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SOCIAL PROGRAMME

Included in the Registration Fee

Opening Ceremony / Welcome Party
Date: 11 June
Time: 19.00 – 22.30
Price: Included in the registration fee
Non-registered delegates and
Exhibitors: 90 EUR
The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Congress venue. After an enjoyable hour with music and magical
Turkish entertainment, as well as an official opening of the Congress, we will make our way to the terrace between the ICC and the ICEC where delicious Turkish finger foods will be served together with good company and dancing. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and mingle with your friends!

Name badges are required.


JMA Poster Session

Date: 11 June
Time: 20.00 – 22.00
Price: Included in the registration fee.
Pre-registration required

The EAACI 2011 JMA poster session will take place in the ICC on the first floor (registration area) on Saturday evening, in parallel with the nearby welcome Party. About 200 posters will be presented.

JMA Evening

Date: 14 June
Time: 19.30 – 22.30; 19.30 buss transfer from JMA hotel, boat tour starts at 20.00
Price: Included in the registration fee for Junior Members.
Pre-registration required

A nice get together for the EAACI Junior Members has been planned on 14 June; a Bosphorus cruise along Istanbul's winding strit. The boat leaves the marina at 20.00 and returns at 22.30. During the cruise a light buffet dinner will be served, which includes two complimentary drinks. The boat leaves from the Kabataş Ferry Docks approximately 3 km from the Congress venue. Please visit the Social Events Desk for information on public transport and timings.

Tickets are available to purchase at 45 EUR. Please note that space is limited.

Namebadges and ID required for Junior Members.


Accompanying Persons' Programme

Opening Ceremony / Welcome Party
Date: 11 June
Time: 19.00 – 22.30
Price: Included in the registration fee
For more information see above.

Full Day Istanbul Tour
Date: 11 – 14 June
Time: 08.30 – 17.30
Price: Included in the registration fee

Tour highlights:
The Hippodrome
Sultan Ahmet Square
Blue Mosque
Topkapı Palace
Hagia Sophia
Grand Covered Bazaar

Tour fee includes: English-speaking guide, transfers, lunch and all museum entrance fees




Full Day Princes’ Island Tour
Date: 12-15 June
Time: 09.30 – 15.30
Price: Included in the registration fee

The main destination is Buyukada, the largest of the island chain, but four other islands will be passed on the way. All are famous for their mild climates, beautiful pine woods and beaches and Ottoman houses, and on all of them cars are banned. The preferred means of transportation is the charming horse-drawn carriage known as the phaeton. Lunch will be at one of the many excellent traditional fish-restaurants on the waterfront.

Tour highlights:
Büyük ada
Fish Restaurant with Delicious
Turkish Meze’s

Tour fee includes: English-speaking guide, lunch, transfers.




Istanbul by Dawn Tour
Date: 12 & 14 June
Time: 04.30 – 06.00
Price: Included in the registration fee

The tour will start before the sunrise. Istanbul offers an amazing panaromic view especially through the Bosphorus and historical peninsula. The time before sunrise is a unique time of silence in the city. Until Istanbul wakes up, a trip on the seven hills of the city by coach is the highlight of the tour. Awesome photographic shots will be captured from Camlica Hill, Historical Peninsula, Bosphorus Bridge, Halic Bridge and Golden Horn.

Tour fee includes: English-speaking guide, breakfast sandwich and coffee/tea, transfers.