XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

Insider Information about Porto

| 1. Must do list:  |

  • Eat a Francesinha
  • Watch the view from Cais de Gaia ou Serra do Pilar
  • Visit Port Wine Cellar
  • Visit a pastry shop (pastelaria) and eat at least one Pastel de Nata
  • Walk up the Clérigos Tower

| 2. What to visit in Porto: |

  • Walking tours
  • Wine Cellar tours (e.g. Sandeman)
  • Casa da Música
  • Parque da Cidade (city park)
  • Castelo do Queijo (by the sea)
  • Jardim de Serralves
  • Ribeira do Porto
  • Palácio da Bolsa
  • Cadeia da Relação (Photography Museum)
  • Livraria Lello (world’s most beautiful bookshop)

| 3. Great places to eat: |


     Pastry (“Pastelaria”)

     “Petiscar” small food/snacks

    Portuguese traditional food

    Portuguese Fine Dining

| 4. Great locations for a view or sunset |



| 5. Exhibitions at Alfândega |

| 6. General info |

   Tourism Office (Recommended routes, Discover, Events, etc)
    R. Clube dos Fenianos 25, 4000-407 Porto

    Public transportation
    Bus/Tram - STCP
    Subway - Metro

    Police Office
    Rua Clube dos Fenianos, nº 11
    Tel.: 222092006

    Taxi (Uber also available)
    +351 225 076 400


Congress photos online

Please find here some impressions from the successful GLIA Meeting 2019.

Current information


  The abstract booklet is available for

  download here.

   Be up to date with the conference

   Download the program booklet 
(PDF 4 MB)

Please use #glia2019 to discuss the meeting on social media!

Important Dates –
Road to Porto

| February 4, 2019 |

Deadline for abstract submission, early registration and stipend application

| April 26, 2019 |
Deadline for registration to ICVS Satellite Meeting in Braga

| May 2019 |
Final program available

| June 17, 2019 |
Deadline for late posters

| June 24, 2019 |
Deadline for online registration

| July 10–13, 2019 |
XIV European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

Please find the full list of dates here.

Scientific Secretariat

   XIV European Glial Meeting
    Meino Alexandra Gibson
    Max Delbrück Center for
    Molecular Medicine (MDC)
    Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
    13092 Berlin, Germany


Meeting Secretariat

K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Christina Norkus/ Anja Zeun
Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany

  +49 351 4842722