Social Programme

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held in the plenary hall at 17:30 on Sunday, June 18.

Delegates are welcomed by the President of the ISBT and the President of the Congress. The ceremony will include welcome speeches, award presentations and a local culture show.

After the Opening Ceremony there will be a Welcome Reception in the Trade Exhibition area. Food and drinks will be served.

Congress Party

Tuesday, June 20
19.30 - 23.30
Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Enjoy a night at the Øksnehallen, a stunning building in the centre of Copenhagen! Different buffet stations will serve you with the best food. Catch up with friends during a game of pinball, table football, table hockey, or billiard, dance the night away or sit back in one of the lounge areas. A great opportunity to expand your network! 

The characterisic Øksnehallen used to be stables for cattle, but have been transformed into a wonderful location in the middle of Copenhagen that has hosted events such as the World Press Photo. It is situated in the Vesterbro area, characterised by its vibrant cafés, diverse shops, and culinary restaurants. 

Tickets can be purchased for €50 during the registration process. Already registered but you still want to buy a ticket? Please send an email to