The ICOMC 2012 Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Lisbon University Campus (Cidade Universitária).
The Registration desk will be situated in the Main Foyer of the Rectory.
The Plenary Sessions will take place in the Rectory’s main auditorium (Aula Magna) and the Parallel Sessions in the Rectory as well as in the neighbour Faculties of Law and of Psychology and the National Archive Building (Torre de Tombo).
Both the Poster Exhibition and the Technical Exhibition will be held at the Conference buildings.
The first Satellite Sessions on Sunday, September 2, are expected to take place at the Faculty of Law.
ICOMC 2012 Venue Map
C. Faculty of Letters
D. Tombo Tower
E. Faculty of Psychology
F. Faculty of Law
M. Metro station: Cidade Universitária
The University of Lisbon can be easily reached from the airport by taxi (ca. 8 euros) and from the city centre also by taxi or by metro (underground) or bus. Some of the conference hotels are located within a walking distance. The joint fleet of the two public transportation companies, Metro (underground) and Carris (buses and trams), covers the entire city.
By Metro (Underground)
The "Airport (Aeroporto)" metro station is now in operation.
Option 1 (Yellow Line)
Leave the underground at the “Cidade Universitária” station. Exit the station through the passage and on the other side of the road is located the Lisbon University Rectory, where is the Registration Desk and which holds the Aula Magna plenary session auditorium. When looking down the avenue (Alameda da Universidade) with the Rectory at your back you have Torre de Tombo on the left side and the Faculties of Law and of Psychology on the right side of the avenue.
Option 2 (Green Line)
Leave the underground at the “Campo Grande” station. Exit the station towards South and cross the road in direction of the Park Campo Grande. Pass the City Museum on your right side and after about 100 meter turn right on Alameda da Universidade . Along this avenue you will find the venues of ICOMC 2012. Torre de Tombo on your right and Faculties of Law and Psychology on your left. On the top of the avenue is the Lisbon University Rectory, where is the Registration Desk and which holds the Aula Magna plenary session auditorium.
Buses 732, 735 and 36 (Carris – public bus transportation company)
Bus 732 direction: Hospital Santa Maria
Leave the bus at the stop "Hosp. Sta. Maria / Av. Prof. Gama Pinto" before the bus turns left to the final stop in front of the Hospital Sta Maria. Walk down the avenue for about 50 m. The route of bus 732 provides an alternative transportation for participants staying at hotels in the city centre along the Avenida da Liberdade and the area of the Saldanha Square.
Download here bus 732 route diagram
Bus 735 direction: Hospital Santa Maria
Leave the bus at the stops CidadeUniversitaria or Cantina Universidade located in front of the Lisbon University Rectory. The route of bus 735 provides an alternative transportation for participants staying at hotels at Avenida de Roma.
Download here bus 735 route diagram
Bus 36 direction: Odivelas (B. Dr. Lima Pimentel)
Leave the bus at the stop Campo Grande / Av. Brasil. Walk along the Avenida de Brasil towards the Alameda da Universidade. The route of bus 36 provides an alternative transportation for participants staying at hotels in the city centre, along the Avenida da Liberdade and the area of the Saldanha Square.
Download here bus 36 route diagram
The city is served by 3,500 taxis. A taxi ride from the airport to the XXV ICOMC conference venue and the city centre should cost between 8ˆ and 15ˆ.
Taxis are widely used by the locals, and in comparison to the taxi fares in other countries, the Lisboa taxis are still to be considered a rather inexpensive means of transportation.
Taxi telephone numbers: AutocoopeTel: 217 932 756; Radiotaxis de Lisboa Tel: 218 119 000; GeotaxisTel: 218 444 400
The conference secretariat and registration desk is located in the Main Foyer of the Lisbon University Rectory (entrance facing the Avenue and green area of Alameda da Universidade) close to the “Cidade Universitária” metro station.
Registration Desk opening hours (to be confirmed according to conference program):
Sunday, 2 September 12:00 – 20:00
Monday, 3 September 08:00 – 19:00
Tuesday, 4 September 08:30 – 19:30
Wednesday, 5 September 08:00 – 15:00
Thursday, 6 September 08:30 – 19:30
Friday, 7 September 08:00 – 14:00
Please note that registering for the conference (including handing out of conference bags and material) only takes place at the central registration desk in the Main Foyer of the Lisbon University Rectory.
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