Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-11)
Avinguda Diagonal, 177, planta 9
08018 Barcelona, Spain
Event Location and Registration
ICWSM-11 will be held in the Imagina Auditorium. Onsite registration will be located in the foyer of the Imagina Auditorium, beginning Sunday, July 17. Registration hours will be:
- Sunday, July 17: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Monday, July 18: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday, July 19: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday, July 20: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
For those of you staying at the conference hotels, please note the following information. All inquiries regarding your accommodations should be addressed directly to the hotels.
Hotel Amrey Diagonal
Hotel Novotel Barcelona City
Telephone: +34 93 326 24 99
The conference will have one morning (10:00 - 10:30 am) and one afternoon (see schedule for time) coffee break in the foyer of the Imagina Auditorium. Coffee, tea and light breakfast items will be served in the morning, and coffee, tea, soft drinks, water and light snacks in the afternoon.
On Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19, sponsored buffet lunches will be served in the Imagina Auditorium foyer, 12:10 - 1:30 pm. Attendees will be on their own for lunch on Sunday, July 17, Wednesday, July 20, and Thursday, July 21.
The ICWSM-11 Opening Reception will be held Monday, July 18, 8:00 - 11:15 pm in conjunction with the IJCAI-11 Opening Ceremony and Reception. The IJCAI-11 Opening Ceremony will start at 7:00 pm at the Concert Hall of the Palau de la Música Catalana, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and will be followed by a reception in the foyer, where food and drinks will be served from 8:30 - 11:15 pm. The opening reception will include tapas, drinks and the unique performance of a thrilling musical tragic-comedy Casparo, fragments of an opera. The opera was composed by AI researcher Luc Steels with libretto of the neuroscientist Òscar Vilarroya. Admittance to the IJCAI-11 reception is included in the ICWSM-11 registration fee. Only ICWSM-11 registrants with conference badges will be admitted, so please remember to wear your ICWSM-11 name badge at all times.
The ICWSM-11 Poster/Demo Session will be held on Tuesday, July 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, in the foyer of the Imagina Auditorium. Hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served.
Complimentary wireless internet access will be available to attendees in the Imagina Auditorium during ICWSM-11. Attendees are expected to bring their own laptops, as AAAI is unable to provide computers for attendees' use. For further information about internet access, please inquire at the registration desk upon arrival.
For information about transportation to the conference venue and getting around Barcelona, please visit the "Getting around the city" link under "Practical Guide" at http://www.barcelonaturisme.com
The public transportation stops to the Imagina Building are:
- Underground Stop: L1 Glories
- Buses: Lines 7, 92 & 192
- Besos Tram: Ca l'Aranyó