# ACO Year 3 School

# Presentation

This school is the last one of ACO project.

It consists of scientific courses given by the ACO ESRs, plus courses from external teachers ex-PhDs working in the private sector, and hands-on session. The hands-on goal is to teach and train on writing job applications and CV.

# Practicalities

Date : 2-6 May 2022

Place : Sitges, Spain. Calipolis Hotel

SOC : C. Ceccarelli, L. Podio, A. Rimola, N. Balucani

LOC : Albert Rimola (Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona), Ana Lopez-Sepulcre (IRAM), Marie Gogibu (UGA)

# How to arrive at Sitges

The venue where the events will take place is Hotel Calipolis (https://www.hotelcalipolis.com/). Av. Sofia, 2, 6. Sitges (BCN, Catalonia, Spain). It is easy to reach on foot, irrespective if you arrive by train or bus.

How to arrive at Sitges:

**From BCN airport (TERMINAL 1)**, there is a direct bus. Here you have the link for the bus schedules: https://www.busgarraf.cat/en/horaris/ . You should choose a line including both “Sitges” and “aeroport” in the pathway. E.g., Vilanova-Les Roquetes-Sitges-Aeroport de Barcelona-El Prat de Llobregat-Hospitalet de Llobregat

Please, note:

Origin stop: El Prat de Llobregat / Terminal

Final stop: Sitges / Passeig Vilanova

### If you arrive at Terminal 2, you can either take a bus shuttle to go to Terminal 1 and take the bus or, alternatively, take the train as explained below.

**From Barcelona Sants train station or from BCN airport (TERMINAL 2)**: Here you have the link for the train schedules:http://rodalies.gencat.cat/web/.content/02_Horaris/horaris/R2.pdf. The train company is RENFE, category of rodalies/cercanías, and the line R2.*Do not take neither the metro nor FGC*. They will not lead you to Sitges!

**COVID situation:**Now, the COVID is relatively under control, and the rule of thumbs is that wearing mask in outdoor and indoor sites is**not mandatory**. However, it is mandatory in public transports, and this means that you are obligated to wear mask in the train and the bus. For the rest of places, wearing masks is voluntary.

## Sitges, Catalunya, Spain

# Program (see below)

17 hours dedicated to ESR lessons (45 min + 15 questions)

15 hours dedicated hands-on sessions

2 hours of Invited speakers:

*Joana Santos & Toni Macià*.