1.     10/2019. ?Experts' assessment of hospitals performance: Towards the construction of a subjective performance composite index? in INFORMS Annual Meeting, 20-23 October, Seattle, USA.

2.     10/2019. ?Pay for performance in health care: A new best practice tariff-based tool using a log-linear piecewise frontier function and a dual-primal approach for unique solutions? in Congresso Nacional de Economia da Saúde 2019, 16-18 October, Lisbon, Portugal.

3.     09/2019. ?Efficiency vs quality and access: The case of Portuguese public hospitals? in 7th International Workshop on Efficiency, 5-6 September, Barcelona, Spain.

4.     07/2019. ?Optimising payments based on efficiency, quality, and heterogeneity: The case of hospitals funding? in IO2019 (APDIO), 22-24 July, Tomar, Portugal.

5.     06/2019. ?Pay for performance in health care: A new best practice tariff-based tool using a log-linear piecewise frontier function and a dual-primal approach for unique solutions? in EWEPA, 10-13 June, London, UK.

6.     04/2019. ?Economies of Scope in Portuguese Local Government Using an Augmented Hicks-Moorsteen Approach? in Political Studies Association 2019, 15-17 April, Nottingham, UK.

7.     03/2019. ?On optimizing tariffs in wastewater treatment services using best practices and a log-linear piecewise frontier function with unique solutions? in Sustainable Tariffs for Water Services Conference 2019, 14 - 15 March 2019, Lisbon.

8.     09/2018. ?Optimising payments based on efficiency, quality, and heterogeneity: The case of hospitals funding? in IO2018 (APDIO). Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

9.     09/2018. ?Public-private partnerships in health care services: Do they socially outperform public hospitals?? in 27th European Association of Hospital Managers. Cascais, Portugal.

10.  06/2017. ?Economies of scope in health care services? in IO2017 (APDIO). School of Business (Valença do Minho) of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

11.  06/2017. ?Economies of scope in health care services? in EWEPA 2017. School of Business and Economics of Loughborough University, London, UK.

12.  06/2017. ?Pay for performance: a new best practices tariff-based tool? in 6th Workshop in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. Business School ? Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Oporto, Portugal.

13.  10/2015. ?Malmquist and Hicks-Moorsteen productivity indexes for clusters performance evaluation? in 5th Workshop in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. Business School ? Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Oporto, Portugal.

14.  06/2013. ?Measuring the congestion and marginal products of Portuguese internment services? in 11th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis. Mayis University Campus of Samsun, Samsun, Turkey.

15.  06/2013. ?Measuring the congestion of ICU services regarding the Portuguese NHS, 2008-2009, and non-parametric, conditional partial and stochastic frontier methods? in 13th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWEPA?13). Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.

16.  06/2013. ?Measuring the congestion of ICU using a bootstrap approach? in XVI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional. Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal.

17.  10/2012. ?Measuring the efficiency of Portuguese NHS, 2002-2009, using non-parametric methodologies.? in 4th Workshop in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis. Business School ? Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Oporto, Portugal.