The end of the 2GP – MC+CG Meeting in Palermo

Dear Action Members,

The second Grant Period of our Action will finish in 2 months. The face-to-face Management Committee Meeting in GP2  will happen at March 27 in Palermo. We expect about 60 MC members and local organizers to attend the meeting. We plan to summarize the 2GP and define the draft of the report for the external evaluation. The Work and Budget Plan document for the 3GP will be also presented. The MC meeting will be co-located with a short Core Group meeting. The Agenda will be published very soon.

The venue is the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa, Via Cartari, 18, 90133 Palermo (



It looks really spectacular. we would like to thank  Salvatore Vitabile for all arrangements. Here you can find the useful  practical information for the participants.

The local organizers managed the special prices for the Action members:

Room Executive
EURO 104,55 + VAT (10%) for a double room single use, breakfast included;
EURO 122,73 + VAT (10%) for a double room (2 people), breakfast included;

Room De Luxe
EURO 137,27 + VAT (10%) for a double room single use, breakfast included;
EURO 160,00 + VAT (10%) for a double room (2 people), breakfast included.

Booking Procedure.
Please send an e-mail to, citing the “Palermo CHIPSET meeting, March 27, 2017, Ref. Code #30713” and specifying the selected room type and dates.

2) Other Hotels
A different accommodation could be booked using specialized web sites such as
Here is a map with the hotel venue and the No. 101 city bus path (the blu line).
Accordingly to the reviews and rates, you can choose an hotel right closed to the bus path.
Bus frequency is about 5/6 minutes, while up to 30/40 minutes is required to reach the meeting venue.
Palermo Airport – Hotels Transfer
Bus frequency is 30 minutes, while up to 60 minutes is required to reach the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa.
The bus follows the blue line of the previous map or link. So you can use the same shuttle bus for a closed blu line hotel. Travel time will be between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on your hotel location.
The taxi fare is about EURO 40/50.
See You in Palermo!!!!