The Fundaciˇ UAB

Conferences & Events UAB Campus

APAC (Agency for the Promotion of Activities and Conferences

Conferences & Events UAB Campus is the unit of the FUAB which commercialises the spaces and services on the UAB Campus and is responsible for providing advice, organisation and coordination for the activities that are carried out on the different premises of the university: conferences, conventions and meetings of all kinds, product presentations, social events, outdoor events, as well as summer schools and leisure activities.
 

Recognised as part of the Campus of International Excellence, the UAB Campus is located 25km from Barcelona in a natural environment covering 230 hectares, and offers a number of halls, auditoria, meeting rooms, a hotel-conference centre, sports facilities and all kinds of restaurant services for all occasions. 
 
In Barcelona, Conferences & Events UAB Campus commercialises the Casa Convalescència, which forms part of the historical Hospital de Santa Creu i Sant Pau site, declared a Historical Artistic Monument and Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is the ideal site for organising conferences, meetings, product presentations, social events and all other kinds of gatherings. 
 
Conferences & Events UAB Campus is a member of the Catalunya Convention Bureau, the organisation responsible for the positioning of Catalunya as a MICE tourist destination and also of the Barcelona Convention Bureau.
 
Internationally, Conferences & Events UAB Campus is a member of the WYSE Travel Confederation. 
As member of all these organisations, the service takes part in national and international trade fairs, workshops and conferences. 
 
Since 2017, Conferences & Events UAB Campus has held the chair of the Association of University and University Foundation Conference Offices. 
 
UAB Campus Ambassadors
 
Conferences & Events UAB Campus has a programme which brings together teaching staff and scientists from the university as collaborators in the promotion and impact of the UAB as an environment for conference and training activity, on both a national and international level.
 
The UAB Campus Ambassadors programme offers personalised services, such as the presentation of candidatures, events organisation, scientific visits and meetings for ambassadors and promotors of the Campus, and information related to the conference activities at the UAB and in the city of Barcelona.  
 
Since 2003, Conferences & Events UAB Campus has hosted and helped organize different events, meeting and talks. Below are some of the international related activities:

 

Internacionalitzaciˇ APAC 2018
•    ELFA AGM and Conference Legal Education: Knowledge and Skills, a conference organised by the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA), from 26 to 27 April 2018, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of people attending: 150.
•    The 30th International Marketing Conference  AEMARK 2018, organised by the Spanish Association of Academic and Professional Marketing from 5 to 7 October 2018 at the  Casa Convalescència. Total number of people attending: 200.
•    CTA Cherenkov Telescope Array Meeting, Conference organised by the Institute of High Energy Physics (IFAE) and the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE) from 16 to 20 April 2018 at the  Hotel Exe Campus UAB. Total number of people attending: 60.
•    Nobel Prize Reception and Dinner - ICAP Conference 2018, an event organised nu the Theoretical Physics Group of the Department of Physics at the UAB on 24 July 2018 at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of people attending: 20.
•    Erasmus Plus Active Campus Europe "Move more, feel better", a conference organised by the Physical Activity Service (FAS) of the UAB, which took place on 15 May 2018 at the   Hotel EXE Campus UAB. Total number of people attending: 30.
•    Filming of "Durante la tormenta", by Mirage Productora, on the premises of the University Village on 6 July 2018. Total number of people attending: 25.
•    Filming of a Fanta commercial, by Landia produccions, at the University Village on 6 October 2018. Total number of people attending: 80.
•    Wikimedia Hackaton, organised by the Wikimedia Foundation and the Deputy Manager's Office for Research of the UAB in different university buildings and parts of the campus from 18 to 20 May 2018. Total number of people attending: 200.
•    PRE SUSY Conference-Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions, organised by the Institute of High Energy Physics (IFAE) in different places on the campus from 16 to 20 July 2018. Total number of people attending: 100.

Jagat Narula, doctor honoris causa a Casa ConvalescŔncia

•  Honorary doctorate of the UAB presentation to Dr. Jagat Narula, organised by the Office of the Rector on 1 September 2107 at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100..

International Multidisciplinary Modeling & Simulation Multiconference I3M 2017, organised by the Unitat de Logística i Aeronàutica del Departament de Telecomunicació i Enginyeria de Sistemes de la UAB, from 18 to 20 de September, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 180.

•  Congrés Internacional de Dret Urbanístic: La conservació del Patrimoni Urbà, organised by the Department of Public Law and Historical Judicial Science on 22-23 September 2017 at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100..

•  45th European Transport Conference 2017, organised by the Association for European Transport, 4-6 October, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 300.

•  Filming of the series Der Barcelona Krimi, organised by Fresco Film Services SL, 1-4 May 2017, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 45.

Filming of the Beck music video clip, organised by Canadà, 14 July 2017, at the University Village. Total number of attendees: 20.

•  Student Union Summer School:  "Los efectos en los movimientos sociales de una década de crisis económica mundial", organised by Sindicato de Estudiantes, 16-23 July 2017, on premises of the UAB. Total number of attendees: 400.

