The 4th ISBNC will be held in Oporto - Portugal, at the Almeida Garrett library Auditorium, between October 3 and 4, 2019. The Auditorium is located in the beautiful Gardens of the Crystal Palace
Address: R. de Dom Manuel II 282, 4050-378 Porto; GPC coordinates: 41°08'54.0"N 8°37'31.4"W

A welcome cocktail will be offered for all participants on October 2nd from 18:00 to 19:00, at Almeida Garret library.


Participants are requested to secure their own accommodations. Please bear in mind that Porto receive many visitors all year round, so you are advised to book your Hotel well in advance. Bellow please find some suggestions nearby the Almeida Garrett Library (please click the following links for further information):
On the 3rd of October, 2019, there will be a symposium dinner, to be held at Torreão Restaurant.
Address: Rua das Virtudes, 37 | 4050-630 Porto            GPS Coordinates: 41°08'36.3"N 8°37'05.9"W (41.143414, -8.618296)

Appetizers: Port and tonic (“Porto tónico”)

Starter: Bundle “alheira” (bread and meat sausage) with honey sauce and nuts

1 Main course choice: Cornbread-topped codfish
                                        Black pork cheeks confit with pureed chickpeas and spinach
                                        Cashew curry with fresh asparagus - vegan

Dessert: “Abade de Priscos” Pudding with pineapple + coffee

Drinks: water, white or red wine

                  Please confirm your choices in the registration page
Options for pre or post Symposium.
Please find below some links for programs related to cruises on the Douro river and visits to the Porto wine cellars. More informations upon request.

Porto river cruises

Porto cellars

Oporto City

Enjoy the Douro valley, it´s wines and beautiful landscapes. Take a cruise or a combined option cruise/historical train for 1 or up to several days trip.
Visit the old cellars, learn about the history of Porto wine, and of course, enjoy it!

For general information about the city, what to see and what to do, please visit:

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