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BellaCenter 185x175Welcome reception at Bella Center
Sunday 17 June 2018 at 18:00 – 19:00 hrs.

Meet other delegates for a drink and get registered for the conference.
Dress: Casual

Included in the fee.

Please indicate when you register online whether you wish to attend the event.


CityHall185x175Reception at Copenhagen City Hall
Monday 18 June 2018 at 18:30 – 19:45 hrs.

The reception is hosted by the City Council of Copenhagen and will take place at the City Hall. All conference participants are invited. Please note that there are a limited number of tickets.

Dress: Informal

Included in the fee.

Please indicate when you register online whether you wish to attend the event.


LangeliniePavillonNyt185x175Conference dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen
Wednesday 20 June 2017 at 19:30 hrs.

Langelinie Pavillonen is located on the waterfront with the unrivalled views of The Little Mermaid, the restaurant contains some of the finest examples of 1950s Danish design, including Poul Henningsen’s world-famous cone lamps. With its superb cuisine, a seated dinner, wine and a live band, the evening is bound to be a great success and experience!

Dress: Informal – a light coat may be useful

Price: DKK 600 / EUR 80

Please indicate when you register online whether you wish to attend the event.


DJI 0410Career Event: Are you considering to combine your career in plant science with Danish ‘Hygge’?

Thursday 21 June 15:00 - 18:30 hrs.

Then you should join then you must join this event! There will be short presentations on plant science at University of Copenhagen and in particular on funding possibilities at both the EU and Danish funding agencies.

We aim at an informal event in the new Copenhagen Plant Science Centre where there will be opportunity to meet both Danish and international students and postdocs at our department, small presentations to our research areas which span from elements over molecules to whole plants. You will also be introduced to our facilities and technology platforms. Finally, you will get an overview of funding and how we can assist you in an application process. The afternoon will end with drinks, pizza and live music.   

The event is also open for attendees with a general interest in the research and facilities on UCPH.

The Career event is free of charge


Canal Tour 2 450x290City and Harbour Tour - 2,5 hours

Thursday 21 June 2018 at 14:00-17.30 hrs.

The City & Harbour Tour starts off by bus from Bella Center and finishes by canal boat. The coach will pass many major sights of Copenhagen, such as the National Gallery, the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, the magnificent Gefion Fountain and the famous square Kongens Nytorv. A pre-booked canal boat awaits to take you on a cruise through the bustling harbour of Copenhagen. From the boat you will enjoy the many wonderful towers and waterfront activities of the city.
One of the great highlights is of course the Little Mermaid, a tribute to the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen. The cruise continues through the picturesque canals of Christianshavn, one of the oldest heritage quarters and to Frederiksholm, where historical buildings are to be enjoyed side by side with more modern architecture.

Price: DKK 460 / EUR 62


Drone billeder Kredit Jesper SvensgaardPost conference excursion to phenotyping infrastructures

Friday 22 June at 9:00 - 15:00 hrs.

The tour will be visiting the University of Copenhagen’s experimental farm, which is situated in Taastrup, 18 km from the main campus. Here, the university has established a range of complementary infrastructures for research within plant phenotyping.

During the tour facilities for advanced high-throughput phenotyping of root development will be presented (Radimax, RootTowers and DeepRootLab)

Furthermore, the new climate station and advanced phenotyping facilities in the greenhouse will be visited (Greenhouse and the fully automated Phenolab) as well as phenotyping facilities in the field (PhenoField) and multicopter drones. 

The excursion is for free

Pick-up at conference venue, Bella Center


Rosenborg Slot 450x290Royal Copenhagen Tour – 5 hours incl. lunch

Friday 22 June 2018 at 9:00 - 14:00 hrs.

The bus tour will begin at Bella Center Copenhagen Hotel. The focal point of this wonderful tour is Copenhagen’s position as the Royal City of Denmark and the magnificent buildings within the city centre, that are associated with past and present royalty. Points of interest on the tour include the old residential areas of Christianshavn and Nyboder. You will - of course - see the Royal Palace and the beautiful Renaissance style Stock Exchange.
Highlights of the tour are visits to Rosenborg Palace, where the exquisite Danish Crown Jewels can be seen, and to Christiansborg Palace - home of the Danish Parliament – where you will tour the elegant Royal Reception Rooms. After lunch at the Royal Library (The Black Diamond) the tour ends at Bella Center.

Price: DKK 965 / EUR 130


Rules & Conditions for the copenhagen sightseeing Tours

The tours are guided in English. During transportation participants are insured according to Danish Legislation regarding Transportation Insurance, but should otherwise be covered by their personal travel and health insurance when not on the bus.

All tours will start/end in front of the Bella Center at the time mentioned on the ticket. You are kindly asked to announce your presence at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time. To board the bus you have to present a valid ticket, otherwise the tour guide is authorised to refuse admittance on the tour.

Cancellation of any tours must be made in writing and forwarded to DIS Congress Service at least 21 days prior to operation of tour. After this, no refund can be expected. A cancellation fee at 10% of the price applies for any cancellation.

The Congress Secretariat reserves the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary. A minimum advance reservation for 20 persons per tour is required in order to guarantee operation. The Congress Secretariat reserves the right to cancel operation in the event of insufficient advance reservations. In the event that the Congress Secretariat cancels the tour full reimbursement will be made.


Travel in Denmark with a Travel Pass at a very low price

Attendees at PBE2018 now have the exclusive opportunity to buy Copenhagen Travel Passes priced at a substantial discount.  The Travel Passes are used in all types of public transport in the capital region, which covers the area around the conference, including from and to the airport. The registered PBE attendees have the option of purchasing the Travel Pass for 2-5 days with the price ranging from 10-24 Euros. This is  a very low price compared to standard fare prices. 

Follow the link to purchase the Travel Pass. The Travel Pass is personal and you will receive it by SMS and email.

 

Post conference excursion to phenotyping infrastructures

The tour will be visiting the University of Copenhagen’s experimental farm, which is situated in Taastrup, 13 from the main campus. Here, the university has established a range of complementary infrastructures for research within plant phenotyping.

During the tour facilities for advanced high-throughput phenotyping of root development will be presented (Radimax, RootTowers and DeepRootLab)

Furthermore, the new climate station and advanced phenotyping facilities in the greenhouse will be visited (Greenhouse and the fully automated Phenolab) as well as phenotyping facilities in the field (PhenoField) and multicopter drones.

Friday 22 June 9-15 

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