All participants are cordially invited to all social activities.

Welcome reception

The welcome reception will be held on Monday, September 12, at 19:00.

Conference lunches

Lunches are included in the registration fee and will be served in the Hotel Bernardin restaurant from Tuesday to Thursday.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held on Wednesday, September 14.

Conference trip


There is no better way to get to know the Slovenian coast than a boat trip on the waves of the Adriatic Sea. Visit the ancient Sečovlje salt pans, get to know the life of salt workers in the past and today, and complete the guided tour again in Portorož.


Meet your guide in hotel lobby and start a journey. Boat will pick you up at selected pier and take you to see the panoramic view of Slovenian costal towns and other small bays along the riviera coastlinea. Arrival to Soline nature park. Guided tour including some two kilometres long walk from the to the visitor centre, and back. During the walk, the guide (nature conservation supervisor) presents Sečovlje Salina Nature Park (flora, fauna, cultural heritage) and the salt-making procedure to the visitors. In the visitor centre, a short film is envisaged to be shown to the visitors, as well as presentation of the water regime with an interactive scale model of the salt-pans. After visit returning to the hotel and end of the tour.