17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real
17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real

General Info & Scientific Information

General Info

 Registration desk

  • Wednesday, 17 May 2023 (8:30 at 18:00)

  • Thursday, 18 May 2023, (8:30 at 13:00)

  •  Friday, 19 May 2023, (8:30 at 13:00)


Coffee breaks

Coffee breaks will be held at main in the Geosciences Building


Conference Language

English is the official language of the conference. No simultaneous translation is available.



The Auditorium have a free wireless Internet connection.



UTAD is an eco-campus. The campus parks are shared with the community so the parking spaces are subjected to availability.


Program changes

Last minutes changes to the program may be unavoidable.


Accompanying person

For the companion who wishes to participate in the entire congress, a fee of 130 euros will be charged. If you only participate in the social program, the fees charged are as indicated below.

  • Port of Honor 10 euro (plus vat)

  • Congress Dinner 40 euro (plus vat)

Scientific Information

Oral communications

The oral communications are divided into:

  •  PL| Plenary sessions (45 minutes for presentation, plus 5 minutes for Q&A).

  • KN| Keynote (25 minutes for presentation, plus 5 minutes for Q&A).

  • IL| Invited Oral Communications (15 minutes for presentation, plus 5 minutes for Q&A).

  • O| Oral Communications (10 minutes for presentation, plus 5 minutes for Q&A).

  • F| Flash Communications (5 minutes for presentation)

NOTE: To all participants presenting oral and flash communications, it is kindly asked to contact one organization member 24 hours in advance at the reception desk to deliver your PowerPoint presentation (videos must be inserted in power point).


Poster exhibition

The poster exhibition will be located in the main Hall in the Geosciences Building

The posters should be mounted after lunch time and taken down at the end of the day. All posters should be formatted vertically of standard A0. The authors should be present nearby the corresponding poster during the poster sessions.

Poster panel will be arranged numerically and distributed by two poster sessions.

  •  Poster Session 1: Wednesday 17th Poster Session: 16:00-16:45 (P1-P30)

  • Poster Session 2: Thursday 18th Poster Session: 15:50-16:40 (P31-P61)

Each participant will be able to vote in the “best poster presentation”. The vote will be submitted online.