Social program

The social program will provide participants with an opportunity to relax after the scientific sessions, enjoying unique venues, delicious food at a relaxed atmosphere. The perfect environment to expand your professional and personal network.

Welcome Reception

The first event of HEAd’18 will be the welcome cocktail reception held at the ultramodern building Veles e Vents located at the Marina Real, where you will enjoy the panoramic views over the Marina and the beach. Let’s meet at the new and most vibrant terrace lounge of Valencia!

Malabar Brewery

Date: Wednesday June  20th 2018
Time: 19:30 – 21:00
Dress: Casual
Venue: Malabar Brewery (map)
Inclusive for: All registrations
Additional tickets: Can be purchased through the registration form or contact us at before June 2nd.


During the cocktail HEAd’18 delegates will be entertained by the performance of the group El Garbí. An unique opportunity to be pleased by the local folklore and traditional Valencian outfits exhibited by El Garbí.

After the reception, you will still have time to have dinner at the Marítima Restaurant or at any of the well-known restaurants located in the Marina Real or Las Arenas boardwalk beach.

Group “El Garbí”, Falla García Lorca-Olta

Veles e Vents Building

Conference Dinner

On Thursday we will join to celebrate the conference dinner at the Restaurant CONTRAPUNTO Les Arts located at the Reina Sofia Opera House. HEAd’18 delegates will have the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views of the City of Arts and Sciences.

Reina Sofia Opera House – Restaurante Contrapunto LES ARTS

Date: Thursday June  21st  2018
Time: 21:00 – 24:00
Dress: Smart Casual
Venue: Restaurante Contrapunto LES ARTS (map)
Inclusive for: Regular and reduced registrations (not included in student registrations)
Additional tickets: Can be purchased through the registration form or contact us at before June 2nd.


Farewell wine

HEAd’18 will conclude by celebrating with a Farewell Wine, held at the Faculty Hall for the enjoyment of fellow colleagues.

Date: Friday June 22nd  2018
Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Dress: Casual
Venue: Faculty Hall (Building 7J), UPV
Inclusive for: All registrations