The CoV10 will take place in Napoli at the Conference Center Mostra d’Oltremare located in the Fuorigrotta quarter of the city. It is inside the Campi Flegrei caldera Red Zone and very close to the INGV – Osservatorio Vesuviano, also giving the meeting attendants the chance to visit the Monitoring System dedicated to the Surveillance of the Neapolitan volcanoes.
Mostra d’Oltremare was officially inaugurated as the Triennial Exhibition of Italian Overseas Territories on May 9, 1940, by King Vittorio Emanuele III. It was planned by the government as a universal exhibition or world’s fair. The Mostra d’Oltremare in Napoli is one of the main Italian trade fair locations covering an area of 720,000 sqm including buildings of historic and architectural interest, monumental fountain of Esedra, gardens and an archaeological site. Inside the Mostra d’Oltremare area is the New Oltremare Conference Centre (Palacongressi Oltremare), divided into a total area of 6,000 sqm, as well as about 5,000 sqm of open space available for events. The main central building is also provided with reception areas, cloakroom, luggage deposit, secretarial rooms. The multi-purpose hall with its capacity of 500 seats can also be avaliable for light lunches. The Auditorium Europa, with a capacity of up to 1,200 seats, is located on the left side of the entrance. The Mostra D’Oltremare is located in the Fuorigrotta quarter of Napoli and is connected with the integrated city transport system. Detailed maps and more information at www.mostradoltremare.it