Networking events


Sunday 26 May, 18:00

The Opening Ceremony is the official starting point of the Congress and includes the prestigious Anitschkow Lecture, followed by music and entertainment.

  • All participants are invited to the Opening Ceremony starting at 18:00 in the Anitschkow Hall, followed by a Welcome Reception in the Exhibition area.



Tuesday 28 May, 19:30 at the Kasteel de Hoogenweerth  

This enjoyable International evening will be held in the beautiful Hoogenweerth Castle. An award ceremony, dinner buffet and music will make this evening unforgettable for the Congress guests.

Hoogenweerth Castle is a fairytale castle, beautifully renovated, where catering is conducted with true love for the profession and hospitality. Located on a peninsula along the Maas and surrounded by nearly 4 hectares of gardens and water park. Behind the castle grounds are its lakes and a nature reserve.

  • Tickets are subject to availability and we recommend to buy them online when registering to the Congress, or if already registered, by emailing: reg_eas19@kenes.comPrice: 50 EUR.
  • Transportation will be provided from the Congress Center (MECC) to the Kasteel de Hoogenweerth and back. Shuttle busses will leave from the Congress Center (MECC) to the Networking Evening at 19:00.