Social Events

A Welcome Party will be organized in the conference registration area.
On Friday evening there will be a Dinner Party.
The University of Genoa will also organize a visit to the new campus laboratories in Savona.

Tourist Features

A hospitality table will be set-up in the conference registration area; it will have information about Genoa Monuments and Attractions, Riviera Tours (Portofino, Sanremo etc) and tour operator services. Anyone wishing to sigh-see will find helpful materials there.

Furthermore, you can make the most of your stay by visting the famous Genoa Aquarium and taking guided tours to marvellous Portofino, Camogli, Nervi , Rapallo and Sanremo best known as the pearls of the "Riviera dei Fiori" making your journey an unforgettable one.

Conference Desk

Registration for ESS96 will begin in the afternoon on Wednesday the 23rd of October. It will continue daily, from 8:00am until 6:00pm at the Conference Registration Desk, which will be located in the Sheraton Hotel hall.


A copy of the Proceedings will be provided to each ESS96 attendee (except those registered as Full-Time Student Attendees).

Best Paper Award

The Genoa 1996 European Simulation Symposium & Exhibition will award the best paper of the ESS'96. The international Program Committee (IPC) will nominate the best papers in each track. These papers will be judged according to their quality, their presentation and the response to questions; the IPC will then award the overall best paper.
The presentation of the best paper award will be held at the closing session.

SCS Blue Sky Meeting

For the European SCS members there will be an SCS Blue Sky Meeting on Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. This meeting is also open to all other participants who are interested.

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