Social Events

Tuesday March 29th, 2016
19:00 / 21:00 Welcoming Reception
Thursday March 31st, 2016
PM Excursion to Monte Brè (hiking).
18:15 Aperitivo at Ristorante Vetta on top of Monte Brè.
19:30 Dinner at Ristorante Vetta on top of Monte Brè.


Welcoming Reception

The welcoming reception will be held on Tuesday (March 29) at Palazzo dei Congressi (Hall C, 1st floor) starting at 19:00 (directions)


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Conference Dinner & Afternoon Hiking

The conference dinner will be held on Thursday (March 31) evening at Ristorante Vetta on top of Monte Brè.

Aperitif: from 18:15 to 19:15, dinner: from 19:30.



Before the conference dinner, we suggest to do a hike around Monte Brè.

We get there by funicular (directions from USI).


15:30/15:35 Cassarate - Suvigliana

    15:40/15:45 Cassarate - Suvigliana

15:45/15:58 Suvigliana - Monte Brè

    15:50/15:55 Cassarate - Suvgiliana

    16:00/16:05 Cassarate - Suvigliana

16:05/16:18 Suvigliana - Monte Brè

The hiking route: map and elevation profile (.pdf); GPS track: .gpx and .kml.

When you reach Carbonera, follow the direction to Monte Brè (see photos).

Please make sure you wear appropriate shoes for a mild mountain hike.


If you wish to skip hiking, you can take the last funicular to Monte Brè at 17:35. 

To go from the funicular station "Monte Brè" to  restaurant Vetta, follow the signs. It is 5-10 minutes away.