Welcome to the European Association for Cancer Research
Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

Mechanisms to Therapies: Innovations in Cancer Metabolism

Bilbao, Spain : 9 - 11 October 2018

Venue and Accommodation

The Venue

The Euskalduna Conference Centre
Avda. Abandoibarra, 4., 48011 Bilbao, Spain

Designed at the turn of the millenium by architects Federico Soriano and Dolores Palacios, its shape represents a ship under construction. This acknowledges the hertitage of the site, which was previously the Euskalduna shipyard. It was presented the Enric Miralles award for architecture in 2001.

How to get there

The Euskalduna complex is in the centre of Bilbao, only minutes from the airport and with good public transport and road connections. Find out more about how to get there on the venue's website here:


Bilbao has many accommodation options and the Spanish Tourist Office provides useful information to help you plan your trip.

Preferential rates

We have arranged preferential rates at Hotel Abando and Hotel Carlton for participants attending Mechanisms to Therapies 2018.

Rooms have been reserved for participants to arrive on Monday 08 October for 3 nights but if participants want to extend their stay they can request this when booking.

To book these rooms please contact the hotels directly using the details below. The deadline to book these rooms is 13 August.



Colón de Larreátegui 9, Bilbao, 48001

Website:  Email:

When booking or enquiring, please quote the reference: EACR

Asistentes (Habitación DUI), Breakfast Buffet included: €109,00 (10% VAT included)



Plaza Federico Moyua 2, Bilbao, 48009

When booking or enquiring, please quote the reference: EACR

Website:  Email: or

Asistentes (Habitación DUI), Breakfast Buffet included: €129,00 (10% VAT included)

Above: The Euskalduna Conference Centre

Maps and other useful information

The Euskalduna Conference Centre:

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