Social activities

Since it is a key element of every conference to come in touch with your fellow researchers, the MiCom will contain various social activities, a welcome reception and of course a conference dinner.

Welcome reception (including the MiCom2020 science slam!)

The welcome reception will take place on the 16th  at the international café “Haus auf der Mauer”.  It is included in conference fee and if you want to pass some nice hours, including some snacks and drinks,  chatting with your fellow attendees and listening to (or presentig at) the science slam, we would be happy to see you here.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will take place on the 18th at the “Paradiescafé Jena“. If you want to participate please indicate this during the conference registration. Please note, that the dinner is not included in the conference fee and cost additional 50 € per person (drinks included).

Social activities (Tuesday)

On tuesday afternoon, after the scientific part of the day, we offer you the possibility to participate in different social activities. If you want to join please indicate this during the registration.

Brewery tour – The first option is to visit the brewery at the “Papiermühle“. You could join a 1 h guided tour in english for 9 € per person, including a beer tasting afterwards. The minimal size for a group is 20 and the maximum 30 people (First come, first served.). The brewery is located a bit outside the city center and can be reached via a 25 – 30 min walk or very easily via the bus (Line 16 – Station “Mühltal”). For further evening plans – the brewery also includes a restaurant.

Planetarium – Another option would be to visit the planetarium in Jena and enjoy the programme “Universe”. It will cost 10 € per person, payed on site, and the minimal amounts of attendees will be 20  people. The planetarium is located in the city center and the show will start at 6:30 pm.

Imaginata visit – The third option is to visit the “Imaginata Experimentarium“, where you can experiment and play with physics, math and optical illusions. The tour last approx. 2 1/2 h and costs 6.50 € per person. The center is a 25 min walk away from the city center or can be reached with the bus line 43 (Station “Loquitzweg”).

Hiking tour – Last but not least, we offer a hiking tour to one of the surrounding mountains of Jena. The tour will last around 2 h of intermediate hiking and end up at the “Fuchsturm”, where you can enjoy the view, a small meal or just a glas of wine at the mountain hut.

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