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Social events

Welcome party

Get to know your fellow participants at the Tromsø City Hall. Have a drink, eat sushi prepared from local fish and mingle with other attendees from the conference.

Price: 250 NOK (+VAT)


Banquet dinner

The conference dinner will be served in the Panorama hall at Scandic Ishavshotell with a panorama view over Tromsø harbor and The Arctic Cathedral on the mainland. Enjoy an aperitif followed by a three-coursed meal – before dancing into the night.

Price: 850 NOK (+VAT)


The Polaria Experience

Join a guided tour around the arctic aquarium and exhibition Polaria, that showcases arctic research on climate changes, nature and wildlife in the region.  Enjoy a panorama film view of the arctic wilderness of Svalbard and the northern lights. You will also get the seal feeding experience with the four seals: Bella, Lyra, Mai San and Loffen.

Price: 150 NOK (+VAT)



If you don’t want to spend the evening alone at the hotel room watching movies, then head straight to the nice and informal Driv café. Here you can network with other BIOPROSP-participants. You will find the BIOPROSP banner inside. From 24 to 27 February you will get a beer at reduced price at Driv by showing the participant confirmation or name tag.