EXPOTECH ESREL 2020 PSAM 15 Conference will take place in Venezia Lido, at the Palazzo del Cinema and Palazzo del Casinò (Venice Convention Centre). Lido island, right in front of San Marco, is famous for its quiet beaches and belle époque architecture. It is the longest island of the Lagoon, and the only where cars and bicycles are allowed.
The Palazzo del Cinema is the main headquarter for the Venice International Film Festival. Built in record time in the Modernist style of the time, it was inaugurated on August 10th 1937 for the fifth
edition of the Festival. Compared to the rhetorical monumentality of the nearby Casino building, the Palazzo del Cinema, which features a Hall and a 1032-seat screening theatre, is a synthesis of
The monumental building of the Palazzo del Casinò was designed by the Chief Engineer of the City of Venice Eugenio Miozzi in the Rationalist style, influenced by the
Fascist architecture of the 1930s and built in the record time of 8 months in 1938. Compared to the austere façade clad in travertine, the interiors of the Palazzo featured
spaces on every floor decorated with marble, mosaic and artistic glass from the finest glasshouses in Murano, designated as gambling rooms, dining rooms and cafés, and for
The Casinò was closed in the late 1990s, and the Palazzo has since been used by the Biennale for the Venice International Film Festival.