LNEC Practical Information
The venue for the workshop is at the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC).
LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil - is located in Lisbon, close to the airport, at:
Avenida do Brasil 101, 1700-066 Lisboa, Portugal Google Maps Link
It's about a 4 minute drive from the airport, and also easily accessed via the city center (12 min car, 25 min underground). The closest metro station is: Alvalade (Green Line).
LNEC will provide us with a large auditorium and a series of smaller rooms, equipped with Wireless Internet, projectors and microphones (where needed).
Walking distance hotels (20 minute walk):
Close via transportation (15 minute subway ride):
If you'd like to stay near the historical center (30 minute subway ride):
There are lot of options, look around Chiado, Rossio or Avenida da Liberdade.
If you'd like more help, get in touch with andre.lapa (at) ama.pt or sofia.gomes (at) ama.pt.
There are lot of walking options on either Avenida do Brasil (where the venue is) or Avenida Rio de Janeiro (at the intersection). Small cafés, international food, supermarkets, etc, we will gather more info in the coming months.
Getting into Lisbon
If you are arriving by plane, and are staying in the city center, the most comfortable way to get to the hotel from the airport is by taking a taxi. A trip to the city center should cost around 10€ to 15€ (the event venue is much closer). If you feel more comfortable you can get a taxi voucher from the airport.
There is also a subway line (Red) running from the airport. If you are staying somewhere around the line, it is also a good alternative (and cheaper).