Vecpar 2002 - 5th international meeting

Topics of Interest 
Invited Speakers 
Format of the Meeting 
Dates to Remember 
Meeting Site 
Final Papers 
Best Student Paper 
Meeting Secretariat 
City Information 



        To register, please print the VECPAR'2002 Registration Form and fill it in accordingly to the instructions below. MAIL or FAX the completed form to the meeting secretariat, together with full payment in Euros.

        The registration fee includes the proceedings distributed during the meeting, lunches and coffee breaks daily, the evening reception, the conference banquet and a copy of the post-conference book. The tutorial fee includes attendance to the correspondent tutorial, coffee breaks and tutorial notes.

Early Late
  Participant Euro 400 Euro 475
  Author Euro 375 Euro 450
  Student Euro 150 Euro 200
  Tutorial Euro 100/160 Euro 120/200  half/full day
  Tutorial (student) Euro 60/100 Euro 80/130  half/full day

        The student registration fee does not include the daily lunches, meeting dinner and post-conference book. Students are required to show valid ID cards at the registration desk, during the conference. Please register until May 3, 2002, to obtain early bird discount! In case of cancellation of registration, a written request for a refund must be received by the meeting secretariat no later than June 3, 2002. Refunds are subject to a 50 Euros processing fee.

Registration Form Instructions

1. Identification

        Please indicate full identification and address and do not forget to identify your paper title if you are author of an accepted paper. 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 (in Euros) and the sum of totals in (A). Early registrations will be considered if received before May 3, 2002. The three tutorials, to be held in Tuesday, June 25 (the day before the conference) are the following:

  • Tutorial 1 (Full Day)
    Performance Analysis and Prediction for Large-Scale Scientific Applications

    by Adolfy Hoisie and Harvey Wasserman (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
  • Tutorial 2 (Half Day)
    Parallel and Distributed Computing in Structural Biology

    by Dan C. Marinescu (Computer Science Department, University of Central Florida, USA)
  • Tutorial 3 (Full Day)
    Grid Computing

    by José Fortes and Ivan Krsul (Advanced Computing and Information Systems Laboratory, University of Florida, USA)

3. Accommodations

        Please fill in this section of the form, only if you want to reserve accommodation. In the first table, encircle the hotel you choose, indicate 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 the following table and multiply to evaluate the totals (in Euros). Add totals and put in (B).

        Requests received are subject to space availability. All efforts will be made to confirm the accommodation/room type desired. Rates in the next table are in Euros, per room and per night, with breakfast and taxes included. The order is related with the increasing distance to the conference site.

Hotels & Similars Stars Single Double
  Hotel Beta **** Euro 64.00 Euro 80.00
  Hotel Inca **** Euro 56.00 Euro 62.00
  Hotel Portus Cale **** Euro 75.00 Euro 84.00
  Hotel Douro *** Euro 57.00 Euro 62.00
  Hotel Tuela *** Euro 47.00 Euro 52.00
  Seminário de Vilar (ª) Euro 38.00 Euro 56.00
  Residencial Rex Euro 33.00 Euro 40.00

        (ª) Seminário de Vilar is not a hotel, it is more a sort of good University Residence run by the Catholic Church; rooms are nice and equipped with private bathrooms.

4. Tours

        Please fill in this section only if you subscribe one or both tours. Indicate the number of persons, multiply by the corresponding price and put the result in field Totals (in Euros). Add the Totals and put the result in (C).

        This program, composed by two possible one-day tours (Minho Tour and Douro Tour), is being arranged specially for accompanying persons. The number of participants conditions the tours. In case of cancellation, the registration desk, during the conference, will process the reimbursements. If you are not interested, please leave this section blank.

        In the following description, rates are per person, for a minimum of 20 Participants per Bus. It includes Deluxe Air-Conditioning Motorcoach transportation, assistance of an English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees in Monuments, Lunch whenever mentioned in the programme, Tips, Parks and Tolls.

MINHO TOUR - Price per Person: 64 Euros.
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 - Price per Person: 85 Euros.
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 balconies. 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.

5. Payment

Please add all the partial Totals (A)+(B)+(C) and put the result in the field Total Amount. This is your full payment due. If you choose Credit Card as payment method, please fill in the last form, including total amount in full (in English, please), the type and the number of the card, the expiry date and the signature of the Card Holder.


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