The attendees and their registered accompanying persons will participate to the social program on Sunday, September 22th and Wednesday, September 25th afternoon and evening.
Welcome cocktail – Sunday afternoon:
For those who will arrive at Bordeaux in advance, a cocktail reception will be offered on Sunday afternoon, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, in the main hall of the conference centre.
It will be possible to pick up your badge and your conference bag at the registration desk from 4:00.
Bordeaux walking tour – Wednesday afternoon:
- guided tour
- old district
- main sights.
15:40: At the end of the Poster session, the participants will take coaches to go to Bordeaux downtown. The meeting point is front of the conference centre.
16:30: Professional guides will take small groups in charge from the Tourist Office (address: 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, Bordeaux) to visit the city. This two-hour guided walking tour includes some of the city’s most remarkable 18th century architecture, as well as the highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage area. Read more.
In case of rain, the tour will be made by coach.
Gala dinner – Wednesday evening:
The traditional gala dinner of the conference will be held at the Palais de la Bourse, downtown, front of the Garonne river.
To read more about the Palais de la Bourse.
19:00: After the guided tour, the participants are invited to gather front of the main entrance of the building (address: 17 Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux).
Important: If you don’t participate to the guided tour and want to join the dinner by your own, please be front of the building at 18:45 at the latest.
During the aperitif, an oenological animation to discover the wine will be proposed, with tasting of some great wines.
The dinner will be served « à la française », that means seated and served.
Important: if you forgot to specify your dietary requirements on the registration form, please send us your recommandation as soon as possible by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). The caterer will do its best to take care of that.
Around 23:00: At the end of the dinner, you will join your hotel by your own. Be aware that the trams A, B & C, and most of the lines of bus circulate until 0:00.
For those who have their accommodation at Bordeaux-Lac (near the conference centre), take the Tram C from Quinconces place (600 m far from the Palais de la Bourse) to Bordeaux-Lac. The last line goes at 00:45!
Tram and bus ticket for 1 journey (1€70) available at the machine at the tram stop with coins or a credit card, and on your mobile with the m-ticket TBM app (https://www.infotbm.com/en/titles-and-prices/tickets-1-2-or-10-journeys).
Some taxis will be available near the Palais de la Bourse, at Grand Théâtre (street « Esprit des Lois »). Only one phone number: +33 (0)5 56 21 33 33, available 24/24. Or download the mobil app (Apple Store or GooglePlay).
Enjoy your dinner!