Social programme

A SETAC Europe annual meeting is not just about science, it is also about networking and social events are the best place for that.

Are you bringing a guest to the meeting? She or he is welcome to join at the social activities.

What's on the social programme:

Welcome Reception, free

  • Sunday 22 May, 20:00 - 22:00
After the opening ceremony, all delegates are kindly invited to the official welcome reception in the exhibit hall. Welcome to Nantes!

Student party, 25 euro

  • Tuesday 24 May, starting at 21:30
Never too old to have fun... party time for students of all ages! A tradition at SETAC Europe Annual Meetings, register quickly! Come to the LC Club at the banana warehouse, a place which has been transformed into exhibition room, restaurants and bars with outside tables overlooking the Loire and now biggest nightclub in the west of France. A must while you are in Nantes!


Banquet, 70 euro

  • Wednesday 25 May, starting at 20:00
Join us for a cruise and dinner on the Erdre River, known as the most beautiful river of France. Let yourself be surprised by this magical place, surrounded by wonderful manors. Included in the fees: departure for the cruise with seated dinner, commentary about the Erdre River and the Manors on the outward journey, background music on the return trip.
On the menu: starter - main course - cheese - dessert - coffee. Also for vegetarians. 

Treasure hunt, 56 euro CANCELLED

  • Sunday 22 May,    16:30 - 19:00
  • Thursday 26 May, 16:30 - 19:00
Dive in Jules Verne's Universe ans discover Nantes' treasures! The objective is to discover Jules Verne's hidden treasure, in the heart of the city. The teams are launched in a mysterious quest, full of enigmas and challenges, to reach their goal. Read more...

Walking tours in Nantes, 10 euro

  • Sunday 22 May,        14:00 - 16:00
  • Monday 23 May,       10:00 - 12:00
  • Tuesday 24 May,      17:30 - 19:30
  • Wednesday 25 May, 17:30 - 19:30
  • Thursday 26 May,     16:00 - 18:00

Discover Nantes by surprising walks through the city, accompanied by a professional guide. Read more... 


SETAC Nantes Mobile App 

The SETAC Nantes mobile app, also available in the Apple and Google Play stores, provides access to the daily schedules, tracks and sessions, abstracts, important links and much more. This great tool helps attendees stay up to date and helps them keep track of important events!