Application, Registration & Fees

What is the procedure for participating in ACDL ?

The procedure consists of two steps.

To participate in the ACDL course, all attendants must

(1/2) Register for the ACDL 2025 Course (by February 23, 2025) and

(2/2) Book accommodation (by the accommodation form) at the course venue, “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA” (by April 23, 2025); all attendants must stay at the “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA”. Once accommodation has been booked at Riva del Sole Hotel, the participant must send this information to the ACDL  organizing committee (acdl@icas.cc).

PayPal will be used to pay the registration fee.

No, unfortunately the course is unable to provide any form of financial support.

The registration fee includes the cost of registration, all lectures, all course sessions, orals sessions/presentations, tutorials, PayPal fee, administrative fee, and all the scientific activities of the Advanced Course.

The registration fee is fixed and cannot be prorated.

Yes, major Credit Cards are accepted using the Online Payment System.

Shortly before the beginning of your Course you will be sent additional information specific to the Advanced Course. The final program will be available online short before the beginning of the Advanced Course.

Cancellations received no later than March 23, 2025 will receive a full refund less €50 in processing charges. All reimbursements are processed 4-8 weeks after the Advanced Course. After March 23, 2025 no refunds will be given.

Getting There

Please visit the Travel Information page on the ACDL  website for detailed information.

Yes. All Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation.

Please visit the Venue and the Activities pages on the ACDL  website.

The Course is meant to be conducted in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

For the social dinner we ask to dress more formally.


Yes, there will be a wireless connection at the Course venue.

If needed, you should bring your own electrical adaptors with you, which is a Type C (CEE 7/16) two-pronged adaptor where the pins are 4mm in diameter. This adaptor is also called a “Europlug”.

We strongly discourage partial attendance and in order fully gain from the Advanced Course; participants should attend for the full duration. Should personal circumstances require this, please contact us and let us know.

Please refer to the Cancellation Policy on the Registration and Fee page.

The fixed fee will be charged regardless of the length of time a participant attends an event. Fees cannot be prorated for anyone.

Please let us know about specific needs: events@rivadelsole.it

After the Advanced Course

The lecture hall and other areas of the Riva del Sole Resort & SPA will be closed before and after the dates of the Advanced Course or may be occupied by other activities.

If you desire to stay longer in Castiglione della Pescaia / Tuscany or in the area you may refer to the Activities page of this website.  Tuscany offers an extremely ample variety of accommodations and activities suitable for all taste and all budgets. If needed, we will also be happy to refer you to a local travel service for further info. Please note that the ACDL  is unable to assist with individual travel plans.