FIRST - Improving Security Together 9th Annual FIRST Conference - June 2007 - Seville, Spain
You don't need to be a FIRST Member to attend to the 19th Annual FIRST Conference

Supported by

Enisa - European Network and Security Agency

Diamond Sponsor

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Local Host and Gold Sponsor

Gold & Beer 'n Geer Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Enisa - European Network and Security Agency
La Caixa

Internet Sponsor

Network Sponsor

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Daily Global Security News Podcast Sponsor

Conference Program Coordination & USB Stick Sponsor

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Ice Breaker Reception Sponsor

Vendor Display & Beer 'n Gear Sponsors

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Endeavor Security

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Conference T-shirt Sponsor

Conference Folder Sponsor

Lanyard/Badge Sponsor

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Security Challenge Sponsor

See you in Seville

Traveling to Seville

Visas & Letters of Invitation

If you need to apply for a visa, please do so well in advance of your journey. More information on who requires a visa and its requirements can be found at Learn 4 good

Conference participants requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the conference should contact the Conference Registration Office, Please include your full name, complete mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address.

Please note that this procedure aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the conference and is not an official invitation covering fees or other expenses. A letter of invitation does not imply any financial support from the conference.

Airport Information

San Pablo Airport

Jerez De La Frontera La Parra Airport

The best option is to pick a taxi to Jerez de la frontera railwat station and then get a train to Seville and again another Taxi from the Train station to the hotel.

  • Taxi from Jerez Airport (XRY) to Jerez City:
  • Train from Jerez to Seville, it's about 1 hour trip, the train information page is at:, some notes about the trains.
  • Andalucia Express, it's a regional train, you must buy the ticket directly in the train station, there is only one class (tourist), and the price is 7 euros.
  • Alataria, you can buy the ticket using the web interface (see the instructions of Don Stirkvoork about how to buy a ticket for the AVE train, as i's almost the same. This train has first and tourist class (26/17 euros), plus some taxes.
  • There is almost a train every hour from 6:30 AM to 21:PM, so it easy to get one the trains.

    Airport Transfers

    Shuttle Direct

    Tourism at Sevilla

    Important information

    • During the conference, the local timezone (at DST) is: GMT+0200. More information on the time and weather are available at: Time and, Weather Underground.
    • Dressing: lightweight summer clothing is a must in Seville. It is one of the hottest cities in Spain.
    • Tipping: in restaurants, service charge is usually included in the price but people often leave tips as well. 10- 15% is the average.
    • Euro (€) is the current currency in Spain. More information on exchange rates can be found at
    • Electricity in Spain is often used with round pin attachment plug, voltage is 220V /50Hz.