From all the feedback we have received, the conference was a great success.
We had almost 550 registered participants and we estimate that 380 of these attended the conference. There was an excellent international flavor to the conference with plenary and keynote lectures coming from many different countries such as: USA, Singapore, Germany, France, Switzerland, Holland, UK, Israel, as well as Portugal and India. In fact, 64% of the registrations were from outside Portugal.
We listened to 2 plenary lectures, 16 keynote lectures and 32 contributed lectures, 15 posters and 3 commercial lectures, in a total of 10 half day sessions giving a total of 68 presentations.