Social programme

Opening ceremony*

Geneva Arena, Route des Batailleux 3, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex

Friday 10th May, 18:00-19:15 – additional tickets EUR 30*

To enquire about any available spaces, please contact wcpt2019@kit-group.org.

Join fellow delegates at this grand start to the WCPT Congress 2019. Listen to opening speakers set the stage and be inspired for the days ahead with the Global PT community.

*One complimentary ticket for the opening ceremony is included for full congress delegates who are registered to attend all three days of congress.

Please note that numbers are limited and tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

Welcome networking reception*

Exhibition Hall, Palexpo

Friday 10th May, 19:30 – 21:00 – additional tickets EUR 49*

To enquire about any available spaces, please contact wcpt2019@kit-group.org.

Celebrate your first day at congress by renewing friendships and making new contacts at the welcome reception held in the exhibition hall after the Opening Ceremony.  This is the perfect time to mingle with colleagues, visit exhibitors and plan your next three days at congress.

*One complimentary ticket for the welcome networking reception is only included for full congress delegates who are registered to attend all three days of congress.

Closing ceremony

Monday 13th May, 17:30-18:30

Don’t just drift away - come together with your colleagues and finish in style, celebrating the success of the WCPT Congress 2019 and looking back at key highlights of the event. Awards will be announced and presented for outstanding abstracts. Join us as we say farewell to our Swiss host and hand over to the hosts for the WCPT Congress 2021.

To book: admission is free for all those registered to attend congress on Monday 13th May and no pre-booking is necessary. Please note there is limited space at this event and seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served based.

 

Party night – Option 1

Bâtiment des Forces Motrices - SOLD OUT

Sunday 12th May, 18:30 – 23:30, ticket EUR 105

This impressive building originally began life as a factory built between 1883 and 1892. It was constructed to deliver water to Geneva’s households and businesses. A transformation took place in 1997 when it was converted to an opera house and it is now used for theatre and events. Join fellow congress delegates to sample the exquisite cuisine of Switzerland in a historical setting on the River Rhône.

Ticket includes:

  • Welcome drink
  • 3 course Swiss dinner
  • Half a bottle of wine
  • DJ and dancing

This option is sold out. Please contact wcpt2019@kit-group.org to be added to the wait list

Party night – Option 2

Brasserie des Halles de l'Île - SOLD OUT

Sunday 12th May, 19:00 – late, ticket EUR 50

This industrial-style venue in Geneva's old market hall, situated on an island in the Rhône, has a picturesque terrace overlooking the water. Join your fellow congress delegates for a more informal event and watch the sunset on Lake Geneva.

Ticket includes:

  • 2 drinks tokens
  • Canapés
  • DJ and dancing

This option is sold out. Please contact wcpt2019@kit-group.org to be added to the wait list