WAM 2015 June 25-27 Aveiro, Portugal

 WELCOME 

It is our distinct pleasure to invite you to be a part of the 2nd WHOLE ACTION MEETING 2015! The WAM 2015 will be held June 25-27, at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.

 The University of Aveiro (UA) was founded in 1973, starting a new generation of learning  institutions and quickly becoming one of the most dynamic and ground-breaking University in  Portugal. UA with around 15.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students developed a strong  tradition of science and technology research. With a growing reputation aims to generate and expand knowledge benefiting people and society through research of excellency, teaching and Industry cooperation. UA plays a significant role in the Portuguese individual and global education within the European research and learning model also aiming the region development.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

 

 


TRAVELLING

  • Flying to Porto Airport (Aeroporto Porto)

    http://www.ana.pt/en-US/Aeroportos/porto/Porto/Pages/Homepage-Porto.aspx

    Then you will have to take the underground METRO Linha E (Linha Violeta-Line Violet) direction Estádio do Dragão and get off at CAMPANHÃ (it takes about 30 minutes to the train station PORTO CAMPANHÃ);
    http://www.metrodoporto.pt/en/

    At the Porto Campanhã train station , you will have to buy the train ticket to Aveiro train station and the journey time depends on the type of train:

    U (Urbano-Urban) direction Aveiro, takes around an hour;
    IC (Intercidades-Intercities) direction Lisboa, takes around 40 minutes;
    AP (Alfa Pendular – Alpha Pendular) direction Lisboa, takes around 30 minutes.
    https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/

    When arriving to the AVEIRO Train Station
    http://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/train-times/Stations/aveiro
    you will need to go down the stairs, exit the station and then you can walk to the Hotel. Public transportation in Aveiro is for longer distances and nearly unnecessary because most things are within walking distance. It will take you the maximum of 20-30 minutes walking. There are always some taxis, if needed.

  • Flying to Lisbon Airport (Aeroporto Lisboa)

    http://www.ana.pt/en-US/Aeroportos/lisboa/Lisboa/Pages/HomeLisboa.aspx

    Then you will have to take the underground METRO Linha Vermelha (Red Line) direction S. Sebastião and get off at ORIENTE (it takes around 5-7 minutes to the Train Station ORIENTE; http://metro.transporteslisboa.pt/eng/
    or the Bus
    N.º 705: Est. do Oriente – Aeroporto – Est. Roma/Areeiro (work days only).
    http://carris.transporteslisboa.pt/en/home/

    At the ORIENTE train station, you will have to buy the train ticket to Aveiro train station and the journey time depends on the type of train:

    IC (Intercidades-Intercities) direction PORTO/BRAGA/GUIMARÃES, takes around 2h20m;
    AP (Alfa Pendular – Alpha Pendular) direction PORTO/BRAGA/GUIMARÃES, takes around 2h10m.
    https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/

    Once you have arrived at AVEIRO, you can exit directly the station and then you can walk to the Hotel. Public transportation in Aveiro is for longer distances and nearly unnecessary because most things are within walking distance. It will take you the maximum of 20-30 minutes walking. There are always some taxis, if needed.


     

ACCOMMODATION
After many efforts, unfortunately we were not able to place everyone in the same hotel since the city is a tourist site, specially at this time of the year. We do apologise for that!

Therefore, you will have to make your own arrangements for accommodation. Please, find a list of suitable Hotels at the city centre, within walking distance to the University:

- Hotel Aveiro PalaceRua Viana do Castelo nº 4, 3800-275 Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234421885
                                   http://www.hotelaveiropalace.com/en/hotel-overview.html 

- Hotel MoliceiroR. Dr. Barbosa de Magalhães 15, 3800-154 Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234377400
                             http://www.hotelmoliceiro.pt/ 

- Veneza HotelR. Luis G. Carvalho 23, 3800-211 Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234404400
                          http://www.venezahotel.pt/en 

- Melia Ria Hotel & SPACais da Fonte Nova, lote 5, 3810-260, Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234401000
                                        http://www.meliaria.com/en-gb/home-4.aspx 

Hotel das Salinas - R. da Liberdade 10, 3810-126, Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234404190                                                         http://www.hoteldassalinas.pt/en

 Hotel Imperial - R. Dr. Nascimento Leitão 1, 3810-108, Aveiro; Tlf: +351 234380150                                              http://www.hotelimperial.pt/en/

Please, follow the link below to find directions from the TRAIN STATION to your HOTEL:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hbzzad5o3fge72t/AADYPOL0bGyqdrIws3_Tbmwna?dl=0 


 

ASSORTED

  • Getting to the CAMPUS

          Please, follow the link below to find directions from your HOTEL to the CAMPUS:
          https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zh98pscwlpl6gtk/AACsqOzSXr8F-PXIMzuxUZQCa?dl=0 

  • UA CAMPUS

          Please, follow the link below to find CAMPUS MAP:
          https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ope8htg2nr98fp0/AACn6TKvnVu7KqHgq8-0JcKya?dl=0 

  • AVEIRO

          http://www.aveiro.co.pt/
 
         http://www.visitcentrodeportugal.com.pt/ 
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aveiro,_Portugal 


          Please, follow the link below to find AVEIRO MAPS:
          https://www.dropbox.com/sh/bkykfcwtve1wfdq/AAAmTb5mQ95iXQrxT7v-6Wdta?dl=0 
 


Dates

25th-27th June 2015

Location
Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago

3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Telephone: (+351) 234 370 200
Fax: (+351) 234 370 985
www.ua.pt

Contact
Ana Violeta Girão
Dpt Química
Campus Universitário de Santiago

3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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