Social Events



Welcome Reception

Date: 13.07.2020

Time: 9:00 – 10:00

Venue: Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Address: Szamarzewskiego Street, 89, building E

 

We are delighted to announce that the Welcome Reception will be at the same time as the Official Opening Conference on the Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science. More information will be provided at a later date.


The Welcome Reception is included in the registration fee.





Poznan Sightseeing

Date: 14.07.2020

Time: 18:00 – 21:00

Venue: Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Address: Szamarzewskiego Street, 89, building E

 

Poznań - the 5th biggest city in Poland and the capital of the Greater Poland province has a history spanning across more than 1,000 years. On this trip you are going to dive back to the roots of the city located on Ostrów Tumski (the Cathedral Island) and explore 10th C. relicts hidden beneath the cathedral floor. You will witness the very beginnings of the Polish state and Christianity on that territory. Next, you are going to the colorful Market Square with the 16th C. Renaissance Town Hall towering over the city. It is here, every day at noon that the famous goats of Poznań appear in front of crowds gathering to watch the show. Other spots on the itinerary include a true jewelry of Roman Baroque: the former Jesuits church of St. Stanislaw the Bishop, adjacent palaces and the Royal Castle topping the Przemyslaw Hill. More information will be provided at a later date.





Conference Dinner

Date: 15.07.2020

Time: 19:00 – 22:00

Venue: Student Residence „Hanka”
Address: Aleje Niepodległości Street, 26

 

The Conference Dinner will take place at Student Residence “Hanka”, which was renovated in 2018. The Student Residence "Hanka" won the main prize at the National Modernization of the Year 2017 Competition, in the category of hotel and conference facilities. Moreover, the building is a historic object individually entered into the register of monuments. It is located in the city center of Poznan, about 20 minutes by tram from the conference venue. More information will be provided at a later date.





Excursion to Brewery "Gzub"

Date: 16.07.2020

Time: 17:00 – 23:00

Venue: Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Address: Szamarzewskiego Street, 89, meetup in front of the building E

 

The Brewery "Gzub" is family brewery, located in the heart of Greater Poland. The brewery is fully modern, but they brew beers in it using traditional production methods. During our tour of the brewery, you will see beer production sites, where the differences between craft and mass production as well as technological solutions used in this brewery are shown. You will be able to look at the entire production process, from grain, grinding mill and how the malt meal goes to the brewhouse, to the packaging.

All beers in the brewery "Gzub" are produced using the unique process of fermentation in bottles and barrels, which guarantees the preservation of the beer's taste at the highest level for a period of one year. All without a pasteurization or filtration process to sterilize the beer.

At the end of the tour you will have the opportunity to taste beers delivered directly from the brewery. More information will be provided at a later date.





Conference Excursion – Rogalin

Date: 17.07.2020

Time: 9:00 – 17:00

Venue: the meeting place will be announced later

 

The Rogalin Palace is a true jewelry of 18th residential palace architecture. Built in the late 1700's, it belonged to a noble family of Raczyński and has been a witness to various historical events in the last 200 years. Thanks to the recent interior renovation, it now faithfully illustrates the life of various family members from late 18th century to the outbreak of WWII.

You are going to see richly furnished rooms with work-of-art chandeliers, cutlery, paintings and various other examples of applied arts. The library room, with its wooden hand-carved bookcases covering all 4 walls a few meters all the way up to the ceiling is considered the greatest highlight of the palace.

Apart from the interiors, the adjacent painting gallery of Edward Aleksander Raczyński exhibits approximately 250 works of art by acclaimed European artist. The biggest attraction, however, is the biggest painting by Jan Matejko - Joan of Arc reaching as much as 484 x 973 cm. The palace is surrounded by a French and English style gardens, the latter a home to numerous age-old oaks, including the country-famous Lech, Czech and Rus. More information will be provided at a later date.





Conference Excursion – Kórnik

Date: 17.07.2020

Time: 9:00 – 17:00

Venue: the meeting place will be announced later

 

The first residence you will see will be the castle in Kornik erected in 14th/15th century. It was rebuilt in 19th century in English neo-Gothic style. Our guided tour will cover the castle interiors with its unique Mauritanian Hall housing an impressive collection of 16th and 17th C. Polish militaria. You will have a chance to see the famous Polish hussar armor with a characteristic feather wing, which has become an icon of Polish cavalry.

Next on the itinerary is the Kórnik Arboretum – a 30-hectare botanical garden displaying around 3000 species of trees, bush and vines. Top peculiarities include: swamp cypress – a tree with protruding air roots, native to swampy southern states in USA, or a willow growing pear-like fruits. With our international conference group, the walk along the “Trees of the World” route will certainly be a very interesting experience.

The final treat will be a 40-minute motorboat cruise across Kórnickie Lake, giving you a unique chance to admire the castle from the lake’s perspective. More information will be provided at a later date.