WOAT 2012

11-14 SEPTEMBER 2012   

Travel Information

The Workshop on Operator Theory and Operator Algebras 2012 will take place at IST-Lisbon, the largest science and technology school in Portugal. . You can rescale the map to see where the IST campus is located in the city of Lisbon.

Location at the IST campus

The Workshop will be held at the Anf.Complexo, Level 0 of the Complexo Interdisciplinar (building 26 in the following map). Other lecture rooms are in the Mathematics Building (Pavilhão de Matemática - building 24 in the following map).

Getting to Lisbon and the venue

Portela Airport (Lisbon) is an international gateway with flights departing and arriving from almost anywhere in the world and is only 7 km away from the centre of Lisbon, and just a few km from the venue at IST and the hotels nearby. There are good connections from the airport to the area near IST.

  • By Underground Train: The Airport is connected to the center of the town by the underground train (Metropolitano). It has stops near the Instituto Superior Técnico and near the recommended hotels (see map above).
  • By bus: There exists a bus route, called Aerobus (route 91), providing a fast connection between the airport and Saldanha (tell the driver where you are going), a nearby square near the Institute. The AeroBus leaves every 20m (from 7.00 a.m. till 11:00 p.m.) and it costs more or less 4,00 euros. For more information visit the Carris web site.
  • By Taxi: Price around 10 Euros. A small tip of around 5 percent is appreciated but not essential.

When arriving by train get off at the station Gare do Oriente, from where you can take the underground train (Metropolitano) to Alameda, near IST. When arriving by coach, you may arrive at a terminus also in Gare do Oriente, or you may arrive at the coach station coach in Sete Rios. From Sete Rios there are connections by underground train (Metropolitano) or suburban train (to Entrecampos near IST).

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