Career 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 the application process. The afternoon will end with drinks, pizza and live music. Carlsberg will sponsor beers for the pizza and beer event.
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
Post 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, 13 from the main campus. Here, the university has established a range of complementary infrastructures for research within plant phenotyping.
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 free of charge
New Pick-up location: Bella Sky Hotel, next to the conference venue, registered participants will receive an e-mail.
Thursday 21 June 2018 at 14:00 - 17:30 hrs.
City and Harbour Tour – 2,5 hours
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
Friday 22 June 2018 at 9:00 - 14:00 hrs. - CANCELLED
Royal Copenhagen Tour – 5 hours incl. lunch
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.