The conference will commence at 4.00 pm on Sunday, December 6 [with registration and the cocktail reception] and conclude on Wednesday, December 9.
Spread over two and one half to three days [commensurate with the number of papers submitted], the conference will be conducted in a relaxed informal atmosphere with no more than TWO parallel tracks. Papers will be of 30 minutes duration [20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussion].
A comprehensive social program including a welcome cocktail and one informal dinner will provide delegates with ample opportunity to meet new friends and to renew existing friendships. For each of the other nights, delegates may choose to dine from the comprehensive buffet dinners available at the hotel or to dine from any number of the restaurants and bars which are within a 10 minute walk from the hotel.