The Conference Venue

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The meeting will take place in the Nova Yardinia resort, at the Calanè Conference Centre. It is located at 4 km from Castellaneta Marina, at 20 km from Castellaneta, and at 18 km from Taranto. It offers many conference facilities and wide spaces.

Daily private car connections to Taranto and Castellaneta will be arranged by Nova Yardinia.

We encourage you to attend the meeting with accompanying persons. The beautiful pinewood along 5 km of private beach, the high standard facilities and comforts of a 4 starring resort, the proximity of Unesco World Heritage Sites invite you to have a relaxing conference in Italy.


Primary housing for the participants is the Nova Yardinia resort.

Prices include breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages (wine and water during meals), shuttle to the beach, swimming pool, daily evening entertainments.

Card Club fee waived for participants to DUST 2016.


Calané Hotel (****)

Single room: € 105.00 – Double room € 140.00


Alborea Hotel (*****)

Single room: € 120.00 – Double room € 160.00


Kalidria Hotel (*****)

Single room: € 130.00 – Double room € 180.00



Link to Nova Yardinia online booking service:

If the booking server doesn’t work properly, please reserve your room by sending an email to

Alternate housing for the meeting attendees are available at Castellaneta Marina. Before choosing other hotels, be sure that you can get easly to the conference centre (no public transportation is available).

The Organising Committee is not responsible for booking of accommodation.