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Social programme
Special Events
All registered participants of the 10th International Precipitation Conference are invited to join the following events:
Ice Breaker Reception (Tuesday, 22 June)
Lunches (Wednesday to Friday, 23-25 June)
Technical Visits (Friday afternoon, 25 June)
Conference Dinner (Friday, 25 June)
Ice Breaker Reception: The Ice Breaker event is offered by the local Water company Águas de Coimbra, E.M., and will take place in the Water Museum (Museu da Água), located in the green Park Dr. Manuel Braga, downtown Coimbra, at 18:00, June 22nd. The Museum is located about 100 m upstream of the Santa Clara Bridge, in the right bank of the Mondego river. >> how to arrive: map to "Museu da Água"
Lunches: Lunches are offered on the University Restaurant/Cantine of Campus II of the University of Coimbra, opposite to the Conference Venue, from 13:15 to 14:45. Meal vouchers will be distributed previously to the Participants and Accompanying Persons.

Technical Visits: The Technical Visits’ programme includes three options:

Option 1 - Visit to the Aguieira Dam and reservoir in the Mondego river (approx. duration: 4 h)
Option 2 - Visit to the Coimbra Geophysical Institute and Centre of Geophysics of the University of Coimbra (approx. duration: 2 h)
Option 3 – Insight into the fluvial environment offered by the Mondego river upstream of Coimbra (approx. duration: 4 h; Kayak trip)
The participants who have not registered prior to the conference are kindly asked to register for these technical visits until Wednesday morning, June 23, at the Conference help-desk. Request will be processed by their arrival order. The programme for these technical visits will be available soon.
Conference Dinner: The Conference Dinner will take place on Friday, June 25th, 20:00, at the Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra. The participants and accompanying persons should register for the Conference Dinner at the Registration Desk until closing time, on Wednesday, June 23rd. More details about the special events will be provided at the Information Desk, during the conference. >> how to arrive: map to "Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra"
Post-Conference Tours
The Conference Organising Committee has asked the travel agency Beta Viagens to organize two post-conference tours. This activity is not included in the Conference Programme. The Participants that are interested to joining these tours should contact the travel agency directly.
The two tours proposed are:
26th June – Half day visit to Coimbra and Conímbriga
26th June – Full day visit to Batalha / Nazaré / Alcobaça (including lunch)
For a description of the tours and the registration form, see here.