Welcome reception

All participants of Conferences will depart from the venue entrance at 12:00 to the Salamanca Council. A welcome reception will take place in the Salamanca Council, where we will be received by the major of Salamanca at 12:15.


A cocktail will be served in the “Palacio de Congresos”, where Anselmo Perez will perform a demonstration of cutting ham. Anselmo Perez has been awarded as National Champion in the court of ham in the III championship of Spain ham cutters.


Salamanca guided tour

There will be a guided tour of Salamanca historic buildings. Guided tour will depart from “Palacio de Congresos” at 18:30, and will finish at Gala Dinner restaurant at 20:30.
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Gala Dinner

Gala dinner will take place at Hotel Abba Fonseca.

The hotel is located in the historic heart of Salamanca, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Next to the Palacio de Congresos (conference centre) and the Colegio Fonseca, it is ideal for either business or cultural trips. Situated in an emblematic building, which has been completely refurbished, it blends in beautifully with its historic surroundings.

Hotel Abba Fonseca Web:




San Juan de Sahagun Festival

To commemorate the feast day of San Juan de Sahagún, Salamanca's patron saint who is said to have performed miracles within the very walls of the city, there are bullfights, eating, drinking and a celebratory fireworks display by the Tormes River.

Among other activities there will be:

  • Concert of “Extremoduro” at “Multiusos Sánchez Paraiso”. Wednesday 11th at 22:00

  • Fireworks at “Parque Fluvial”. Wednesday 11th at 23:00

Castilla y Leon International Arts Festival