The conference will take place in downtown Bilbao.
The map indicates the conference site and we will keep updating it with hotel, touristic, and culinary recommendations.
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Sala Garate ("Garate Hall")

Universidad de Deusto

Avda. de las Universidades 24, 48007 Bilbao

Tel.: +34 944 139 259



Barceló Bilbao Nervión

Paseo Campo Volantín 11, 48007 Bilbao

Tel.: +34 94 445 4700

15 minutes walk from the conference site, along the river Nervion, invited speakers will stay here.

NH Deusto

Francisco Maciá 9, 48014 Bilbao

Tel.: +34 94 4760006, Reservations: +34 91 398 46 61

5-10 minutes from the conference site.

Abba Parque

Calle Rodriguez Arias 66

Tel.: +34 90 215 3163

15 minutes from the conference site

Hesperia Zubialde

Camino de la Ventosa

Tel.: +34 94 400 8110

20 minutes from the conference site

Hostal Begoña

Amistad 2, 48001 Bilbao

Cheap but pleasant place, 25 minutes walk or take the tramway.(they do not have breakfast, but one can have breakfast around.)

Restaurants / Bars

Mensa Universidad de Deusto

The mensa is across the river from the conference site on the lowest floor of the Biblioteca Universitaria de Deusto.

El Globo

Tapas bar. Main courses around €8.


Places of (touristic) interest

Guggenheim Bilbao
probably no need for a description. Official site here.

Casco Viejo
Bilbao’s atmospheric old quarter, is full of charming streets, boisterous bars and plenty of quirky and independent shops. At the heart of the Casco are Bilbao’s original seven streets, Las Siete Calles, which date from the 1400s. Read more here.

Museo Vasco

Probably the most complete museum of Basque culture and history in all of Spain. Read more here.

Funicular de Artxanda

For a breathtaking view over the city, the valley it sits in and the wild Basque mountains beyond, take a trip to the summit of Artxanda. Read more here.