Social Program


Monday, 26th October 2009 (18:00-20:30)

Banquet on cruise in Pujiang river (only for participants who paid the registration fee).

It is possible to have a ticket for the banquet for an accompanying person at the registration desk: the price is 400RMB.

If you are interested you can also buy lunch tickets (4 tickets for 26-29 Oct. 200RMB).

Tuesday, 27th October 2009

10.30-11.00: Conference photo

Place: Guangqi Park, Nandan RD Chair: Xiaoyu Hong, Director of Shanghai Astronomical Observatory

13:30   Opening: Xiaoyu Hong
13:35-13:45   speech by the Mayor of Macerata
13:45-13:55  speech by the director of the Culture Buearea, Xuihui District
13:55-14:00  Presenting flowers to Xu Gaungqi's monument by Remo Ruffini and Yipeng Jing

evening: Public Lecture at MMC (Modern Management Centre) Address: N. 66, Xingfu Road, Shanghai (Tel. No.: 021-62830066*3525)

Wednesday, 28th October 2009 (18:00) 

Public lecture in Jiaotong University by Remo Ruffini: "From the Astrophyisics of Galileo to the Relativistic Astrophysics of Albert Einstein"

Thursday, 29th October 2009 (18:00)

Public lecture in Fudan University by David Blair

Friday, 30th October 2009 

Excursion to Hangzhou - not covered by the conference; those who wish to participate should pay on October 26th directly to the Travel Agency


Lunch tickets from the 26th to 29th will be covered by the conference only for participants who pad their registration fee; dinners will not be provided