Attending

Conference Registration

Registration information will be available after the budget is approved.

Venue (NOVA Rectorate Building)

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Rectorate Building

The Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA) was founded in 1973, adopting adopted a new model within the Portuguese system that stressed interdisciplinary approaches, technological developments while, at the same time, safeguarding offerings in traditional academic domains including medicine, sciences and humanities. NOVA is a young university and is among the best 50 universities with less than 50 years old.

The Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA) hosts nine schools, including the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FCT NOVA). FCT NOVA is a major science and engineering school in Portugal, with 8000 undergraduate students, 600 PhD students, and 500 faculty (see (http://www.fct.unl.pt/en).

The Department of Computer Science, founded in 1973, was the first Department to offer an Informatics Degree in Portugal. Since its beginning, the Department has been at the forefront and is currently home to one of the top research centres rate with “Excellent” in Informatics in Portugal, the NOVA Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics (NOVA LINCS).

Facilities

The Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Rectorate is conveniently located in the city centre with easy access to all major places.

  • Rectorate Atrium – With an area of490 m2, the atrium is used for poster presentations, coffee breaks and lunch. It is located next to the auditoriums and close to the building entrance.
  • Rectorate Auditorium A (371 seats) and Auditorium B (188 seats). Both auditoriums are equipped with a projector, a projecting frame (3,9 m x 2,4 m), a pulpit, several hand, table and coat microphones, a laptop and speaker monitor.
  • Large Auditorium: The two auditoriums may be combined into a large auditorium with 559 places.
  • WiFi: Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms. If your home institution has eduroam you’ll be instantly connected using your credentials. There venue can create additional Open networks that can be used without authentication.
  • Catering: Lunches and coffee break catering will be served in the Rectorate Atrium. This is an advantage since this ample atrium will be used for poster presentations.

Getting to the Conference Venue

Getting around by bicycle

Gira Bicycles

Recently, the city of Lisbon deployed a network of bicycle renting service accessible through a mobile app. As a result, conference goers can take advantage of the brand-new bike share system (Gira), which allows you to pick up an e-bike anywhere in the city and cycle to the venue.

Getting around by Metro

Lisbon’s Metro network

The conference venue is closest to the Metro S. Sebastião station, which connects to the blue and red metro lines. The venue is close to the city centre and to the airport.