Vet Pathogens 2018October 8 - 11, 2018 Monash University, Prato, Italy

Venue and Location



The Vet Pathogens 2018 conference will be held at the Monash University Prato Centre, situated on the ground and first floors of the elegant 18th century Palazzo Vaj on Via Pugliesi in the historic centre of Prato, Italy. The Monash University Prato Centre, housed in Palazzo Vaj, is in the centre of the old town of Prato, only two minutes away from the city's cathedral and walking distance from both train stations (Prato Porta Al Serraglio and Prato Centrale).

Monash University Prato Centre
Via Pugliesi, 26
59100 Prato

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Prato provides a perfect environment for immersion in Italian language and culture. The province of Prato preserves historic works of beauty, with treasures of the Etruscan, Medieval and contemporary ages, and offers a prized cuisine with many local specialties, like cantucci.

The city of Prato is also well connected by train to Florence (30 minutes), Bologna (1 hour), Pisa (1 ½ hours), Lucca (1 hour), Venice and Milan(3 hours), Rome (2hours), making it an excellent base from which to explore Italy.

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