Workshops day

IEEE NANO 2024 will have a day full of workshops on Friday 12 July that will be held in the beautiful building of the Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura de Gijón. (More information on the venue here) 

This day full of interesting topics will be the golden brooch of a week brimming with cutting-edge nanoscience and nanotechnology discussions. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to delve deep into fascinating topics and expand your knowledge!

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

Workshop 4

LABORAL Ciudad de la Cultura

The workshops will be held in the Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura. This building was built between 1946 and 1955 by the Ministry of Labour. It is considered the most important architectural work built in the 20th century in the Asturias region and, with its 270,000 m2, the largest building in Spain.



    • From Gijón/Xixón

Four lines of the municipal transport company (EMTUSA) include a “Universidad Laboral” stop along their route.

    • Line 1 El Cerilleru-Hospital de Cabueñes.
    • Line 2 El Corte Inglés-Hospital de Cabueñes.
    • Line 18 Nuevo Xixón -Hospital de Cabueñes.

More information about EMTUSA lines, with timetables here. You can change the language at the bottom, in the menu.  

    • From other cities

The bus company Alsa has regular national routes to Gijón from all around Spain. Municipal bus services can take you from the Alsa coach station to the La Laboral City of Culture: Emtusa bus lines 1 and 18 have stops at both points.


    1. Take the A8 motorway for Gijón/Xixón.
    2. On arriving at Gijón/Xixón take the “Ronda”.
    3. Take the 385 km exit for Viesques.
    4. Follow the signposts to the Hospital Cabueñes.
    5. Take the third exit on the third roundabout.

La Laboral City of Culture has a public car park.


The nearest airport is the Asturias Airport (Castrillón), some 40 km by the A-8 motorway from Gijón/Xixón.