IMSD2018 takes place at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) Congress Center situated in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture building (Pavilhão de Civil). 

IST (Alameda Campus) is located at a convenient distance from hotels, restaurants and diverse cultural sites. 

Being close to the Lisbon city centre, IST is easily reached by metro (metro station "Alameda" - Red and Green lines; metro sation "Saldanha" - Red and Yellow lines), bus, taxi or car from any location in town, including the airport (metro station "Aeroporto"- Red line), which is only a 10 minute taxi ride.