III International Congress on Dual Disorder. Barcelona 2013
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Princesa Sofia

Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia *****
Pl. Pius XII 4

08028 Barcelona


Official Language

The official languages of the Congress will be English and Spanish. Simultaneous translation will be provided for the main sessions.


As the official organizer of the III International Congress on Dual Disorders, Tilesa Kenes Spain is pleased to welcome you to Barcelona, Spain and to offer special reduced rates at top hotels.


Some participants may require a visa to travel to Spain. Participants are requested to check with the Spanish consulate or diplomatic mission in their home country. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a Visa with no commitment from the organizers to provide any financial support.

Please note that the average time for obtaining a visa can be from two to six weeks from the date of application. The cost of visas varies depending on the intended length of stay, etc.


Abstract submission for symposia, workshops, poster and platform presentations are available on this Congress website. Abstracts can be submitted for any of the main tracks(topics) listed.


The Congress offers an opportunity for sponsorship and participation in a commercial exhibition. All requests for bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. In order to reserve your sponsorship/exhibition booth, please contact with Daniel Ariza: dariza@kenes.com.


The climate of Barcelona is continental Mediterranean, October is a good time to go, expect some cloudy days and the odd spot of rain, but generally speaking the weather will be pleasant.

The average maximum temperature in Barcelona in October is 70°F/21°C and the average minimum temperature is 54°F/12°C.


By plane, car or train… even by boat! You can get to Barcelona by any means of transport. Here’s some information about all the available options to help you decide which type of transport suits you best.

Barcelona Airport, El Prat, is located just 16km outside the city. Girona Airport, north of the city, and Reus, to the south, are a little over an hour away. Lleida Airport, to the west, is just over two hours away.


Arriving by train

Arriving by train
Barcelona has direct connections with different parts of Europe and throughout Spain, as well as a comprehensive regional and suburban rail network.
Arriving by car

Arriving by car
The city has excellent road links and you can get to all parts of the city conveniently using the motorway and road network.
Arriving by bus

Arriving by bus
You can get to Barcelona by bus from Europe, North Africa and the rest of Spain. The main bus station is the centrally located Barcelona Nord.
Arriving by boat

Arriving by boat
Barcelona is the Mediterranean’s leading cruise harbour with nine passenger terminals, seven for cruises and four for ferries.


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28028 Madrid, Spain
Tel:. +34 91 36 12 600
Fax: +34 91 35 59 208
email: secretariat@cipd2013.com