Social Events

Opening Ceremony
Wednesday, May 23, 17:00 - 18:00

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Place: LCC - Lisbon Congress Center, Auditorium 1

All registered attendees are able to attend this event.

Opening Reception
Wednesday, May 23, 18:00 - 20:00

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Place: LCC - Lisbon Congress Center, Exhibition and Poster Area

All registered attendees are able to attend this event.

Join us for a welcome drink, lively conversations and inspiring discussions!

Vanguard Reception
Thursday, May 24, 19:00 - 21:00

This event is open to all attendees age 42 and younger and is a chance to network and meet your colleagues. There is no charge and no ticket is necessary.

The goal of the Vanguard committee is to engage younger physicians, surgeons and scientists who have an interest in liver transplantation and to encourage their involvement in ILTS. The purpose is to develop scientific and educational initiatives to prepare the next generation for leadership roles in ILTS.

Please indicate on the registration form if you wish to participate.

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Place: LCC - Lisbon Congress Center,  Restaurant Espaco Tejo

Closing Reception
Friday, May 25, 2018, 19:30 - 23:00

The Closing Reception is a ticketed off-site event with separate registration fee.
Transportation from the LCC to the Pátio da Galé and back is included with the purchase of each ticket.

The Closing Reception will be held at the Pátio da Galé.


Location: Google Maps

Doors open: 19:30

Take the opportunity to meet in this premium venue in the heart of Lisbon and mingle with colleagues, friends and other attendees and enjoy extraordinary Portuguese cuisine after a long congress day.


This premium venue, where the Royal Palace and the India House were situated before the earthquake of the 1755, is located at the western side of the Comércio Square, in Lisboa. Pátio da Galé is mainly characterized by its unique architecture and history, which walk side by side with Lisbon and Portugal’s past. This venue emphasizes the attractiveness of Lisbon premium touristic site, revealing itself as the perfect venue to live and share the city.