International Conference L2W

International Conference Live2Work: Increasing the chances for successful integration of people in situations of professional vulnerability

Date: January 11th and 12th 2019
Venue: Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal 

Registration to the L2W International Conference

This form is currently closed for submissions.


  • Awareness about the processes of the development of life projects with populations in situations of vulnerability
  • Presentation and dissemination of innovative methodologies and tools
  • Presentation of the process development and final results of the project
  • Dissemination of the project’s outputs
Conference Topics
  • Vulnerability (personal, social, professional)
  • Life projects (educational and employment projects)
  • Migration and refugees
  • Multiculturality and interculturality
  • Inclusion
  • Equity, social justice and social change
  • Staff training on life/career (education/employment) intervention
Target group
  • Academics and researchers
  • Educators (psychologists, social workers, professors, trainers)
  • Students
  • Political decision-makers
  • Social support institutions
  • Non-governmental organizations

No fees associated to the registration.

Registration includes:

  • Name Badge;
  • Conference bag;
  • Certificate of attendance as an author of a presentation (poster), or as a participant;
  • Coffee breaks
  • Final Conference Program (printed version);
  • E-Book of Abstracts
Call for abstracts / Abstract submission

Types of accepted contributions: Poster Presentations

The conference official languages are PORTUGUESE and ENGLISH.

All Abstracts and Presentations must be in PORTUGUESE or ENGLISH.

Poster presentations

This submission types can include:

  • Accomplished empirical or theoretical research with corresponding results or reports;
  • New developments in the given themes, employing qualitative or quantitative methods.


Proposals for presentations must include (Abstract Template: download here):

  • Title (max. 15 words);
  • Abstract main text (max. 300 words);
  • Keywords (max. 5)
Final paper publication

All final papers with a registration associated will be published in the E-Book of the conference.

  • Final paper submission: until 21st December 2018
  • Final paper template (download here)


The works must report original, previously unpublished findings in the field. All papers will be reviewed under the direction of the Scientific Committee.

Guidelines for presenters - Poster presentation
  • Presenters are required to prepare the content in a full-sized poster, with the following dimensions: A0 portrait (approx. 84 x 115 cm);
  • As they can be viewed from a certain distance, please make sure your typeface and graphics are easy to read;
  • Presenters should deliver the Posters duly identified at the welcome desk when making the check in to the conference.
  • Joana Carneiro Pinto, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (FCH-UCP)
  • Helena Rebelo Pinto, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (FCH-UCP)
  • Angelica Bucur (ALBCONSEIL)
  • Cecilia Leboeuf (Coneqt)
  • Helena Rebelo Pinto (FCH-UCP)
  • Joana Carneiro Pinto (FCH-UCP)
  • Mette Holm Harrsen (MYO – Mind Your Organization)

Important Dates

  • 11/30/2018

    Abstract submission (only posters)

  • 12/07/2018

    Notification to authors

  • 12/21/2018

    Author registration

  • 12/21/2018

    General public registration

  • 01/11/2019 & 01/12/2019


Provisory Program

Friday, January 11th

8.30 - 9.00
Welcome desk opening

9.00 - 9.30
Opening session

Prof. Doutor Nelson Ribeiro - FCH-UCP
Dr. Sérgio Cintra - SCML

Prof. Helena Rebelo Pinto – FCH-UCP
Dra. Nuno Tomás - IEFP

9.45 - 10.45
Panel L2W: Increasing the chances for successful integration of people in situations of professional vulnerability – Presentation of four outputs from L2W

Prof. Dra. Joana Carneiro Pinto - FCH-UCP
Dra. Mette Holm Harrsen - MYO
Dra. Cecilia Leboeuf - CONEQT
Moderator: Dra. Ana Cecília Cameira - CEFC-SCML

10.45 - 11.15
Coffee break
Posters session / L2W Outputs Room

11.15 - 12.00
Panel 2: Professional vulnerability situations – the institution´s role - “No one left behind”

Prof. Doutor Rui Marques, IPAV
Prof. Doutora Ana Cláudia Valente, ANQEP
Moderator: Prof. Doutora Helena Rebelo Pinto - FCH-UCP

12.45 - 14.30
Free lunch

14.30 - 15.00
Panel 3: Increasing the chances for successful integration of people in situations of professional vulnerability – Presentation of two outputs from L2W

Ing. Michal Šidlo - ARTEVIO
Mgr. Vladimir Vaďura, Ph.D. - PELICAN
Moderator: Dr. Rui Silva, IPAV

15.00 - 16.30
Panel 4: Multiculturality, Inclusion and Social Justice

Prof. Dr. Pedro Góis - Coimbra University
Dra. Eugénia Quaresma - Portuguese Catholic Migrations Services
Maria Helena Antunes - AidLearn
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Francisco Branco - FCH-UCP

16.30 - 17.00
Coffee break
Posters session / L2W Outputs Room

17.00 - 17.45
Panel 5: European Projects – cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Dr. Bernard Hugonnier - OECD
Dr. Rui Gato - ERASMUS +
Moderator: Prof. Augusta Gaspar – FCH-UCP

17.45 - 18.15
Closing session

Prof. Doutora Joana Carneiro Pinto - FCH-UCP
Dra. Angelica Bucur - Live2Work Quality Assurance Partners

Saturday, January 12th

9.00 - 13.00

My values - Image cards - Dra. Ana Azeiteiro
Strengths - Solitaire Cards - Dra. Ana Azeiteiro
Identifying Future Career Paths - Prof Dra. Joana Carneiro Pinto
Tree of Competences - Dra. Mariana Baptista
Diamond - Positive Focus - Dra. Mette Holm Harrsen
My Goals - SMARTE Model - Dra. Maria Manuel Sousa


  • SCML

    • Ana Cecília Cameira (CEFC-SCML)
    • Ana Azeiteiro (CEFC-SCML)

  • ucp

    • Helena Rebelo Pinto (FCH-UCP)
    • Joana Carneiro Pinto (FCH-UCP)

  • alb

    • Angelica Bucur (ALB CONSEIL)

  • ipav

    • Mónica Rocha e Melo (IPAV)
    • Rui Silva (IPAV)

  • coneqt

    • Cecilia Leboeuf (Coneqt)

  • myo

    • Mette Holm Harrsen (MYO – Mind Your Organization)

  • Artevio

    • Michal Sidlo (Artevio)
    • Veronika Skubalova (Artevio)

  • pelican

    • Dasa Pelikanova (Spolek Pelican)
    • Vladimir Vadura (Spolek Pelican)


Rosário Lopes: rlopes@ucp.pt from the CRC-W (Católica Research Center for Psychological, Family and Social Well-being)

Conference Venue

Catholic University of Portugal
Palma de Cima
1649-023 Lisbon

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About the Catholic University of Portugal

Universidade Católica Portuguesa is an academic community that helps defend and develop the human being and his/her cultural heritage through research, teaching and services. It is a major presence in the Portuguese university world, characterized by a Christian vision of mankind and making a specific contribution to all areas of knowledge. UCP is recognized by the Portuguese State as a free, autonomous university institution of public utility. Since its foundation in 1967, it has made a significant contribution to the development of higher education in Portugal. Teaching at UCP - which has awarded degrees to around 44,000 students over the past 49 years - aims to combine academic excellence and education in human values.

Link: www.ucp.pt