Social program

Welcome reception

Evening of Monday 3 September at conference venue


Mid conference tours

Wednesday 5 September

1. Historic Potsdam
Guided tour: Walk around palace Cecilienhof and Marble Palais; sightseeing tour by bus through Potsdam; walk through Sanssouci gardens and Sanssouci palace. Lunch provided.

2. Döberitzer Heide (fully booked)
Guided tour: Döberitz Heathland where hunters and military have utilised the area for centuries and which is now converted into wildlife refuge; tour through Sielmann’s Nature Area where European bison, Przewalski horses and red deer have been re-introduced. Lunch provided.

3. Berlin Wall
Guided tour: Mauerpark and Berlin wall memorial. Lunch provided.

4. Downtown Berlin
Guided tour: Walk through downtown Berlin to see Nikolai Quarter, Berlin Palace, Museum Island, Gendarmenmarkt etc. Lunch provided.

5. Nuthe-Nieplitz-lowlands
Guided tour: Series of shallow lakes that attract birds such as geese and duck species, cranes, eagles and other wildlife. Lunch provided.

Bus transport is provided from and to the conference venue.
Please, note that minimum and maximum numbers of participants per tour apply.


Conference dinner

Evening of Thursday 6 September