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ISS Finals @Alicante-Spain (Jan 28th)

News

  • January 8: We have an official Twitter account. Please, visit us to keep in touch: https://twitter.com/ZeroRoboticsSp1
  • December 30: An email regarding the registration procedure has been sent to the finalists.
  • Friday 21: URGENT! Zero Robotics Finals event date is confirmed to be on  January 28 (Monday)
  • January 14: URGENT! The Tournament Finals @Alicante_Spain has changed date. 14 or 25 January are been taking into consideration.

Location & venue

Zero Robotics ISS finals will take place at the campus of the University of Alicante at San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante)  https://web.ua.es/en/about-the-ua.html.

Where? 9 Km from the airport, 3 Km from the city center (train stop 200m from the University, tram stops next to the university). Please see Transportation below.

Registration info

Please check your email.

Accommodation

Please refer to "Zero Robotics" or "Robotics Conference" when booking to have access to these (or similar) prices. These are university residences which are located next to the Campus.

Tentative schedule

Tourism

Alicante, or Alacant, both the Spanish and Valencian being official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the Alacantí region, in the south of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. The population of the city of Alicante was 330,525, estimated as of 2016, ranking as the second-largest Valencian city. Including nearby municipalities, the Alicante conurbation had 452,462 residents. The population of the metropolitan area (including Elche (Elx) and satellite towns) was 757,085 as of 2014 estimates, ranking as the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.

Transportation

  • Click here to see how to get the the University of Alicante from your location!
  • Alicante's airport is one of the busiest in Spain, with flights from 119 different destinations. Alternatively, you could also fly to Valencia (183Km), taking a direct train from there to Alicante (90 min).
  • Alicante's train station is located in the city center. You have AVE (high-speed rail) from Madrid, EUROMED from Barcelona and Valencia).
  • Alicante offers a wide network of bus lines, connecting the different points of the city. The bus line that connects the city with the University is Line 24, with stops at the train station, coach station and the Central Market Area.
  • From the train station, a taxi can be taken (15 min), Tram (Line 2), or a bus (Line 24).

Local Organizing Committee

  • Antonio Martínez-Álvarez (Associate Professor, Univesity of Alicante)
  • Sergio Cuenca-Asensi (Associate Professor, University of Alicante)
  • Francisco Pujol López (Associate Professor, University of Alicante)
  • Jose Luis Sánchez-Romero (Associate Professor, University of Alicante)
  • Jorge Azorín López (Associate Professor, University of Alicante)
  • Antonio Jimeno Morenilla (Full Professor, University of Alicante)
  • Javier Navarrete Sánchez (University of Alicante)
  • Alejandro Serrano-Cases (PhD-Student, University of Alicante)

Contact

Antonio Martínez-Álvarez (Spanish coordinator for Zero Robotics)
zerorobotics_spain@iuii.ua.es

Organized by

University of Alicante

Sponsored by

EPS