The Symposium’s Gala Dinner will take place April 22nd at Barcelona’s Astronomical Observatory from 20:15 to 23:45 h. Attendees will be transported to the Observatory with buses that will leave Barcelona’s Science Museum at 20:00.

From 20:15 to 21:00, drinks will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Observatory, established in 1904.

Dinner will be served from 21:00 to 22:15. Participants will enjoy it on a terrace with one of the most stunning views of the city of Barcelona. At 22:15, an official ceremony with speeches and a short science talk will start.

From 22:45 to 23:45, participants will have the last opportunity to chat with each other and visit the facilities. Guided visits will be set up, and participants will be able to observe through the historical refracting telescope installed in the observatory’s dome.

At 23:45 buses will depart returning attendees to the Symposium Venue and to other centric city stops convenient for hotel stays.

Night view from the Barcelona’s Astronomical Observatory.