UECE Lisbon Meetings 2011 will take place in the center of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It starts with registration and plenary session on Thursday, November 3, at 2 p.m. and ends on Saturday, November 5 at 1 p.m..
How to get from the Airport to the City
Lisbon's main airport is Lisbon Portela Airport in Lisbon, 10 kilometers from the conference venue at ISEG/Technical University of Lisbon.
Taxis are the easiest way to get into town and are available outside the Lisbon Portela Airport. The journey to city center takes about 20 minutes. All of the taxis are beige and have digital meters and must run them. The cost of getting from the airport to the (city centre) is about 15 euros daytime. Most taxis do not accept credit cards. It is not necessary to tip taxi drivers.
You can also take the bus to Cais do Sodré and then from there a train to Santos where is ISEG/Technical University of Lisbon is located. The train from Cais do Sodré takes 3 min to arrive to Santos.
Tips on Travel
Non EU citizens and citizens from countries without VISA waive must require a VISA to come to Lisbon.
The currency used in Portugal is Euro. Portugal has an extensive network of ATM machines and most restaurants, hotels, shops and museums accept credit cards.
The electrical current in Portugal is 220 volts, 50 cycles alternating current (AC); wall outlets take Continental-type plugs round prongs.