May Conference


05 - 08 May 2010

The AIJA seminar has been accredited by the council of the bar of Parma for the continuing legal education program. Participants are eligible for up to 12 credits.


Parma Airport "Giuseppe Verdi" is daily connected with the airports of London Stansted and Rome Fiumicino. For more information, please visit the Airport web site: In alternative, the closest airport to Parma is the Bologna Airport (approximately 100 km from Parma), which is daily connected with most European cities (London, Paris, Bruxelles, Frankfurt, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon etc.): please see To reach Parma from Bologna you can catch a train from Bologna railway station: the journey takes 45 minutes to 1 hour, tickets can be bought either on line or directly at the station, fares vary from euro 5,80 to euro 17,50, depending on the train. For more information please see: Another option is to get a taxi. The standard fare for the journey from Bologna to Parma (approximately one hour ride) is € 150.00: if you wish to divide the trip with other participants, please see the attached list of registrants coming from your country. Vehicles are available at the airport or may be booked in advance by calling +39051519090 (

Other near airports are:

  • Bergamo Orio al Serio (ca 2 hours by car from Parma – ca 160 km)
  • Milano Linate (ca 1.5 hours by car from Parma – ca 120 km)
  • Milano Malpensa (ca 2  hours by car from Parma – ca 170 km)
  • Verona (ca 1.5  hours by car from Parma – 135 km)
From each airport there is a shuttle bus to the central station/stazione centrale from where you will have a direct (except from Verona Porta Nuova) train connection to Parma (see hereunder). You may find more detailed information and useful contact numbers regarding the shuttle services from airports to train stations at the link: /modules/events/index.php?id=270


Parma lies on the Milan-Bologna railway line and is well-linked to most other Italian and European destinations. At least one train an hour links the city to Milan or Bologna, and connections with Turin, Genoa and the coasts of Liguria and Romagna are also well served. Eurostar trains bound for Rome and Florence also call at Parma. For information and to see timetables, go straight to the railways' website: Furthermore consider that direct trains to Parma should be available from Paris and Zurich.

AIJA Commissions

  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation