Holiday Inn Rome Aurelia
Via Aurelia Km 8,400
00163 Rome, Italy
Conference Dates: December 14-15, 2017
Rome is one of the most ancient cities in Europe. Since then, it has been continuously inhabited and grew into a city of almost three million people, covering 1,502 sq.km (580 square miles). Rome is in southern Italy, in southern Europe, and has a parallel latitude with New York state. Located inland about 27 kilometers (17 miles) from the Tyrrhenian Sea, Rome is the capital city of Italy. Within Rome's enclave is Vatican City.
The seat of the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church, Vatican City has been recognized as an independent state by the Italian government since 1929. Rome, the “eternal city”, is so called because it is a place of great beauty, contrast and life. Rome is an ecletic city: the religious world centre of Catholic Church, the fabulous ruins of the centre of the Roman Empire, and modern, bustling Rome. According to tradition, Rome was founded in 753 B.C. on one of the Seven Hills, a term coined to describe the Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian, Aventine, and Palatine hills surrounding the old community. In Rome, speed limits are fixed at 50 kilometers (31 miles) per hour in urban areas, 110 kilometers (68 miles) per hour on main roads outside urban areas, 90 kilometers (56 miles) per hour on secondary and local roads, and 130 kilometers (81 miles) per hour on motorways.