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FSCD 2016

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Sandra Alves

on 24 July 2015

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Transcript of FSCD 2016

Welcome to Porto!
city dates back to the IV century

Classified as world heritage patrimony by UNESCO

Voted Best European Destination in 2012 and 2014 by the European citizens
Gave its name to Portugal, a country that has defined borders since 1267

The city gives its name to the worldwide renowned Port Wine
The oldest and worldwide renowned film director Manoel de Oliveira, was born in Porto in 1908

The greatest cellist Guilhermina Suggia was born in Porto in 1885

Two Pritzker Architecture Prize laureates: Eduardo Souto de Moura and Álvaro Siza
Had the largest concrete span of any bridge in the world (1963).
International airport Francisco Sá Carneiro is located 11 km from the city center

Connections with most European capitals and cities and other major cities, such as New York, Toronto, and Rio de Janeiro

Several low-cost companies fly to Porto, such as Ryanair and Easy-Jet

Connected directly to the city center by subway (ticket costing 1.85 EUR)

A taxi ride from the airport to the city center will cost around 20 EUR
Four gastronomic specialties created in Porto Francesinhas, Bacalhau à Brás, Bacalhau à Zé do Pipo and Tripas à Moda do Porto
The Faculty of Science is a major school within the University of Porto, with a strong commitment to research and postgraduate training

The Department hosted several major conferences in the last years: ICLP 2007, CCC 2012, CIAA 2012, EURO-PAR 2014, ECML PKDD 2015

An extensive public transportation network (metro and bus) covers the whole city of Porto, with the lowest fare costing 1.20 EUR

Selection of pre-booked rooms in hotels of different categories within walking distance to the conference venue (prices around 40 to 80 euros per night)

Youth Hostel nicely located in front of Douro River, 2km from the conference venue
Additional connections via Lisbon are facilitated by an air bridge between the cities

Fast train connections between Lisbon and Porto (2h35 trip)

Train connections with Spanish cities such as Vigo, Madrid and San Sebastian

Fast train connection to Coimbra (IJCAR 2016 will follow) (1h trip)
Getting here...
Staying here...
A variety of restaurants for all tastes and budgets, from traditional to contemporary international cuisine

Average basic dinner for two in an affordable restaurant will cost 25 euros and in a mid-price restaurant with wine and dessert around 45 euros

Very affordable lunches throughout the city (the "prato-do-dia")
The Venue...
The Department's building contains two lecture theaters and several labs and class rooms

Both theaters were the object of major refurbishment in 2011

Additional theaters and rooms are available in nearby faculty buildings

Wi-Fi is available in the whole building, through

Had the largest concrete span of any bridge in the world (1963).
The world's biggest arch in forged iron - Ponte D. Luíz
What to do...
Take a trip along the river and see the six bridges
Casa da Música
- The House of Music
What else to eat...
See you next year in Porto...

June 22 to 26, 2016, Porto, Portugal
Held at the Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto

Programme Co-Chairs:
Delia Kesner - PPS, Paris
Brigitte Pientka - McGill University

Sandra Alves (Conference Chair)


Formal Structures for Computation and Dedution

Associated events: Workshops, Working Groups, Student Sessions, etc...
Usual workshops associated to RTA and TLCA
Other workshops fitting the FSCD scope

Followed by IJCAR 2016 in Coimbra

Welcome to Porto!!!
The event...
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