The Conference will take place at the
Sorrento Palace Hotel located in Sorrento.
The hotel is located on the hills of Sorrento, in an extremely privileged
position, overlooking the bay of Naples, and not far from the sea, in a huge
Sorrento is a small town (total surface area: 9.9 Km2) of 17,371 inhabitants,
located at 50 km from Naples.
Holiday resort of world-wide renown, Sorrento boasts of a remarkable
agricultural production; oranges and lemons in fact, as well as olives and
walnuts, are the symbol of Sorrento.
The name "Surrentum" derives from the myth of the mermaids whose singing allured the
seamen and got them to loose their way. According to the legend Ulysses and his comrades
escaped them plugging their ears with wax. The mermaids, so humbled, were turned into rocks
called today Li Galli and sited in front of Positano.