7th International Conference on

Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security

(AIMS 2013)

June 25-28, 2013, UPC Barcelona, Spain

AIMS 2013 will be held at Campus Nord of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Campus Nord is located at the North-West corner of the city, at the end of the Green Line (L3) of the underground. There are two stations near the Campus, “Zona Universitària” and “Palau Reial”, both at L3. 
  • Labs (25th and 26th)
  • Conference (26th to 28th)
    • Building B3, sala multimedia, -entrance from the terrace between B3 and B4 -
  • Welcome reception (26th, between 19:00 and 20:30)
  • Lunches (25th to 28th, between 13:00 and 14:30)
    • Cafeteria Unity, building B4 in front of the conference room
  • Social event (27th afternoon and evening)

Arriving from the Airport

Barcelona airport has two terminals. T1 for most international flights and T2 which hosts low cost flights only. Both terminals are connected by a shuttle service.

By Taxi
Barcelona taxis (yellow & black) are available at the arrival terminals. A taxi ride to Campus Nord or to downtown costs around 30 € (ask in advance the taxi driver if you plan to pay with credit card).
By Train
Airport Station: The train station is connected to Terminal T2 through a footbridge placed between terminals T2A and T2B. From Terminal T1 get the shuttle bus (free service) to Terminal T2.

Downtown stations: Main stations are Barcelona Sants and Barcelona Plaça Catalunya. Once there you may take Metro line L3 to "Palau Reial" or "Zona Universitària".

Timetable: From Barcelona Plaça de Catalunya 05:39 to 22:11 every 30 minutes. From Barcelona Sants 05:43 to 22:16 every 30 minutes. From the Airport 06:13 to 23:40 every 30 minutes.

Tickets are purchased at the stations. A single ticket costs 3,60€ and a card of ten trips (T10 card) 9,25€.
By Bus (Aerobus)
Airport stops: Bus stops at Terminal T1 and T2 (A, B, C).

Downtown stops: This line ends at Plaça Catalunya (city center). Once there or other stations in between you may take L3 of the underground to "Palau Reial" or "Zona Universitaria" stations.

Timetable: From Plaça Catalunya 05:00 to 00:30 every 10 minutes. From the Airport 06:05 to 01:05 every 10 minutes.

Tickets are purchased in the bus. A return ticket costs 9,50€.

Accomodation in Barcelona at UPC rates

Hotels in the Campus and downtown at UPC special rates are available with a description on how to book.