Santander, SPAIN, October 23-25
The workshop will be held at:
The University of Cantabria (UC) is a public and modern institution, whose principal aim is to contribute to the social progress across its commitment with educational and scientific excellence. The UC is considered to be one of the ten best universities of the country by its quality and scientific productivity.
You can find more information on the university website.
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Getting to Santander
Santander is the capital of the Cantabria region, in the northern coast of Spain. You can find information about Cantabria here.
- The closest airport to the city is Santander-Parayas.
Two companies operate there:
- Air Nostrum (Iberia) joins the
airport with several locations
connects Santander with London-Stansted, Frankfurt-Hahn,
Rome-Ciampino, Milan-Bergamo, Dublin, Madrid, and Reus.
- The Bilbao-Loiu
airport, one of the main airports in Spain, is also a convenient
choice to get Santander.
The linked figure
sketches the way of reaching Santander
downtown from each of those airports using public transportation.
By Train Renfe
connects Santander with Palencia, Valladolid, and Madrid. For
transportation from northern locations, the bus is a more convenient
By Bus Alsa
operates the main long-distance bus routes which stop at Santander,
including a connection with Bilbao and the French border at
There are a limited number of rooms with discount
prices for the participants in
the following hotels:
- HOTEL HOYUELA (WEB)
Price (with breakfast buffet): 65.97 Euros (single), 85.60 Euros (double).
- HOTEL SILKEN RÍO SANTANDER (WEB)
Price (with breakfast): 65.97 Euros (single), 102.35 Euros (double).
- HOTEL LAS BRISAS (WEB)
Price (with breakfast): 40 Euros +VAT (single), 60 Euros +VAT (double).
To obtain this price reduction you have to point
out the keywords : University of Cantabria, WMC
Both hotels are situated in "El Sardinero" beach
area which is about 15 minutes walking to the
The reservation of the room
must be done directly by the participant with
We strongly encourage to book accommodation as soon as possible.
The conference dinner will be held in the Restaurante Riojano, located at the city centre.