Modernet 2023 Congress Details

MODERNET is pleased to invite researchers and occupational health professionals
to the MODERNET Meeting 2023

Occupational Health after the COVID-19 pandemic …
Tackling new and old health risks

12th and 13th of October 2023, in Milan, Italy

Venue (changed)

The next Modernet meeting will take place in Milan, in the prestigious
Sala Napoleonica, Via Sant’Antonio 12, Milano.


This meeting is organized with the patronage of the Italian Society of Occupational Medicine; SIML.


The topics proposed for the meeting will be:

  1. New and emerging risks and diseases in agriculture, with a specific focus on biological agents.
  2. Solar radiation exposure and other workers’ health risks in the climate change scenario.
  3. Early detection of Occupational Diseases: methods and evidence

Of course, and as usual, we will be happy to receive contributions on other topics related to the global mission of our network.

Overview of meeting fees and expiration dates

Not-preregistered, but Early bird (registration before 31-08-2023)

  • Modernet members (in good standing): 125 euro
  • Non-Modernet members: 175 euro

Normal fees (after 31-08-2023), not preregistered

  • Modernet members (in good standing): 150 euro
  • Non-Modernet members: 200 euro

Attend for 1 day (50% + 15) including lunch and catering

  • Early bird member 80 euro
  • Early bird non-member 105 euro
  • Normal fee member 90 euro
  • Normal fee non-member 115 euro

Modernet Membership: if you would like to have more information about Modernet Membership, please refer to the Modernet website.

Social events and dinner

On October 12 we are planning to have a nice walking tour downtown in Milan and afterward, we will head to the congress dinner: we will bring all our guests to a typical historical Milanese restaurant located in the beautiful area of Navigli di Milano. After dinner, we will be able to network and relax in a pub nearby the restaurant. You can book your participation in the dinner and to the after-dinner networking in the ticket shop.


For accommodation, we publish here a list of hotels that have a special rate for the University of Milan guests. The rate indicated below is valid in the month of February 2023 and the rate might grow afterward. In order to book, please write an e-mail to the address indicated next to the hotel details and mention that you are “a guest of the University of Milan that will participate in the Modernet Congress”. The hotel staff will be happy to give you further instructions to finalize the booking process.
We recommend booking as soon as possible the hotel because October is a period full of events and prices might become soon very high.

  • Hotel Città Studi***: via Saldini 24 – single room 64 EUR; double room 89 EUR (public transport transfer needed to get to Modernet Congress sessions)
  • Hotel Galileo****: Corso Europa 9 – single room 155 EUR (walking distance to Modernet Congress sessions)
  • Hotel Brunelleschi****: via Baracchini 12 – single room 161 EUR; double room 189 EUR (walking distance to Modernet Congress sessions)
  • Hotel Dieci****: Largo Rio de Janeiro 12 – single room 141 EUR (public transport transfer needed to get to Modernet Congress sessions)

Obviously, you can also pick other accommodations in Milano through the main commercial websites


Through TripAdvisor

Through Trivago

Travel directions

The University is located downtown in Milan (Via Festa del Perdono 7), about 30 minutes far from Linate International airport and one hour from Malpensa and Orio al Serio airports, as well as 30 minutes far from the “Milano Centrale” train station, where hi-speed international trains arrive from cities all over Europe.

From Linate Airport you can take the underground line 4 and then reach in any way you decide Piazza Duomo (La Statale University is at a walking distance from the cathedral).

From Malpensa you can take the train (Malpensa express) as well as several buses which will bring you to the Milano Railway station. We suggest you buy the return train ticket Milano Malpensa – downtown Milano (Milano Centrale or Milano Cadorna) – Milano Malpensa directly on the website at least one day before the trip (price will be 20 EUR instead of 26 EUR).

Of course, the option to get downtown by taxi is also available, but with much higher prices.
Here you can find the updated prices (Feb 2023)
From MALPENSA airport (MXP): 104 EUR
From ORIO AL SERIO airport (BGY): 116 EUR
From LINATE airport (LIN): not fixed fare, but around 25-30 EUR depending on traffic


From any railway you will take the Milano exit and follow the directory “Centro Città”. Please note that due to the very good public transport system of the town it is advisable to let your car at one of the big parking places locates close to railway stations (Famagosta if you arrive in town from the South, Molino Dorino and Lampugnano if you arrive from the North, Lampugnano underground station is the arrival place of Flixbus buses).

Public Transport

Milan has a very good public transport system and you can decide to reach the University by tram, bus and metro directly from the Milano Linate Airport, according to your location (Home ATM, Azienda Trasporti Milanesi) and we suggest you move by public transport during the Congress days to visit the beautiful city. Cost of the public transport ticket is 2,20 EUR and includes unlimited journeys on metro, trams and buses 90 minutes after the ticket validation.

Questions and information, please contact Laura Antonangeli at



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