The Conference will be held in Caparica (Lisbon region). Lisbon, the capital of Portugal with a population of one million inhabitants, is a modern city, which has a lot to offer both in terms of history, culture and social life. It stands on the westernmost point of land of the European continent, where the Tagus river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Its Atlantic climate, with some Mediterranean influences, is probably the mildest of all European capitals.


The conference will be held at "Hotel Aldeia dos Capuchos". The Aparthotel has 111 apartments T0, 58 standard rooms, 10 suites and 1 Executive Suite. Modernly decorated, all Rooms and apartments with balcony or terrace and with a beautiful panoramic view to the sea, golf and swimming pool. Apartments and suites are fully equipped with complete kitchenette. At 20 minutes from Lisbon Centre and with 2 restaurants, this Hotel has the unique characteristic that can be both for business or leisure.

All units are equipped with:
- Bathrooms with bath and integrated shower.
- Toiletries, hair-dryer and magnifying mirror.
- 1 Phone / laptop, with direct dial and voice mail.
- Televisions LCD 27 "TV with satellite channels and cable movies" Video-on-demand.
- Broadband Internet in all rooms.
- Apartments and rooms of the hotel (WiFi).
- Conditioning system with individual control.
- Individual electronic safe.
- Clark High security electronic (RFID).
- Fridge or mini-bar.


How to arrive at the conference

Largo Aldeia dos Capuchos, 2825-017 Caparica,
Almada - Portugal, Tel: (351) 212 909 000 - Fax: (351) 212 909 009
E-mail: HotelEmail

By car (Google maps link)

By bus
The Aerobus (Bus Carris nº 91) leaves every 20 minutes, from 7.00 to 23.00. It goes to "Cais do Sodré" (Sodré's Quay) where there are boats to Cacilhas. The boat's Company is "Transtejo". You can find timetables here

By boat
From Cacilhas you can catch the bus from Company TST, nº 124, to "Costa de Caparica" and leave in "Capuchos" bus stop. You can find timetables Here

By taxi
During the day, it should cost roughly 30 €. Please be aware that you only pay what is marked, which includes luggage, plus toll back to Lisbon (1.75 €). During the night, it should cost roughly 40 €.
Taxis have meters so make sure the driver is using it. There is an initial flag-fall or bandeirada charge and then a charge for the distance covered. Taxis are also more expensive at night (usually 10pm-6am), weekends and public holidays and charge for luggage carried in the trunk (boot). It is slightly more expensive if you phone for a taxi than pick one up on the street.