General Info


The official language of the symposium is English.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the IMDEA Materials.


A block of rooms at various local hotels have been reserved at a special rate for your convenience:


Rafael Hoteles:

 NH Hotels:


You can either book in other hotels nearby the above hotels.  Price information is only indicative and may change depending on when you book.

Shuttle services

The conference provides shuttle services to and from the hotels to the IMDEA Materials Institute. The traveling time is approximately 30-40 mins.

Shuttle schedule




A valid passport is required to visit Spain from outside the European Union. Additionally, some foreign participants may need a visa to attend the conference. The organizing committee is willing to issue an official invitation letter to participants for visa application.


Madrid is located in the heart of Spain and possesses a typical continental climate. The average temperatures in June are 35 ºC (day) and 15 ºC (night)