Internacionalitzaciˇ APAC 2016

•  44th European Transport Conference 2016, organised by the Association For European Transport, 5-7 October 2016, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 300.

•  IFABS 2016 Barcelona Conference On Risk in Financial Markets and Institutions: New challenges, New Solutions,  organised by the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS), 1-2 June 2016, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 180.

•  Filming of the TD Bank commercial, organised by Palma Pictures SL, 27 November 2016, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 15.

•  Barcelona Cowboy Boots Festival, organised by Legends Dance Hall, 11-16 February 2016, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 300.

•  TDAQ Week 2016, organised by the Institute of High Energy Physics (IFAE) of the UAB and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 26-30 September 2016, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 90.

•  IALIC 2016. Bridging Across Languages and Cultures in Everyday Lives: New Roles for Changing Scenarios, organised by the International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication (IALIC), 24-27 November 2016, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 150.


•  EECERA 25th Conference,  organised by the Faculty of Education, Institute of Education (ICE) of the UAB and the European Early Childhood Education Research Association, 7-9 September 2015, at the Faculty of Education. Total number of attendees: 700.

•  8th European Congress on Regional Geoscientific Cartography and Information Systems. Eurogeo 2015, organised by Cartographical and Geological institute of Catalonia, 15-17 June 2015, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 200.

•  International Conference on Unsolved Problems of Noise - Upon 2015, organised by the Department of Electronic Engineering of the UAB, 13-17 July 2015, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100.

•  7th Large Tape user Group Conference Europe 2015, organised by the Scientific Information Port (PIC) of the UAB, 7-8 October 2015, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 120.

•  3rd Agreenskills Annual Meeting 2015 Barcelona,  organised by the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and the Centre for Agrogenomic Research (CRAG), on 12 October 2015, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 70.

•  Partner Circle Huawei Empresas, organised by Huawei and VIPNET 360º, on 1 July 2015, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 80.

•  20th Anniversary of the Computer Vision Centre of the UAB. 9-10 July 2015, at the Casa Convalescència and at the Computer Vision Centre. Total number of attendees: 200.


•  Audie Norris Basketball Campus, organised by Amlesport SL, 29 June to 19 July 2014, at the University Village and the Physical Activity Service of the UAB. Total number of attendees: 127.

•  Encuentro Global (EG 2014), organised by the Department for International Cooperation of OXFAM Intermón, 6-8 May 2014, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 50.

•  Systems Biology for Metabolic and Cell Engineering - ACIB, organised by the Department of Chemical Engineering and the School of Engineering of the UAB and the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology, 27-28 May 2014, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 150.

•  Worldwide LHC Computing GRID-WLCG 2014, organised by the Scientific Information (PIC), 7-9 July 2014, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 60.

•  18th Centre for Competition and Regulatory Policy Workshop, organised by the Department of Applied Economics of the UAB, IESE Business School of the University of Navarra and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation - Universitat de Barcelona, 10-11 July 2014, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 80.

•  1st Lightsheet Fluorescence Microscopy International Conference & 6th LSFM International Workshop, organised by the Institute for Photonic Sciences (ICFO), 23-26 September 2014, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 120.

•  Filming of the Hundai commercial, organised by Twentyfour-Seven SL, 4 October 2014, at the University Village. Total number of attendees: 30.

•  Envivo Intermón, organised by OXFAM Intermón, 9-11 May 2014, at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy. Total number of attendees: 450.

NOSQL 2013 a Casa ConvalescŔncia

•  NOSQL Matters, organised by Dr. Celler Cologne Lectures GMBH & Co. KG, 30 November 2013, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 150.

•  Geo-European Projects' Workshop 7, organised by the Group on Earth Observations and the Institute Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Application of the UAB, 15-16 April 2013, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 180.

•  GEM Research Conference On Entrepreneurship And Economic Development, organised by the Department of Economics and Business of the UAB and Global Entrepreneurship Monitor-GEM, 19 to 21 April 2013, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 150. 

•  4th Seminar on Genetic Diseases and Disability: Hereditary Ataxias and Parkinson’s Disease, organised by the Germans Trias i Pujol Foundation Research Institute into Health Sciences, Antoni Matilla, the Iberoamerican Multidisciplinary Network of Movement Disorders fort the Movement Disorders Study and the CYTED Programme, 3-5 October 2013, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 180.

•  International Workshop Evaluating Forest Conservation Initiatives: New Tools and Policy Needs, organised by the Environmental Science and Technology Institute (ICTA) and the Centre for Development Research - ZEF, 10-12 December 2013, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 75.

•  Science in the Service Of Animal Welfare: Priorities Around the World'UFAW Symposium 2013, organised by the Universities Federation For Animal Welfare i l'Institut de Recerca en Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA), 3-6 July 2013, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 200.

•  9th Congrés Internacional Medico-familiar MPS Espanya, organised by the Association for Mucopolysaccharidosis and Related Syndromes, 4-5 October 2013, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 300. 

•  CPISRA International Cup 2013, organised by Federació Esportiva Catalana Paralítics Cerebrals, from 28 July to 10 August 2013, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 350.

