Social Events

Sunday, 9  18:00-20:30 Registration & Welcome cocktail at the Conference Centre.
Monday, 10  08:00-09:00  
Conference opening
Tuesday, 11  18:30-21:30 Visit to Bodegas Monje (a local wine-cellar), with informal dinner.
Wednesday, 12  12:00-20:00 Half-day excursion to the Teide Observatory and it will include lunch at the El Portillo Restaurant. This will be free of charge to all participants.
Wednesday, 12  20:00-21:30 Public lecture - Leonardo Fernández-Jambrina at the Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos, La Laguna.
Thursday, 13   20:00-23:00 Closing Dinner.

Visit to Bodegas Monje (price for accompanying person 30€):

The visit will take place on Tuesday, September 11th. Buses will pick you up at 18:30 and will return around 21:30. The visit includes a tour to the installations, informal dinner and the opportunity to taste some of the wines from the vineyard with your meal. Tickets for accompanying person will be on sale at the Registration Desk.

Built in 1956, the bodega was modernised in 1983 but still holds the original oak barrels where the traditional red wine is left to ferment and mature. (

Visit to the Teide Observatory (price for accompanying person 30€)

Half-day visit to visit to Teide Observatory and Las Cañadas National Park will take place on Wednesday, September 12th. Buses will pick you up at the Conference Centre at 12:00 and will return around 19:00.

The visit includes a guided visit to the “Botanical Garden” at the Visitors Centre, lunch at El Portillo Restaurant or at the Teide Observatory and a guided tour to the Observatory.

Closing dinner at El Monasterio (price for accompanying person 30€)

The conference dinner will be held on Thursday September 13th at El Monasterio, in Los Realejos, a small town near Puerto de la Cruz. Two menus will be offered: meat and vegetarian.

Buses will leave Hotel Puerto Palace at 20:00 and will return around 23:00.