Partner & Venue


Our Partner, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), is an innovative online university rooted in Catalonia and open to the world, sensitive to the diversity of the global environment and committed to empowering development and social change through education.

The conference venue is the Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel, located in the emblematic center of the city, the Plaza España, providing excellent setting for the event with discounted rate rooms for the delegates. The hotel, thanks to its location, offers fantastic views of the Plaza España, the Fountains and the Palace of Montjüic, and is close to many important sites.

Address: Plaza España 6-8 | 08014 Barcelona, Spain


Barcelona, “the city of Marvels” and the passionate capital of Catalonia in Spain, situated between the sea and the mountains, offeres a unique balance between the traditional and the avant-garde. Its history is one of the oldests in Europe, its present is full of life: the city has character and charm and one of the liveliest and most beautiful beaches in La Costa Brava. Barcelona harbours an abundant variety of artistic treasures, including Romanesque churches and the works of some of the greatest painters and architects: Dali, Gaudi, Miro and Picasso.