The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is located at the Avinguda Diagonal of Barcelona, the most important financial and business area of the city. The building is part of the most spectacular Business and City Resort of Barcelona, surrounded by some of the most breathtaking gardens in the City.
The building itself is a symbol of contemporary Barcelona. It was designed by the architects Ferrater and Cartañá and received the National Architecture Prize in 2001. The complex is made up of several adjoining buildings, which together provide great functionality and versatility, where natural light is the main feature.
The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya has 39 rooms and halls of varying sizes. The Auditorium can hold more than 2,000 people.
Address and access
Avinguda Diagonal, 661-671
Phone: (+34) 933 644 400
By subway: Zona Universitària
By bus: lines 7, 33, 113 stop Zona Universitària
Main activities of the Conference INSPIRE 2016 will take place at the Level -1, characterized by the versatility and functionality of its conference rooms.
Parallel sessions, exhibition, coffee-breaks and lunches will take place at this level, ensuring the networking... and with direct access to the gardens.
This level is where the main entrance is located which opens directly onto the Great Hall. From here there is direct access to the Foyer of the Auditorium, the Auditorium itself which is the main area on this floor. The Auditorium will hold the Plenaries sessions and the opening and closing of the INSPIRE 2016 Conference.