Practical Information




The conference will take place at the Escola de Economia e Gestão, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga.


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The closest airport to Braga is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, in Porto. For details on how to get from there to Universidade do Minho, please follow the link how to get to Universidade do Minho.


Note that as an alternative, you can take the subway, Line Violeta to Campanhã Station [about 33 minutes, 1.35, between 6am and 1:30am]. From there you should get the train to Braga. Information on train prices and timetables can be found in the CP website. Braga train station is 5 minutes walking distance from the city centre.





Participants benefit from a special rate with Hotel Lamaçães (10 minutes walking distance): 35 for an individual room and 40 for double rooms (including breakfast), or with Hotéis Bom Jesus (4 Kms from Braga´s centre at Bom Jesus mountain - see special rates here).

Alternatively, the “Albergaria Bracara Augusta” (city centre) has also a special rate of 47,20 for an individual room and 55,20 for double rooms (including breakfast). In the city center you can also consider Hotel Turismo ( 55, single room) or Hotel Carandá ( 34, single room).

To benefit from this special rate, participants should contact directly the hotel and book the room until April 30, mentioning that they are attending the conference.


There is plenty of other good value alternatives downtown. Here you can find information on some of the available options.




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June 21, 2010, Braga, Portugal