Social Programme

The ECO2012 Organising Committee has developed an exciting social programme which offers an excellent opportunity to network with old and new friends and to experience Lyon at its vibrant best.  We urge you to book tickets at the earliest possible opportunity to avoid disappointment.

Date: Wednesday 9 May 2012
Time: 18.15 – 21.30 hrs
Event: Opening Ceremony and Welcome
Venue: Lyon Palais de Congrès
Price: Included in Registration Fee

The welcome ceremony will feature welcome addresses, EASO Young Investigator Award presentations and live entertainment designed to highlight the vibrant culture and history of Lyon.

Following the welcome ceremony, guests are invited to the welcome reception held in the exhibition hall where they can meet and interact with colleagues in an enjoyable environment. The welcome reception will feature an exciting menu from Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France.

N.B. Access to the welcome ceremony and reception is included in the registration fee.  Please reserve your place as part of the registration process. 

Date: Friday 11 May 2012
Time: 20.00 – 23.30 hrs
Event: Delegate Gala Dinner
Venue: Chapelle de la Trinité
Price: €75.00

N.B. You MUST book tickets as part of the online registration process

The Chapelle de la Trinité is a listed building, regarded as one of the finest jewels of Baroque architecture. It offers the finest decor, with its coating of Carrara marble, its Tuscan pilasters, ornamentation of its vault and its Baroque chandeliers.

In a tasteful illuminated atmosphere, a refined buffet will be provided to guests from 8PM, while a Jazz band will perform during the party.

The Chapelle de la Trinité
29-31 rue de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon