Social events

Welcoming reception - Monday 2/7/18 - 19:00

The welcoming reception will be held on Monday, July 2nd, at Felix Archief, in the beautiful heart of historical Antwerp, opposite the famous MAS museum. The reception will start at 19 o’clock. The city of Antwerp welcomes us there and offer us a drink. 

You can walk together with us to the venue. We will leave at 18:45 at the entrance of the conference building. 

Address: Oude Leeuwenrui 29, 2000 Antwerp

Guided walk - Tuesday 3/7/18 - 18:00-19:45

Antwerp locals welcome you

The Antwerp locals are known for their indiscretion, frankness and glib conversation. They proudly show you their favorite spots in the city and christen you a Sinjoor (an Antwerp local). They are proud to show you the most beautiful parts of their ‘metropolis’. Follow them through alleys, cross squares to the majestic Grote Markt and the cozy Groenplaats. Feel at home in the heart of the beautiful city on the river. This walk takes you along charming alleys and squares to the majestic Market Square or Grote Markt and the convivial Groenplaats. After this interesting introduction you will immediately feel at home in the heart of the city and you can go on to explore the city yourself or you can join us during the beer tasting!

You can walk together with us to the venue. We will leave at 17:45 at the entrance of the conference building. 

Address: Grote markt 13915, 2000 Antwerp

Price: € 7. You will be asked to make your payment in cash at the registration desk.

Beer tasting - Tuesday 3/7/18 - 20:00

Everything you always wanted to know about beer but were afraid to ask. During this workshop, the beer sommelier of Beer Central will show you how to taste beer, how to recognize the different flavors and will give you an insight into the brewing process. You will taste 5 different beers, including a typical Antwerp “Bolleke”, an  “Oude Gueuze” from Brussels, an “Oude Kriek” and 2 other very special beers. At the end, everyone will receive his own beer encyclopedia.

You can walk together with us to the venue. We will leave at 19:45 at the entrance of the conference building. 

Address: De Keyserlei 25, 2000 Antwerp

Price: € 24. You will be asked to make your payment in cash at the registration desk.

Conference dinner - Thursday 5/7/18 - 19:30 - 21:30

The conference dinner will be held on Thursday evening. The venue is the Foyer of the conference building. We will provide a walking dinner and drinks are included in the fee. 

Address: Sint-Jacobstraat 2-4, 2000 Antwerp

Conference afterparty - Thursday 5/7/18 - 21:30 

Ather the conference dinner, we we will take you to Tarmac of GATE 15. This venue is on walking distance from the conference dinner venue (only 5 min). Our DJ will play some music and you can have some drinks (not included in the fee). 

Address: Kleine Kauwenberg 15, 2000 Antwerp


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