General Information



The Rectorate of Universidade Nova de Lisboa is located in he Campolide Campus occupying an original building distinguished with the Prémio Valmor de Arquitectura, an ward that recognizes the architectural quality of new buildings in the city of Lisbon. The Rectorate hosts several offices thasupport the Rector and the University.

Campolide campus and its awarded building of the Rectorate nearby a direct metro line to the Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Airport), journey time 20mn, making it extremely accessible for international delegates traveling from and to global destinations. The Rectorate of Universidade Nova de Lisboa is also very close to major hotels, many of which are within walking distance.


Former Jesuit College of Campolide, founded in 1858 by Father Jesuit Rademaker, former Faculty of Economics of the New University of Lisbon, is a construction completed at the beginning of the century. XX (1907), which connects the three floors of the building, integrating wood, iron balustrade, mosaics and plaster decorations painted in trompel’oeil and relieved. Classified as a Property of Public Interest, it is a work of iron architecture, topped by a vault with central rectangular skylight and four glasses in ornamental moldings, translating a rare example in the transition from neoclassical aesthetics to the new concepts of interior decorating.


The Rectorate of Universidade Nova de Lisboa is located in the heart of Lisbon and is easily accessible by metro and bus. It is also located within walking distance to major hotels as many other smaller hotels. Commuting to and from city centre or other location is quite easy:

• 20mn from Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Airport)
• 30mn from the city centre

By Metro:
There is direct access from the airport metro station “Aeroporto” (red line) to station “São Sebastião”.
Please visit Lisbon Metro Website for detailed information:

By bus (Carris):
701, 713, 716, 726, 742, 746, 756, 758, 770
Please visit Carris Website for detailed information:

GPS Coordinates:
N 38.734002

For more information about public transportation network in Lisbon please visit:

From the Airport:

Humberto Delgado Airport, also called Lisbon Airport or Portela Airport, is located in the parish of Olivais, in Lisbon, Portugal. It is the largest Portuguese airport in terms of number of passengers, and is also the one with the highest volume of traffic.

It has two civil terminals (T1 and T2) and a military terminal, known as Figo Maduro Airport.
The Airport is easily accessible via motorway, bus or metro. An average journey by taxi from the airport to the city centre should take approximately 20 minutes, and to Rectorate of Universidade Nova de Lisboa approximately 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic.

The Metro serves all the city of Lisbon, and the red line as direct route to the Rectorate. A ticket costs 1,50€, and its valid throughout the Carris and Metro network on an unlimited number of trips for 60 minutes, counted between the first and last entry validation (it does not allow consecutive uses in the Metro).

Pedestrian Access:

On weekdays, access to the Campus (pedestrian and car) can be done by the portari- as / gates of the Rua da Mesquita and Travessa Estevão Pinto.

In the weekend, pedestrian access is maintained by Rua da Mesquita and Travessa Estevão Pinto, and access to vehicles is only through Rua da Mesquita.


The Registration Desk for MATERIAIS 2019 will be located in the entrance of the main Hall of the Rectorate building and will be open at the following hours:

Sunday, April 14, 2019                                 08:30 – 19:30
Monday, April 15, 2019                               08:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, April 16, 2019                               08:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, April 17, 2019                       08:30 – 17:00


The MATERIAIS 2019 Posters Exhibition will be located in the main Hall of the Rectorate building and will be open at the following hours:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019                                 16:30 – 18:00


There will be a Self-Check-in Station for Conference participants.

Avoid queues by printing your own badge (that you will receive on your personal email) and then proceed to the adjacent Registration Desk to collect your bag.

Your personal badge is your passport to the scientific sessions and exhibition. Your name badge is carrying a QR Code with all your requested services encoded. For security purposes, delegate badges must be worn at all times and they should also be worn at the social events (conference dinner included).


