venueVenue - The University
The conference is hosted in the University Campus located in Estrada da Correia, 53. 1500 – 200 Lisbon, in the north part of Lisbon. The Campus is 100 meters from a metro Station (Carnide) in the blue line. And also in walking distance from two other stations in the same line (Colégio Militar and Pontinha), 50 meters from a bus station (line 26). The distance to the city center is less than 30 minutes by metro and 15 minutes by taxi. The campus is in walking distance from the Colombo Shopping (one of the bigest shopping centers in Lisbon) center and 1 km from the Stadium of Light from Benfica Football club.
The subway tickets cost 1,49 € one way, there is the possibility of daily and weekly tickets.  
The Lisbon Airport is also served by the subway, RED LINE, and is easy to arrive from the airport until the University.
 
The building was completely refurbished by LIU since 2011 It has free Wi-Fi access. IT support will be made available throughout the sessions. There are rooms with PCs, one of which will be available to conference participants throughout the conference. The building has a beautiful garden inside, with chairs and tables, a good space for informal meetings and networking opportunities.
 
airAir Travel
Lisbon Airport is well known as a destination for millions of people doing business, tourism or both particularly from the British Isles and America. The airport is located half an hour from the University by tube, and also half an hour by metro from central Lisbon. See more here - Lisbon Airport

travelGetting Around - Lisbon
Lisbon is one of the main touristic attractions in Europe or in the world. If you can stand the hills, everything goes bright – it may be chaotic but it is sunny, funny and immensely human. From fado, to football, from bullfights to beaches, from 5 star hotels to hostels, from new places like the 1998 Exhibition park to St George Castle, from uptown to downtown, from Portuguese to international you find everything, and you find hills, and hills and hills. See more here - Lisbon Tour.
 
hotel1Nearby Accommodation 
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There are so many hotels in Lisbon that it is almost difficult to choose one to put the conference participants. . The range of possibilities goes from Hostels at 30 euros to five starts at 150 euros or more for a single room a night. All of them will be reachable by metro in less than 30 minutes or by taxi in less than 15 minutes from the Conference. June being a busy month touristic bookings should be made in advance, let us say in April.


Accessibility

Hotels and Subway

By Train

Come from other Portuguese city by train you may reach Oriente Station, which has also Metro and is also half an hour from the University and central Lisbon. Or you may want to arrive at Santa Apolónia Station, in Central Lisbon and again twenty minutes by Metro from the University.
 
By Metro (underground)University is 100 meters from Carnide Metro Station in the red line and 500 meters from the Pontinha metro station in the same line. It takes half an hour at worst to get to the center of the city near the river and we don’t need to change. Also the University is in walking distance – 10 minutes – from Colégio Militar a metro station located inside the Colombo Shopping Center one of the biggest in Lisbon.
 
By BusBus number 26, 50 and 758 stop 50 meters from the University. They pass at least 3 times every hour.

By CarUniversity is located in the upper part of the city, less than 1 km from the Estádio da Luz, Benfica Soccer Club Stadium, the very well known club. And the Stadium is served by Avenida Lusiadas, a very new road that links with the main central streets.
 
By TaxisTaxi market, and let us say the Tuk Tuk market and the Uber market has been rising and it is very easy and cheap (average 10€) to go from central Lisbon to the University.
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