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Conference Venue

The conference will take place at:

Universidade Lusíada
Largo Tinoco de Sousa
4760-108 Vila Nova de Famalicão

Official Language

The official language of ICOTEM 2023 is English.


Free Wi-Fi is available at the University campus.


Portugal is one of the warmest countries in Europe. Air temperature in July is typically between 16°- 29° Celsius. The average sea surface temperature on the west coast of mainland Portugal varies between 19°- 21° Celsius in July.

Time Zone

During summer, mainland Portugal is 1 hour ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+1).


The official national currency in Portugal is the Euro. Most of the businesses in Portugal widely use and accept payment by credit card, including major hotels, department stores, and general shops.

Dialling Code

For international calls, the country code for Portugal is +351 followed by the phone number. Landline numbers start with 2 or 3. Mobile numbers start with 91, 92, 93 or 96.


Tap water in Portugal is safe to drink. Bottled water is affordable and can be purchased at any convenience store or supermarket.

Power Supply

The standard voltage in Portugal is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. The types of sockets or outlets used are the C and F types, which have two round holes and are the same types used in Germany, France, Austria, Greece and Spain, and many other countries.