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ESREF 2024  will be hosted in the Paganini Conference Center, the main conference center in Parma, located in the town, with its capacity of 1400 people and a 2000-square meter exhibition. The Paganini Center is located at the margin of the historic city center, at a 20-minute walking distance from Parma central train station and a 10-minute drive from Parma airport, with direct buses and a convenient taxi service.


Via Toscana 5/a – 43122 Parma


Paganini Congressi is easy to reach using any means of transport; it is about 2 km away from the railway station, about 8 km from the motorway exit and 9 km from the city airport. It is at a walking distance from the city centre.
Guests can rely on a parking area with about 150 parking spaces.


By plane, flying to Parma Airport
By plane, flying to Milan airports (Malpensa, Linate, Orio) + 2-hours bus/train)
By plane, flying to Bologna airport + 1-hour train
By plane, flying to Rome airport + 3-hours HV train


Paganini Congressi is less than five minutes away from the “Parma Centro” exit of the A1 motorway. Milan, Bologna and Verona are about one hour’s drive away. Florence, Padua, Turin and Genoa are slightly more distant. For additional information:



The Parma railway station is along the Milan – Rome line, i.e. it connects two of Europe’s most active railway stations, which compete with Bologna (another stop on this line) for the highest number of passengers in Italy. The Alta Velocità Medio Padana station in Reggio Emilia is less than 20 minutes’ away by car and it is connected to Parma via daily shuttles run by the Italo Treno company.
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