Here you may find Porto maps, including hotels and conference site:
The venue is at Fundação Dr. António
Cupertino de Miranda http://www.facm.pt/en/indexi.html.
To get additional information on how to reach the conference venue and
hotels, please go to:
António Cupertino de Miranda Foundation
Avenida da Boavista, 4245
Tel.: (+351) 226101189, Fax: (+351) 226103412
E-mail: [email protected]
The conference venue is located at about 2,6 Km from Hotel Boa-Vista
and about 4 Km from the other hotels. Transportation by bus between the
conference venue and Fenix, Tuela, Douro and Boa-Vista hotels will be
available during the 3 days of the conference and in the afternoon of
September 28 (the corresponding schedule will be posted shortly). Transportation
to the Conference banquet site will also be provided on Thursday evening.
- BY PLANE
Porto is just 15/20 minutes away from Francisco Sá Carneiro
- Porto International Airport, that has frequent flights to the main
cities in Europe and America.
For transportation to the hotels you can take the Aero Bus at the
Airport, which departs every 30 min, from 7 am to 8 pm, costs 4 Euros
and leaves you at the Hotel upon request on boarding. The duration
of this trip is about 40 min. TAP Air Portugal offers this service
free of charge to its passengers. You just have to turn in your boarding
card to the Aerobus driver.
- BY TRAIN
Porto is served by the "Porto - Campanhã" and "Porto
- São Bento" train stations. To get to the hotel and the
conference venue you must take a taxi or a bus. For updated information
on timetables, lines and services: www.cp.pt.
If you aim to visit the capital city, the price of Porto/Lisbon one-way
ticket in an Alfa Pendular Train costs about € 23.00
- BY CAR
Approaching from the South on Motorway A1(Lisbon to Porto) Enter
Porto across the Arrabida bridge. To get the Hotels Douro, Fénix
or Tuela turn right immediately after the bridge. To get the conference
venue and Hotel Boa-Vista, on the ring road of Porto (Via de Cintura
Interna - VCI), take the Bessa Leite exit, following signs to Boavista.
Go straight ahead and after being in Av. da Boavista go down the avenue
and near the sea you will find the venue. Just in front of the City
Park. To get the Hotel Boa-Vista go on in Av. Boavista till the 1st
roundabout, turn left and with the sea on your right follow until
the Hotel, that will be close to an old clastle in Foz.
- BY BUS
The cost of a one-way ticket (in the conference roundabouts) is €
From the airport to the Conf. Venue: Nr. 56 to Rotunda da Boavista
(Boavista Roundabout) and then you can take nrs. 19, 24 and 36 to
the Conf. Venue
From Campanhã train station to Rotunda da Boavista (Boavista
Roundabout): Nr. 34
From São Bento train station to Rotunda da Boavista (Boavista
Roundabout): Nrs. 3, 20, 21, 22, 24 and 25
From Douro, Fénix or Tuela Hotels to the Conference Venue:
Nrs. 19, 24, 36.
From Boa-Vista Hotel to the Conference Venue: Nr. 24 to Castelo do
Queijo and then nr. 19 to the conference venue.
- BY TAXI
From Douro, Fénix or Tuela Hotels to the Conference Venue
you can take a taxi at the Boavista Roundabout, just in from of the
Brasilia Shopping Centre.
From Boa-Vista Hotel to the Conference Venue, you are advised to
ask the hotel reception to call a taxi.
The registration desk is located in the foyer of the Conference Venue.
It will be open for on-site registration and collecting the participants
packs as scheduled below:
|Tuesday, September 28:
||15:00 – 18:00
|Wednesday, September 29:
||08:00 – 12:30; 14:00 – 18:30
|Thursday, September 30:
||08:30 – 12:30; 14:00 – 18:30
|Wednesday, October 1:
||08:30 – 12:30; 14:00 – 18:30
Participants are advised to collect their material on Tuesday afternoon,
in order to avoid large queues on Wednesday before the Welcome Session
and the first Invited Talk.
For participants registering on-site, please note that the only forms
of payment available will be by cash or by check in Euros, drawn on a
Portuguese Bank made payable to INEB.