METREX Conference Lisbon – Spring 2020

30 March - 3 April 2020

Territorial Sustainable Development: New Solutions for a Better Europe

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Lisbon 2020

We are very excited to announce that the Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (AML) will host the METREX Spring 2020 Conference, which will commence on Monday 30th March 2020 and link with the Urban Future Global Conference.

We aim to announce the final programme on 1 February 2020, which will cover Climate Adaptation, Transport and Mobility and Multi-level Governance.

Urban Future Global Conference 2020

The conference will coincide with the Urban Future Global Conference 2020 (UFGC20) that formally starts on 1 April.

The outline of the UFGC2020 will be announced at the end of November. In the meantime, check their website for further details.

METREX Conference programme overview

Monday 30 March 2020

METREX Expert + Network Groups (to be confirmed)

Managing Committee meeting

Tuesday 31 March 2020

METREX Conference
The Lisbon Metropolitan Area and its approaches on Climate adaptation, Transport solutions and its consequent Governance Model

UFGC20 VIP & Speaker Reception

Wednesday 1 April 2020

METREX at the UFGC20

Reception and Cultural Event + METREX Conference Dinner hosted by AML

Thursday 2 April 2020

METREX at the UFGC20
UFGC20 parallel session and METREX public sessions

Friday 3 April 2020

Study Visits with the UFGC20

METREX Expert + Network Groups (to be confirmed)

Image of Lisbon by TeeFarm via Pixabay

Due to the thriving tourism market in Lisbon, we are unable to secure a block booking in any of the city’s hotels.

To secure accommodation we therefore recommend that you check an online service such as

Please bear in mind that the main venue for the METREX Conference will be the offices of Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (number 1 on the map below). For those also attending the Urban Future Global Conference, the main venue is Pavilhão Carlos Lopes (number 2 on the map below).

The map below notes the location of the two principal venues.