The social receptions are a highlight of ICAS 2020, excellent for business networking as well as catching up with colleagues and friends. There are receptions held on each evening of ICAS 2020 upon registration.

Lunch & Coffee Break (Morning/Afternoon)

Time: TBC
Date: September 6-9, 2021
Location: Foyers, restaurant and ballroom
Attendees: Included for all registered delegates.
Description: Morning and Afternoon Coffee-break will be served at the congress hotel foyers to enable delegates to view the exhibition and network with colleagues. Lunch will be served at the restaurant and ballroom of the venue.


Welcome Reception

Time: TBC
Date: September 5, 2021
Location: Chang’an and Luo Yang Ballroom of the venue
Attendees: Included for all registered delegates.
Description: Catch your fellows and warm up on an easy Cocktail party with live music powered by food and beverages.



Congress Reception

Time: TBC
Date: September 6, 2021
Location: Night cruise on Huangpu River
Attendees: Included for all registered delegates except students, up to a limit of 600 seats. We follow First Register First Get policy. Payment required for additional ticket.
Description: The Congress Reception will be held on a double-layer dragon boat cruising the famous Huangpu River. One can have the delicious buffet while enjoying the fantastic night view of the bund and skyscrapers. The cruise will take about two hours.
Shuttle bus between the venue and the port will be arranged.



Congress Banquet

Time: TBC
Date: September 9, 2021
Location: Hall of Summit 1+2 at the venue
Attendees: Upon purchase of voucher at 120 Euros each.
Description: It’s going to be a really fancy occasion for gathering and celebrating on the successful convention of the Congress. It will be a formal round-table seated dinner with delicate Chinese cuisines and abundant Baijiu (Chinese white liquor), wine and soft drinks. Performance of Chinese arts will be staged. ICAS committee members, CSAA Local Organizing Committee members as well as representatives from sponsors will join you there.



Student Party

Time: TBC
Date: September 8 ,2021
Location: BMW Experience Shanghai
Attendees: Included for full-time student registrants.
Description: The BMW Experience Shanghai is next to the China pavilion, which is the main venue of the 2010 World expo. Students can do some networking while enjoying snacks, soft drinks and the night view of the Pavilion.