Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
Wednesday, 8 May | 17:00 - 21:00

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 8 at the Main Auditorium of the CCB.


The Main Auditorium is one of the most important venues for the staging of cultural events in Portugal and the largest room at the Centro Cultural de Belém.


Immediately after the Opening Ceremony participants are invited to the

Welcome Reception in Vitorino Nemésio room.

Tulip Run (Sponsored by GenDx)
Friday, May 10 | 06:15 - 08:00

Once again we will run and walk together at the traditional Tulip Run!
Join our Tulip Run & Walk on Friday morning. Top three finishers will receive a golden tulip trophy!

Sign up here and pick up your Running T-Shirt at GenDx Booth.


06:15 - Bus transfer from Belém Cultural Center to Jamor National Sports Center
06:30 - Arrival 
06:40 - Warm-up
07:00 - Start Run
08:00 - Bus transfer from Jamor National Sports Center to Belém Cultural Center

Looking forward to meeting you bright and early!

Conference Gala Dinner (fully booked)
Friday, May 10 | 20:00 - 23:00

EFI 2019 gala dinner will take place on Friday, May 10 in one of the most important parks in the city – Estufa Fria, Lisbon Greenhouse.

This greenhouse, in Central Lisbon’s Edward VII Park, is one of the most visited sites in the city.

Initially thought as a place to simply shelter various types of plants, it has become one of the most pleasant green spaces in Lisbon, where you can spend a few enjoyable hours amongst lakes, waterfalls, brooks, statues and hundreds of different plant specimens from all over the world.

The Estufa Fria gives a strong sense of tranquility and wellbeing.

Join us for a memorable evening!

Please note that the dinner is not included in the registration fee and

an badge is required (the barcode is your admission "ticket")