Get-Together Reception – Sunday, 18 September, 19:00 – 20:00

Foyer (in front of conference rooms A, B and C)

First reception for visitors of the workshops, held on Sunday. Registered participants meet speakers, colleagues and other conference attendees on this informal, rustic aperitif. It is a good opportunity to start into the ECOC 2011 conference in a more personal atmosphere. 

Please indicate your participation during registration.


Welcome Cocktail – Monday, 19 September, 18:30 – 20:30

Foyer of  “Jura”, Palexpo

The organising teams of ECOC 2011 give a warm welcome reception to all ECOC 2011 conference and exhibition attendees. Meet friends and get to know potential business partners and scientists. Enjoy this rich cocktail (apéro riche) and plan the next days of the conference and exhibition.
Please indicate your participation during registration.


GALA Dinner – Wednesday, 21 September, 20:00 – 23:00 

Cruising Boat on lake of Geneva (Geneva harbour; boarding time 19:30 - don't be late - the ship won't wait!)

A social highlight at ECOC 2011


Enjoy the evening on “Lausanne” the largest cruising boat on the lake of Geneva. The special familiarly atmosphere onboard combined with a fantastic view to the greater Geneva area and the culinary delightfulness of the Conference Dinner have big potential for an unforgettable experience.

Please book well in advance (while registrating to the conference) . To guarantee a memorable trip, we have to limit the access to the boat to 400 persons. Please note, that last minute bookings basically are possible, however cannot be guaranteed.

Dresscode: Business Casual