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Early Registration and Drinks Reception

Tuesday 13 June 2023

We will be hosting a Welcome Drinks Reception at the Barceló Aran Mantegna on Tuesday evening. This is an opportunity for you to come and meet us early ahead of the conference! Register and collect your conference materials before enjoying some light refreshments.

This event is open to all conference delegates and included in your conference fee.

Timing: Early Registration / Drinks Reception: 18:00 - 19:30

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Social Trip and Networking

Wednesday 14 June 2023

Join us in the celebration of the great Opera arias and the most famous classical music pieces composed by the greatest Italian composers - Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Vivaldi, Leoncavallo, Mascagni - and enjoy the world-renowned Neapolitan songs at the stunning Palazzo Santa Chiara on Wednesday 14 June 2023.

18:45 Meet in front of the Pantheon (Piazza della Rotonda)
19:00 Walk together to the Palazzo Santa Chiara
19:30 – 20:30 Opera

Price: Only 40 Euros per person
**Please note – refreshments are not included with ticket price but there is an on-site bar**

Opera Programme is available here

We strongly advise you purchase your tickets when you register for the conference to avoid disappointment!

We only have limited tickets in the KES section until 23 March 2023.

Gala Dinner and Awards Evening

Thursday 15 June 2023

KES international invites you on a culinary journey through the flavours of ancient Rome 2000 years ago at a breath-taking location inside a historic park filled with rare flowers, plants and the magnificent Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella as your backdrop. Menu – Dining with Apicius at the Hostaria Antica Roma.

18:30 Meet in the foyer of the Barcelo<
18:45 Coaches leave for the Gala Dinner
19:00 – 21:30 Gala Dinner
22:00 Coaches return to the Barcelo Aran Mantegna

The conference gala dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday 15th June for those with Full Registration or who have purchased a ticket. Additional dinner tickets can be purchased online through the registration portal or in-person at the registration desk for 85 Euros each

Please gather in the foyer at 18.30pm. Coaches will depart the Barcelo Aran Mantegna promptly at 18.45pm.