Useful Information

  • Weather
    Usually, July in Porto is sunny and warm (18-28 ºC). Please consider that Porto is located by the ocean, and therefore can be windy in the late afternoon or evening.

  • Electricity
    Portuguese standard is the European type 2 pin sockets with 230 volts AC at 50 Hz.

  • Banking
    Banks open from Monday to Friday (usually from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm)

  • Currency
    Since 2002 the EURO (€) is the official currency of Portugal. Money can be changed at the airport, at banks, exchange bureaus, and larger hotels. For a cash advance, credit cards and Maestro-cards can be used at ATM (“Multibanco”) which are available all over the city.

  • Insurance and Liability
    Participants should arrange whatever insurance they consider as necessary. No responsibility can be assumed by the symposium committee for personal accidents, sickness, theft, or property damage suffered by the participants.

  • Health Requirements
    With the exception of vaccination certificates for persons coming from areas where yellow fever is endemic, at the present there are no special health requirements.

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Important Dates
November 28th, 2012
First Circular, Website Opening
January 10th, 2013
Second Circular, Registration and Abstract Submission Opening
March 3rd, 2013
Deadline for Abstract Submission

March 11th, 2013
Extended deadline for Abstract Submission

April 7th, 2013
Abstract Acceptance Notification

May 1st, 2013
Deadline for Early Bird Registration

June 7th, 2013
Deadline for Late Abstract Submission (only for poster)

July 31st, 2013
Deadline for Manuscript Submission for Special Issues in Catalysis Today and in IJHE




Conference News

The online two pages abstract submission and registration platform is opening now. Please find more details at the respective website locations.
The Organizing Committee would like to announce the postponement of the deadline for abstracts submission: March 11, 2013
The Organizing Committee is glad to announce the confirmed invited speakers and their presentation titles. More details in the page Speakers.
The ICCMR Organizing Committee will offer some accommodation awards to a number of presenting PhD students up to the age of 30. More details in the page Conference Awards. CLOSED


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