35th Annual Conference

Constructing a Sustainable Future - The Role of Industrial Crops and Products

The AAIC executive board is glad to announce that the 35th Annual Association for Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) conference will be held from September 1-5, 2024, in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting will be held in-person.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

A concise and factual 1-page abstract is required, please follow this template for formatting. Abstract should be written in Times New Roman Font, size 12. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. The contact details of the presenting author should be reported at the bottom of the page. All abstracts should be submitted in Word document file via email to Dr. Ana Luisa Fernando ([email protected]). Indicate in the email if it is for oral presentation or poster and to which AAIC Division. Abstract submission deadline is extended to May 17, 2024.

Poster Submission Guidelines

Posters should be less than 48" wide x 48" tall. The final dimensions are subject to change. Please refer to the poster format guide for details.

35th Conference registration fees4

Tentative program

2024 tentative program overview

Travel and Accommodations

The conference venue is at the Olissippo Oriente Hotel, Av. Dom João II 32, 1990-092 Lisboa, Portugal. The hotel is about 2.3mi (3.7km) from Lisbon airport (LIS). There are several options to get from the airport (LIS) to Olissippo Oriente Hotel, either by subway, taxi, towncar, shuttle or foot.

The Olissippo Oriente Hotel is a modern 4 star unit located at "Parque das Nações" in Lisbon Business District. The close proximity to the Lisbon Oceanarium, the Exhibition Centre (FIL), the Altice Arena, the Vasco da Gama Shopping Center and the Lisbon Casino, as well as to several business offices, stands out as one of its main features.

Special prices for the AAIC Conference at Olissippo Oriente Hotel:

    Single occupancy – 150 Euros
    Double occupancy – 160 Euros
    The room rate includes: VAT, Buffet Breakfast. These rates are the same for those arriving on August 31 and departing on September 6.
    *City tax is not included (in force 2024): 2 Euros per person per night, maximum 7 nights of stay.

Contact the Olissippo Oriente Hotel for the above" AAIC Conference rates - group reservation G4707". Phone: +351218929100. Email: Gabriela Almeida. You can also complete this reservation form and email the hotel.

Alternate Hotels

Other hotels located near the conference venue are below. You can also search for other hotels in Lisbon. Most have good access to bus or metro for travelling to the conference venue.

Conference technical tour agenda - Sept. 5, 2024

    8:30 – Departure from Lisbon
    10:00 - Visit the Technological center (biobased products)
    12:00 – Lunch in Nazaré
    14:00 – Nazaré tour
    15:30 – Departure to Óbidos
    16:00-18:00 – Óbidos tour
    19:30 – Arrival in Lisbon
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