14:00-18:00: Registration open at the conference venue
19:00: Reception at the City Hall of Graz (Hauptplatz) given by the Mayor of Graz, Mr. Siegfried Nagl. Participation is free of charge.
20:00: Gala dinner at the "Schlossbergrestaurant" on top of the "Schlossberg" (Castle Hill). This will include presentation of the Christine Mowat Award. The cost for this meal is € 80 and not included in the conference fees.
18:00: Walk through the historic center of Graz with a tourist guide. All conference participants are invited. Participation is free of charge.
9:30-16:30, Day trip to the South Styrian Wine Route with wine tasting and a so-called "Brettljause" - a typical Styrian dish served on a wooden board. The cost for this trip (€ 70) is not included in the conference fees. A minimum of 20 participants is required.
An increasingly popular variety of local white wine reach maturity amidst the gentle hills of southern Styria.
A wine-tasting session will certainly help you acquire a taste for Styrian wines.
The highlight of this tour is a hearty snack of assorted homemade Styrian delicacies.
Services include an English-speaking guide, bus transfer, wine tasting (5 samples) and cold snacks.