Social Program and Special Events


Welcome Reception

Sunday, 25 June, 2017

18:00 - 21:00

Foyer


WITHITS Lunch (Women in Information Theory)

Monday, 26 June, 2017

12:50 - 14:40

K1


Mentoring Outreach

Monday, 26 June, 2017

18:00 - 20:00

Foyer


Fano Memorial

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

18:30 - 19:15

Brüssel hall


Awards Session

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

12:30 - 13:30

Europa hall


Visit of the RWE power plant Weisweiler

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

12:15

Weisweiler

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

A bus will leave from the Eurogress at the above mentioned time. The tour starts at 13:00 in Weisweiler.


Tour of the old town

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

14:30 - 16:00

Elisenbrunnen

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

The historic old town of Aachen invites to go for a stroll. Let yourself be guided through narrow alleys and across historic squares through the 2000 year-old history of Aachen. Experience all facets of Aachen, a modern city with beautiful historic town houses, many old and new fountains and innumerable stories all about the Cathedral and the 'Rathaus' (town hall).


Tour of the Rathaus

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

14:30 - 16:00

Elisenbrunnen

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

In the 14th century the 'Rathaus' (town hall) of Aachen was built on the foundation walls of the Carolingian palace. The neo-Gothic outside appearance and the baroque inside of the building are a reflection of its eventful history. Let yourself be guided through a building, which today is the location for the famous International Charlemagne Prize and at the same time is the official residence of the Lord Mayor.


Combined tour old town and Centre Charlemagne

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

14:30 - 16:30

Elisenbrunnen

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

The guided tour through the 'Centre Charlemagne – Neues Stadtmuseum Aachen' (new city museum Aachen) and the old town offers the perfect possibility of getting to know the imperial city from the past to the present. In the Centre Charlemagne you will learn everything worth knowing about Aachen’s city history; starting with early settlements from the 5th millennium B.C. to the European city of the 20th and 21st century. During a subsequent guided tour of the old town you will experience everything close up and in addition learn interesting stories about Cathedral and the 'Rathaus' (town hall).


Really true? – The lies tour

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

14:30 - 16:30

Elisenbrunnen

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

Have a guess and get to know Aachen and its stories. Listen to the many anecdotes told on the way along Aachen’s sights. The tour guide will not always strictly keep to the truth; was the first chocolate actually invented in Aachen? And did the devil have a hand in the construction of the Aachen cathedral? Is the smell around the Elisenbrunnen really that of rotten egg? Really true? In a guessing competition with other participants you decide with a green or red card, whether you believe or you don’t believe the curious stories told by our tour guide.


HopOn-HopOff-Bus tour

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

15:30 - 17:30

Elisenbrunnen, Bus Stop H2

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

Explore Aachen on a city tour: With a double-decker bus you will be on a tour through Aachen to see the most important sights. At 15 stops you can take the "HopOn-HopOff-Ticket" and stop again.


Organ Recital in the Aachen Cathedral

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

17:00 - 17:45

Aachen Cathedral

Please note, you need to register with EDAS for this event.

Enjoy a concert in an incomparable historical atmosphere, which will not be forgotten! We offer you an organ recital in the Aachen Cathedral (German: Aachener Dom), a Roman Catholic church. It is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe and was constructed by order of the emperor Charlemagne, who was buried there after his death in 814. In 1978, it was one of the first 12 items to make the entry into the UNESCO list of world heritage sites, as the first German and one of the first three European historical ensembles.


Student Lunch

Thursday, 29 June, 2017

12:50 - 13:20

K1


Interview with the Shannon Awardee

Thursday, 29 June, 2017

13:30 - 14:30

Brüssel hall


Banquet

Thursday, 29 June, 2017

19:30 - 23:00

Europa hall