Source: Michael Bader

15th EuCheMS International Conference

on Chemistry and the Environment

20 - 24 September 2015 • Leipzig, Germany

 

 

Social Programme

 

 

Conference Dinner

 

When: Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 8 pm

Where: Moritzbastei Leipzig

Fee: EUR 40

 

The Moritzbastei, the only remaining part of the ancient city fortifications. The Moritzbastei was commissioned by Elector Moritz of Saxony in the 16th century and later named after him. It has survived 400 tumultuous years and it was used in many different ways, only to end as part of the rubble of the Second World War.

The impressive vaults of the "MB", as locals lovingly call the building, offer space for cultural events like rock and jazz concerts, play performances, readings as well as cosy places to enjoy a glass of wine or else.

 

 

City Walk Leipzig

 

When:  Sunday, 20 September 2015, 3-5 pm

           or Monday, 21 September 2015, New starting time: 6.30-8.30 pm

Where: Fountain in front of the "New Augusteum"

 

A pleasant stroll through the heart of the City – the best option to get to know the famous sights of Leipzig. You walk through the modern passage of Specks Hof to the the St. Nicholas' Church where the peaceful revolution of '89 found its start. The tour continues to the Augustusplatz with a short visit of the opera house, the Gewandhaus and the University Campus. You will pass the old stock

exchange on the Naschmarkt - the city's oldest baroque building - and the magnificent Mädler-Passage with the historic restaurant Auerbach's Cellar, where Goethe was inspired to write his Faust.

 

Directions: From Leipzig Central Station please walk along Goethestrasse for appr. 300 m until you get to Augustusplatz. The building on your right hand looking like a modern church is the Leipzig University and in the middle of the place you'll find the "Mendel"-Fountain, where the tour will start.

 

Source: F&U confirm

Weimar

When: Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9 am-6 pm

Where: Meeting point is the bus stop at the East entrance of the Central Station

Fee: EUR 95

Visit the home of the German classical movement - visit Weimar! Although just a small town Weimar has been a venue for a considerable part of the German cultural history. A stroll through the town will show you parts of the ensemble "Classical Weimar" and Bauhaus listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.

The Goethe National Museum is the most famous museum for the presentation and investigation of the life's work of Goethe. It includes Goethe's House "Am Frauenplan" with his scientific collection and the private library and his Garden House. Lunch will be served at Weimar's Ratskeller.

 

 

 

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Cultural Expeditions

 

Meissen & Dresden

When: Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9 am-5 pm

Where: Meeting point is the bus stop at the East entrance of the Central Station

Fee: EUR 95

Meißen is a picturesque little town with medieval alleys and town squares world famous for its porcelain manufacture - the first in Europe (since 1710). During a 2-hour-tour you can watch the production and manufacture of the fine tableware and figures.

After a light lunch the tour continues to the Capital of Saxonia - the so-called "Elbflorenz" (Florence on the Elbe) - Dresden. At the guided city walk you will get to know the historical center with the Zwinger ("kennel"), Semper Opera House, the Royal Palace, the  Brühl's Terrace at the banks of the river Elbe and many more.

 

 

 

Source: F&U confirm

 

last update: 18 January 2016