Social Events

The conference fee includes all social events listed below, but  you should select the events you plan to attend during registration.

Prices for accompanying persons

Reception cocktail free
Conference dinner 60 €
Visit to ORM 30 €

1. Reception Cocktail

The reception cocktail will take place in the Hotel Taburiente (Los Cancajos) after the parallel sessions on Monday 6th of November 2017 at 18:30.

2. Conference dinner

The conference dinner will take place in the Real Nuevo Club Naútico La Palma (sede social) on Thursday 9th of November 2017 at 19:30. The address is: Calle Anselmo Pérez de Brito 9, Santa Cruz de La Palma. It is walking distance from Teatro Circo de Marte, where the plenary sessions will take place.

A meat, fish or vegetarian menu will be offered. You will be contacted by the technical secretariat so you can select your menu choice.

3. Visit to Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos

On Saturday 11th of November 2017 there will be an organised visit to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (ORM) of La Palma.

The conference fee includes:

  •  bus ride to the Observatory from Hotel Taburiente (Los Cancajos) and back
  •  visit to the Observatory
  •  refreshments (coffee and lunch) at the Observatory

Departure time from Hotel Taburiente (Los Cancajos): the bus leaves at 09:00.

Return time to Los Cancajos: we should be back in Los Cancajos before 6 pm. Participants who want to attend the visit are encouraged either to stay in La Palma that night or to book a late flight to Tenerife/Gran Canaria to connect from there with flights towards mainland Europe.

The ORM is 2200 m above sea-level in a mountain enviroment. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes and take a jacket with you, as it can get chilly.  In case you normally get dizzy in mountain bus rides, please take appropiate medication with you. Don't forget your conference hat! smiley