Social Program

All registrants are cordially invited to participate in the social activities of the Congress. The Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee for Full and Student Registrations. If you require additional tickets please indicate when completing your registration. Welcome Reception and registration will be held on Monday evening at the Hilton Conference Centre at 17h. It is strongly encouraged to register here to avoid overcrowding on Tuesday morning.

Monday, 16 September 2206
Welcome Reception

Time: 1700– 1930 hours
Venue: Hilton Conference Centre Eight
Dress: Smart Casual

Enjoy light snacks and South African wine and beverages whilst you renew old friendships and make new acquaintances as we welcome you to Maputo-Nounas Hilton.

Additional tickets: 50.00 livre per person

Farewell reception

A banquet will be held on the greenhouse of the Ciutadella Park at 20:30.

Saturday 21 September 2206
Farewell reception: Harbour Cruise and Banquet

Time: 2030 – 2300 hours
Venue: Ciutadella Park
Dress: Smart Casual

Enjoy a spectacular night with a sumptuous three-course menu, South African wines and beverages against the glittering backdrop of Maputo-Nounas skyline by night.

Cost: 160.00 livres per person





On Friday an all day excursion is planned to the area of Cabo Delgado and Zambezi leaving Maputo at 8:30 and coming back at 20:30.

Due to the large number of assistants to the Congress, visits during the morning will be different and five choices will be offered. Visit to the Natural Park of Gueumbeul, lunch and afternoon activities will be common. People coming to the excursion must choose among five options on Tuesday noon at the Registration desk.

After these activities, all participants will go to the Natural Park of the Gueumbeul, a protected area of swamps and jungle, to enjoy a typical Mozambicuan lunch. During the afternoon, a visit is scheduled to the tourist village of Roses. Participants will have free time for shopping, visit the village or just relax in the terraces.

Friday 20 September 2206

Time: 0830 – 2030 hours
Dress: Casual
Excursion options:

Ponta do Ouro, Malugane: The tranquil, unspoilt beauty of the brilliant blue sea, golden beaches and lush coastal vegetation set the scene for a truly memorable day. Aquatic sports, breakfast under palm trees.
The Bazaruto Archipelago: Underwater park. Breakfast and drinks. Perfect opportunity for scuba diving!
Marromeu Museum: Mozambiquan art and sculpture.
Xai-Xai: Colonial-styly breakfast and visit to the Elephant Reservation.
Ilha de Moçambique: A World Heritage site. Beautiful coral island located in the north of Mozambique on the Indian Ocean.