Welcome & Civic Reception – 18.45 Monday 11th June 2018

The city of Glasgow welcomes colleagues to ECCM-ECFD 2018 with a civic reception in the Glasgow Science Centre, kindly supported by the office of the Lord Provost of Glasgow. Delegates will enjoy drinks and canapés over the 3 floors of the Science Centre, while exploring over 300 interactive science exhibits and enjoying views across the River Clyde.

We invite all delegates to attend the reception and look forward to welcoming you to the conference and the city of Glasgow.

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Science Slam – 19.30 Wednesday 13th June 2018

The ECCM-ECFD 2018 Science Slam is organised by the ECCOMAS Young Investigators Committee and kindly supported by the University of Glasgow. The Science Slam is a chance to present your research (or a more general science topic) in a fun, entertaining way in 10 minutes – audience participation is strongly encouraged!

The Science Slam will take place in the Auditorium at Ňran Mór, a former church turned bar, theatre and venue. The auditorium is home to the spectacular ceiling mural, created by Alasdair Gray and one of the largest pieces of public art in Scotland.

Everyone is welcome to attend what promises to be an eventful and interesting evening in beautiful surroundings. However, spaces are limited so please register here to reserve your place.

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Conference dinner – 19.30 for 20.00 Thursday 14th June

The ECCM-ECFD 2018 Conference dinner will be held in Merchant Square, Candleriggs, in the heart of Glasgow city centre. The former merchant’s market square dates back to the 1800s, but today Merchant Square is home to a selection of independent bars and restaurants, located around the indoor courtyard.

Merchant Square offers a unique set up for large events such as our dinner. Following your welcome drink, starters and desserts will be served canapé style, with each restaurant providing a selection, to allow you to sample a wide variety of cuisines before selecting a restaurant to enjoy your main course. After dinner you will be treated to a demonstration of traditional Scottish dancing, followed by a ceilidh and dance. There will also be whisky tasting available for those who want to sample some of Scotland’s other traditional drink (second only to Irn-Bru!).

Tickets for accompanyning persons can be purchased on your personal account.

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Location details can be found in this brochure