FAQ

TRAVEL AND LOGISTICS

When and where is the event?

The event is organized at the Caixa Forum Barcelona, on the 4th and 5th of October 2017.

Address: v. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona. Directions and more about the venue

How far are the venue and the hotel from the city centre?

Both the venue and the hotel are very close to the city centre

How do I get to Barcelona from the airport?

Barcelona is served by Barcelona International Airport in the town of El Prat de Llobregat, about 3 km from Barcelona. The airport is connected to the city by aerobus and taxis.

TAXI
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will cost about 25/28 Euros. All cabs are metered with additional charges from the airport and for baggage, which you can find detailed on the right rear passenger window. You will find taxi stops on outside each terminal. Please mind to ask the driver if Credit Cards are accepted before you start the ride.

BY BUS
Aerobus is the bus service that connects the Airport with the centre of Barcelona leaving every 5 minutes, every day of the year. Single ticket is 5,90 EUR; return – 10,20 EUR (both including luggage; prices as of May, 2017)
In approximately 35 minutes you can go from, or return to, Airport Terminals (T1 or T2) comfortably and economically, without having to change stations or stops. The route covers strategic stops in the city. The Plaza Catalunya stop leaves you within walking distance from the conference venue district (Google Maps)

You can buy your ticket:

  • Online on the Aerobus website (payment by credit card)
  • From the staff at the bus stops (cash only)
  • At the ticket vending machines (payment by credit cards VISA and MASTERCARD)
  • By paying the bus driver (cash only)
  • Please note that the maximum change for cash payments is limited up to 20 EUR.

Which nights does ALL DIGITAL reserve at the hotel?

In the registration form you can indicate, which nights you need. ALL DIGITAL covers 2 nights for eligible delegates – from 3 till 5 October.

How much is the hotel?

All the information about the hotel and prices can be found on the Accommodation page

What is the Barcelona tourist tax and who pays it?

Barcelona Tourist Tax is a tax on accommodations you must pay when you come to the city; this tax is never included in your accommodation price. The fee in Barcelona is slightly higher than in the rest of Catalonia. It is paid per person and per day depending on the category of housing. The legal maximum for the tourist tax is 7 nights. (if you come to Barcelona for two weeks, you will not pay tourist tax during the second week)

  • 3 stars hotels –> 0,75€ per person and per night
  • 4 stars hotels –> 1,25€ per person and per night
  • 5 stars hotels –> 2,50€ per person and per night
  • Guesthouses, hostels, B&B and hotels with less of 3 stars –> 0,75€ per person and per night

If ALL DIGITAL covers the accommodation, then it pays the tax as well. Those paying for themselves (including extra nights) have to pay the tax.

Do I pay for the hotel in advance?

If you registered for the conference and requested hotel booking in the registration form, then you can pay for the hotel upon arrival.

Should I book my travel now?

The earlier you book your flights/trains, the cheaper it will be for you.

EVENT: REGISTRATION AND PROGRAMME

Do I need to register for the conference?

Yes, please. You do need to register here. Please do it before 6 September otherwise we cannot guarantee your place at the conference.

How much does it cost to attend the conference?

Attendance is free, but registration is obligatory.

Can I bring a colleague?

Colleagues are welcome! They have to register for the event separately. Please remember, that if you represent an ALL DIGITAL member organization, then ALL DIGITAL covers accommodation for one person (unless you share a double room).

 What are the times of sessions in the event?

You can look at the sessions timing in the Programme. The programme is updated regularly, so please keep checking it.

What is I-LINC and how does it relate to the conference?

I-LINC is a project funded through Horizon2020 by the European Commission. I-LINC created a stakeholder platform as well as a community of experts and organisations that foster employment and entrepreneurship through digital skills. In 2017, I-LINC will host one of the sessions at the Summit.

What is CodeMob and how does it relate to the conference?

The CodeMob project (Teaching coding and mobile devices in telecentres) is aimed at designing and piloting two courses on coding and the effective use of mobile devices training curriculum for e-Facilitators and end-users. ALL DIGITAL SUMMIT 2017 will host the project’s final event in the form of a workshop discussion covering the project’s domain.

I have made a mistake in my registration form, but the form is already submitted. What should I do?

Please write to Ekaterina and explain the mistake.

I have registered. Is it possible to know who else is going to attend the conference?

We ask all the delegates to mark their attendance on the Unite-IT website (a wider ALL DIGITAL community). Please sign up, if you haven’t done so, and mark your participation in the conference. There you will be able to see and connect to other attendees.

I still haven’t found the answer to my question. Who should i write to?

Please write to Ekaterina