Congress Venue: Aula Magna Rettorato University of Florence (July 14 and 15, 2021) and Auditorium Sant’Apollonia (July 16, 2021)

Aula Magna Rettorato University of Florence

Piazza San Marco, 4

The headquarters of the University of Florence is located in a building formerly used as a Grand Ducal stables and it was the headquarters of the army and then intended to accommodate young students.

Among the monumental environments, in addition to the great hall Aula Magna decorated with frescoes from the period of Florence Capital, stand out the neoclassical staircase, the hall of the university Senate and the small historical library.

 

 

 

Auditorium Sant’Apollonia

Via San Gallo, 25

The Santa Apollonia Auditorium was designed by Giovanni Antonio Dosio. The ex-church is composed by a single area and a colonnade which holds the choir of the nuns. On the wooden ceiling, crived and glided, there is a great emblem of the monastery with the pincer.

The Auditorium has frescoes by Bernardino Poccetti, one of most prolific painter of frescos of XVI century in Florence.

 

Welcome Cocktail July 14, 2021 – Alla Torre de’ Rossi

Borgo San Jacopo, 3r

Alla Torre De’ Rossi is located in the ancient Torre De’ Rossi, from which it takes its name, thanks to its special position and its two terraces, offers its guests a 360° panoramic view of Florence.

 

Gala Dinner July 15, 2021 – B-Roof Grand Hotel Baglioni

Piazza dell’Unità Italiana, 6

The Grand Hotel Baglioni, is an important structure of Florence’s history since 1903.

Firstly the structure housed Prince Carreda di Lucedio, than the bulding’s proximety to Santa Maria Novella station contributed to its transformation into a luxury hotel. The name Grand Hotel Baglioni comes from the conversion of the bulding at the hands of its namesake family.

Today the structure is synonymous of elegance and sophistication perfectly combined with the modernity of all the finest amenities.