The ESREL 2006 Conference will take place at the Estoril Congress Centre in the
centre of Estoril, a new facility and the only one of its kind in the area (http://www.estorilcongresscenter.com).
Estoril is one of the main coastal towns on the outskirts of Lisbon, located
approximately 25 kms from Lisbon city centre. It has mild winters and an ideal
summer temperature. A scheduled train journey of approximately 30 minutes links
Estoril and Lisbon. The airport shuttle bus operates daily on a schedule
service between Lisbon airport and Cascais, via Estoril.
Please consult the Registration information available on this site. Delegates
should complete and return the Registration Form (pdf, doc) with the corresponding
registration fee to the ESREL 2006 Secretariat, with clear indication of the
method of payment.
Category (A), (B) and (C) registration fees include technical programme
attendance, one copy of the proceedings, welcome reception, lunches,
coffee-breaks, conference dinner and one technical visit. Category (D)
registration fee, for which documented proof is required, includes technical
programme attendance, one copy of the proceedings on CD-ROM only, lunches,
coffee-breaks and one technical visit. Category (E) registration fee includes
welcome reception, conference dinner, a tour of the Estoril Coast and a tour of
Registration for the Conference will take place at the Congress Centre from
08H00 on Monday, 18th September 2006.
Conference Badges – Invitation Cards
Delegates and accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear their
Conference name badge at all meetings and official functions. Please have your
invitation cards with you at all receptions and booked tourist programmes.
The papers presented at ESREL 2006 Conference will be included in the
Proceedings of the Conference to be published by the Taylor & Francis
Group, in book and CD-ROM, and distributed upon registration at the Conference
in each Delegate’s pack according to the category of registration.
The official language of the Conference is English. No simultaneous
translations will be available.
Letter of Invitation
The ESREL 2006 Secretariat will be pleased to provide a letter of invitation to
any individual requesting it. It is understood that the purpose of such an
invitation is to assist potential delegates to raise travel funds or to obtain
the necessary travelling documents and visas. It is not understood as an
undertaking of the ESREL 2006 organisation to waive fees or provide funding.
Cancellation of Participation
Registered delegates wishing to cancel their participation at the ESREL 2006
Conference will have their full registration fee refunded, minus an
administrative fee of EUR 100 (One hundred EUROs), provided written
notification is received by the Conference Secretariat before 15th August 2006.
Cancellations received after this date will not be eligible for a refund.
All refunds will be processed after the Conference.
Liability and Insurance
The organisers of ESREL 2006 will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for
damage or injury to persons or property during the Conference. Participants are
recommended to arrange for their personal travel and health insurance.
Changes to the Technical and Social Programme
The organisers reserve the right to adjust or change the Technical Programme
and/or the Social Programme as, if and when necessary.
Official Travel Agency
Ultratur Portugal has been appointed as the official travel agency of the
Conference. When you have completed the Accommodation Reservation Form, please
send it by fax to Ultratur Portugal c/º Mr. Raul Geraldes, who is the contact
person for the ESREL 2006 Conference.
Reguests for further information regarding the Hotel and Tourist Programme or
any queries regarding your hotel reservation should be addressed directly to
Hotel and Tourist Programme Reservation
All Hotel and Tourist Programme reservations together with the respective
payments should be sent directly to the Official Travel Agency, for the
attention of Mr. Raul Geraldes (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tourist Programme (Pre or Post Conference)
There is a large choice of tours available to interested parties by contacting
the official Travel Agency of the Conference. Tours include city tours taking
in the many historical sites in and around Lisbon. Sintra and the Estoril Coast
are optional destinations in the immediate surroundings of Lisbon.
You can choose to go further afield, visiting Fátima, Nazaré and Óbidos by
travelling North of Lisbon. By crossing the ‘Tejo’ River, go south and visit
Évora, Arrábida and Sesimbra. A cruise on the River is an ideal way of spending
a morning or afternoon visiting historical monuments scattered along the coast,
or spend an evening dinning on the river.
The weather in Lisbon in September is normally mild and sunny. The average
temperature during daytime can range between 18º and 25º, dropping slightly in
Local banking hours are from 08H30 to 15H00, Monday to Friday. Some banks stay
open until 17H00.
Shops are open daily from 09H00 through to 19H00, mostly not closing for lunch
and varying slightly from area to area. On Saturday, closing time is around
13H00. Shopping Centres have longer opening hours, and usually open between
10H00 and 23H00, seven days a week.
All public transport services (buses, underground and taxis) are efficient and
reasonably priced. It is advisable to avoid private transportation as traffic
can be heavy during rush hours.
The Estoril Tourist Office is located at:
Tourist Office of the “Estoril Coast”
Avenida Clotilde, Edifício Centro de Congressos, 3ºA
2765 - 211 - Estoril
Tel: + 351 21 467 82 10
Fax: + 351 21 467 82 13
Tourism Office at Estoril
Tel: + 351 21 466 38 13
Fax: + 351 21 467 22 80
Tourism Office at Cascais
Tel: + 351 21 486 82 04
The Lisbon Tourist Office is located at:
ATL - Associação Turismo de Lisboa, Visitors & Convention Bureau
Rua do Arsenal, 15
Tel: +351-210 312 700
Fax: +351-210 312 899