The conference site is in the University of Madeira historic building, Colégio dos Jesuítas, located in the heart of the city of Funchal, just steps away from several attractions such as tipical market (Mercado dos Lavradores), wine cellars, parks and gardens and museums (Museu de Arte Sacra, Madeira Story Centre, etc.).
The following map shows where is the Colégio dos Jesuítas (green - 'Reitoria'):
The following sites provide tourist and historic information about the city:
Tourist Guide to Madeira here
Funchal City Hall here