Site and venue

ND-2007 will be held at the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre, in the city of Nice, on the French Riviera. Nice is located in an exceptional natural site, at the crossroads between the Alps, Provence, and Italy, and is the fifth largest French city, with about 350,000 inhabitants. The Nice airport is the second busiest airport after Paris, with regular flights to many European cities.

Nice is a popular centre for tourism, the second largest in France. The city is best known for its five miles of beaches, its Promenade des Anglais bordering the Bay of Angels coastline, its cruise ship port, picturesque old town, flower market, parks and gardens, museums and galleries, its traditional Carnaval, etc. The famous town of Cannes and the Principality of Monaco can be reached in less than thirty minutes by car. Many wonderful hill-top perched villages, such as Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Eze, are also in the immediate surroundings.

The Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre is a modern, three-level structure designed for large-scale conferences and exhibitions. It features several large meeting halls and auditoriums, with sophisticated audiovisual equipment. It has been voted several times Best European Convention Centre. It is conveniently located in the heart of Nice. The Méditerranée hall (1800 m²) has been entirely reserved for ND-2007. Wireless internet access will be available to the participants.

The address of the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre is

Palais des Congrès et Expositions
1, esplanade Kennedy
F - 06300 Nice

This map of Nice indicates the location of the Acropolis. More information and directions are given at this link.