Social Events

With the worst of the 2020 pandemic hopefully behind us, we know that everyone will be keen to enjoy in-person interaction with colleagues! Besides coffee breaks, the Congress will organize several social events throughout the week.

Coffee breaks

Light breakfast refreshments will be available at the welcome coffee on Monday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Pullman building after the opening plenary session.

Simpler coffee breaks will be available in each building where sessions take place from

4:00 to 4:30 pm on Monday, and between 10:30 and 11:00 am and between 3:30 and 4:00 pm from Tuesday to Friday. 

Opening reception

Monday 6:30 to 8:45 pm at Pullman

Join fellow attendants for an aperitif cocktail at the Pullman building

Pre-Congress Social Events : Sightseeing

Participants will benefit from guided tours on the afternoon of Sunday, July 24, 2022:

  • Guided tours in the Exhibition “(r)Evolutions industrielles” in the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie 
  • Guided tours near the Campus Condorcert : industrial heritage in North Paris 
  • Visits in Paris : Musée des arts et métiers (Saint-Denis), Archives nationales, Société d'Encouragement pour l'industrie nationale, CITECO.

National Archives reception

Tuesday 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Participants in the Archives Social Event will be invited to a visit and a reception by the French National Archives

Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace

Tuesday 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Participants in the Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace Social Event will be invited a visit and a reception by the museum

Gala Dinner at the Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie (Parc de la Villette)

Wednesday 8:30 to 11:00 pm -- (standard fee 56 euros, students'fee 26 euros.)

The main reception of the Congress will take place in the marvelous venue of the Main Hall of the Cité des Sciences.

Closing Reception (Condorcet)

Friday 7:45 to 9:30 pm

Say farewell to the Congress and fellow attendants during this cocktail dinner in the Campus Condorcet. 


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