Social events

PRE-CONFERENCE EXCURSION: Sunday 16 September 2012, Elafite Islands Cruise

Come and join us on this full day excursion to Elafite Islands, true jewels of Dubrovnik archipelago and a green oasis of scented citrus plantations, pine clad hills, sandy beaches and palm trees. We prepared a great full day programme for you to relax before the conference. Read more…

The excursion is not included in the registration fee. Those interested (conference participants and accompanying guests) should sign up and pay with registration.

Monday 17 September 2012, Welcome Reception

On Monday the 17th, starting at 20:00, a welcome reception wil be held at the Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel. You will enjoy mediterranean finger food specialities served on a sea view terrace of the conference hotel.

The Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee.

Tuesday 18 September 2012, Guided Tour and Conference Dinner

First take a walk along cobbled streets in company of a professional guide whilst discovering treasures of Dubrovnik’s past and present. The guided tour will take you to some of the main sights of the beautiful city of Dubrovnik. The Old Town of Dubrovnik, which is on UNESCO’s list of cultural heritage, surrounded by ramparts and fortresses, is a treasure of architectural and cultural masterpieces, well preserved over the centuries. The Conference Dinner will follow at the St. Claire’s Restaurant. Located in the Old Town  this restaurant is probably one of the most beautiful sites in the historic heart of the city. In the ancient courtyard of the St. Claire’s monastery, in a unique setting, restaurant Klarisa offers an unforgettable gastronomic experience. Official busses for the conference participants will be organised.

The Guided tour and Conference Dinner are not included in the registration fee. Those interested (conference participants and accompanying guests) should sign up and pay with registration. Price for guided tour, bus transfer and conference dinner is 65 EUR per person. Don’t forget to bring your ticket for this event.


  • 18:00 Pick up from the hotel
  • 18:30 Guided tour through the Old town and Old harbour
  • 20:30 Conference dinner at St. Claire’s Restaurant
  • 23:00 Busses depart back to the hotel