Social events

The SETAC Europe 23rd Annual Meeting will undoubtedly be a great scientific event, but we should not forget the social programme during the meeting. All participants (+ accompanying partners) are kindly invited to join at the social events, taking place after the meeting presentations.

Following activities will be organised:

  • Sunday 12 May: Welcome reception
  • Tuesday 14 May: Student party
  • Wednesday 15 May: Conference banquet


Sunday 12 May: Welcome reception

SECC, starting at 20:00

Traditionnally, the welcome reception will take place after the opening ceremony (18:00 - 20:00). Place to be is the exhibit hall in the congress centre. This reception includes beer, wine, sodas and water. Admission is included in the registration fee; please indicate during registration if you will attend this event.

Address: Scottisch Exhibition + Conf. Centre (SECC), Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW


Tuesday 14 May: Student party 

Òran Mór, starting at 21:00

On Tuesdayevening, participants are invited at an exciting student party.

Òran Mór, meaning the 'great melody of life' or 'big song', is an arts and entertainment venue in the heart of Glasgow's West End. The private event space, where the student party will be held, is absolutely stunning!

Tickets should be booked in advance, they include free drinks and an entertaining dance party. Conviviality and musical ambiance guaranteed!

Address: Òran Mór, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX.


Wednesday 15 May: Conference banquet

Kelvingrove, starting at 19:00

On Wednesday, attendees can enjoy a stylish evening with a seated banquet dinner. The event location is absolutely unique. 

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a museum and art gallery. Since reopening in July 2006 after a 3-year, £35 million refurbishment, Kelvingrove has welcomed over four million visitors through its doors and has recently been ranked in the top 15 most visited museums in the world. It has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. They include: natural history, arms and armour, art from many art movements and periods of history, and much more. It is adjacent to Kelvingrove Park and is situated near the main campus of the University of Glasgow on Gilmorehill

An exclusive event at an atmospheric location, this promises to be an evening to remember! Purchase your ticket during registration.  

Address: Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG