Registration and Hotels


The full registration fee amounts to 400 euros. All students are eligible for a reduced registration fee of 240 euros. The fees will be increased after 7 April 2013, as shown in the table.

Advance registrations are preferred in order to facilitate planning of the scientific sessions and social events of the congress. On site registration is strongly discouraged and availability for social events could not be guaranteed.

Fees including taxes
when applicable
Until 7 April After 7 April
Full registration Eur 400,00 Eur 450,00
Student* Eur 240,00 Eur 280,00
Accompanying persons Eur 50,00 Eur 50,00

For technical reasons, on line registration system won't be available five days prior to the Conference.

*Student registration is reserved to persons who will obtain/have obtained their PhD after 31 December 2012. Students requesting Student Support are kindly requested to apply through the online abstract submission by submitting an abstract. Selected candidates will be informed about the registration procedures in due time.

Full registration and student fees include:

The conference fee does not include:

Accompanying person fee includes:

Accompanying persons fees do not give access to scientific sessions

For on-line Registration and Accommodation click here.

Please take good notice that the on-line registration is not possible in case you wish to pay by bank transfer or you are an Italian participant who are employed by an INFN Institute asking for a VAT exempt invoice headed to the Institute following Art. 10. In this case, please download the registration form.
Students requesting Student Support are kindly requested to apply through the online abstract submission by submitting an abstract. Selected candidates will be informed about the registration procedures in due time.


A wide range of hotel categories have been booked for the INPC 2013 Conference by the official agency OIC Way srl.

4 star
Hotel Adler Cavalieri

People who choose 4 star Hotel Adler Cavalieri in Florence enjoy well-designed spaces and atmospheres that recall the past, precious Tuscan marble, wood paneling and frescoed ceilings; a seductive elegance enhanced with the most modern comforts and an excellent concierge service. The buffet breakfast is served in a beautiful dining room, while at midnight there is a coffee station in the hall. The well-stocked wine bar and the reading room are open for relaxing moments. Guests who travel by car can reserve a parking spot in the outdoor or indoor garage at the time of booking for an additional charge. Right in the historic center the Hotel Adler Cavalieri in Florence has 60 rooms furnished in the 1800's Florentine style refined with precious tapestries and frescoed ceilings. Spacious and well-lit, the rooms come with Satellite TV, SKY TV, direct telephone line, free Internet connection via cable, mini-bar and adjustable air conditioning.

Prices per night from 160,00 to 185,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Ambasciatori

With business, shopping and cultural pursuits at your door, steps away from the Florence Convention Centre, the Hotel Ambasciatori resonates with the cosmopolitan elegance and refined Tuscany charme that characterises Florence. All of the guest rooms have been recently renewed and offer a variety of facilities and services that are sure to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers: en-suite bathrooms, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, air conditioning, tv color with satellite channels, high-speed Internet access and free Wi Fi.

Prices per night from 135,00 to 155,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Atlantic Palace

The Atlantic Palace Hotel, located in the heart of the city, is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday or a productive business trip in a refined and elegant atmosphere that is rich in history and tradition, while offering guests all the comforts expected of a modern establishment. Entirely restored in 2009, the Hotel Atlantic Palace is conveniently situated near S. Maria Novella train station and the convention and exhibition centre. The hotel is also just a short distance from the Duomo and the city's major museums and sights. The hotel's common spaces and rooms are particularly welcoming: furnished in Florentine style, featuring terracotta floors and ceilings with original wooden beams, the Atlantic Palace provides the emotion and elegance of an ambience that is refined in its details to satisfy every need. The 67 rooms perfectly balance the atmosphere of ancient Florence with modern comforts and technology.

Prices per night from 149,00 to 169,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Cellai

Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence in an extremely characteristic and quiet area. The special, defined style of the 55 rooms is combined with high quality comforts: air conditioning, direct telephone, satellite color TV, minibar, private bathroom. The breakfast room is a "winter garden" with a large skylight where guests are served a delicious, candlelight breakfast each morning. The many services offered to guests of Hotel Cellai include car parking in a special rate garage, a fax service at the reception desk and a limousine booking service for personal trips.

