Special events

Tuesday: Excursion (18 February)

Please register for the excursion during the conference registration in ConfTool. Non-registered participants might not be included. The maximum capacity is 50 people.

Descriptive city tour: The bus will depart from the Clarion hotel at 10:15 and will take you around the city to show you the main strengths and weaknesses of the post-industrial city.

Lunch break: 12:30 – 14:00 at the Clarion hotel or around these surroundings- (optional, self-paid).

Excursion to the local brewery: The bus will depart from the Clarion hotel at 14:00 and will take you to the brewery, Velké Březno, for a  descriptive tour and beer tasting. The expected return to the Clarion hotel is at 17:00, at the latest.

MFC Lobby (Source UJEP.cz)

Tuesday: Welcome Reception (18 February)

19:00 – 22:00

Enjoy an evening buffet, welcome drink, and local wines at the MFC Lobby (UJEP Campus), the venue site of the conference. The reception is sponsored by the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies UJEP.


Wednesday: Keynote Reception (19 February)

Public Hall (Source ČTK, Autor: Ondřej Hájek)

18:00 – 23:00

The event is organized in the public hall, Hraničář, which is situated right next to the Clarion hotel. The evening entertainment will be performed by the dynamic vocal group from Ústí nad Labem, called Panoptikum, followed by a  cold buffet and beers. From 21:00, our selected DJ will start an oldies party at the backstage of the foyer.



Thursday: Gala Dinner (20 February)

18:30 – 21:30

Větruše (Source Archive Ústí Nad Labem)

Please register for the Gala Dinner during the conference registration in ConfTool.

The event is organized at the 19-century “small castle” Větruše, located on the hill next to the city center. It offers a spectacular view of the city center and the Elbe river valley (even during darkness). From the city center, the castle might be reached by the hilltop cable car, which you can board on the top floor of the Forum shopping mall. Special buses will be organized for participants. A 3-course dinner and local wines will be served.

Friday: Farewell Drink (21 February)

From 19:00, tables will be booked in the local brewery Na Rychtě, in the city center. The event is informal and self-paid. Feel free to join us if you plan to stay in the city