Venue

Venue

The conference takes place at the

Congress Centre of IST (Civil Engineering Pavillion)
Instituto Superior Técnico – University of Lisbon
Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1
1049-001 Lisboa – Portugal

The IST Alameda Campus is located in central Lisbon, a short walk from two Lisbon Metro stations, Saldanha (yellow/red lines) and Alameda (green/redlines) — see network map here. For more information on how to get to the IST Alameda Campus, please follow this link.

IST Congress Map

Lisbon Arrival/transport

Lisbon is easily reached by direct flights from most capitals in Europe and from other cities, like New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington and Toronto. A protocol cooperation with the Portuguese Airline Company TAP has been signed. With this, participants can have a discount in their flight tickets up to 20%. More details can be found here.

Lisbon Airport is located 7km from the city centre. One of the options one has of accessing their hotel from the airport is the use of a Lisbon airport taxi. This is quite a fast option of getting to the city center. Taxis are available outside the arrival and departure areas. For one to get to the city centre from the airport the charge averages €10.

The Subway works with a rechargeable Card that can be purchased at every Subway Station(Metro Station): The card costs 0.5 Euro and each ride 1.25 Euro. You can also buy a 24h ticket for 5 Euro.

Site for Lisbon general information.