Teatro La Fenice

Welcome reception - Thursday, 16 September

The Local Organizing Committee invites you to take this unique opportunity to network, meet friends and colleagues, as well as to meet new people. The Welcome reception will take place at Teatro La Fenice, one of "the most famous and renowned landmarks in the history of Italian theatre" and in the history of opera as a whole.

Drinks and finger food will be served in the Sale Apollinee used in the past as ballroom for the Venetian nobility.

  Dress code
The dress code is smart casual.

This event is free of charge for delegates, but you must confirm your intention to attend when you register for the conference.

Cà Vendramin Calergi Palace hosting the Casinò di Venezia

Masked Conference Dinner - Friday, 17 September

An appointment not to be missed to get in touch with the fun and festive Carnival atmosphere of Venice. Casinò di Venezia, inaugurated in 1638, will be the setting of our masked conference party.

A welcome cocktail will be served in the magical garden overlooking the Grand Canal before moving to the Main floor for the dinner.

Casino di Venezia is the world’s oldest gaming house and its charm has remained unaltered over the years offering truly unique forms of entertainment. Inside it is possible to find tables dedicated to Roulette games, traditional card games such as Black Jack and Caribbean Poker as well as the most spectacular slot machines.

A ticket for the slot machines is included in the fee. Having your ID with you, you can try your luck!

  Dress code
The dress code requires men to wear jackets (a tie is not necessary), for the ladies a short or long formal dress, a pantsuit, or dressy separates.

Conference participants who are willing to take part to the Conference dinner have to select this option during registration; availability is limited, so that early booking for the dinner is strongly advised.

Tickets are priced at € 95,00 per person for conference delegates and € 55,00 per person for Residents.

Book EARLY through the registration procedure (as soon as it will be open) to avoid disappointment. We have a limited number of seats, which will be available for sale on a first-come first-served basis.