Social Events

Throughout the conference we will provide delegates with a variety of social and cultural experiences. For those interested a range of pre- and postconference tours will be arranged through the conference bureau.


Photo: Matjaz Intihar
OPENING CEREMONY
Tuesday 24 September, 16.00 - 17.30 at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel (Sonja Henie Ballroom). Official opening of the conference with welcome speeches, opening lecture by Siri Hustvedt, and music. This event is included in the registration fee.


Photo: Nancy Bundt
WELCOME RECEPTION OSLO CITY HALL
Tuesday 24 September, 19.00 - 20.30 at Oslo City Hall. The City of Oslo welcomes all delegates to a reception at City Hall. This event is included in the registration fee.


Photo: UiO
CONCERT IN THE OLD UNIVERSITY AULA
Wednesday 25 September 19.00 - 20.00 at Oslo University Aula, Karl Johans Gate 47 A classical concert featuring music by Norwegian composers such as Edvard Grieg and Ole Bull will be offered in the historic Aula of the University of Oslo. The Aula was beautifully decorated with large murals by the renowned Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch in the years 1909-1916. Please note that due to limited seating capacity, registration for this concert is mandatory and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. This event is included in the registration fee.


Photo:Trond Isaksen
MODERN ART TOUR
Thursday, 26 September 18.30 - 20.30. All delegates will have the opportunity to spend an evening focusing on modern art. We will visit one of Oslo’s modern art museums and delegates will also have the oportunity to familiarize themselves with some of Oslo’s newest exciting architecture. This event costs NOK 150 per person. Delegates and accompanying persons must register in advance for the tour.


Photo:Radisson BLU Plaza
CONFERENCE DINNER
Friday, 27 September 19.00 and into the late hours at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel (Sonja Henie Ballroom) Banquet dinner with live music and dancing at the Sonja Henie Ballroom of the IASP Congress’ hotel. There is a fee of NOK 650 per person for this event which must be paid with the conference registration.


Photo:Andrew Parker
CLOSING CEREMONY
Saturday, 28 September 11.00 - 12.00 at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel.



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