Venue – The Pousada de Cascais, Cidadela Historic Hotel, Portugal.

The 4th annual Plasticity Forum will be held this year at the amazing, historic, Pousada de Cascais on June 8th and 9th. This beautiful old fort has been converted into a unique hotel, and sits on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Cascais is just 30 minutes from Lisbon, and will be having its 650th anniversary as a city this year as well. The event will be linked with Portugal’s Blue Week of events, and just two days after The Economist’s World Ocean Summit in the same city.

Our special rates range from a single Standard Room at € 140,00 per night and Double Standard Room at € 150,00 per night. American buffet breakfast in the restaurant and VAT are included. To get these discount rates, e-mail Francisca Montenegro, Groups Coordinator for PESTANA COLLECTION, at In the email, please mention that they are part of the Plasticity Group. You can also download the reservation form here.

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We look forward to seeing you in Portugal this year, for an exciting discussion, and our first in Europe, on the future innovation and scale of plastic and the opportunities it represents for the circular economy.

What to Do in Lisbon

Throughout this beautiful city on the Tagus River, structures and spaces are being stylishly reborn, harboring chic boutiques, galleries and new spots for eating and drinking. Watch this six-minute video from The New York Times and learn more about Lisbon.

Swim Cascais Challenge – Swim for the Ocean

Join us June 7th, the day before Plasticity, in honour of World Ocean Day, to get wet and “Swim for the Ocean” in the Swim Cascais Challenge. This event is now part of the new World Open Water Swimming Series