Venue & General Info

Conference Venue

Instituto Superior Técnico
Av. Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001, Lisbon
Portugal

Instituto Superior Técnico

 

How to get there

META 2019 will take place at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) Congress Center located in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture building (Pavilhão de Civil). IST (the largest science and technology school in Portugal) is located at a convenient distance from hotels, restaurants and diverse cultural sites. Being close to the Lisbon city centre, IST is easily reached by metro (metro station "Alameda" - Red and Green lines; metro sation "Saldanha" - Red and Yellow lines), bus, taxi or car from any location in town, including the airport (metro station "Aeroporto"- Red line), which is only a 10 minute taxi ride.

Subway stations and hotels near Instituto Superior Técnico

 

Lisbon subway lines

 

About Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, being the 11th-most populous urban area in the European Union. It is continental Europe's westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. The westernmost area of its metro area is the westernmost point of Continental Europe. Lisbon is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism. 

This is a dynamic time for Lisbon, with a seemingly unstoppable wave of new hotels, restaurants, and museums opening between the rambling old quarters and the waterfront that runs along the river Tagus to the Atlantic. During the summer months, it comes into its own with life lived outside and special events to celebrate the warmer weather. Fittingly for a city that’s reinventing itself as well as celebrating its past, Lisbon was the Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017. Despite the hills, Lisbon’s an easy city to explore on foot, and summer is the best time to do so.

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