20-24 June 2016

FCUL, Lisbon

Social Activities

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016:

There will be a touristic tour in the afternoon, and a dinner in honour of Jorge Almeida and Gracinda Gomes. The registration fee covers the touristic tour, but not the dinner.



The tour consists of a 2h-2h30 walk around downtown Lisbon. There will be 5 separate tours with different themes, each with a limited number of places. The theme can be chosen at registration on a first come, first served basis:

Lisbon Old Town: http://www.lisbonwalker.com/walk1.html
Lisbon Downtown: http://www.lisbonwalker.com/walk2.html
Lisbon Uptown (Chiado and Bairro Alto): http://www.lisbonwalker.com/walk3.html
Lisbon Legends and Mysteries: http://www.lisbonwalker.com/walk4.html
Lisbon Castle Hill: http://www.lisbonwalker.com/walk7.html

Meeting point: at 4:00pm, in the square called Praça do Comércio (also known as Terreiro do Paço), at the tower on the west side of the square (right hand side if you are facing the river), as shown in the following map: https://goo.gl/maps/QEbSnPiLkHs

Transportation: there is no transportation provided by the conference organizers. The best way to get there is by metro:
Terreiro do Paço station (blue line) – best option.
Baixa-Chiado station (blue and green lines) – a comfortable walking distance.

End point: at the restaurant where dinner takes place.



On the 22nd of June 2016, at 8pm, there will be a dinner in honour of Jorge Almeida (University of Porto) and Gracinda Gomes (University of Lisbon). This event is included in the International Conference on Semigroups and Automata 2016.

If you wish to attend the dinner please fill the form available at the link http://goo.gl/forms/pvXUsp3hXmuC1Kwk1 by June 10.

In the form, you will indicate the number of accompanying persons, select the main course and the dessert. If you have special food restrictions please contact ajm (at) fct.unl.pt.

The dinner will take place at the Zambeze restaurant, in Costa do Castelo - Lisbon. The cost per person is 30 Euros (payable upon arrival at the conference).  If you are not attending the conference, please contact ajm (at) fct.unl.pt for the payment details.


The dinner starts with a

Tomato mozzarella pesto appetizer

For the main course please choose one of the following

Sea bass fillet with "migas"
Fish curry
Veal braised at low temperature with blond potatoes and julienne vegetables
“À Brás” leek (vegetarian)

For the dessert you can have one of the following options

Apple pie with ice cream
Coconut milk pannacotta
Seasonal fruit

Location: The restaurant is located on the top of a building that has a car park and a supermarket. The restaurant can be reached directly from the street or by taking a public glass elevator from the street at the base of the building. 
Restaurant Zambeze
Calçada do Marquês de Tancos
Top of the EMEL parking building
Transportation: there is no transportation provided by the conference organizers. The best way to get there is by metro:
Baixa-Chiado station (blue and green lines) – exit at Baixa (downtown).
Rossio station (green line).