The ECSS congress offers you a wide range of social events outside of the scientific programme.
All functions are included in the congress registration fees, unless indicated differently.
This is the official opening of the Congress and will feature an Opening addresses from the congress presidents and the ECSS president together with some local entertainment.
The Opening Ceremony will be followed by an Opening Reception also being the official opening of the exhibition with some finger food and drinks.
ECSS General Assembly
All ECSS members are invited to join the ECSS General Assembly to be informed on latest facts and figures and the development of the society.
YIA Cocktail Party sponsored by Mars
Since the very beginning, it has been the pleasure of Mars Incorporated to sponsor the ECSS Young Investigators Award. This year Mars Inc. invites all former YIA winner together with the top 10 candidates of each category of this years congress to a small restricted cocktail party.
Friday Night Out in Barcelona
Delegates will be provided with a meeting location to start the evening together and explore the fabulous night life of Barcelona on the Friday night.
The Closing Ceremony will immediately follow the Young Investigator Awards and will feature Thanks and Goodbye from Barcelona and a presentation from the 19th annual Congress ECSS Amsterdam 2014 in the Netherlands.
ECSS Congress Party
The Congress Party will take place in a scenic Barcelona location on the Saturday night. It will be the time to celebrate, dancing being compulsory.
Sporting activities for children- Family friend congress
27-28-29. 06.2013, 10:00-13:00
Do you want to come with your family to the congress? We will run sporting activities for children aged between 3 – 12 years old during the congress days. Different activities according to the age of the children will be offered in the mornings of the 27th, 28th and 29th of June, from 10 am to 13 pm.
- your name and ID-account
- your children’s names and their birth date
- the days that you will use the service
- any special needs of your children
Swing dance class
Thursday 27.06.2013, 19:30 - 20:30
Looking for a way to meet new people and expand your social skills? On Thursday, June 27 in the afternoon ECSS is organizing the swing class (a European version called the Jive). In a short lesson you will learn the steps of American style Swing from the master teacher and dancer Dr. Michael Kalinski. He performed as a dancer on many stages in several European and Asian countries, including France, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Syria etc. He is a world class Exercise Physiologist and an accomplished dancer at the same time. Michael teaches Ballroom Dance along with Exercise Physiology at Kent State University (Kent, Ohio, USA).
Free entrance to the 1992 Olympic Swimming Pool
The congress is offering you a free entrance to the 1992 Olympic Swimming Pool close by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piscines_Bernat_Picornell . A ticket may be picked up at the registration each day. There is a limited number of tickets available per day. Please reserve you ticket in advance