Practical information

Congress Venue

Edifício Sede da Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Rua Arco do Cego 50, Piso 1
1000-300 Lisboa

Information on Culturgest

Registration desk

Please ensure that you bring identification (credit card or passport or ID card etc) to obtain your registration pack.

Opening hours:

Thursday, 13 October, 12:00 - 17:00 (pre-congress session participants only)
Friday, 14 October, 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday, 15 October, 08:30 - 17:00

Conference Dinner

Friday, 14 October, 20:00

Address: Cultural Centre de Belém, Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa

Transport: The buses will leave from the entrance of Culturgest conference venue at 19:30 for the Cultural Centre de Belém. Return transfer will be foreseen.

Letter of invitation

The congress organisation will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. The letter will be sent as e-mail attachment. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the congress to provide any financial support.


Currency & credit cards

The currency in Portugal is Euro. Major credit cards are accepted in hotels, taxis, restaurants and shops. All conference fees and rates are charged in Euro only.


Insurance, liability

FIAPAC does not accept liability for individual medical, travel or personal insurance, and participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal insurance policies in their country of origin.



European type 2 pin sockets with 220 volts AC at 50 cycles are used.


Conference language

The conference language is English. Simultaneous translation will be provided into Spanish and French.



Tipping is optional, but normally 10% is customary in taxis, restaurants and bars.


Local Time

Mainland Portugal is 1 hour behind European Standard Time [GMT] and the same time as the UK.