Social Events

To enhance your experience at the conference, we have organised a range of social events to allow you to explore and discover the history, traditions and culture of the city while giving you an opportunity to network and meet your fellow attendees from across the world in a relaxed social environment. Events include Welcome Dinner (Day ONE), Social Networking Dinner (Day Two) and  Oxford Day Tour (Day THREE). One of the highlights of the social programme is a tour of the City on an open-top bus. The aim is to make you experience an enriching social and cultural adventure to complement your academic conference.

Please see below the details of conference networking events.

Date & Time

Social Networking Events Description

18th May 2015

Welcome Dinner Day ONE

19th May 2015

Networking Dinner Day TWO

20th May 2015

Cambridge River Cruise, Cambridge City Sightseeing Open top bus tour and Walking Tours of Cambridge and the Colleges Day THREE

Conference delegates are required to pay for social networking events separately. If partner/spouse/family members are accompanying the delegate on social networking events, they are also required to pay this fee separately. The sightseeing entry fee is NOT included. 

Cambridge City Sightseeing Open Top Bus Tour 

Your Ticket for Cambridge City Sightseeing (Open top Bus) is valid for 24 hrs and you can get on-and-off at any of the 20 stops on the tour – keep hold of your ticket for re-boarding! First Tour: 10.10 - Last Tour: 17.10 Start Point: Stop 1 - Silver Street East 

Cambridge River Cruise with Lunch (1 Hour 30 Minutes Tour)

Cruising on the river allows you to see all of Cambridge’s best sights.Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with stunning views as your sail past the best sights of the Cambridge has to offer, accompanied by a freshly prepared hot Lunch with dessert.

Walking Tours of Cambridge and the Colleges (2 Hours Tour )

Cambridge has something to interest everyone, your tour will include the beautiful King's College and Chapel, the finest building of its type in Europe, the intimate Queens' College with it's wonderful sun and moondial, Pembroke College and Emmanuel College with their peaceful gardens and chapels designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Those interested in architecture will be able to explore 1000 years of some of the finest buildings in the UK, whilst the wealth of scientific history can cover Newton, Darwin, the splitting of the atom and the unraveling of the structure of DNA. 

You will cover the most important aspects of the city, university and colleges. Internal visits to colleges will be included where available (these may be subject to an additional charge). There will be plenty of opportunity for questions en route and time to explore areas of particular interest in more detail.