Logistics

The workshop will take place at the Certosa di Pontignana , located about 9 km from the centre of Siena.

There are four ways to get to the Certosa from Siena.

1. If possible, we will organise a minibus to meet the most popular trains on the Tuesday afternoon.
2. There is a bus, although it runs somewhat infrequently.
3. An ordinary taxi transfer from Siena railway station to the Certosa di Pontignano will cost about Euro 20.
4. If travelling by bicycle or private car, follow these instructions


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How to reach Siena

From outside Italy, Siena is most easily reached by train from Florence, Pisa or Rome. The train from Rome Airport (Fiumicino) takes about 4 hours. Train timetables are available at Trenitalia.

Siena, Italy
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Arrival and departure

The registration fee of 150 euro covers three nights accommodation. If you are arriving on the afternoon of Tuesday 23 July and departing Saturday 27 July you will need to inform the Certosa directly of your requirement for a fourth night, and make arrangements to pay for the additional night's accommodation. Please be sure to also note your requirements on the registration form.

This is a SCAR Scientific Program meeting with additional funding generously
provided by the Italian Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide, and
logistic support from the University of Rome and the University of Siena.