Porto
 is easily accessible with direct flights from many European cities to its Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (IATA Code: OPO).





Getting to GNC 2014

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Rua de Tenente Valadim, 146
4100-476 Porto
Portugal
Tel.:  +351 22 040 4000
Fax: +351 22 040 4199
sheraton.porto@sheratonporto.com
www.sheratonporto.com

GPS Coordinates

Latitude       Longitude
41.161181 ; -8.640731
N 41 9.671 ; W 8 38.444
N 41 9 40.3 ; W 8 38 26.6

Location

International Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro                   15Km/15min 
Historic City Centre (Unesco´s World Patrimony)           4Kms/5min
Shopping Area and Museums                                      Walking Distance
Port Wine Cellars and Douro River                                 5Kms/10min
Financial and Business District                                     Walking Distance

Directions

From East
Coming from Spain, take the IP4 from Bragança. This will meet the A3. Take the A3 in the direction of Porto/Boavista. Take the Boavista/Foz Exit and go up Boavista Avenue. The hotel is about 500 meters ahead on the Left.

From North
Take the A3 in the direction of Porto/Boavista. Take the Boavista/Foz Exit and go up Av. Boavista. The hotel is about 500 meters ahead on the left.

From South
Take Highway A1 and after crossing Ponte Arrabida, take the second Exit, called Bessa Leite. After getting off the highway, go up Boavista Avenue. The hotel is about 500 meters ahead on the left.

Accessibility

Direct flights to Porto:

Azores, Ponta Delgada - (Sata International)
Azores, Terceira* - (Sata International)
Amesterdam - (TAP Portugal, Transavia.com)
Barcelona, El Prat - (Ryanair, TAP Portugal)
Basel, Mulhouse - (Easyjet)
Boavista (TACV Cabo Verde Airlines)
Bologne - (Ryanair)
Bordeaux - (Ryanair)
Boston* - (Sata Internacional)
Bremen - (Ryanair)
Brussels, Charleroi - (Ryanair)
Brussels National - (Brussels Airlines, TAP Portugal)
Caracas - (TAP Portugal)
Carcassonne - (Ryanair)
Clermont-Ferrand (Ryanair)
Dole - (Ryanair)
Dortmund (Ryanair)
Dublin* - (Ryanair)
Dusseldorf Weeze - (Ryanair)
Eindhoven - (Ryanair)
Faro - (Ryanair)
Frankfurt - (Lufthansa)
Frankfurt Hahn - (Ryanair)  
Funchal - (TAP Portugal, Transavia France)
Geneva - (Easyjet, TAP Portugal, Swiss Airline)
Gran Canária (Ryanair)
Hamburg-Lubeck (Ryanair)
Karlsruche/Baden (Ryanair)
La Rochelle - (Ryanair)
Lille - (Ryanair)
Lisbon - (TAP Portugal)
Liverpool* - (Ryanair)
London, Gatwick - (Easyjet, TAP Portugal)
London, Stansted - (Ryanair)
Luanda - (TAAG Angola Airlines)
Luxemburgo - (Luxair, TAP Portugal)
Lyon - (Easyjet)
Maastricht - (Ryanair)
Madrid - (Ibéria, Ryanair, TAP Portugal)
Marseille - (Ryanair)
Memmingen (Ryanair)
Milan, Bergamo - (Ryanair)
Milan, Malpensa - (TAP Portugal)
Munich - (Sata Internacional)
Nantes* - (Transavia France)
New York, Newark- (TAP Portugal)
Numremberg (Ryanair)
Palma de Mallorca - (Air Berlin, Ryanair)
Paris, Beauvais - (Ryanair)
Paris, Charles de Gaulle - (Easyjet, Air Mediterranee)
Paris, Orly - (Aigle Azur, TAP Portugal, Transavia, Vueling Airlines)
Paris Vatry - (Ryanair)
Porto Santo* - (TAP Portugal)
Rio de Janeiro - (TAP Portugal)
Rome, Ciampino - (Ryanair)
Rome, Fiumicino - (TAP Portugal)
São Paulo - (TAP Portugal)
St. Etienne - (Ryanair)
Strasbourg (Ryanair)
Tenerife - (Ryanair)
Tours - (Ryanair)
Toulouse - (Easyjet)
Toronto* - (Sata Internacional, Air Transat)
Valencia - (Ryanair)
Zurich  - (TAP Portugal, Swiss Airline)

*seasonal operation

Public Transport & Taxi Service

The conference venue can also be reached by public transport from the airport.  Alternately there are many taxi companies servicing the airport.  For a list of public transport options and taxi companies please click here.

Calendar

1 Sep 2013
Call for Papers / 2nd Announcement
 15 Nov 2013
Deadline for Abstract Submission 
 10 Feb 2014
Notification to Authors &
Preliminary Programme 
 15 Mar 2014
Exhibition Application Deadline 
 15 Mar 2014
Early Registration &
Presenters Deadline
 28 May 2014
On-line Late Registration Deadline 
 1 Jun 2014
GNC 2014 Launch &
Early Check in 
 2—6 Jun 2014
GNC 2014