The POF2017 conference will be held at the Mélia Ria hotel, in Aveiro Portugal.

Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa is located in the center of Aveiro, on the lake formed by one of the channels of Ria de Aveiro, next to the Cultural and Congress Center (former ceramics factory Jerónymo Pereira Campos). The hotel is framed in a modern urbanization, at just 5 a minute walk from the historic city center, 10 minutes from Railway Station and 15 minutes from the University. The hotel offers 10 meeting rooms, soundproofed and air conditioned, with natural daylight, equipped with modern audiovisual equipment. All rooms are equipped with Internet access WI-FI.