Prices per night from 115,00 to 159,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Croce di Malta

Hotel Croce di Malta is located only a few steps from both the Arno River and the Santa Maria Novella railway station. The rooms' charm goes hand in hand with the comfort of the most modern, functional amenities such as satellite TV, mini-bar, direct-line telephone and fast connection to the Internet. Extremely functional, the bathrooms are tastefully and harmoniously decorated.

Prices per night from 168,00 to 192,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel De La Ville

The De La Ville Hotel Florence is located on Piazza Antinori, in the heart of Florence's historical centre and with an enchanting view over the area. All rooms are soundproofed and decorated in elegant, exacting style with high quality comfortable fittings.They come with an exclusive en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a lounge and centrally regulated heating and air conditioning. Moreover, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, an Internet connection, radio, minibar, double or king-size bed and a hire safe are provided in all accommodation as standard. The services and facilities include a bar, a restaurant, a garage and a room for meetings and conferences.

Prices per night from 170,00 to 210,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Palazzo Ricasoli

The Palazzo Ricasoli Residence has somewhat more to offer than an ordinary Hotel Residence. This Palazzo, once owned by the Ricasoli family, breathes an atmosphere of dignity and antiquity, right down to its ancient stones and elegant portico. The rooms are equipped with direct dial telephone, air conditioning, television, hairdryer, minibar and telephone.

Prices per night from 150,00 to 180,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Roma

Hotel Roma is a 4-star hotel in the centre of Florence.It is housed in an ancient 18th-century palazzo overlooking Piazza Santa Maria Novella, one of the not-to-be-missed places for those visiting Florence.The hotel is the ideal place for every type of stay: for artistic and cultural tourism, business, fun and shopping.Hotel Roma of Florence is in an excellent location and has all the amenities while preserving the charm typical of historic Florence hotels. It has 57 rooms designed down to the smallest detail and furnished with a simple, elegant taste. All the rooms have: bathroom with shower or bathtub, air conditioning, satellite TV, radio, minibar, direct-line telephone, hair dryer and internet connection.

Prices per night from 170,00 to 190,00 (Euro) VAT included

4 star Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci

This charming hotel is located in two Renaissance palaces, the Palazzo Minerbetti and the Palazzo Strozzi del Poeta, on one of Florence's most elegant shopping streets. The hotel is also located very close to the monuments which have made Florence famous the world over. The rooms, no two of which are the same, delight guests for the attention that has been given to every smallest detail, and the quality of the decor. They are furnished with 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century antiques, frescoes and heirloom lamps and Murano wall lights, all of which go to create a unique ambience.

Prices per night from 164,00 to 178,00 (Euro) VAT included


3 star Hotel Beatrice

The Hotel Beatrice is situated in an elegant aristocratic palace in art nouveau style, dating from the early Twentieth Century. In a peaceful residential street, it is located close to the Santa Maria Novella railway station, just a few minutes from the Duomo and all the most important Florentine museums and monuments. A family business, it has been run by the owners themselves since 1953. Completely renovated, it offers its guests all modern comforts in a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere. The bright and spacious bedrooms are all equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, desk, direct phone line, satellite TV, mini-bar, safe and air conditioning.

Prices per night from 95,00 to 140,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel Caravaggio

300 meters from the central train station of Florence, Hotel Caravaggio, is within a walking distance from the railway station of Santa Maria Novella and, most important, it is very close to the most famous monuments and museums. It has 37 rooms with private facilities, equipped with satellite TV, telephone, minibar, airconditioning, hairdryer, safe, jacuzzi babysitting, laundry service. Modem and high speed internet access directly from the room internet point with high speed connection and Wi-fi.

Prices per night from 100,00 to 140,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel Cimabue

The Hotel has twenty one gracious and exclusive rooms which offer,through their large 18th century windows, splendid peeks of antique Florence The Hotel is also found only a short walk away from the Gallery Dell'Accademia, Museum of San Marco, the Cupola Brunelleschi and the Giotto Bell Tower. Internally, Florence Hotel Cimabue reveals attention and care to all details and particularities. Available in 6 different typology, many of the rooms have decorated ceilings with representations of elegant rosettes, cornices, bronze vases and floral and fruit motifs.

