Social Events


Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 03 Sep between 18:00 – 19:30 at the Venue, Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, the Elafiti room.

The Opening Ceremony will be followed by the Welcome Reception in Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, at the Orsula Lobby Bar Terrace, between 19:30 – 21:30.

Conference Dinner

When: Thursday, 05 Sep Time: 20:00 Where: Elafiti Plateau (between hotels Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik and Argosy).

A sumptuous buffet of local and international dishes will be offered, accompanied by Croatian wines. A band will be playing live music and entertaining the guests, who are all invited to join in the dancing and having fun in the warm late summer night, under the stars.

Conference Dinner is included only in Full Registration Fees. Additional Voucher for Conference Dinner Cost: € 60.00

Closing  Ceremony

The closing ceremony will take place after the conclusion of the conference programme, on Saturday, 07 Sep in Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, the Elafiti room.

Welcome Reception

When: Tuesday, 03 Sep Time: 19:30 Where: Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, at the Orsula Lobby Bar Terrace.

The Welcome Reception is the first social gathering between all conference delegates. This will take place at the Orsula Lobby Bar Terrace, located at the seaside front of the Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, which is only several metres away from the Elafiti room (where the Opening Ceremony will be held), and just in time to enjoy the sunset view of the beaches below the hotel.

This will be an evening of networking and fun; participants will be served drinks and an array of canapés, accompanied by a traditional singers’ group “klapa”, performing international music.

After the conclusion of the Welcome Reception, participants will be able to continue their fun, at the same place, and a cash bar, or at many of the hotels’ and beach bars in the Valamar Hotels Dubrovnik Resort.
Welcome Reception (19:30 – 21:30) is included in all Registration Fees.