General Information


CONFERENCE VENUE

RECTORATE

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

HOW TO REACH RECTORATE FCT/NOVA

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)
• 20mn 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: www.metrolisboa.pt

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

GPS Coordinates:
N 38.734002
W-9.160126

For more information about public transportation network in Lisbon please visit: www.moovitapp.com

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, costing 5-10€ (flate fare).

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).

REGESTRATION DESK

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

POSTER EXHIBITION

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                                 16:45 – 18:15

NAME BADGES / SELF CHECK-IN / CONFERENCE BAGS

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

Avoid queues by printing your own badge and then proceed to the adjacent Conference Material Station 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 & LUNCHES

Coffee Breaks (and exceptionally 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

CLOAKROOM

A cloakroom will be available at level O, by the main entrance of the Rectorate building. 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.

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE

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