Florence Social Agenda

Europe Pacific Conference

23 - 30 April 2019 


Academic Sessions
Please note that although we have a provision for the academic sessions below, the Academic Agenda will remain fluid until the final agenda is provided to you at the Welcome Drinks. 


The Attendee App
We have introduced a conference Attendee App, which is where the most up to date information for the Social Agenda and Academic Program will be noted. The Attendee App will be released in the week leading up to the conference. All details below are subject to change. 


Day 1: Tuesday 23 April  | Welcome Drinks & Dinner

6:00pm to 6:45pm - Welcome Drinks at Enoteca Alessi

Meet and greet your speakers, fellow delegates and CPE team over canapés, wine and beer. You will receive your delegate pack with final information at this event so please advise us if you cannot attend so we can arrange for you to receive your pack at an alternative time/place. Enotecca Alessi is a 1 minute walk from the conference hotel.

Cost: Complimentary
Venue:
Enotecca Alessi, 31 Via Della Oche


Welcome dinner event for CPE Conferences in Florence

7:00pm to 10:00pm - Welcome Dinner

Following the welcome drinks, enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner at our conference hotel - Hotel Brunelleschi. This is a great opportunity to further mingle with your fellow delegates.

Cost: TBC
Venue: Hotel Brunelleschi

Inclusions: TBC


Day 2: Wednesday 24 April | Social & Academic

9:30am to 1:00pm - Guided Walking Tour with Florentine Academic

Together with our local Guide, Dr Elise Camporaele, we will visit some of the highlights of Florence. These will include, Davazanti Museum, Strozzi Palace, Piazza Signoria, Uffizi Courtyard, Medici Chapel, & Basilica San Lorenzo. We will finish at Central Food Market where participants could stay for lunch (lunch will be at your own expense)

Cost: $125 per person
Venue: Meet in the foyer of Hotel Brunelleschi at 9.20am for a 9.30am departure around Florence.
Inclusions: 3.5hrs of private guide & Entry costs to Davazanti Museum, Bascillia San Lorenzo & Medici Chapel. Lunch is at your own expense.


3:30pm to 7:45pm - Academic Session
in the meeting room of the Hotel Brunelleschi.


Day 3: Thursday 25 April | Academic Session

Please note that this day is an Italian Public Holiday. Large galleries may be accessible, but not all places will be open on this date.

3:30pm to 7:45pm - Academic Session in the meeting room of the Hotel Brunelleschi.


Day 4: Friday 26 April | Academic Field Activity

9:30am to 1:30pm - Walking Tour of Florence
Meet in the foyer of Hotel Brunelleschi at 9:25am for a short 15 minute walk to meet the guide at La Specola at 9.50am

Meet in the foyer of Hotel Brunelleschi at 9.25am to walk to La Specola where we will meet our guide at 9:50am. Itinerary is as follows:

Stop 1. Universita degli student Firenze, LA Specola (Florence Student University) – Originally the personal collection of the Medici Family, this museum houses an incredible collection of wax anatomical figures used for medical teaching in the 17th century. Opening to public in 1775, it is famous for the medical accuracy, each figure having been copied from real corpses.

Stop 2. Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy – Established by the Dominican monks in 1221 this is the oldest, still operating pharmacy in the world. They still even use some of the original recipes from the monks!

Stop 3. Ospedal degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents) – Designed by Brunelleschi in 1419, this foundling hospital, paid for by the Silk Guild of Florence, was responsible for the welfare of abandoned children. It represented social & humanistic values in Renaissance Florence.

Cost to delegates: Free of charge
Cost to accompanying persons: $75 per person
Venue: Meet in the foyer of Hotel Brunelleschi at 9:25am for a short 15 minute walk to meet the guide at La Specola (Via Romana, 17, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy)
Inclusions: Private Guide and Entry into La Specola & Ospedale Innocenti


Day 5: Saturday 27 April | Social

Wine tasting tour with CPE Conference as a networking activity for Florence 2019 Conference

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Day 6: Sunday 28 April |  Social

[Time] to [Time] - Networking Day TBC
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Day 7: Monday 29 April | Social & Academic

10:00am to 1:30pm - Private tour of Brancacci Chapel and 4 Master Artisan Workshops visit
Meet in the foyer of the Hotel Brunelleschi at 9:25am where you will walk to the Brancacci Chapel to meet your guide at 9:50am

The Magnificent Brancacci Chapel in the Church of Santa Maria della Carmine is a pre booked timed entry event. Our guide Dr Elisa Camporeale will give us insight into the painting of this small masterpiece. Following this we will visit the small Artisan workshops in the areas of Sculpture, Marbled Paper, Gilt Metal & Etching.  

Cost: $95 per person
Venue: Brancacci Chapel
Inclusions: Private Guide and Entry costs to the chapel


Day 8: Tuesday 30 April | Departure Day


Book your activities

To book any of the above activities, please complete the Activity Registration Form that was emailed to you previously with the Social Agenda Release email. Please complete one form per delegate. If your accompanying person is also attending the conference as a delegate please ask them to complete the form that was emailed to their email address.

Please note that activities are non-refundable as we must adhere to the suppliers terms and conditions. Please ensure that you have adequate Travel Insurance - if you don't have this, then you can contact CPE Travel to purchase a policy.