About Bari: Bari is the capital of the Apulia region and an important economic centre on the Adriatic sea at the South-East coast of Italy. The city has more than 300 000 inhabitants and the overall metropolitan region has about 1 000 000 inhabitants. The city is well known for its port and its university. The city has good train and air connections; there are direct flights from all major airports in Europe.

Conference Venue: ALT/DS 2016 will take place at The Nicolaus Hotel in Bari. The Nicolaus Hotel is located in the Poggiofranco neighbourhood, that represents the modern area of Bari with high palaces, commercial buildings and green areas.

The local organisation committee in Bari provides through the webpage of DS 2016 the following information: