Social programme

All fees are in EUR and include 7.7% VAT.

Party night – Option 1

Bâtiment des Forces Motrices

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

To book: add tickets for the party night via the online registration system

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

Party night – Option 2

Brasserie des Halles de l'Île,

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

To book: add tickets for the party night via the online registration system

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

Opening ceremony

Friday 10th May, 18:00-19:15*

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 additional tickets for the opening are not currently available for purchase, but may become available nearer the time.

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

Welcome networking reception*

Friday 10th May, 19:30 – 21:00*

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. Please note that additional tickets for the welcome reception are not currently available for purchase, but may become available nearer the time.

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.