14th Euroconference on Apoptosis

Chia, Sardinia, Italy

September 29-October 4, 2006

"Death or Survival? Fate in Sardinia."


3rd Training course on 'Concepts and Methods in Programmed Cell Death'

Supported by EC within the framework of the
Marie Curie Conferences and Training Courses





The conference will take place in Le Meridien Chia Laguna****, situated about 50 km to the west of Cagliari, the Capital city of Sardinia. The resort is close to some of the most beautiful beaches on Sardinia and combines a large conference center with the pleasant stay in cottage rooms, spread throughout the Mediterranean landscape.  Please note that there are no other hotels within walking distance of the conference hotel Chia Laguna.


The resort is situated closest to the airport of Cagliari (Elmas), and can be easily reached via Rome or Milan and from all major European capitals. The transfer from Elmas airport to the resort takes around 50 minutes and is included in the registration fee for participants arriving on Friday September 29 or Saturday September 30 and leaving on Wednesday October 4. There is no regular shuttle service or public transport to the conference venue.


Map of Sardinia





Accommodation will be offered in cottage rooms. All rooms are surrounded by natural meditteranean vegetation and are totally renewed, with independent air conditioning, satellite TV, mini bar and telephone.


   Standard cottage room


To allow maximal conference participation, we encourage double room occupancy as much as possible. This double room occupancy will be obligatory for participants receiving a scholarship covering "Living expenses". Roommate requests will be honored as much as possible.



Room rates


  Single occupancy Double occupancy
Cottage room 159 euro 130 euro


The above rates are per person per day, on full board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner included).

Rates are inclusive of sport facilities for beach volley, fitness, swimming, tennis, 5 a side football pitch.

Extensions of the stay are possible at the same rates.



Room booking


Room booking will be organised by the local agency 'World Travel jet'. Please fill in the 'Accommodation form' and mail it or fax it to +39-070 655071.

An advance payment of two nights will be requested. The balance is to be paid upon arrival in the conference hotel Chia Laguna. An original invoice will be provided at check-in.


To arrange local transport form the Cagliari airport to the hotel, it is necessary for the participants to provide their flight schedule upon filling in the accommodation form.