ETAPS 2018: 14-20 April 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece

Social Events

Welcome Cocktail

The Welcome Cocktail will take place on Monday, April 16
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Location: Makedonia Palace Hotel – Venue

The Welcome Cocktail is the first social gathering between all conference delegates and it will take place at the Venue Hotel. It will be a relaxing evening during which delegates will have the opportunity to talk to colleagues and peers, while enjoying local drinks and ample canapés.
The Welcome Cocktail is included in all registration fees (except for workshop only participation). Tickets for workshop participants or accompanying persons can be purchased at the "Additional Options" section, during registration through

Tickets for workshop participants or accompanying persons: € 35

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner will take place on Wednesday, April 18
Time: 20:00 – 23:00
Location: The Kitchen Bar, Thessaloniki – View on Google Maps

Meeting times for departure
19:15 – Meet at the lobby of Makedonia Palace Hotel if you want to take a nice stroll to the dinner place. It will take approximately 30 minutes of walking, please bring with you comfortable shoes. Otherwise, you can take the buses as below.
19:40 – Buses will depart from Makedonia Palace Hotel to take you to the dinner place. Ensure you are at the lobby of the hotel by 19:30. Please let the registration desk staff know if you will take the bus.
20:00 – If you prefer to meet us at the dinner place, please arrive by 20:00 to be seated. The exact location can be found here: Google Maps.

The Kitchen Bar is a nice restaurant, set in a renovated storage warehouse right by the sea. Its renowned Chef will provide a different approach to the typical Mediterranean catering, and you can enjoy the flavors in the “open kitchen” restaurant type beside the sea. The event can definitely be considered as an opportunity to meet and get to know better fellow delegates, in a different yet relaxed environment. Live music will accompany the intriguing taste experience.

The Conference Dinner is included only in the FULL registration fees. Extra tickets for participants or accompanying persons can be purchased at the "Additional Options" section, during registration through

Conference Dinner Ticket: € 60