ITiCSE 2005 will be held in Monte de Caparica, Portugal, and
hosted by the Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) of
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
E VII - conference building
The conference has reserved two rooms in building E-VII
having a total of 40 computers with internet access. Wi-fi
(wireless 802.11 b/g) internet access is also available in
E-VII for participants who bring wireless laptops, PDAs,
and other similar devices.
The official conference hotel, Hotel Costa da Caparica,
has a room for internet access on the ground floor (15
minutes = €2,50). There is also a phone line
available in the room for modem access.
FCT Campus Map with the conference building
location (E VII - Dept. "Matemática" building)
How to reach the Conference Location
From the Airport
If you arrive by airplane, it is easier to take a
taxi to go to your hotel, in particular if you are going
to Costa da Caparica.
It is safer to buy the Taxi
Voucher (week days from 7:00 to 21:00=26.44€ ;
week days from 21:00 to 24:00 and weekends=31.72€)
in the Airport Tourist Information Office, located at
the arrivals lounge and open from 7:00 to 24:00.
The Taxi Voucher is a bit more expensive than
if you pay directly to the Taxi driver, but it is
The Taxi Voucher is valid only when departing
from the airport to anywhere (including Costa da
Caparica) and from 7:00 to 24:00. The justification
is that, when you buy a Taxi Voucher, a
delegate from the Tourism Office will accpompain
you to the taxi and register its licence plate.
NOTE: You cannot buy a Taxi Voucher for the way back
from Costa da Caparica to the Airport.
Phone numbers to call a Radio Taxi in Lisbon:
(+351) 218 111 100
(+351) 218 119 000
If you come from Lisbon, you must take the A2
highway to Sul. Take the first exit (to
the right) after the bridge "Ponte 25 de
Abril", direction Caparica. You will
enter IC20 (a mais road also called "via
rápida da Costa da
Caparica"). Follow the IC20 and leave
at the second exit, direction
here to see a small map).
By public transport
If you come by bus, this area is covered by
Transportes Sul do Tejo - T.S.T. company. From Lisbon
you can take the bus line 153 that starts at
Praça de Espanha and
goes to Costa da Caparica , or
the bus line 161 that starts at
Praça do Areeiro. On the
road IC20 there is a bus stop almost under a
bridge in Casas Velhas, near
the faculty campus.
If you come by train (Fertagus), you must take the
rail line that starts at
Roma-Areeiro and has stations at
Campolide, and get out at
Pragal station (click here to see the fertagus
network map). At Pragal you must take one of the
following bus lines 124, 125, 126 or 127 all of them have a bus
stop in "Monte/Universidade", at the
Faculty campus entrance gate.
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From Costa da Caparica
Using the Conference Buses
There will be conference buses each day, linking
the Hotel Costa da Caparica to the conference
site in the morning and returning to the hotel
in the evening.
Each day from Monday to Wednesday, there will be
buses to pick up participants at the Hotel Costa
da Caparica, starting at 8:30. The buses will
loop several times between the hotel and the
conference site until 9:15 (the last bus will
depart from Hotel Costa da Caparica at
9:15). Please make your plans in order to be
near the hotel entrance gate by that time.
Delegates staying in other hotels wishing to
take the conference bus must find their own way
to Hotel Costa da Caparica. You you miss the
conference bus you must find your own way to the
Conference buses will take participants back to
the hotel at the conclusion of the formal sessions
on Monday and Wednesday, at about 17:30. The last
bus will leave the campus at 18:15.
On Tuesday, the buses will take participant
back to the Hotel Costa da Caparica at 13:50.
On Saturday, one conference bus will pick
Working Group participants at the Hotel Costa da
Caparica, at 9:00. The conference bus will take
the participants back to the Hotel Costa da
Caparica at 17:30.
On Sunday, one conference bus will pick Working
Group and Tutorial participants at the Hotel Costa
da Caparica, at 9:00. For the participants in the
Half-day Tutorials, another bus will pick them at
the Hotel Costa da Caparica, at 13:00. All
participants will be taken back to the Hotel Costa
da Caparica at 17:30.
You must take the IC20 to
Lisboa/Setúbal until the exit "Universidade" at
Casas-Velhas, you must take the road that crosses
IC20 over a bridge (click here to see a small map).
By public transport
If you come by bus, this area is covered by Transportes Sul do Tejo -
T.S.T. company. From Costa da
Caparica you can take the bus line 153 (that goes to Praça de
Espanha), 161 (to Praça do Areeiro)
or 135 (to Cacilhas) but you must
get out at the bus stop at Casas Velhas.You can also
take the bus line 194 to Pragal (Est.), this line
has a bus stop at "Monte/Universidade" just outside the
Faculty campus main entrance gate.
It's always possible to ask in the Hotel desk to
call a taxi. If you want to do it yourself,
call one of the following numbers, which serve
Costa da Caparica as well as Almada:
(+351) 212 947 070 /
(+351) 212 509 660 /
(+351) 212 947 070.
- Taxi Voucher - on sale at Airport
Arrivals, it's a pre-paid transportation guaranteeing
fixed taxi prices.
- Lisbon Metro (subway)
- Carris (Lisbon Bus Service) (in
- Transporlis (multimodal information
system of the metropolitan area of Lisbon)
- Transportes Sul do Tejo (South
- Transtejo (ferries linking Lisbon
and the South Margin)
- Fertagus (the bridge train)
- Rede-expressos (national network of
- ANA (Portuguese airports)
- Radio Taxis (phone: (+351) 218 111 100
/ (+351) 218 119 000)
- CCaparica/Almada Taxis (phone: (+351) 212 947 070
/ (+351) 212 509 660 / (+351) 212 947 070)