The Pisa Convention Halls has a distinctive semicircular shape and terraced gardens. The building is on three floors. The first and the second floor are linked by an inclined glass window. Thanks to the glass window the galleries are naturally well lighted. The inside of building has been adapted for use by the disabled. The multiple floor building can be subdivided as follows: Ground floor • the sala plenaria • the gallery • the reception • the bar. First floor • the control room • the traslators’ booths. • Sala pacinotti • Gallery • Sala fermi Second floor • Smaller rooms used for meetings. The Pisa Convetion Hall was opened in 1984 and over the years hosted a lot of scientific, cultural, political, commercial and sporting events. It is owned the University of Pisa and the latter’s presence has certainly given a major impetus to its activities. Since the 1st of july 2008 the Pisa University selled the management to a private company. (Pisa University ownes the building while a private company manages the administration of events). Thanks to its architectural features and close proximity to the city’s hstorical centre, the Pisa Convetion Hall constitutes an important complex, situated in a particular attractive part of the city between Lungarno Buozzi and Viale delle Piagge.