Social Programme 2017

Evening events are organised for meeting participants on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday and are covered by the registration fee. Participants should sign up for the social programme events when they register for the meeting. Accompanying persons are welcome to attend for an additional fee that is listed below.

Ajuda Botanical Garden

Welcome reception

Sunday, 9 July, 19:00 - 21:00

The welcome reception will take place at the Altis Grand Hotel, the main conference hotel. It is a great occasion to meet fellow HFSP awardees and to catch up with old friends over drinks and canapés.

Accompanying person fee: 40 EUR; no charge for children under 16

Reception at the Estufa Real

Monday, 10 July

The reception will take place in the 18th century restaurant which was formerly the royal greenhouse in the Ajuda Botanical Garden. Come and enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine while taking in the spectacular views over the River Tagus. Participants will be bused from the Champalimaud Centre to the restaurant following the scientific sessions. 

Accompanying person fee: 50 EUR; no charge for children under 16

Farewell reception

Wednesday, 12 July,

The farewell reception will take place at the Altis Grand Hotel, the main conference hotel.

Accompanying person fee: 50 EUR; no charge for children under 16

Lunch

A light lunch will be served on Monday - Wednesday at the Champalimaud Centre.