A number of hotel rooms have been reserved for the conference participants.
The nearest airport to Siracusa is Catania Airport, an hour's drive away. Siracusa is served by direct trains from Rome (a ten-and-a-half-hour journey). There are trains and buses from Catania (60-90 minutes journey time) as well as a direct bus between Siracusa and Catania Airport, which takes just over an hour.
Please find more information here: http://www.siracusaturismo.net/
Shuttle transfers to and from the airport can be booked through Ermes Comunicazione by sending an e-mail to:firstname.lastname@example.org
The price is € 108 (one way for up to 4 persons).
It is not possible to park in Ortigia (the old town in Siracusa) as it is a limited traffic zone.
You can park in one of the parking lots nearby. You can find an overview of parking lots here: http://www.parkopedia.it/parking/carpark/foro_vittorio_emanuele_ii/96100/siracusa/?country=it&arriving=201705301000&leaving=201705301200
The parking house called Foro Vittorio Emanuele II is the one that is nearest to the venue (app. 15 minutes’ walk from the venue).
The parking costs are €0.60 per hour in most spots.