Prices per night from 115,00 to 135,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel La Fortezza

The Hotel, located just 50 mt from the Fortezza da Basso, 700 mt from the main railway station and very close to the historical centre, is proposed to receive selected business and tourist guests. Inside of a Villa dating back to the 19th century, completely renewed, guests will find 39 rooms endowed with all comforts: WI-FI, PC in the room, Pay TV, air conditioning, central heating, hairdryer, Internet, minibar and telephone.

Prices per night from 80,00 to 140,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel Machiavelli Palace

It is situated in the heart of Florence and built on a Templar church, just a few hundred metres from Santa Maria Novella train station and the Fortezza da Basso. A multilingual staff is on hand for the Hotel's guests. All rooms are furnished in Florentine style, with a bathroom, shower and hairdryer, mini bar, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, adjustable air conditioning and safety deposit box.

Prices per night from 102,00 to 145,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel Mario's Firenze

Mario's Hotel is situated in central Florence, around 100 metres from the Santa Maria Novella railway station and just a short walk from all the city's most important cultural and artistic sights. The property features charming rooms and interiors, among which an elegant breakfast room, a bar and a cosy lounge. There is a parking nearby the hotel for about Euro 20,00 per day.

Prices per night from 112,00 to 133,00 (Euro) VAT included

3 star Hotel Paris

The boutique Hotel Paris is an authentic jewel in the historic centre of Florence, right between the city's two most beautiful squares: Piazza Duomo and Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Situated in the 14th century Via de' Banchi, and housed in two prestigious renaissance palaces Palazzo Venturi and Palazzo Mondragone - the hotel occupies a privileged location in Florence's old city. The Hotel Paris has 67 rooms satellite plasma TV telephone, mini bar, electronic safe independent air conditioning and heating. Bath with shower or bathtub, hairdryer and personalised courtesy kit.

Prices per night from 102,00 to 145,00 (Euro) VAT included


2 star Hotel Genesio Firenze

Hotel Genesio is close to all the major attractions that you will want to visit while you stay in Florence. Close to the Central Station of Santa Maria Novella, Exhibition and Conference centres Free internet Wi-Fi connection and air conditioning in the rooms.

Prices per night from 70,00 to 99,00 (Euro) VAT included

2 star Hotel Lombardi

The Hotel is located in the centre of Florence,into an ancient and elegant palace close to the Central Station of Santa Maria Novella, Fortezza Da Basso, Congress & Business Centre. All the fifteen rooms are nicely decorated with reproductions of paintings of Italian artists of the Renaissance period.Rooms are also equipped with private bathroom with shower together with courtesy products, Minibar Colour TV, telephone and WI-FI connection.

Prices per night from 72,00 to 124,00 (Euro) VAT included

2 star Hotel Medici

Located just minutes from the convention center Fortezza da Basso and the station of Santa Maria Novella, this hotel offers a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the Duomo.  The rooms at this 2 star hotel in Florence are simple and functional, featuring wooden furniture and equipped with every comfort.

Prices per night from 77,00 to 109,00 (Euro) VAT included


For other kinds of accommodation and additional hotels please access to the below system available 24 hours a day.


Any changes or cancellations in connection with registration fees, hotel accommodations, excursions and social events must be sent in writing to O.I.C. s.r.l., Fax +39 055 5035230, E-mail:

For registrations, excursions and social events the paid fees will be refunded as follows:

No refund will be made for cancellations received after 2 May 2013.

For hotel accommodations the paid amounts will be refunded as follows:

All approved refunds will be processed and issued after the congress.


Important dates

Conference registration opening
15 October 2012

Abstract submission opening
15 October 2012

Abstract submission deadline
25 January 2013

Students Support

25 January 2013

Abstract notification
18 March 2013

Deadline for early registration
7 April 2013