6th Management Committee meeting

Start Date: 2011-07-14

End Date: 2011-07-14

Location: Barcelona

Country: ES


The Action’s 6th Management Committee meeting will take place on Thursday, July 14th, 2011,  at  the Josep Carner building  of the University of Barcelona, in downtown Barcelona (ES), colocated with its 5th Joint WG workshops, as well as with the IJCAI-2011 workshops. The venue is located at Carrer d’Aribau 2 (Metro: Universitat, Line L1). The meeting room is Gabriel Oliver (basement).

Preliminary Programme:

11:00 - 13:30: MC meeting (draft agenda)
13:30: Lunch (provided by COST)


You may choose among the following options to reserve your accommodation:

  • Reserve at the Hotel Caledonian Barcelona (***). This hotel gives us a special rate for our COST meetings (88 €+6€ breakfast / night) for individual rooms and double rooms for single use. Please do the online reservation here, and specify in additional requirements: “GRUPO UB”. Even though a different rate appears, you will be charged the special rate mentioned above (please bring a printed copy of your reservation with you that shows the “GRUPO UB” request).
  • Take a look at the different hotels that IJCAI-2011 offers its participants. Even though the cut-off date for reservations has passed, as COST meeting participants it may still be possible to obtain the special IJCAI rates.
  • Reserve through your preferred booking engine. The workshop site can be reached easily from almost any place in Barcelona by metro (line L1).


There are serveral options to get from Barcelona airport (BCN) to the meeting venue:

  • Bus (recommended): The Aerobus departs every 5-20 minutes from outside your terminal’s arrivals hall. Get off at stop Plaça Universitat (approx. 30 minutes travel time).
  • Train: Local trains (line R2) leave every 30 minutes from Terminal T2. Change at Barcelona Sants to lines R1, R3, R4 or R7 and get off at Plaça Catalunya. The trip takes 30-40 minutes. The workshop venue is approx. 500 metres away.
  • Taxi: Official taxis (black with yellow doors) are available in front of your terminal’s arrivals hall and cost about 20-25 € for the 15-20 minutes trip downtown.