The workshop will take place in Lisbon, Portugal’s biggest city and capital.
Lisbon metropolitan area has more than 3 million inhabitants, 3 public
universities and several private ones, and hosts several of the most important
research groups in Artificial Intelligence and Multiagent Systems.
Lisbon and Fundação Gulbenkian are a great location for EUMAS’06 for the
- Lisbon is a world know city, famous for its history, tradition,
architecture, hospitality, animation, cuisine and entertainment offerings.
Lisbon is Portugal’s most sought after tourist destination, with several
million visitants per year. Lisbon is a great destination to travel both for
work and for leisure;
- At the time of EUMAS’06 (December 2006) Lisbon provides one of
the mildest weathers in all Europe, with typical temperatures between 10 (min)
and 16 (max) degrees Celsius, 7 daily hours of Sun, and moderate probability
of rain. It never snows in Lisbon;
- Lisbon has an international airport very close to the city centre. Many
carriers offer direct flights to Lisbon from most European cities, and some
low-cost companies fly to Lisbon from central locations;
- The EUMAS venue, Fundação Gulbenkian, is located in the centre
of the city, with great accessibility by foot and by public transportation.
Restaurants, hotels and shops are all around the magnificent gardens of the
Gulbenkian Park. During this holiday season Lisbon also provides great
shopping opportunities because of extended opening hours in the major
shopping malls, some of which are minutes away from Fundação Gulbenkian.
- Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian is located between Praça de Espanha and
Campo Pequeno, in the heart of the ‘Avenidas Novas’ zone of central Lisbon.
This is a zone characterised by commerce and services, with some residential
buildings and also parks, gardens and other leisure facilities.
Transportation facilities are at its best here, with nearby train and subway
stations, and a good bus coverage. The closest subway station is São
Sebastião, less than 1 minute away from Gulbenkian Park. Taxis are not
expensive in Lisbon. A typical ride from the airport will cost less than 10