This congress has been partly financed by the Generalitat Valenciana through the grant AORG/2012/064
Valencia is a traditional Mediterranean city located on the east coast of Spain. Of average size, it has a population of 800.000. Attendees visiting the town can enjoy a historical city which is a fascinating mixture of different cultures and religions. Those still remain alive in the numerous city's monuments and typical streets, combined with the most absolute modernity exemplified by the avant-garde architectural area " Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias".
Valencia is a city for encounters and contrasts. The legacy left by the cultures and civilizations which have reached these shores in the past still remains alive in the city´s monuments and streets, not to mention in its people´s hearts.
Business and trade coexist with leisure and culture. Valencia is a city that never sleeps. It has a rich cultural life with festivals, concerts, shows and exhibitions all year round.
A city like this can be enjoyed with all five senses. Dialogues flow smoothly, ideas float back and forth easily, lines of communication are always open and people feel at their ease. Valencia invites you to indulge your passion for the art of encounters.
Valencia offers a rich cultural heritage of music, art, gastronomy, architecture and folklore, and reaching the city from any part of th globe is easy and convenient, thanks to a modern network of links with the most important European cities.
For further information about the tourism and conference facilities in Valencia, please consult Turisvalencia, created and published by the Turismo Valencia Convention Bureau.