We are happy to announce that 2024 edition of SCS Conference will take place at

University of Pisa | Centro congressi Le Benedettine


Piazza S. Paolo a Ripa D’Arno 16,
56125 Pisa,

How to get there

This is the location on google maps:

From the Pisa Airport, there is a shuttle to the main train station (Pisa Centrale) called “Pisa Mover”. Tickets can be bought at the automatic machines located at the airport. More information about such a connection can be found here:

From the Florence Airport, which is 100km far from Pisa, it is possible to reach the main train station of Florence (Firenze Santa Maria Novella) through tramline T2. Tickets can be bought at the automatic machines close to the tram stop, just out of the airport. (More information about the Florence tramlines are here: ). From the Florence train station, it is possibile to reach Pisa through a regional train. Timetables and tickets are available here:

From the main Train Station of Pisa (Pisa Centrale), the location is at walking distance (850m), but can also be reached in few minutes by bus line 6, available just in front of the station. The name of the bus stop to drop off is “Piazza San Paolo a Ripa d’Arno”. Bus tickets can be bought at the automatic machine outside the train station.  More information about buses are available here:

Things to do in Pisa


Residence “Benedettine”: Spacious accommodations in the same building in which the conference will take place, with a home-like ambiance, offering a tranquil retreat for conference attendees.
Hotel Bologna: Stylish accommodations with a blend of historic charm and contemporary comforts, situated in the city center.
Grand Hotel Duomo: Located in the heart of Pisa close to the leaning tower, offering luxurious accommodations.
Hotel Verdi: Elegant hotel, centrally located for easy access to conference venues and tourist attractions.

Tourist Attractions:
Leaning Tower of Pisa and Piazza dei Miracoli: Iconic symbol of Italy and UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral, and Baptistery.
Piazza dei Cavalieri: Historic square adorned with elegant buildings and monuments, including the Palazzo della Carovana and the statue of Cosimo I de’ Medici.
Arno riverside (Lungarno): Riverside promenade offering scenic views of the Arno River and historic landmarks, ideal for leisurely walks and enjoying the city’s picturesque scenery.

Museums and Cultural Sites:
Pisa Charterhouse (Certosa di Pisa): Historic monastery complex housing the Museum of Natural History of the University of Pisa.
Physics Instruments Museum: collects scientific instruments of physics and astronomy from the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century.
National Museum of San Matteo: Art museum showcasing medieval sculptures, paintings, and decorative arts.
Palazzo Blu: Cultural center hosting art exhibitions, cultural events, and contemporary art displays.

Dining Options:
Osteria dei Cavalieri: Charming restaurant serving traditional Italian dishes with a modern twist, located in the heart of Pisa.
Branzo: Exquisite Italian cuisine in an elegant setting, known for its creative dishes and extensive wine selection.
Osteria di Culegna: Quaint osteria serving homemade Tuscan dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Le Bandierine: Cozy trattoria offering authentic Tuscan fare in a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for a casual dining experience.
La Grotta: Rustic trattoria specializing in regional cuisine, featuring hearty pasta dishes and local delicacies.
Greek Restaurant Itaca: Authentic Greek cuisine in a vibrant setting, showcasing traditional flavors and Mediterranean specialties.
Indian Restaurant Namastè: Exotic Indian dishes prepared with aromatic spices and fresh ingredients, offering a culinary journey to the flavors of India.
– Middle Eastern Restaurant Al Madina: Fusion of Italian and Middle Eastern flavors, featuring a diverse menu of innovative dishes and culinary delights.