Social events


WDSA Night (Icebreaker)

14th of July 

  Due to the adverse weather conditions, the WDSA icebreaker is postponed to Tuesday 15th of July  

(departure at 19.30 from University Campus)

Departure time: 19.00/19.30 (University Campus)

The event will be set in a typical Apulian manor farm (Masseria), savoring the strong and genuine tastes of the typical Apulian cuisine. Wine, bagels (taralli), olives, pickled vegetables and pasta dishes will be tasted in a familiar atmosphere, where attendees will meet sharing the first moments of the Conference.

Arrival time: 23.00/23.30 (University Campus)
Services: Tour coach.
Notes: Wine, taralli, olive oil, olives, pickled vegetables and handmade pasta are produced just a few kilometers from the evening venue; they will be offered by local farmers and will be purchasable during the event:





Departure time: 16.00/16.30 (University Campus).

Social tour will start from the wonderful town of Polignano a Mare, a unique place with breathtaking sea cliffs. Conveners will enjoy the unique atmosphere of Polignano, a natural balcony overhanging the Adriatic Sea. Then the tour will move to the seaport of Molfetta, where a pleasant walk into the alleys of the old city will be the preamble to the conference banquet: a typical Apulian-style dinner, where everybody will enjoy special tastes in the typical warm atmosphere of Southern Italy.

Arrival time: 23.00/24.00 (University Campus).
Services: Tour coaches.
Notes: Bring cameras and video cameras!!!


281 abstracts submitted from 39 Countries.The Organizing Committee wish to thank all Authors and people who contributed to such an outstanding result.See the map of Nationalities of Corresponding Authors. 
We are attempting to organize some sessions in advance, inside the relevant topics of WDSA 2014.   Go to Abstract Submission page for further details.
Instructions for participants -  December 4, 2013
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