Lisbon (Turismo de Lisboa)

PRO-VE 2022 will be held at Lisbon. More precisely, the conference will be held at the Olissippo Oriente Hotel, located at Av. Dom João II 32, 1990-092 Lisboa. Olissippo Oriente Hotel is locate in Parque das Nações just 5 minutes walk from the Oriente subway station. if you came directly from the Lisbon Airport you can take the subway. Oriente station is the third stop.

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Directions from Oriente station
Directions from Oriente station
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Lisbon Subway map
Lisbon Subway map

Please note that: PRO-VE 2022 is organized as a face-to-face conference. In case your physical venue on site is note possible, for any specific and consistent reasons (such as health or sanitary obligations), please contact directly the conference organizers by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to find a personalized solution for your participation.

Conference Hotels

The Olissippo Oriente Hotel has special prices for the PRO-VE participants. However, due to the good transport network in the conference area it is possible to choose other hotels that you can find in Lisbon.

Venue Organization

Polytechnic of Lisbon

Located in the metropolitan area of Lisbon, Polytechnic of Lisbon - Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa (IPL), is a public institution with a long history in the field of higher education, offering a diversified range of courses in the fields of Arts, Business Sciences, Communication, Education, Engineering and Health Sciences. Polytechnic of Lisbon provides Bachelors, Masters, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs (in partnership with universities) and is composed by eight schools:

The primary goal of Polytechnic of Lisbon is to provide an academic instruction focused on employability and professional excellence, founded on a secure knowledge of science, arts and culture, by contributing to national development by educating professionals whose abilities and value as employees have been nationally and internationally recognized.

Polytechnic of Lisbon is concerned by the student's active participation in the academic community and society, leading a full education that promotes a sense of citizenship, and is committed to strengthening the international relationships, especially with partners in the European Union and in Portuguese - speaking countries.

Lisbon School of Engineering

Lisbon School of Engineering - Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL) - is a project that goes back to 1852. It began with the creation of the Industrial Institute of Lisbon, which became the Higher Institute of Engineering of Lisbon in December 1974, and, in October 1988, was integrated into the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon (Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa - IPL). A journey that started with just nine subjects now offers 12 bachelor courses (the latest of which are to be launched in the 2021/22 school year), 11 masters courses (one of which is also to debut in 2021/22), involving intense research, development and innovation, and an unbreakable connection with society and with the business and industrial sectors.

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Aerial view of ISEL
Aerial view of ISEL
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Aerial view of ISEL
Aerial view of ISEL
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Aerial view of ISEL - Main Entrance
Aerial view of ISEL - Main Entrance

Lisbon School of Engineering distinguishes itself by its commitment to ever-evolving quality education. Priority is given to the practical and experimental teaching component, which provides a more motivating learning experience and a training approach more in tune with the reality that lies beyond academia. Equally striking are the connections to the business world, apparent in numerous partnerships, both in the sphere of R&D projects and in the very development of our training offer. Ever true to its mission – studying, teaching, researching, and providing services in the Engineering field – Lisbon School of Engineering distinguishes itself as a center of creation, transmission and dissemination of science, technology, and culture, contributing to its quality and innovation. Aware of the world we live in, Lisbon School of Engineering finds itself fully committed to set a new structural element: sustainability.

ISEL Entrance
Entrance and staircase of ISEL at the opening of the 2016/17 academic year in welcoming freshmen divided by courses,
where each color corresponds to a different course

Lisbon School of Engineering is the oldest engineering school in Portugal. But more than 160 years of existence does not mean that the school is stuck in the past. It is always looking ahead, with engineering courses that never go out of fashion, like Civil, Chemical, Electrotechnical, Electronic, or Mechanical engineering, alongside increasingly sought-after and successful areas such as Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Renewable Energy, and Multimedia, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The recently launched undergraduate courses in Mathematics Applied to Technology and Enterprise, and Municipal Management Technologies have further strengthened ISEL's connection to business, industry, and society. What they all have in common is a remarkable employability rate.

Lisbon School of Engineering is a place where the student environment and the relationship between students and teachers is unique, and where teaching is recognized as eminently practical. For that very reason, it is uniquely valued by the job market. The school provides classrooms, auditoriums, and labs (in constant modernization), a library, spaces for study and leisure, a canteen and cafeterias, multi-sport facilities, in addition to a games room, and a student residence.

Nova University Lisbon

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa was founded on the 11th of August 1973 and is the youngest of Lisbon’s three state Universities. Integrated within a framework of expansion and diversification of higher education, the University adopted a new model within the Portuguese system that stressed interdisciplinary approaches, technological developments while, at the same time, safeguarding offerings in traditional academic domains including medicine, sciences, and humanities.

