IEEE 9th World Forum on Internet of Things will be held at Centro de Congressos de Aveiro
The Congress Center is part of an iconic industrial architecture building in Aveiro. The former name of this building, Fábrica Jerónimo Pereira de Campos, which underlines the building's character, along with other brands of the ceramics industry in the vicinity. Since its inauguration in 1995, this space has hosted a wide variety of high-profile events, such as national and international congresses, work and incentive meetings, debates, exhibitions, concerts, and theater performances.
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Arriving at the conference
By Plane to Porto or Lisbon Airport
The city of Aveiro is located about 60 Km south of Porto and 250Km north of Lisbon, close to the sea. The nearest airports are in Lisbon and OPorto. From these airports, Aveiro can be easily reached by train via the 'north line' or by car via the 'highway A1'.
By railway connection
The train is probably the most comfortable way to travel to Aveiro. There are many daily connections, starting from Lisbon and Porto. You may look up the latest timetables at the site of the Portuguese Railways. If you arrive to Porto (Sá Carneiro Airport), you have to go to the Campanhã railway station. The cheapest way is to get the metro at the airport (line E) and step down at the Campanhã stop. Alternatively, you can take a taxi to "Campanhã" railway station. The trip should take around 20 minutes, without traffic jams. The fare should be around 25 euros.
Another alternative is through the Aerobus which provides a fast connection between the airport, the city´s leading hotels, and Porto downtown. From “Campanhã” railway station it takes about 35-60 minutes from Porto to Aveiro, depending if it is a fast or suburban train. Daily, there are over 20 train services from Porto to Aveiro. If you arrive at Lisbon International Airport, take a taxi to "Oriente" railway station. The trip should take about 10 minutes, but this may vary depending on the existing traffic. The fare should be around 10 euros. From "Oriente" railway station, it takes about 2-3h to reach Aveiro, depending on if you are using the fast train (Alfa or Intercities).
You may rent a car at the airport. From Sá Carneiro Airport (Porto), take highway A1, direction "Sul". After about 70 km, take the exit "Aveiro". From Lisbon International Airport, take the highway A1, direction "Norte". After about 250 km take the exit "Aveiro".