Information for attendees

Informal goodbye dinner

We invite everyone to a goodbye dinner in the Fàbrica Moritz Barcelona (Ronda de Sant Antoni, 41) from 8 p.m. onwards.

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Special invitation

The Zone of Hope

We are excited to invite all attendees to The Zone of Hope immersive exhibition! It is a unique experience where cutting-edge VR technology is used to visualize and feel climate change consequences. Available time slots are: Wednesday, 18th at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, 19th at 6:30 p.m., and Friday, 20th at 1 p.m. The experience takes 20 minutes and four people can attend it at the same time. If you want to participate, please book your free pass HERE. We will meet 30 minutes earlier at the registration desk and walk to the exhibition place together (ca. 15 min).


Registration is now open! Please use that link.

Presenters are required to register. All prices include 21% VAT. For last-minute registration (after the 4th), please contact the Conference Chairs in advance.

Registration feesEarly (until July 29th)Late (until September 4th)
ACM/SIG members363,00 €423,50 €
Non-members387,20 €‬447,70 €
Students242,00 €302,50 €


SAP 2019 will take place in the heart of Barcelona, Spain at the University of Barcelona.

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second biggest city of Spain. It is an internationally-recognized academic and industrial centre, known also for its vibrant culture and stunning architecture. The symposium will be hosted in Aula Magna at the Historic Building in the centre of Barcelona. Registration, poster sessions, and coffee breaks will take place right next to the entrance to the Aula Magna.

Informal social event on Wednesday will be organized in Craft Beer bar (c/Paradís 4). Join us at 7:30 p.m.!


Barcelona offers a wide range of accommodation options. September is a peak time and the hotels are filling up quickly. Although there are a number of options for accommodation near the university, please make your reservation early. There is likely to be a strong demand for hotel rooms in Barcelona at the time of our conference.

Here is a list of hotels located near the venue in various price ranges:

Lunch options

The Historic Building is located in the heart of Barcelona and therefore, is surrounded by bars and restaurants. Below are some of our recommendations.

Visa information

ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.

For visa support letters, refer all requests to Please allow up to 10 business days to receive a letter. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with the request:

If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the “sole author” or a “co-author”. Authors may indicate their paper title. If no paper, speakers can provide the title of their presentation.

ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment. ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.