The conference programme will include technical and scientific sessions (parallel) with presentations from different researchers from various institutes all over the world that previously submitted their works to be evaluated and selected for presentation. The number of presentations is estimated around 80.

There will be a special room and session for the exhibition and presentation of the works selected for poster presentation, around 40.

The opening sessions (one per day) will include one Keynote Lecturer from a distinguished and well-known expert in a selected field.

For some topics (4), the conference will selected invited speakers to open the parallel and to increase the discussion and scientific level of the conference

Moreover there will be a social programme to foment the networking among the participants as also to diffuse the culture and history of Portugal.

Companies will be invited to exhibit their innovative products in a special site of the venue.