Next Annual meeting will take place in Aveiro, September 23th-25th

5th GdRi MarCo meeting :

Welcome to the Fifth International Marine Connectivity (iMarCo) Conference in Aveiro, Portugal!

September 23-25

As for the past meetings, we look forward meeting all connectivity fans from all fields for an integrative, pluridisciplinary meeting.


All information can be found at:

a subset is listed here below:

How to reach us

Follow this (disregard the Erasmus tips!)

Flying to Oporto

To reach the UA, the closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport in Oporto, located around 70km to the north of Aveiro. To travel from the airport to the railway station (Porto-Campanhã), which has direct rail connections to Aveiro, it is possible to take a cab (takes about 30 minutes) or to use the Metro, Violet (E) Line, which has a terminal at the airport (takes about 32 minutes – Z4 ticket). The travel by train takes about 45 minutes.

Flying to Lisbon

Located 250kms to the south of Aveiro is the Portela International Airport in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. The trip from the airport to Aveiro can be done by train from the nearest railway station, Oriente Station that can be reached by taxi (10 minutes) or subway (20 minutes), and there are many trains running regularly between Lisbon and Aveiro. If you take the Alfa Pendular train, the journey takes about 2 hours and if you choose a regular train that trip is about 2h20 m. From Aveiro railway station to the university campus it is around 20 min walking or you can travel by taxi or by bus.



You can find a list of hotels here :

Prices given are indicative you should confirm the rate upon  booking.

Please book directly and get a better rate by mentioning iMarCo2019.