Coffee Breaks (and exceptionally also the Sunday lunch) will be held at the main Hall of the Rectorate building as indicated in the program. Buffet lunches will be held at the canteen of the nearby building Alfredo de Sousa Halls of Residence at the following hours:

Monday, April 15, 2019                            12:30 – 14:00
Tuesday, April 16, 2019                            12:30 – 14:00
Wednesday, April 17, 2019                    12:30 – 14:00


A cloakroom will be available at the main Hall of the Rectorate building, by the main entrance. The cloakroom will be manage by volunteers of the organization.

Delegates’ belongings (such as coats, bags, posters, etc…) can be left only on a daily basis and only during the conference hours.


English is the MATERIAIS 2019 official language. No simultaneous translation is provided.


The Auditorium (s), the Senate Room and the Atrium have a wireless Internet connection. It is free access, no password required; appears under the name “AuditorioUNL”.


All participants can visit the Self-Check-in Station/Registration by the main entrance of the Rectorate building to fill in the online evaluation form for MATERIAIS 2019. Delegates can fill in the evaluation form throughout the duration of the meeting.


The Certificate of Attendance will be electronically sent to all delegates and participants after the end of MATERIAIS 2019.


The campus park is shared with some colleges so the parking spaces are limited.
In the immediate surroundings of the Campus you can find some public (paid) parks, namely:

• Park of the Palace of Justice (in Marquês Fronteira Street, next to the police station, with a pedestrian entrance to the Campus);
• Park of the English Court;
• Parking Saba, Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, Alto do Parque Eduardo VII


There is a 24 hour security service for all the Campolide Campus.


Lost and found items can be recovered at the Cloakroom.


Registration fees do not include participants insurance against personal accidents, sickness and cancellations by any part, theft, loss or damage to personal possessions. MATERIAIS 2019 and the Organization Secretariat accept no liability.


There will be simultaneous sessions in different buildings.

The Secretariat of the Organization is happy to offer the help of our volunteers to all conference delegates and participants, assisting with directions and accompanying them between buildings whenever necessary.

Hospitality Volunteers will be located at the Registrations Desk.



Speakers are kindly requested to hand in their presentations 30 minutes before their respective session starts (in the allocated room).

Speakers of the afternoon sessions will have to deliver their presentations (in the allocated room of their symposium) before the keynote lectures.

All versions of MS PowerPoint are accepted. If you are using embedded video clips in your presentation, please remember to bring them.

The following audiovisual equipment will be available for all presenters:

• Laptop
• Data video projector (power point presentations) • Laser pointer
• Microphones

To ensure that all the sessions run smoothly, Oral presenters are kindly requested to read the following instructions:

• Each presentation has been assigned 15 minutes, 12minutes for the presentation and 3 minutes for questions and answers;
• Please check the schedule carefully for your session time and order of presentations;
• The chair person will monitor your presentation time-keeping;
• No personal computers will be allowed;
• All presentations should be in PowerPoint;
• Please check all your videos run properly with the support team before your presentation;
• Speakers will be provided with a wireless microphone and a laser pointer for use in their presentations;
• Speakers are requested to familiarise themselves with the room prior to the presentation if possible.



There are designated Poster Areas, and a Poster Area Helpdesk will be located at the Registration Desk, located in the main hall.

All posters should be formatted vertically, of standard A0 (120 cm x 84 cm) size.

During the conference, poster presenters are responsible for attaching their poster to their poster panel.

Blu Tack glue will be provided from the Poster Area Helpdesk, where volunteers will help to find the correct location of each poster.

Poster panels will be arranged numericaly and organized by Symposium. Poster should be mounted on the appropriately member board in the morning of April 16th. All posters must be taken down after 18:30pm the same day. Any posters not collected by then will be discarded.

To allow easier identification of the author, we suggest you to include a photograph (ideally 6cm x 9cm) on the poster header. It is also a good idea to attach an envelope to the bottom of the poster for the receipt of business cards and messages and/or make mini copies of your poster which can be taken by other delegates.

Delegates will be directed to the Poster Areas to view Posters on April 16th. Please ensure that you are present at your poster site during the time:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019                                 16:30 – 18:00