VI  Technical Session on

Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling TSCG'2008

University of Perugia, Perugia (Italy),  30 June-3 July 2008


The city of Perugia is the capital of the region of Umbria in central Italy, near the Tiber river. Perugia is an ancient hill-top city of 170,000 people, midway between Florence and Rome. It was originally settled by the Etruscans; conquered by Augustus around the time of Christ; became an important political power and cultural center in the middle ages; was subdued by Pope Paul IV in the Guelf-Ghibiline wars; and is now a major University city. See also here for more information about the city.


Perugia main attractions include:


Perugia is not only an interesting city in itself, but it is located conveniently close to many major cultural sites, including:

Assisi- the home of St. Francis and the location of the major medieval art masterpieces by Giotto and Simone Martini
Cortona- made recently famous by the book and movie "Under the Tuscan Sun"
Florence - the birthplace of the Renaissance
Siena - at one time the major enemy of Florence, today a very exciting historical city.

Below, you can find a map of the city.

city map

Conference venue

The workshop will be held at the University of Perugia, Perugia (Italy). One of the leading universities in Italy, the University of Perugia has a long history since its foundation as early as in 1308, under a Bull by pope Clement V. Currently, its research programs are conducted by 29 departments with a total of 1,200 full-time staff. The University’s activities also include 25 service organizations and research centers as well as 11 libraries with rich collections and equipment. It had a total enrolment of over 31,000 students for the 2004-2005 academic year.


More detailed information about the conference venue will be given later.