[BC]2 not only offers great science but also allows you to meet your peers and have fun with exciting social activities!
Social events and activities are an essential part of [BC]2 allowing us to bring together participants from diverse research fields and horizons. Whether you would like to continue a scientific discussion in a relaxed atmosphere, network or simply enjoy some food and drinks with your colleagues from the other side of the world - our social activities will allow for all of it.
Opening lecture and welcome dinner
The Opening Lecture on Monday evening will be followed by a Welcome Dinner & party to kick off the 20 years anniversary of the [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference.
All conference participants are invited to the Welcome Dinner, which takes place at the trendy WERK 8 restaurant, an old engine-turbine manufactory. The location is easily reachable from the congress center with Tram 2. Finger food will be served, prepared with seasonal, regional and sustainable products.
Part of the Welcome Dinner is gratefully financed by the Basel-City Canton.
Date & time: 11 September, 18:30
Meeting point: WERK 8, Dornacherstrasse 192, 4053 Basel (maps)
Discover Basel and meet new people through city tours
Join us at the conference and take advantage of the guided city tours that we offer when registering for the conference, to discover the enchanting city of Basel. Immerse yourself in its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. It will be the opportunity to expand your conference experience by exploring unique attractions that Basel has to offer and meeting new people.
You haven't booked your tour already? Register here!
Below is the list of tours available:
A journey into the world of Jakob’s Basler Leckerly, 18:00 - 19:30
Meeting point: St. Johanns-Vorstadt 47, at 17:45.
- Smart City Lab Basel: Connect. Develop. Test. Experience., 18:00 - 19:15
Meeting point: Smart City Lab, St. Jakobs-Strasse 200, in front of hall 2, next to the blue lockers, at 17:45.
Adapted for people with reduced mobility.
- Stadtcasino Basel – world-class acoustics & outstanding architecture
Meeting point: Barfüsserplatz, in front of the casino, at 17:30.
- Street Art Tour – the city as a canvas, 18:00 - 19:30
Meeting point: in front of "Artstübli", Steinentorberg 28, at 17:45.
- Stories of Basel's Old Town, 18:00 - 19:30
Meeting point at the Tinguely fountains, in front of the theatre, at 17:45.
Date & time:12 September, the time depends on the tour.
More details on the time and meeting points will be communicated end of August.
Photo credit: Basel Tourismus