Social programme EASG Conference Malta 2018

No traveling alone to Valletta,?
We've got an excellent social programme for spouses and other travelling partners. Part of the programme is not only a visit Valletta but also it's surroundings, a boat trip to Gozo and closing off with coffee and ice-cream on the final day. As well as that your travelling partner is invited to participate in all social gatherings of the conference (cocktail, dinner, etc.).
Please have a look at the programme below to see into detail what we have to offer.
If you would like to participate, a partner can be registered during the regular registration process at if you are already registered please contact the conference secretariat.

Tuesday – 11 September

18.00 – 20.00 Welcome cocktail
Dress code: Smart Casual

Wednesday – 12 September

Guided tour Valletta (Capital city of culture 2018!) & Mdina

09.45 - Assemble for departure
10.00 - Departure for guided tour Valletta ( Capital city of culture 2018!) & Mdina
10:20 - Visiting Upper Barracca, St. John’s Cathedral and the magnificent Caravaggio Painting and final stop            visiting Grandmaster’s Palace
13.00 - Stop for Lunch
14:15 - Depart for Mdina – The Old City
14:45 - Mdina an ‘open air museum’ – we will walk through the historic centre where the guide will explain the wonderful history of this medieval fortress. During the tour we will walk along part of the bastions from where we will enjoy fantastic views of the island. We will also visit Palazzo Falson.
17:00 - Departure from Mdina
17:30 - Arrival Hotel
17:30 - Arrival at the Grand Excelsior Hotel
19.00 - Evening programme: dinner with conference guests
Dress code: Smart Casual

Thursday – 13 September

Island of Gozo & Comino
Note: bring bathing suit and sunscreen

09:45 - Assemble for departure 
10.00 - Departure from Hotel Excelsior Marina with fast boat to Gozo
10:20 - Visiting Mgarr Harbour, Victoria and the old Citadel
12:30 - Stop for Lunch in Xlendi Bay or Marsalforn
13:45 - Depart for island of Comino
14:30 - Proceed by fast boat to the island of Comino, Blue Lagoon and Crystal caves. 2 hours stop for swimming,  sunbathing, snorkelling
16:00 - Cross over to Valletta Excelsior Marina
16:40 - Arrival at the Grand Hotel Excelsior
19.00 - Evening programme : dinner with conference guests
Dress code: Semi Formal

Friday – 14 September

Coffee & Ice Cream day
09.15 - Assemble for departure
09.30 - Workshop: Thinking out of the box!
During this drawing workshop you will make a special memory of your time in Valletta. Don’t worry, this workshop is accessible for every level of experience with drawing. The only thing you need to do is thinking out of the box ; - ) !

13.00 - Farewell lunch