The Organizing Committee has prepared a fantastic program to welcome you in Lisbon!!
The traders reception and cocktail buffet will take place after the first Scientific Session Sunday Evening in the exhibition hall and will be the official opening of the exhibition.
The exhibition provides an opportunity to discover new technologies, materials and services for advancing cell technologies. Catch up with old friends and colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.
Postgraduate degree in “Wine Culture and Science” by Universidade Católica do Porto; Lecturer in Master Classes at Universidade Católica do Porto, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Universidade de La Rioja, Spain, Davis University California.
More than 40 years working in the Port Wine trade, (20 years as Port Wine taster, blender, and Master Blender; Founder member of Port Wine Brotherhood.
Sommelier Course in 2001 amongst other specialized wine courses in both Portugal and the United States. Since 2004, inspired over 17,000 to become Portuguese wine aficionados, have hosted more than 900 wine courses.
Sommelier of the Year Award 2017 by Vinho Grandes Escolhas magazine and shortly afterward was inaugurated into the Confraria do Vinho do Porto, a by invite only Port Wine Brotherhood.
Monday evening is free. USE THE ESACT TRANSPORTATION CARD ( 8 journeys)
From Marquês de Pombal, catch the train for a 10 min ride to the very city center. Discover Lisbon, a city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment.
Enjoy the sunset from amazing view points and visit Mirador Sao Pedro de Alcantara, Santa Lucía. Don’t forget to visit Mirador de Santa Lucía, Mirador Portas do Sol and the Lisboa Cathedral. Lisbon has the ability to surprise at every turn of its narrow, sloping cobblestone streets!!
A special event is planned for the closing of the meeting on Wednesday evening, at the Convento do Beato. Come back to the 16th century, when it was a Convent of Monks.
Buses will leave from the Lisbon Conference Centre at 18.00 h. Remember to bring the conference badge and dinner ticket.Make sure to attend this event which will provide one more opportunity to interact and celebrate!