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Social Events

Two social events are planned for the Conference: the Ice-breaker party, which will take place on the evening before the Conference, and the Conference Dinner that will be held on the second day of the Conference.

Ice-breaker party

The ice-breaker will be held on the eve before the conference (15 September) at the Conference Venue, from 18:00 to 20:00. We will offer participants early registration and the opportunity for informal conversation with refreshments. Participation in the Ice-breaker party is free, and is included in the registration fee.

Conference Dinner

The dinner will take place in the historic centre of Siena in the premises of the "Contrada della Tartuca", Tuesday 17 September, 20:00. Before the dinner (19:00), there will be a guided tour in the Contrada Museum, to illustrate the participation of the Contrade over the centuries in the life of the city of Siena, their role in the social development of the city, and life during the Palio competition. The cost for the Conference Dinner is Euro 35.