Social Program

The social program consists of a welcome reception  and a banquet dinner.

  • Welcome Reception, 8th of September, the evening before the start of the technical program.
  • Banquet dinner, 10th of September, in the evening of the second day of the symposium.

Welcome reception

The City of Gothenburg has the pleasure to invite you to attend the Welcome reception. Lord Mayor of Gothenburg Lena Malm will welcome you to the city of Gothenburg and you will find ample opportunity to meet old friends and make new acquaintances.

The Welcome reception will take place at Dicksonska Palatset, a grandiose house dating from 1862. The house is located in the middle of the city close to the main street Avenyn.

The Welcome reception includes a mingle plate with finger food and wine. The Welcome reception is included in the registration fee if marked upon registration (pre-registration is mandatory).



Date:      September 8, 2015
Time:     18:30

Address:                Dicksonska Palatset, Parkgatan 2, Gothenburg


Banquet dinner at Universeum

The banquet dinner will be at Universeum, the larges science centre in the Nordic region. At Universeum, every day is an adventure. The wonderful building, in the heart of Gothenburg, brings together animals, nature, technology and a diversity of joyful experiments.

In just one day you can go on safari in the rainforest, head out into space, dive into the depths of the world’s oceans and walk through the Swedish wilderness.

During the evening we start with a welcome drink and then a tour to explore the exhibits. Finally you will end up at the fantastic Aquariums where you will be enjoying a great dinner!



Date:      10 September
Time:     18:30

Address:                Södra Vägen 50, Gothenburg