Our next meeting will be held in Portugal on Monday July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th.
Our Meeting in 2017 will be held directly after the 18th bi-annual ICPIC Conference. The theme for the ICPIC Conference is Family Resemblances and it will be held in Madrid from June 28th to July 1st 2017. You can find out more about the Conference on the website: ICPIC Conference Website.
SOPHIA will be holding our Meeting on Monday July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th 2017 at Colégio D. José I in Aveiro, Portugal. There are direct flights, which take 1 hour 10 minutes from Madrid to Porto, and then an hours drive to Aveiro, or a train journey.
You can travel by train from Oporto or Lisbon to Averio, for train times / shuttle bus see:
For more on getting around and to Aveiro see Lonely Planet:
Uber operates in Portugal.
We recommend staying in the central district, and suggest booking through Booking.com. There will be buses to get you from central Aveiro to the College.
4 stars hotels
- Hotel As Américas
- Hotel Aveiro Palace
- Hotel Moliceiro
- Melia Ria Hotel & Spa
3 stars hotels
- Hotel Imperial
- Hotel das Salinas
- Hotel Afonso V
We are currently trying to make arrangements with one of these hotels for a discount – we will be emailing all registered people with the details once they have been confirmed. So please register or become a member of SOPHIA to stay up-to-date.
To see this years timetable and speakers visit our registration page.