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The conference will be held at the Silken Hotel “Puerta Málaga”.  This stylish four-star hotel is located next to the High Speed Train (AVE) railway station, at walking distance from the centre.


Málaga offers many accommodation possibilities. Attendees who register for IEEE ICM 2009 will be offered a standard room at the Silken Hotel Puerta Málaga (Conference venue) under special conditions. Hotel reservation will be open a few months before the conference date.   



In addition to a very promising professional experience, ICM 2009 offers the opportunity to explore a vibrant city with 30 centuries of history that boasts pretty streets, leafy boulevards and lush gardens. Birthplace of genius Pablo Picasso, Málaga displays the largest private collection of his works (more than 200 pieces), with all the periods and techniques of the artist. Besides, Málaga is the capital of “Costa del Sol”, a top tourist attraction with charming villages, world-famous beaches, more than 50 golf courses (home to the most prestigious championships), gastronomy, night-clubs, and shopping. By road, it is less than two hours away from the beautiful Andalusian cities of Seville, Cordoba and Granada. Malaga enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate all year round.

The average temperatures in Spring range from a high of 18-22 degrees Celsius, with 8.5 average daily hours of sunshine. The low temperatures, usually at night, are between 11 and 15 degrees Celsius. The average rainfall for the Costa del Sol is between 20 and 40 mm in April.  

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Málaga is located in the southern Mediterranean coast of Spain, 600 Km from Madrid.  It has easy access by sea, air and land.  The conference venue is located close to the “María Zambrano Train Station”, downtown Málaga. 

  • BY AIR:  Málaga International Airport  offers direct connections to all over the world, including the main European capitals. It is 8 Km from the city centre (with train service to “María Zambrano Station” every 30 min). 
  • BY TRAIN: The high-speed train (AVE) reaches “Maria Zambrano Train Station”, offering a frequent (about every hour) and direct link with Madrid (less than 3 hours). Connections with Barcelona and other Spanish capitals are possible. For details, please visit the Spanish Train Company (RENFE). 


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