E​RCOFTAC Spring Festival 2024

16th - 17th May 2024


Department of Aerospace Engineering,
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain


ERCOFTAC Spring Festival and PC Iberia meeting

Thursday, 16th May 2024
Venue: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Campus Puerta de Toledo
Ronda de Toledo, 1, 28005 Madrid


Friday, 17th May 2024
Venue: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Campus Puerta de Toledo
Ronda de Toledo, 1, 28005 Madrid

ERCOFTAC administrative program only!

0​9:00 - 12:30 Joint SPC and KNC meeting
1​2:30 L​unch
1​4:00 - 16:00 Executive Committee meeting
1​6:30 End of Spring Festival 2024

R​egistration is now open!​
P​lease email admin@cado-ercoftac.org before 30th April 2024 to register.


How to get to the meeting venue at Campus Puerta de Toledo:

  • By Metro: You can use Metro Line 5 and stop at "Puerta de Toledo". This is the recommended way to reach the venue.
  • By train (commuter rail system/Cercanías): You can also use Cercanias lines C1, C5, C7 or C10. The closest stops are Pirámides (C1, C7, C10)
    or Embajadores (C5).
N​earby hotels:

Hotel Puerta de Toledo (3 stars)
Glorieta Puerta de Toledo 4
28005 Madrid
Tel: +34 914 747 100
Web: https://www.hotelpuertadetoledo.com/

Hotel Porcel Ganivet (3 stars)
Calle Toledo 111-113
28005 Madrid
Tel: +34 913 653 600
Web: https://www.hotelganivet.com/es/

How to get to Madrid:
  • By plane: The airport of Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas.
  • By train: The two main stations are Atocha and Madrid - Chamartín - Clara Campoamor, with Mid-Distance, Long Distance, High Speed, and Regional trains connecting Madrid to other Spanish and European cities.
  • By bus: Méndez Álvaro coach station (Estación Sur) and Avenida de América coach station are the main stations with international bus connections. Plaza Elíptica coach station connects Madrid to nearby cities like Toledo.
Downtown Madrid can be reached from the airport by:
  • By Metro: Madrid Airport is connected to the city via Metro Line 8. There is one station at Terminal 4 (T4), and another at T2, the second one serving T1, T2, and T3. Metro line 8 terminates at Nuevos Ministerios, where you can change to line 10 which gets you to the city center. Keep in mind that in order to travel to and from the Airport you need to purchase the airport supplement. The supplement is only valid during the day of purchase.
  • By train (commuter rail system/Cercanías): Lines C1 and C10 connect the airport with the city center (Atocha station). Both lines have a stop at Terminal 4. A free shuttle bus connects T4 with the other 3 terminals.
  • By taxi: The ride from the airport to the city center is set at 30€ and all taxis accept card payments. Taxis are white with red stripes and the city’s emblem on their sides, and are available at all terminals.
  • By bus: You can use Bus Line 203. There are two bus stops located at the Departures and Arrivals levels of T1 and T2, as well as from the T4 bus stand situated at the terminal’s ground level.

Please save the date and do spread the word!

M​ore information about the event will be available in due course