Social programme

Welcome Reception (Wednesday 10 June)

Time to meet and mingle with friends and colleagues at 20.00 on Wednesday 10 June on the panoramic terrace on the rooftop of the Sheraton Hotel. 

Dinner (Thursday 11 June)

Delegates and accompanying partners are invited to dinner at 19.00 at the Restaurant Wierzynek, which is in the city centre and within walking distance from the hotels.

Farewell dinner (Friday 12 June)

Dinner is combined with a short visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine.  A 1-hour guided visit of the Salt Mine will start at 19.30. It will then be followed by the farewell dinner in the splendid underground Warsaw Hall of the Salt Mine.
Coaches will leave the hotels at 18.30. Delegates will arrive back at their hotels at around midnight.

Post-Assembly Excursion (Saturday 13 June)

Delegates and accompanying partners are invited to the traditional post-Assembly excursion on Saturday 13 June.
The first part of the excursion is a guided tour (in English) of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, which is located on the outskirts of the city of Oświęcim. Further information, click here
The tour will then continue to Wygielzow’s Ethnographic Park where there will be a late lunch at the “Farm Inn”.
After lunch, the coaches will return to Krakow and drop off delegates either at their hotels or, for those who wish to continue and explore the beautiful city of Krakow, there is the additional option of concluding the excursion with a sightseeing tour by buggy of the Unesco World Heritage listed Old Town and Kazimierz district.
The tour of Krakow’s famous sights and attractions includes the Cloth Hall, St. Mary's Church, the Slovak Theatre, Defensive Walls of Florian's Gate and the Barbican, Czartoryski Museum, Bishops' Palace with its famous Papal Window, then the road leading from the Main Squarte to the Royal Wawel Castle, next to the churches of St. Peter and Paul and St. Andrew, Stradom Street then drive down the street to the former Jewish district of Kazimierz. Monuments of Kazimierz: Ethnographic Museum in the former City Hall, Wolnica Square, Corpus Christi Church, the Tempel Synagogue, Kupa and Isaac Synagogue, New Square, Broad Street, Remuh Synagogue, The Old Synagogue and Popper Synagogue.
The city tour will offer audio in Polish, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch and Finnish.
09.00 – Coaches will leave Krakow 
10.45 – Arrival at Auschwitz
11.00 – 14.30 Guided tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau (in English)
14.40 – 15.20 Coach transfer to Wygielzow and its Ethnographic Park
15.30 – 16.30 Lunch at the “Farm Inn”, Wygielzow 
16.30 – 17.30 Return to Krakow
Optional additional tour
17.45 – 18.45 Sightseeing tour of Krakow’s Old Town and Kazimierz district
18.45 Return to hotels