•  International Training and Perfection Campus. Sincrocamps Anna Tarrés, organised by Sincrocamps Anna Tarrés and SPORTS4EVER GROUP SL, 14 to 28 July 2013 in different university premises. Total number of attendees: 45.

Jane Goodall UAB 2012

•  Jane Goodall International Global Meeting & Jane Goodall Conference "Razones para la esperanza", organised by the Institut Jane Goodall España BCN, 3-7 May 2012, at the Hotel Campus, the Faculty of Science and the Rectorat building. Total number of attendees: 45.

•  International Symposium in Translational Oncology, organised by the Medical Oncological Service of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, 26-27 April 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 135.

•  3rd Annual IMPPC Conference: RNA Biology in Cancer and Other Diseases, jointly organized with the Consolider RNAREG Consortium, organised by the Institute for Predictive and Personalised Cancer Medicine and the Genomics Regulation Centre Private Foundation, 3-4 May 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 180.

•  International Workshop On Analytical Miniaturization and Nanotechnologies WAM-NANO 2012, organised by the Catalan Institute for Nanotechnology, 8-12 June 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 120.

•  18th International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications - ICDEA 2012, organised by the International Society of Difference Equations, 22 to 27 July 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 156.

•  Networking and Communications - WIMOB 2012,  organised by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, 5 to 10 October 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 120.

•  Shooting Seasun Productions, organised by Seasun Production, 16 December 2012, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 15.

•  European Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society Conference - EVECCS 2012, organised by the European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (EVECCS) and the Hospital Clínic Veterinari, 14-17 June 2012, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 322.

•  6th Conference of Young People and Societies in Europe and the Mediterranean, organised by the Research Group in Education and Work (GRET) and Rencontres Jeunes & Sociétés en Europe et Autour de la Mediterranée, 7-9 June 2012, based at the Faculty of Sociology and Faculty of Economics. Total number of attendees: 200.

•  Filming of McDonalds commercial, organised by Smile Audiovisual Services SL, 17 December 2012, at the Physical Activities Service of the UAB. Total number of attendees: 30.

Internacionalitzaciˇ APAC 2011

•  EURODIC Meeting, organised by MRC Harwell Mammalian Genetics Unit and the Centre for Animal Biotechnology and Genetic Therapy (CBATEG) of the UAB, 28 February to 3 March 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 130.

•  Conference for Urban Development Strategies in the Mediterranean, organised by Environmental Entity of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona and the Director of International Relations of Barcelona City Council, 14-15 March 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 150.

•  Integrated Risk Governance In the Mediterranean Region: Climate Change, Democracy and Growth, organised by the European Climate Forum and the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the UAB, 28-29 April 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 55.

•  DCOSS 11 - 7th IEE International Conference On Distributed Computing In Sensor Systems, organised by the Technological Telecommunications Centre of Catalonia, 27-29 June 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100.

•  ESPHI Biennial Meeting-Advances In Pediatric Haematology and Immunology Congress, organised by the European Society for Paediatric Haematology and Immunology (ESPHY), 15-17 September 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 150.

•  European Course On Paediatric Radiology - ECPR 2011, organised by the Research Foundation of the Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebrón, 19 to 21 October 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100.

•  11th International Symposium On Applied Bionorganic Chemistry-ISABC 2011, organised by the Department of Chemistry of the UAB and Mondial & Cititravel Congressos SL, 2-6 December 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 300.

•  Convenció ORACLE, organised by Eventing4U, 6 July 2011, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 160. 

•  Animal & Law Congress, organised by the Grupo de Investigación Animales Derecho-Sociedad (ADS), Minding Animal and Mondial & Cititravel Congressos SL, 24 to 25 October 2011, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 100.   

WOCMES IEMed 2010

•  3rd World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies - WOCMES 2010, organised by the European Institute for the Mediterranean (IEMED), 19 to 24 July 2010, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 1.800.

•  The Twelfth Annual CICE Network Conference: Lifelong Learning and Active Citizenship, organised by Children's Identity & Citizenship in Europe (CICE) and the London Metropolitan University, 17-22 May 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 170.

•  40 International Symposium On Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL), organised by the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA) of the UAB, 26-28 May 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100.

•  LUPA DAYS 2010 Unravelling Common Human Diseases Using Dog Genetics Group, organised by the Department of Animal and Food Sciences of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB, 21-22 June 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 100.

•  European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Database ECML - PKDD, organised by the Barcelona Media Foundation of the Pompeu Fabra University, 20-24 September 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 330.

•  Alcatel-Lucent Indistry Anlyst Meeting, organised by Vademecom, 14 February 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 84.

World Mobile Congress: NSN Cocktail Party, organised by In Touch S/A and Nokia Corporation, 16 February 2010, at the Casa Convalescència. Total number of attendees: 250.

•  9th International Congress On the Biology of Fish, organised by the American Fisheries Society (AFS), 5-9 July 2010, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 500.

•  SHIDA Congré Barcelona 2010, organised by the Societé Internationale "Fernand Visscher" Pour L'Historie des Droits de l'Antiquite, 28 September to 1 October 2010, at the Hotel Campus. Total number of attendees: 250.