First International Workshop on
in conjunction with CAISE’05
14 June 2005,
CAiSE'05 events, in particular most of the Workshops, some Tutorials and the Doctoral Consortium, will start this coming Monday, June 13, at 9h00 in FEUP, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, at Asprela, Paranhos - Porto.
1. Transfer from the Airport to your Hotel or to
FEUP (R. Dr. Roberto Frias, Asprela
If you are travelling on TAP you can use the AEROBUS (http://www.stcp.pt/en/mapas/aerobus.htm) free of charge with your boarding card. Otherwise there is a charge. This bus stops at the Porto Palacio Hotel (very close to Sheraton Hotel but nor enough close if you have luggage), Beta Hotel, Douro Hotel, and several other Hotels.
from the airport to the
are travelling directly to FEUP, ask the taxi to take you to FEUP (Faculdade de Engenharia - main
entrance) at Asprela - Paranhos,
IF YOU ARE STAYING at Hotel IBIS S. JOÃO, make sure that you tell the taxi driver that this IBIS Hotel is located in Asprela, close to HOSPITAL S. JOÃO.
When returning to the airport you can also use the AEROBUS, but you should ask at the Hotel how to book it in advance.
2. Weather forecast in
You can find that at several sites, e.g.:
Tuesday, June 7, during most of the day temperature was at 29 C (84 F), Rel. Humidity: 30%, and bright sun (so you can go for a swim in the sea, but notice that water temperature is about 16 C this time of the year).
3. CAiSE summary timetable, including transport from selected Hotels.
The standard timetable for CAiSE is the following one:
8:00 Registration opens at FEUP www.fe.up.pt.
8:15 Buses will depart from Hotel Sheraton and Hotel Porto Palácio to FEUP.
9:00 CAiSE events start
REMARK: ASMEA’05 workshop will start at 8:30!!!
10:30 Morning Coffee Break.
11:00 CAiSE events re-start.
12:30 Lunch at FEUP cafeteria.
14:00 CAiSE events re-start.
15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break.
16:00 CAiSE events re-start (and registration closes at FEUP).
17:30 CAiSE events finish for the day.
--> For Workshop and Tutorial participants:
On Monday, 13, 18:00 -- Buses will depart from FEUP to Hotel Sheraton and Hotel Porto Palácio.
On Tuesday, 14, 19:00 -- Buses will depart from FEUP to «Landim Monastery» for the Workshop Dinner.
--> For Main Conference participants:
Wednesday, 15, 18:00 -- Buses will depart from FEUP to «
On Thursday, 16, 18:00 Buses will depart from FEUP to Hotel Sheraton and Hotel Porto Palácio and then at 20:00 buses will depart from Hotel Sheraton, Hotel Porto Palácio and Hotel Ibis S. João to «Alfândega» for the Conference Dinner. Buses will also pass by Hotel Beta and Hotel Douro just after 20:00 on this day.
On Friday, 17, 16:30 Buses will depart from FEUP to Hotel Sheraton and Hotel Porto Palácio.
4. Access to the Internet at FEUP.
There will be a room with computers for Internet access every day, from 8h00 until 18h00.
Participants with wireless access can also use the facility in most areas of FEUP.
5. Selection of cultural activities in
--> House of Music: www.casadamusica.com
June 11: Concert for violin and orchestra, op. 77, in d major - Brahms; symphony no.2, op. 43, in d major - Sibelius (Conductor Joseph Swensen Soloist Henning Krageruid).
Permanent Art Exhibitions. A large and beautiful garden with a Tea House / Restaurant.
June 11: Berenice, Jean Racine (in Portuguese)
June 12: Ruínas (in Portuguese)
June 14, 18: Ballet Gulbenkian: Choreography of Didy Veldman, Clara Andermatt, Hervé Robbe, Paulo Ribeiro
--> Port Wine Cellars
enjoy port wine, there are many cellars that you can visit. All of them are in
GAIA, by the river side. GAIA is the city at the other side of the DOURO river from
6. Other important information.
If you need special food at the Conference dinner, please send an email to Ana Brito e Cunha firstname.lastname@example.org stating your special needs.
June - BANK HOLIDAY in
10 June, is a Bank Holiday in
LATE REGISTRATION IN CASH ONLY
Late registrations will be accepted at the CAiSE registration desk only in cash (euros). Other payment facilities will not be available, but there are cash machines in the campus of FEUP.