Social Programme

Social events have always played a crucial role in the success of the Sardinia Symposia, representing for all delegates the chance to enjoy the company of colleagues and friends and relax after a full day of Symposium attendance.

Details of social events organized for the 2017 edition are illustrated below - to be updated - 

  • Welcome cocktail

    Sunday 1st October, h 19.00 

    Get the Symposium off to a great start and meet old and new friends and colleagues in a relaxing atmosphere by the Oasis swimming pool.

  • White Party on the Beach

    Monday 2nd October, h 21.00 

    Forte Village's beach is one of nature’s wonders: a stretch of white sand in one of the most beautiful settings in Sardinia, at the foot of the mountains and sheltered from the rest of the world. Enchanted by its beauty, Forbes magazine named it one of the 25 most beautiful beaches in the world. Join us for an evening of entertainment, cocktails and live music.
    >> Dresscode: White & Cozy <<

  • Sardinian Dinner

    Tuesday 3rd October, h. 21.00 (cost not included in registration fee)

    A variety of typical Sardinian hors d’oeuvres, pasta dishes and barbecued meats, tasty side dishes and sweets will be served accompanied by local wines in the traditional restaurant ‘Corte Noa’, a typical campidanese house located near the Forte Village Resort.
    During the evening music and entertainment will be provided. Bus transport will be arranged by the Symposium Organizing Secretariat. Delegates wishing to participate are requested to book tickets at a cost of 60 euros per person. Places are limited so please book early.
    Residents of the Forte Village Resort, who already have their evening meal included in half board accommodation, may request that lunch be provided at Forte Resort instead of dinner.

  • International football tournament

    Wednesday 4th October, h 21.00

    Don't miss the traditional international six-a-side football tournament at Forte Village's professional floodlit pitches. A poster on which potential players may sign up will be displayed near the registration desk; teams will then be formed by selecting randomly from registered players. A buffet dinner will be served to football players at Hotel Castello at the end of the tournament.

  • Cagliari by night tour

    Wednesday 4th October, h 20.00 (cost not included in registration fee)

    Discover the beauty of Cagliari's Castello quarter with its narrow streets and historical sites. Departure from Forte Village at the end of Symposium sessions, fish dinner and walking tour of Cagliari's most characteristic quarter by night. Bookings to be made directly with the Symposium's travel agency, F.A. Travel, at landfill@fatravel.it 

    Cost: €80 / What's included: return bus transfer, fish dinner, tour guide / Minimum number of participants: 30


  • Beatles Tribute Concert

    Thursday 5th October, h. 22.00 

    Gather in the impressive Piazza Maria Luigia at Forte Village for an evening of entertainment provided by The Vaghi Beatles Tribute Band.

  • Gala Dinner

    Friday 6h October, h 21.00

    To celebrate the closure of the conference week all delegates are invited to a formal dinner in the elegant Sala Bianca at Forte Village, next to the Oasis swimming pool. Entrance to the Gala Dinner is by invitation only - these should be collected from the Secretariat starting from Wednesday 6th October. The cost of the Gala Dinner is included in the registration fee for Symposium participants. Tickets for non-delegates should be purchased from the Secretariat. During the dinner the 2017 "Life for Waste” Award will be officially presented, and best paper awards delivered to the winners of the different categories. Live music will accompany the evening. >>Dark suit would be appreciated<<