Social Programme

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, June 3
17.45 - 18.45
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

All delegates are invited to join the Opening Ceremony of the 35th International Congress of the ISBT. An official opening will be concluded with entertainment reflecting Canadian culture. 


ISBT Blood Run

Monday, June 4
06.30 - 07.30
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

All delegates are invited to join us for the ISBT Run, departing from and returning to the congress venue (MTCC, South building entrance). Send an email to to register for this event and do not forget to tell us your t-shirt size.

Congress Party

Wednesday, June 6
19.00 - 23.00
Rebel, Polson Pier

Just a few short minutes out of the downtown core, Rebel is an entertainment space "bringing new life to nightlife". It is not only home to many of the famous celebrities who tour through Toronto, but also to the ISBT closing party! This event is located across the water from the convention centre and offers indoor space with a wow factor and outdoor space with iconic views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto skyline.

Food, drinks, entertainment, and some quiet corners to sit back in overlooking the skyline and lake will be sure to please a diverse palette. 

Busses will depart at 18:30 from MTCC, South building entrance
Busses will return to MTCC as of 21:30

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