Social Programme

The social programme for the congress is still being prepared. Various social events will be organized for conference participants. These will be announced on the website closer to the time of the Congress.

Lisbon itself is a friendly, old historical city, with a mild climate. It is an ideal tourist destination, being easily explored on foot, and offers various attractions including outstanding social and cultural experiences. Lisbon was identified by the 2009 World Travel Awards as Europe's Leading Destination and Europe's Leading City Break Destination. Congress participants are encouraged to explore their own options for tourist activities. More details on social, cultural, and historical attractions can be sought from the official agency of the congress ( or Lisbon's Tourism Office (