This conference will be held at the
School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Conference main topics:
ASSESSMENT AND INTERACTIVE TEACHING METHODOLOGIES
Early Bird Registration, prior to 24 January 2020 (includes conference material, Gala Dinner, Welcome Reception, Coffee-breaks, April 3rd lunch and April 4th lunch box):
Orpheus Member Rate: €270 Orpheus Non-Member Rate: €320 Student Rate: €50
Late Registration, from 25 January 2020 (includes conference material Gala Dinner, Welcome Reception, Coffee-breaks, April 3rd lunch and April 4th lunch box):
Orpheus Member Rate: €320
Orpheus Non-Member Rate: €370
Student Rate: €50
Registration will open soon.
Abstract submission forms will be available soon.
Braga has a diverse offer of excellent accommodation. Participants may find accommodation through the conference agency or independently.
Braga is one of the oldest cities of Portugal, called Bracara Augusta in the Roman times. Walking Tour at Braga old town, admiring some noble houses and historical buildings, such as the Palacio do Raio, the Theatro Circo, the Arco da Vila, the beautiful Santa Barbara Garden with the Archbishop’s Palace.
Visit to the Cathedral, the oldest one founded in Portugal in the 12th Century, with an amazing interior and to the lovely Manor House of Biscainhos, a small Museum of Decorative Arts.
Drive to Guimarães, a city which has an important role in the foundation of Portugal, settled in the 9th Century. Its historical centre has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.Walking Tour seeing the former Castle, the granite houses, with graceful iron balconies, the lovely narrow streets and squares.Next driving back to Braga, stopping for a visit to the impressive Bom Jesus Baroque Sanctuary:the magnificent staircase, with its statues and fountains, the incredible hydraulic funicular, the Gardens.
Day Tour to the Douro Valley, one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal.Drive to the charming city of Amarante, by the Tâmega River: the lovely balconied houses, bridge and the impressive São Gonçalo Monastery.Next drive to the Douro Wine Region seeing some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country: the vast vineyards on terraces. Visit to one of the famous Farms and wine tasting.
Notes:. These tours are escorted by a local English-speaking guide.. Tours to Guimarães and Douro by air conditioning private bus.. Minimum of persons per Tour: 15.