ICNF 2017 - 3rd International Conference on Natural Fibers

Conference venue

 The Conference will take place at Meliã Braga Hotel & Spa, Braga, Portugal.

Fees and deadlines

The symposium fees are as follows, in euros:

 Up to 31st March 2017After 31st March 2017
Authors 1 450 € 600 €
Students 2 250 € 300 €
Accompanying person 3 50 € 50 €
  • 1 - Deadline for author's registration and payment is 20th May.
  • 2 - Students are required to provide a proof to support their application for student rate.
    Please send it to secretariat@icnf2017.fibrenamics.com
  • 3 - Includes ONLY participation in the social activities (Social Visits, Coffee-Breaks, Welcome Drink. Conference dinner and lunches are not included).

Presenting authors can submit 1 paper. Additional papers of presenting authors will be subject to a fee of 75€ each.

Reimbursement from cancellation:

90% until 31/MAR/2017
50% until 30/APR/2017
0% after 1/MAY/2017

Fees include:

Attendance to all sessions, book of extended abstracts with papers of all oral and poster presentations, coffee-breaks, 3 lunches.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sisal

1000 €

3 registrations at the conference which includes conference documentation, coffee breaks, lunches and access to all the lectures

Wool

3000 €

4 registrations at the conference which includes conference documentation, coffee breaks, lunches and access to all the lectures

1 exhibition stand*

Silk

5000 €

4 registrations at the conference which includes conference documentation, coffee breaks, lunches and access to all the lectures

1 exhibition stand*

Company advertising material into the conference documentation

Rooms, coffee breaks, lunches or conference dinner naming in the Conference program

 

*Exhibitors are entitled to a 6m2 booth equipped with a small table and two chairs, access to electricity and internet and the name of the company in the list of the conference sponsors

Become a Sponsor

Send us your application to secretariat@icnf2017.fibrenamics.com

Deadlines

Abstract submission

30th January 2017

Communication of acceptance

11st February 2017

Early registration

31st March 2017

Award Application

31st March 2017

 

Transportation

From Oporto - Many low cost companies travel to Oporto.

 

By bus:
At the airport, there is a direct bus (GETBUS) from the airport to Braga. This is the best option.

By metro and train:
At the airport, take the Metro line E (violet) directly to Campanhã (train station in Porto). Trains run every 20 minutes and travel time is 35 minutes. In Campanhã, you can take a train to Braga. You can choose between Regional Trains, which are cheaper and circulate almost each hour to Braga, but slow, or Fast Trains, the most expensive ones. 

By taxi:
At the airport it’s possible to get a taxi. The trip to Braga costs around 60 euros (including extra costs for baggage and weekend and evening services).

From Lisbon

Lisbon is Portugal's biggest airport, situated 350km from Braga.

By bus-train:
From the airport, take the Aeroshuttle 96 from outside arrivals (direction Oriente) to Lisboa Oriente station. The shuttle bus runs every 30 minutes. From Lisboa Oriente station 3 or 4 trains run daily direct to Braga taking 3.5 hours. 

By metro-train:
From the airport, take the metro red line (direction Oriente). From Lisboa Oriente station 3 or 4 trains run daily direct to Braga taking 3.5 hours.  

Acommodation

Partnership with
MELIÃ BRAGA HOTEL & SPA *****

Reservations by email: melia.braga@meliaportugal.com until 21st March 2017.

Promocode: ICNF2017

Breakfast included.

Single
(per night)

Double
(per night)

Distance from venue 

75€
85€
0 km
Other options

Breakfast not included

 

Single
(per night)

Double
(per night)

Distance from venue 

HOTEL MERCURE BRAGA ****

47€ 47€ 2,7km

BASIC BRAGA BY AXIS HOTEL ***

32€ 42€ 4,6km

HOTEL LAMAÇÃES ***

40€ 45€ 1,2km

HOTEL IBIS BUDGET BRAGA **

25€ 25€ 2,5km

InBraga Hostel

32€ 6,6km

Casa do Alto (apartments max 9 people)

130€ per day (minimum 3 days) 6km

The prices are merely indicative and may be subject to change.

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Download

AWARD APPLICATION

Download

  • - Application form (docpdf)
  • - Cond. of entry (pdf)
  • - Jury (doc, pdf)

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission

30th January 2017

Communication of acceptance

11st February 2017

Early Bird registration

31st March 2017

Award Application

31th March 2017