The Regional Innovation Policies Conference 2022 will be hosted by the Department of Economics and Management "Marco Fanno" of the University of Padova.

The event will take place in the following locations:

  Travel information

Padua is in the north-east of Italy, 40 km west of Venice and 90 km east of Verona. 


The nearest international airports are:

You can reach Padua from these airports with Taxi/Shuttle services that you should book in advance:

Travel time from Venice or Treviso is 40 minutes, and from Verona and Bologna it is around 1 hour 20 minutes. Venice and Treviso airports are also connected to Padua by Buses run by the Busitalia company ( Buses to and from Treviso Airport run about every 30 minutes from 6:00am to 9:00pm, and about every 60 minutes for Venice airport. Please, visit the airports websites to see the timetable. The bus stops are just outside the arrivals areas at both airports. Tickets can be bought at the airports, though normally not on board. Travel time from each airport is about 1 hour 10 minutes. The final destination is Padua Bus station/Train station. It takes 20 minutes walk from the Rail Station to the conference venue and it is well connected to the other locations.

Verona airport is connected by a shuttle service to Verona railway station, where trains can be caught to Padua railway station ( Trains run about every hour and travel time is about 1 hour. For taxis, call Radio Taxi (+39 049 651333 


Padua is connected to the major cities in Italy by the national train service Trenitalia ( It takes half an hour from Venice, one hour from Treviso and Verona, one hour/one hour and half from Bologna (depending on the train typology you choose).

Venice is about half an hour away and Rome about 4 hours away. The station is just a 20 minute walk from the conference venue. 


Exit the Milano -Venezia motorway at “Padova Est”. From there, follow the signs to the city centre (“centro”). There is streetside parking near the conference venue (Park Piazza Insurrezione and Padova Prato Park).