Pre-registration form


Before registering, please, read carefuly theregistration form instructions below.

To register print VECPAR'98 Registration Form (if you have any trouble getting the form try to download it in the GIF format) and MAIL or FAX the completed form to the meeting secretariat, together with full payment in Portuguese Escudos (Pte.). Sorry, no electronic registration.

In case of cancellation of registration, a written request for a refund must be received by the meeting secretariat no later than 1998 June 5. Refunds are subject to a 7500 Pte. processing fee.
Students are required to show current ID cards at the registration desk, during the conference.


Instructions for registration

1. Identification

Please indicate full identification and address. Telephone and fax should include country and city codes.

2. Conference and Tutorials

In the form, please encircle your options; calculate the totals by column and the sum of totals in (A).
Early registrations will be considered if received before 29th May 1998. The next table contains six values for the conference fee accordingly to the registration date and the type of participant.

  Early * Late  
Participant 65 000 (PTE) 75 000 (PTE)
Author 60 000 (PTE) 70 000 (PTE)
Student 15 000 (PTE) 25 000 (PTE)
* registration received before May 29, 1998

In the day before the conference there will be the following set of 3 tutorials:

Tutorial 1 (Saturday, 20 June 09:30 - 13:00)
Benchmarking High Performance Computers: Fundamentals and Practice by Aad J. Van der Steen (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Tutorial 2 (Saturday, 20 June 9:30 - 13:00)
Efficient Code Design for RISC Processors by Michel J. Daydé, (ENSEEIHT-IRIT, France)

Tutorial 3 (Saturday, 20 June 15:00 - 18:30)
Enabling Technologies for High Performance Computing by Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

All the three tutorials have the same fee value and there are special prices for students as shown in the following table.

  Early * Late  
Participant 10 000 (PTE) 15 000 (PTE)
Author 10 000 (PTE) 15 000 (PTE)
Student 5 000 (PTE) 10 000 (PTE)
* registration received before May 29, 1998

3. Accommodations

Please fill in this section in the form only if you want to reserve a hotel. In the first table, encircle the hotel you choose, put the arrival and departure dates and calculate the number of nights. In the second table, put the number of rooms you need of each type, the calculated number of nights, the hotel rate accordingly to instructions and multiply to evaluate the totals. Add totals and put in (B).

Requests received are subject to space availability. Every effort will be made to confirm the hotel/room type desired. Rates in the next table are in Portuguese Escudos (Pte.), per room and per night, with breakfast and taxes included.

Hotels & Similars Single Double
Meridien *****
Sheraton *****
Inca ****
Tuela ***
15 000 (PTE)
16 000 (PTE)
9 600 (PTE)
10 000 (PTE)
17 000 (PTE)
18 000 (PTE)
11 000 (PTE)
10 200 (PTE)
Residencial Rex ****
Seminário de Vilar
5 000 (PTE)
6 500 (PTE)
6 000 (PTE)
9 000 (PTE)

4. Tours

Please fill in this section only if you subscribe one or more tours. Put the number of persons, multiply by the corresponding price and put the result in Amount. Add the Amounts and put the result in (C).

An accompanying person's program, composed by three possible one-day tours, is being arranged as well as a post-meeting tour to EXPO'98 (three days). If you are not interested, please leave this section blank. The number of participants conditions the tours. In case of non-realisation, the registration desk, during the conference, will reimburse persons.

4.1 One-Day Tours

Rates are per Person, for a minimum of 20 Participants per Bus. Including Deluxe Air-Conditioning Motorcoach transportation, assistance of an English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees in Monuments and Expo'98, Lunch whenever mentioned in the programme, Tips, Parks and Tolls.

MINHO TOUR-20th June 98   Price per Person: 10600 Pte.

09h00 - Departure from Porto to visit the Northern Province of Portugal, Minho, one of the most beautiful and historical regions of the Portugal. First stop at Guimarães, the Nation's Birthplace, including a visit to the Ducal Palace and walking guided tour of the Historical Centre. Tour proceeds to Braga, the Archbishop's Town, visiting the Cathedral and Bom Jesus do Monte. Stop for lunch. On the afternoon visit to Viana do Castelo, the capital of Portuguese folklore, embroidery and filigree jewellery. Stroll at the "Old Town". Return to Porto.

DOURO TOUR-22nd June 98   Price per Person: 11000 Pte.

09h00 - Departure from Porto to visit the Douro Valley, worldwide known as the region of the famous Porto Wine. First stop at Amarante with its outstanding ancient houses with beautiful wooden and wrought iron balconys. Proceeding to Vila Real-visit to the Mateus Manor House, a Portuguese must of the baroque aristocratic architecture (18th century). Stop for lunch. On the afternoon, drive along the Douro Valley passing through Pinhão and Régua surrounded by a splendid colourful landscape and famous vineyards. Return to Porto.

EXPO'98-24th June 98            Price per Person: 15800 Pte.

06h30 - Departure from Porto to Lisbon. Full day free to visit to the last World Exposition of the 20th Century, the Expo'98. Return to Porto by 21h30.

4.2 Post-conference Tour

Rates are per Person, for a minimum of 20 Participants per Bus. Accommodation in a Hotel (***), sharing double room, on bed and breakfast basis.

EXPO'98-3 Days/2 Nights          Price per Person: 30300 Pte.
Supplement for Single Room: 10350 Pte.

1st day-24th June 98, 14h30
Transfer from Porto to Lisbon with a stop to visit Coimbra, one of the oldest universitary towns of Europe. Check-in at the Hotel. Overnight.
2nd day-25th June 98
Full day free to visit the last World Exposition of the 20th Century - the Expo'98. Overnight.
3rd day-26th June 98
After breakfast, check-out from the Hotel.

Price include:
  • Transportation from Porto to Lisbon.
  • Two nights of accommodation in a three star Hotel in Lisbon, sharing double room and on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Entrance Fee at Expo'98.

  • There will be no transportation from Lisbon to Porto, so it is supposed that participants of this tour will have air-tickets departing from Lisbon.
  • Tour is subject to Hotel confirmation.
  • Transportation between the Hotel and the Expo'98 is not included.