The symposium opening ceremony will be held on Sunday afternoon, 16 September 2018 in the magnificent TEATRO ANTICO (Ancient Theatre) in Taormina from 17:15 to 20:00 hrs.
Transportation will be provided by buses leaving the Symposium venue from 14:45 to 15:45 to Taormina (Porta Catania). The participants will have the opportunity to walk along the magnificent baroque centre of Taormina (about 1.2 km) to reach the Teatro Antico and to admire the view on the coast and the ETNA vulcano.
For security reasons, admission to the Teatro Antico will be allowed only to registered participant carrying the Symposium badge. Participants who have no time to collect the badge before the opening ceremony can show a copy of the registration confirmation letter with the barcode sent by e-mail. Please remember to print and carry it with you.
After the Ceremony the participants may either return to Giardini Naxos or have dinner in Taormina. Shuttle service to Giardini Naxos will be available at Porta Catania at 20:30 (at the end of the ceremony), at 22:00 and at 23:30 hours. Pre-registration is required.
In case of rain the opening ceremony will be held at the symposium venue.