Welcome Reception @ Palazzo Fibbioni

The Welcome Reception will be held on Monday, September 4, starting at 19:00 at Palazzo Fibbioni. The palace has been rebuilt in 2014 and hosts, since 2015, part of the city hall. The reception will be held in the “Sala Rivera”, located on the first floor of the building.

The palace has been erected  in the latest XVI century and it is considered one of the first examples of renaissance civil architecture in L’Aquila.

Concert @ Conference Venue

On Tuesday, September 5, right after the Poster Session, all the participants of the conference are invited to attend a live concert that will be held directly at the conference venue from 17:30 to 18:30.

The concert is titled Viaggio Musicale dall’800 ai giorni nostri (Musical Trip from 19th Century to nowadays) and will be executed by the Abruzzo Brass Quintet.

Abruzzo Brass Quintet was born on the initiative of six instrumentalists joined by passion for brass and chamber music. The members carry out both didactic activities at Italian conservatories and musical high schools which professional activities at lyrical-symphonic institutions as Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Teatro Marrucino, Orchestra Sinfonica di Pescara, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Orchestra Regionale del Lazio, Solisti Aquilani, Colibrì Ensemble collaborating with directors such as: R. Muti, E. Inbhal, D. Oren, D. Rustioni, D. Renzetti, P. Veleno.

The repertoire of the ensemble ranges from the execution of original songs conceived opera tunes and soundtracks embracing many authors such as G. Gabrieli, G. Verdi, G. Puccini, L. Bernstein, N. Rota, D. Short, N. Piovani, E. Morricone.

Excursion @ City Wall and Historic Center

On Wednesday, September 6, right after the last presentation session of the day, all the participants of the conference are invited to take part to a guided touristic tour of the historic city wall and of part of the city center. The excursion will last approximately 1.5 hours and will offer a great opportunity to strengthen your contact network while peacefully walking through the tiny streets of L’Aquila and learning about its history and monuments. After the excursion, the participants will have 1/1.5 h to get refreshed and ready for the gala dinner.

Gala Dinner @ Casale Signorini

The Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday, September 6, starting at 19:00 at Casale Signorini. The restaurant is located right outside the city, on top of a hill and it is renewed for delicious cuisine using local ingredients and offering revisitations of regional and Italian recipes.

Transportation from the conference venue to the restaurant and back is provided.