International Mountain Day

Hike and Roundtable: IMD: Training, knowledge and experience

11/12/2023 11/12/2023

Workshop (Serra da Estrela)

8h30 | Covilhã Departure (Rotunda do Rato) 

9h00 | Serra da Estrela Hike* 

* Participants must bring appropriate clothing and footwear, water and food.

   If weather conditions are adverse, the program will be adjusted and participants will be duly informed.

13h00 | Return to Covilhã


Communications & Debate (Auditório Municipal)

14h30 | The Mountain, a way of life

José Saraiva

President of ASE -Associação Amigos da Serra da Estrela

Rúben Antunes 

Nomad Trekking Guide


15h30 The role of IES in the formation and regulation of mountain sports and leisure activities

Francisco do Adro

UNITA Office Coordinator | UBI

Jorge Casanova

Higher Education, Communication and Sports School | IPG

Luís Carvalhinho

Superior Sports School of Rio Maior | IPS

António Brandão  

Higher Education in Sports and Leisure | IPVC

Luís Quaresma

Department of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences | UTAD

Sérgio Figueiredo

Department of Sciences Sports | UBI

16h30 | Interval

17h00 | Round table (Moderator: Kelly 0’Hara | UBI )

18h00 | Closing


Photo by Ravil Nasirov