The 25th CUIEET will take place in Badajoz during the days 5 to 8th september 2017, in the Industrial Engineering School of Extremadura University.
The Industrial Engineering School is a universitary teaching center integrated in the University of Extremadura and located in Badajoz campus.
It was initially created as Universitary School of Technical Industrial Engineering as it is estipulated by the ordinance 2526/1975 of 9th october (BOE of 27th october).
During the term 2009/10 new Degrees were implemented in this institution: Electrical Engineering, Industrial Electronic and Automatics Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, substituting the former degrees in Industrial Engineering.
How to get to Badajoz?
The conference organization has managed with the agency B the travel Brand the travel conditions in order to facilitate your organization as well as to get important discounts. In the section REGISTRATION, you will also be able to reserve your trip tickets and accomodation.
B the travel brand is authorized for the reservation and emission of any air transporto or RENFE train transport document; in the first case, both national and international flights can be considered, while for train transport, only national ones can be included. The agency can offer the following discouts to conference assistants or comitee members:
- 15% DISCOUNT ON COMPLETE PRICES ON (TOURIST class) flights operated by AIR NOSTRUM.
- 30% DISCOUNT ON COMPLETE PRICES ON (TOURIST class or other ones) national, European or intercontinental flights and trips.
- 25%-30% DISCOUNT ON COMPLETE PRICES ON RENFE train tickets.
Badajoz airport is located at 14 Km from Badajoz. Currently, the only operating air company is Air Europa, which direct flights to/from Madrid and Barcelona.
Badajoz train station is located in Carolina Coronado Avenue, s/n. The time train Schedule can be checked at Renfe web site.
You can get to Badajoz made using A5 road (from the east), A66 to Mérida, and then A5 toBadajoz (from the south or north) or A6 (Portugal highway, from the west).
Urban buses in Badajoz
Urban buses are the easiest way to move around Badajoz. The different lines and time Schedule can be checked at Tubasa web site.
In particular, lines 3 and 9 connect different city areas with the University where the Industrial Engineering School is.
Transfer to the event
A bus has been managed by the Conference Organization, which will go all over the hotels related to the Conference (go and return) in order to facilitate the transfers of attendants.
What to do in Badajoz and sorrounding areas?
In the southeast of Spain, Badajoz is the natural Portugal entrance door. This city was founded in the year 875 by Ibn Marwan in la Muela hill, where the Alcazaba Árabe is currently located, s. XII. This citadel is considered as one of the greatest of Iberian península, and has been declared Artistic Historic Monument since 1931 and is the most significant monument in Badajoz.
Appart from the Alcazaba, other interesting monuments can be found such as Espantaperros tower, Palmas door and bridge, Plaza Alta (square), San Juan cathedral…