Key Dates Full Papers

Paper Submission Deadline

February 3rd February 10th, 2023 (AoE) (Extended)

Author Notification

March 24th, 2023 March 31st, 2023

Final Papers Due

April 7th, 2023 April 14th, 2023 (AoE)

Key Dates Posters

Paper Submission Deadline

March 5th, 2023 March 12th, 2023 (Extended)

Author Notification

March 17th, 2023 March 31st, 2023

Final Submissions Due

April 7th, 2023 April 14th, 2023


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Previous Conferences

2022 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004


General Co-Chairs

Andrea Bartolini
University of Bologna, IT

Kristian Rietveld
Leiden University, NL

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Conference Location

The location of Computing Frontiers 2023 will be held (in person) in the city of Bologna, located on the north-east of Italy. Bologna is the lively, historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, in northern Italy. With beautiful plazas, cafes, Portici(arcades), and medieval and Renaissance structures, Bologna is a city of two intriguing halves. On one side is the hard-working hi-tech city with suave operagoers that waltz out of the theatres and reconvene in some of the nation's finest restaurants. On the other side is the politically edgy city that hosts the world's oldest university and is famous for its graffiti-embellished piazzas filled with students swapping Gothic fashion tips.

Getting to Bologna

  • By Plane - Bologna's Guglielmo Marconi airport, a major airport in Italy, is 8 km northwest of the city. The Airport is a 7 minute tram ride and Marconi Express Ticket can be purchased directly at the tram gate with PAY&GO CONTACTLESS - and costs 9.20€ to the Historic Down-Town (train station), connecting Bologna to the main Italian and European airports. Taxi is also available and in average costs 25-30€ to get to the city centre.
  • By Bus - Intercity buses leave from the main bus station, Piazza XX Settembre, just southeast of the train station. Buses arrive to the bus station from the main towns in the Province of Bologna and from all major Italian and European cities.
  • By Car - In Bologna there are the two main Italian motorways, linking the north and south of the country (A1 and A14), thus it can be reached directly from all major Italian cities, i.e. Milan, Florence and Rome. Major car-hire companies are represented at Guglielmo Marconi airport and outside the train station.
  • By Train - Due to high speed trains you can now arrive at Bologna Central Station from Florence in half an hour, from Milan in an hour, from Venice in an hour and a half, and from Rome in 2 and a half hours.

Conference Venue

The location of Computing Frontiers 2023 will be at the heart of the Bologna historical city in Complesso di San Giovanni in Monte.

The San Giovanni in Monte Complex is a historical 16th century monastery building (1543) that still today overlooks the bordering portion of the old town centre of Bologna from the artificial "hill". A former monastery of the Order of Canons Lateran, it was thoroughly restored at the end of the 1990s and streamlined again after its use as a prison between the age of Napoleon until 1984.

The restoration was a cultural revisiting of its function as place of study and meditation, which the monastery building acquired for the city during the Renaissance age. The large cloister, called "Doric" or "old", a sort of magnificent foyer onto the church square of San Giovanni in Monte that is open to the city, is extremely impressive. The 16th century executions include the large refectory, which today is the Giorgio Prodi Lecture Hall, an official hall where Bartolomeo Cesi's fresco depicting the parable of the royal wedding taken from a passage from the Gospels, Matthew 22, stands in centre stage.

However, the history of the building is much older as, based on tradition, the complex was built in the 5th century by the bishop Petronius for the purpose of symbolically depicting the places and paths of the Passion of Christ. Nevertheless, many clues lead to the hypothesis that the older substratum was formerly the site of a public building of the Augustan age, placed at the border of the Roman city, but strategically situated in a high position overlooking the access of Via Aemilia from the east.

On 29 January 1944, the church was badly damaged after a bombing raid, with three chapels destroyed and considerable damage to the portico, the vault, and other chapels. The church was restored between 1947 and 1950.

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Piazza San Giovanni in Monte, 1/2, Bologna, Italy

Reaching the conference venue from Bologna Airport (BLQ):

A dedicated monorail service is departing every 7/15 minutes directed to the train station with one intermediate stop. The travel lasts 8 minutes, and the cost of a single ticket is 11 euro.

Timetable: Click here.

Tickets info: Click here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: From May 3rd to May 9th, the monorail service will not be available due to a scheduled maitenance.

A shuttle bus service will depart from the ground floor at the arrivals exit (20 minutes to reach the train station and 1 intermediate stop, the ticket is the same).

Reaching the conference venue from the train station:

the bus line number 25 (link - From "Bologna Stazione Centrale" to "Strada Maggiore") is the most easy way to reach the conference location.