NOVA is a decentralised University; its Faculties and Institutes enjoy a great deal of autonomy. Currently NOVA has around 22.000 enrolled students and 2355 professors, researchers and staff members distributed through five faculties, three institutes and one school, providing a variety of courses in several fields of knowledge. These are the following:

As a public institution of higher education, NOVA has the mission to serve society through knowledge, locally and globally, by developing teaching and research of excellence that create significant social and economic value. The fulfilment of its triple mission - Teaching, Research and Value Creation - requires:

  • An academic environment that embraces equality, inclusion and free thinking to attract the best students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and into the most diverse fields of knowledge, enabling them to discover their potential and develop their individual talent, with a strong sense of active citizenship, democracy and justice.
  • High-quality teaching with a strong international setting in all cycles of studies, student centered and delivered by leading academics who are able to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully develop a career anywhere in the world.
  • Collaborative research within the University and with highly specialized and interdisciplinary strategic partner institutions of international relevance, aimed at creating innovative results with recognized academic impact and value potential.
  • A knowledge-based and high-impact value creation activity, developed in collaboration with society and the economy, which promotes sustainable development at the economic, technological, cultural, social and health levels, not only across the nation, but also globally, with particular attention to the European and Portuguese speaking regions.

Research at NOVA has been growing and developing, both at quantitative and qualitative levels. NOVA University Lisbon hosts 40 Research and Development Units (R&D), 24 of which are research partnerships between NOVA and other national institutions.

Innovation and entrepreneurship are part of NOVA’s culture, being widely promoted within the University’s ecosystem as a way of fostering knowledge transfer and transforming research results into social and economic value.

NOVA focuses particularly on promoting a knowledge-based and high-impact value creation activity, through collaborations with industry and society.

Nova School of Science and Technology - FCT NOVA

The NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA) is one of the three largest and most prestigious schools of Engineering and Sciences in Portugal. It is located 15 minutes away from Lisbon, is renowned for its excellence in research, for the quality of its courses and for the large employability of its graduates (graduates, masters, doctors).

FCT NOVA, with about 8000 students, it has one of the best university campuses and is distinguished by a culture of excellent teacher-student relationship and an intense academic life with many different cultural and sport activities.

All courses are accredited by the A3ES (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education) and all Engineering courses are recognized by the Order of Engineers, FEANI (Federation of Professional Engineers that unites national engineering associations from 33 European Higher Education Area (EHEA) countries) and EUR-ACE (European Accredited Engineer).

FCT NOVA is structured in 14 Departments and 15 Research Centers, offering 102 study cycles (18 Bachelor's, 11 Integrated Master's (no applications available for the academic year 2021/2022), 41 Master's and 32 PhDs).

Its scientific production, resulting from the publication of a large number of articles in international scientific journals of great demand and quality, gives it wide international recognition (the value of the scientific production index - SciVal Citation Impact - is 1.35, FCT NOVA is 35% above the world average). This performance allows the Faculty to integrate the main technological university networks, such as the CESAER network and to participate in consortiums with European and US universities, namely MIT, CMU and the University of Texas.

The participation in 9 COLABs and the 11 ERC scholarships obtained by FCT NOVA researchers (the largest concentration of these laboratories and scholarships in Portuguese Universities), demonstrates how the NOVA School of Science and Technology is oriented towards the future and based on vanguard international research.

FCT NOVA has a unit dedicated to Innovation Research and Impact Strategy, which provides support to the whole cycle of innovation, from the genesis of an idea to its application in the market, contributing to the creation of value of the School.

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The City of Lisbon

Lisbon is a historical city full of stories to tell, where the sun shines 290 days a year and the temperature rarely drops below 15ºC. Lisbon is a city where you feel safe wandering around day or night, where the cuisine is dedicated to creating over a thousand ways to cook the beloved bacalhau (salted cod) and having a pastel de nata for dessert. You can find hotels and restaurants to suit every taste, budget and requirement.

Discover Lisbon, a city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation. Lisbon is ageless, but it loves company, as you’ll find out if you meet someone and ask them to explain, with lots of gestures and repetition, where the best place is to listen to Fado. After all, Lisbon is famous for its hospitality and the family-like way it welcomes visitors.

If you like architecture you can find several historical buildings such as the Jerónimos Monastery, proclaimed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1983. This notable 16th century work of architecture became part of Portuguese identity and culture, and Torre de Belém that is also a UNESCO World Heritage, a cornerstone of Portuguese identity and an icon of a country historically moulded by its proximity to the ocean and its maritime discoveries of new worlds.

On the other hand if you like art you have a diverstity of museums such as the Museu do Fado, National Tile Museum or the National Coach Museum. Lisbon is also know by its Calçada Portuguesa a art form that you can step on in Lisbon. Let your feet walk on – and your eyes savour – the unique patterns that can be found in the city.

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Lisbon - Mosteiro dos Jerónimos | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Mosteiro dos Jerónimos | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - Torre de Belém | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Torre de Belém | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - Terreiro do Paço | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Terreiro do Paço | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - Chiado | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Chiado | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - 25 April Bridge | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - 25 April Bridge | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - Pastel de Nata | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Pastel de Nata | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Lisbon - Fado Vadio | © Turismo de Lisboa
Lisbon - Fado Vadio | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Birdwatching - River Tagus | © Turismo de Lisboa
Birdwatching - River Tagus | © Turismo de Lisboa
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Arrábida - Dolphin Watching | © Turismo de Lisboa
Arrábida - Dolphin Watching | © Turismo de Lisboa


The Lisbon international airport is just eight kilometers from the center of the city. From the airport you can take the subway and reach any part of the city within a few minutes.

Contact for any logistic or organizing information

You can send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

POLITEC&ID Estrada de Benfica, nº 529 1549-020 Lisboa, Benfica Portugal
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