General Conference information

Speaker biographies and abstracts

Biographies of the speakers participating in Building Bridges 2021 plenary conference and the abstracts for their corresponding sessions will be posted in this section as they become available. Delegates are encouraged to return to this section during the weeks prior to the conference.

Welcome to new AE Members (class of 2020)

A brief presentation of the incoming class of 2020 new AE Members will be made available in this section.


The Building Bridges 2021 plenary programme will take place at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), featuring a state-of-the-art Auditorium and adjacent terrace with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Address: Dr. Aiguader St., 88, 08003 Barcelona

For more information on the facility, visit

The PRBB is conveniently located near the Metro (a 5-minute walk from the ‘Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica’ station on the yellow line, L4) and on several bus lines, namely the 59 and H16 lines from Plaça Catalunya in downtown Barcelona. For more information on using public transportation to get to the PRBB, please visit


Delegates attending the Building Bridges 2021 plenary conference on-site in Barcelona are responsible for arranging for their own accommodation. For a list of hotels, please visit the following site