Social Program

Wednesday 10th May, 2017


Welcome reception at Odense City Hall; 18:00-20:00     

The City of Odense is pleased to invite all delegates to a reception at the beautiful and historic City Hall at the end of the first day of the Congress.

Odense City Hall is located in the centre of the old part of the city, surrounded by Sct. Knuds Plads, Albani Torv and Vestergade. The City Hall consists of two different parts, an old and a new one. The part facing Flakhaven was built in 1881-83 in an Italian-Gothic style. The new part is from 1955 and has been added to the old building in a very attractive way.

As the reception is not a dinner, we suggest you make your own arrangements in the city centre after the event.

  • Included in the registration fee - Please registrer for this event, as we need to know the No. of participants. 
  • IMPORTANT! Conference bags will be handed out incl. of free bus tickets.                                                                           
Odense City Hall 


Thursday 11th May, 2017 

Guided Walking Tour of Hans Christian Andersen’s Odense, 10:00-12:00  


Join us for a city walk in the old part of the city following „In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen“ and hear the many interesting stories from the famous poets childhood in Odense. Along the way we pass the H.C. Andersen Museum, his childhood home and the Cathedral.The tour will depart from Visit Odense, Vestergade 2, 5000 Odense C.
This tour will be cancelled two week before if less than 15 participants have registered.

Price per person: DKK 75 (€ 10)

Odense Cathedral

Hans Christian Andersen's house


Thursday 11th May, 2017  

Casual dinner at ADBOU from 19.00-21.00

ADBOU is the Unit of Anthropology at the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Southern Denmark in Odense ( curates the remains of more than 15,000 skeletons excavated from Viking Age, Medieval and Post Medieval cemeteries. This event is a relaxed, causal evening. Typical Danish hot sausages, known as Polser, will be served from a typical Danish polsevogn (literally "sausage wagon") together with draft beer from the small, but popular local Refsvindinge brewery. Some of the skeletons will be on display (please don’t spill beer on the old bones!) and the units CT-scanner will be demonstrated.

Place: Lucernemarken 20, 5260 Odense S

Price per person: DKK 150 (€ 20) (read more)

                         Human bones stored at ADBOU




Friday 12th May, 2017 

Tour to Egeskov Castle, 10:00-14:00


The tour will take you by bus to Egeskov Castle – a 462 year old castle in scenic surroundings, located 30 km from Odense city. Today the castle is famous for being the best preserved moat castle in Europe. The garden is one of the most beautiful of its kind in Denmark. You will be guided through the castle and walk through the garden where a sandwich lunch will be offered. The castle houses several interesting exhibitions and you will have the chance to visit the Classic Car exhibition, a unique exhibition of historical bicycles and the old-fashioned grocer's shop. 
Included: Guide all the way, sandwich lunch and water.
The tour will depart from the conference venue.

This tour will be cancelled two weeks before if less than 30 participants have registered.

Price per person: DKK 575 (€ 77)




Egeskov Castle 

Friday 12th May, 2017 

Congress Dinner at Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, 20:00

(Departure by bus from the city centre at 19:00, more info to come soon) 

Come join your colleagues for the official congress dinner at the beautiful Hindsgavl Castle where you will  experience a unique combination of a classic castle, a modern hotel and nuanced Danish cuisine. This charming waterfront castle overlooks the picturesque Fænø Sound and Little Belt Strait, in Middelfart.

Venue: Hindsgavl, Middelfart

Price: DKK 700 (EUR 94) Includes a three course dinner and three glasses of wine. (read more about Hindsgavl here)

Hindsgavl Castle    View from Hindsgavl Castle over Faenoe Sund