Social Program


Wednesday. Time: From 18.00 to 20.30h

Departure from the UPV to the City of Arts & Sciences. We will meet on the hall of 3P building at 17:50 h and participants will be guided to take the buses out of the campus (Avd Naranjos-TORO OSBORNE).

Arrival and photo stop to see one of the landmarks of Spain, the City of Arts & Sciences designed by world-reputed architect Santiago Calatrava, including the Opera House, the Hemisferic, Science Museum, Umbracle and Agora. All those building will be explained from a viewing point easily accessible from the bus.

Continuation of the tour with a panoramic tour by pass to the old City passing by the old Turia riverbed, Gran Via Marqués del Turia, Colon Market, Torres de Quart and Torres de Serranos (medieval old entranceway into the old city).

Continuation of the tour on foot to visit the oldest part of the City (all exterior): Plaza de la Virgen (one of the oldest squares in Valencia), Cathedral (which combines several architectural styles, Romanesque, Baroque, Gothic…), Lonja de la Seda (one of the greatest examples of late Gothic architecture in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Central Market (one of the oldest markets still in use in Europe), Town-hall Square and the North Station.

IMPORTANT: Congress bus service will not be available at the end of the visit.



Thursday. Time: From 20:30 to 00:30 h

Site: Veles e Vents building (port of Valencia)

IMPORTANT: Bus service will be available at the end of the dinner. More details during the Conference will be given of the buses route (stops in the main hotels of the Congress).

Key Dates

  • January 15, 2018:
    Deadline for abstract submissions
  • January 29, 2018:
    Notification of acceptance
  • March 29, 2018
    April 16, 2018:
    Deadline for submissions of manuscripts
  • April 13, 2018
    May 7, 2018
    Deadline for "early bird" registration
  • June 15, 2018:
    Final notification of manuscript acceptance
  • July 10, 2018:
    Final deadline for registration
  • September 11-14, 2018:
    IDS Congress - Valencia