Social Program

Conference banquet

The conference banquet will take place in the evening of Wednesday, August 31, on the beach terrace of Hotel Tofo Mar. A buffet dinner featuring fresh seafood and other Mocambican specialities will be available, and a local band will entertain us with African music. The conference banquet is included in the registration fee.

Tour of historic Inhambane

A guided tour of the old Portuguese town of Inhambane is planned for Tuesday morning, August 30. Fee: TBA (approx. 1000 MZN per person, incl. transfers) (to be paid to the travel agency, Terra Agua Ceu).

Ocean Safari

Alternative program for Tuesday morning, August 30 is an Ocean Safari. Tofo is a famous diving hotspot with outstanding ocean wildlife. You have the chance to enjoy a snorkeling trip with whale sharks, mantas, and humpback whales. For divers and non-divers!
Fee: TBA (approx. 1800 MZN per person) (to be paid directly to Dive Center)

Matapa Lunch

A Matapa lunch is planned on Tuesday, August 30, in a traditional African village. Matapa is made of cassava leaves and crabs or shrimps – typical Mozambican food. The fee will go entirely to the villagers.
Fee: 1000 MZN

Sunday, August 28, 2016

16:00 - 19:00     Reception at "Top-of-the-Dune" Guesthouse
            Snacks and refreshments available

Monday, August 29, 2016

09:00 - 10:00    Opening ceremony

18:00         Casa Barry: Lecture on marine wildlife in Tofo

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

09:00 - 12:00    Guided tour of Inhambane town
        or Ocean safari

12:30 - 13:30    Matapa lunch in an African village

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

19:00 - 22:30    Conference Banquet
        Hotel Tofo Mar

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