Conference Venue

The conference venue will be the Escola Politécnica Superior ("Higher Polytechnic School"). Stablished in 1993, the EPS is a faculty of the University of Santiago de Compostela specialized in technical studies, many of them related to the rural environment. Up-to-date, applied training is given in rural, food, and agriculture engineering, environment and forestry engineering, civil engineering, geomatic engineering (degrees); agricultural engineering, dairy production management, forestry engineering, wood engineering, landscape architecture, project management or sustainable land management (masters).

Also, research is developed in different departments through research groups specialized in the fields of agronomy, forestry, environment, rural planning and development, civil engineering, and geomatics. Among them, the ecological, economic and social basis for agricultural and forestry systems are addressed through specific research on cultural landscapes, landscape and land use planning, rural economy and sociology, landscape ecology and ecosystem services.
Additional information about the EPS can be found at and also at the facebook page

Campus of the Escola Politécnica Superior
Campus of the Escola Politécnica Superior

How to arrive

By car: please use the routefinder page to plan your trip.
By plane: closer aiports are A Coruña (LCG) ( and Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) (, the latter with better connections by bus (check the "transport and access" sections in the airport webpages).

Please contact us if you need more information about how to arrive to Lugo.