15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto

22-27 July 2012



Welcome Address


Main Topics


Keynote Speakers

Abstract Submission

Full Paper Submission

Journal Publication

Key Dates

Conference Venue


Scientific Program

Technical Exhibition

Social Program

Travel & Hotels



Social Program

In parallel with the Technical and Scientific Program, a full range of social activities will be offered to Delegates and Accompanying Persons during all days of the Conference. Most of these will be organised by a competent local travel agency to be associated with the ICEM15 conference:

Early-bird Reception

The Conference Secretariat will be open on Sunday 22nd July, from 15:00 to 18:30, for registration and delivery of documentation to delegates. During this period, an Early-Bird Reception with drinks and refreshments will be offered to all registered delegates and their companions in the lobby of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto.

Welcome Reception and Banquet

A Welcome Reception by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering University of Porto will take place on Monday 23rd July. This will occur in the gardens of FEUP, after the afternoon sessions.

The conference banquet will take place on Thursday 25 July 2012 - 7:30 Mosteiro S. Bento da Vitória,Rua de S. Bento da Vitória, Porto. It includes a Porto d’honnour in the cloisters of the mosteiro, followed by a fantastic dinner with live music.

Transportation will be available from the conference location at 7:00 p.m.

All delegates and registered accompanying Persons are entitled to participate in both the Welcome Reception and in the Conference Banquet. Bus transportation will be provided by the organisation to take delegates and accompanying persons back to the different hotels in the city.


Excursions and Cultural Events

A number of excursions, tours and cultural events will be available for participants and accompanying persons. All delegates and registered accompanying Persons are entitled to participate in one of the official events: either in the full-day River Douro cruise (limited to the first registered 250 participants) or in the full-day excursion to Minho region and city of Guimarães.

IMPORTANT: For registration at the Official Tour of your choice, please use the online facilities at:




River Douro cruise and vineyards

(official full-day, 25 July 2012)






Excursion to Minho & city of Guimarães

(official full-day, 25 July 2012)






Historical Porto tour

(optional full-day)     






Porto panoramic city tour

(optional half-day)








Cultural event at Casa da Música

(optional evening)





Dinner and entertainment/show

at Casino da Póvoa

(optional evening)





For reservations and/or further informations about the optional events, please contact:

Viagens Abreu, SA - Congress Department-PCO

att: Mr. Nuno Pinto

Av. dos Aliados, nº 207| 4000-067 Porto Portugal
Phone: +351 22 2043571 | Fax: +351 22 2043693  | E-mail:




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