The presentation and hearing of the candidate for President of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Lisbon for the 2019-2020 biennium was held at the Conference Room on December 18, 2018.

The open session of the IGOT School Council was chaired by Dr. Luís Madureira Pires and had a wide participation of teachers, researchers, students and staff.

The School Council held the final vote after hearing the candidate, and unanimously elected Prof. Doctor José Manuel Simões.