Conference Venue

  • The conference will be held at the Polytechnic City of Innovation (CPI) inside the campus of the Universitat Politècnica de València in València, Spain. 

    Spain’s top technological university according to the major global rankings assessing higher education quality, the UPV is a public, dynamic and innovative university dedicated to both research and teaching. It maintains strong bonds with its social environment and a strong presence abroad. Currently, its university community consists of over 42,000 people: nearly 37,800 are students, 2600 members of the teaching and research staff, and 1700 administrative and services personnel. The UPV is made up of 10 schools, 3 faculties and 2 higher polytechnic schools. The CPI is the Science Park of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). It houses a large part of the research activity of the UPV (organized in research institutes ) over a total of 140,000 m2 of scientific infrastructure and projects to society the activity carried out by more than 3,000 researchers.


    Universitat Politècnica de València

    CPI Building (8B). Auditorium Blue Cube (Auditorio Cubo Azul)

    Camino de Vera (Avinguda dels Tarongers), s/n 46022 València


    How to arrive to FOSBE19 conference

    Building 8B is located at the southeast corner of the campus. The best public transportation for arriving to this point are:

    Bus (EMT) :

      •  lines 93 (stop 1898) (comes from city center), 98 (stop 1898)  and 99 (stops 1749 or 1750)
      • Other buses to UPV campus: lines 18, 40, 71, they have stops near # 12 meeting point, but you must walk 1.0 km.


    Tram lines 4 and 6, get off at Serrería stop


    Valencia city map with buses 93, 98 & 99 lines

    CPI is a singular and nice building, but it’s not easy to get your bearings. The best way for arriving to the conference desk is to take one of the 2 panoramic lifts to the 3rd floor (they are located inside the CPI, at level 0). Then turn to the right, walking on an external wooden ground, until you arrive to the last cube (blue color… Cubo Azul).

    You will have indicators around the building for facilitating orientation

    Travel to València

    Travel info – Valencia airport

    Valencia airport is located in the nearby town of Manises, about 8 km away from the city. Best way to reach the hotels and UPV Campus from the airport is either taking a taxi or the underground.

    • Taxi: the journey takes about 25 minutes and costs about 25 €.
    • Underground: Line 3 and 5 go to the center. You need to buy the cardboard (1 €) and load a single ticket (3.90 €) to the city center.

    For more information visit:, metro-map: here.

    Travel info – Train from Madrid

    Valencia is connected via high speed train (AVE) with Madrid (one train per hour, one hour and a half duration), for more information visit

    From Madrid airport  to Atocha train station in Madrid you can take a taxi with flat rate 30 € or take a train (one every half an hour, half an hour duration).

    Best way to reach the hotels and UPV Campus from the AVE train station in Valencia (Joaquin Sorolla) is either taking a taxi or the underground.

    • By taxi: the journey takes about 15 minutes and costs around 10 €.
    • Underground: a shuttle bus takes passengers to Xativa stop (Metro Line 3, 5 and 9).