Social events

Social events will include the welcome cocktail, the conference dinner, the concert, an evening visit to the Naples historical center, and a guided tour to Pompeii.

We will circulate the details of the social events by email to all participants, and we will request to confirm their participation in the individual activities.

Welcome cocktail:

There will be a welcome cocktail served at the INAF - Observatory of Capodimonte main building on the evening of Mon 24th of November. The registration desk will be open for cash and Credit Card payments


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The social dinner will take place on Thursday 27 evening, on the Naples seafront. The dinner cost is around 50€/person. Transportations from the Observatory will be provided by the LOC. Details about the actual location and exact cost will be defined shortly.





The Concert:

An evening concert is planned for Wednesday 26 evening at the Observatory, and will be offered for free to all participants. A light buffet will be offered after the Concert.



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We are evaluating the possibility of organizing an evening tour to the Naples historical center on the evening of Friday 28. The tour will consists in a 1.5 hours walk in the city center with a licensed tour guide describing the events and legends from the ancient history of the city. The cost of the event is 10€/person. The tour will take place if there is a minimum of 20 people. At the end of the tour it will be possible to eat in one of the historical Pizzerie of the old town (dinner cost not included).





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On the morning of Saturday 29, we will organize a guided tour to the Ercolano. A bus will bring the participants to Ercolano where they can enjoy a guided tour of the ruins. The cost of the event will be around 35€/person (exact cost to be decided based on the number of participants), which includes bus transportation, cost of the guide and entrance ticket (11€). The tour will take place if there is a minimum of 20 people.





Public lecture by M.Capaccioli / Lezione pubblica di M.Capaccioli: "Il Regno delle Galassie"Ercolano.jpg


Nell’ambito del congresso organizzato per celebrare i suoi 70 anni, il 25 Novembre, alle ore 20, presso il Centro congressi di via Partenope, Massimo Capaccioli terrà la conferenza pubblica "Il Regno delle Galassie", un viaggio tra le scoperte scientfiche che ci affascinano e che ci raccontano come sono fatti e come evolvono i sistemi stellari più grandi del cosmo.

Within the conference organized to celebrate his 70th birthday, on November 25, at 8:00 pm, in the Conference Center of the Federico II University (via Partemope 26), Massimo Capaccioli will give a public lecture (in Italian) entitled "The Kingdom of Galaxies", a trip within the facinating discoveries that teache us how the largest stellar systems in our Universe are formed and evolve.