"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban


Social programme

We take great pride in the scientific excellence of our invited lecturers, panels, side events and authors of papers included in Special and regular Conferences sessions at the SEE SDEWES Conference, but there is another program that truly makes this Conference complete, and this is our Social programme.

From 22-26 May 2022, you will have a unique opportunity to enjoy the company of top experts in the field of sustainable development from all around the world and, through our social programme, exchange ideas in a more informal way, while enjoying the beautiful views of Vlora.


Social programme schedule:

Welcome reception

22 May 2022 (Sunday), 18:00 – 20:00h

Join us for a welcome drink when we will formally start the Conference. The reception will be held at 18:00 h at the Hotel Vlora International's second floor terrace. 


Conference tour and dinner

24 May 2022 (Tuesday), 14:00 – 22:30 h

Prepare for having wonderful memories from the SEE SDEWES 2022 social event as we have a very special afternoon planned for our conference participants.

Join us for the wonderful boat cruise from the pier in front of the hotel and enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean scenery. For our additional entertainment, a party with DJ with will be organized on boat while cruising.

Boat Tour will be organised with Happy Regina Boat.

Itinerary that will be as follows:

Starting Time and point -14.00h, Vlore, peer in front of the hotel Vlora international

Cruise to Sazan Island and visit
Panoramic view of the cave of Haxhi Ali
Panoramic view of sunset on the horizon

Around 20.00h  - Disembarking near Beach Restaurant 

20.00 - 22.30h - Dinner at Beach restaurant

22.30 - Boat transfer back to the peer in front of hotel Vlora International

We hope you will join us for this unique experience!


Important Notes: 

Local organizing committee holds rights to change or completely cancel the proposed Social Programme due to bad weather, Covid or any other Force Majeure act.



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