souvenirs : Arco Antico near from University but other side: corso Catalafimi 774: Enoteca, bar, food ...