Wednesday 13 September 2017
Reception at Copenhagen City Hall.
The reception is hosted by the City Council of Copenhagen and will take place at the City Hall. All conference participants are invited. If you wish to attend the City Hall reception you will receive a personal invitation from the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen.
Please note that the reception will start punctually at 19:00 hrs.
Please indicate when you register whether you wish to attend or not (included in the fee).
After the recpetion we can suggest a visit to the lovely Tivoli Gardens just next door.
Thursday 14 September 2017
Gala dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen.
The evening starts with a boat trip along the canals. Time and place of pick-up will be announced later.
Located on the waterfront with the unrivalled views of The Little Mermaid, the restaurant contains some if the finest examples of 1950s Danish design, including Poul Henningsen's world-famous cone lamps. With its superb cuisine, live music and dance, the evening is bound to be a great success and experience!
Dress: Informal – a light coat may be useful
Price: DKK 750 / € 100
Friday 15 September 2017
Farewell drinks at the Venue
After the closing on the final day, a small farewell reception will take place.
Attendance is free of charge but enrolment is required.
ACCOMPANYING PERSONS' TOURS
Kronborg Castle & the Maritime Museum of Denmark – 13 September at 9:00 hrs. (5 hours incl. lunch)
On this tour of North Sealand, the coach will take the scenic route along the Eastern coast of Denmark. You will visit the impressive World Heritage Kronborg Castle, the setting of Shakespeare's play, Hamlet. After-wards you will walk to its new neighbour the Maritime Museum of Denmark. At The Maritime Museum of Denmark you will experience a piece of iconic architecture built below ground around an old dry dock in front of Kronborg Castle. The award winning architecture is designed by the internationally renowned archi-tects from BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. The lunch will take place at M/S Café at the museum.
Price: DKK 940 / € 130
City and Harbour Tour – 14 September at 9:00 hrs. (2,5 hours)
The City & Harbour Tour starts off by bus from Scandic Copenhagen Hotel and finishes by canal boat. The coach will pass many major sights of Copenhagen, such as the National Gallery, the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, the magnificent Gefion Fountain and the famous square Kongens Nytorv. A pre-booked canal boat awaits to take you on a cruise through the bustling harbour of Copenhagen. From the boat you will enjoy the many wonderful towers and waterfront activities of the city. One of the great highlights is of course the Little Mermaid, a tribute to the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen. The cruise continues through the picturesque canals of Christianshavn, one of the oldest heritage quarters and to Frederiksholm, where historical buildings are to be enjoyed side by side with more modern architecture.
Price: DKK 450 / € 60
Rules & Conditions for Accompanying persons' tours:
All tours are guided in English. During transportation participants are insured according to Danish Legislation regarding Transportation Insurance, but should otherwise be covered by their personal travel and health insurance when not on the bus.
All tours will start in front of Scandic Copenhagen Hotel at the time mentioned on the ticket. You are kindly asked to announce your presence at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time. To board the bus you have to present a valid ticket, otherwise the tour guide is authorised to refuse admittance on the tour.
Cancellation of any tours must be made in writing and forwarded to DIS Congress Service at least 21 days prior to operation of tour. After this, no refund can be expected. A cancellation fee of 10% of the price applies for any cancellation.
The Congress Secretariat reserves the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary. A minimum advance reservation for 15 persons per tour is required in order to guarantee operation. The Congress Secretariat reserves the right to cancel operation in the event of insufficient advance reservations. In the event that the Congress Secretariat cancels the tour full reimbursement will be made.