Social Events We look forward to inviting you to some beautiful locations in and around St.Gallen. Monday, 8 June 2015: Welcome Time Programme 06:00 pm Meeting in the Foyer of the Library Building (Building 09, upper floor) Welcome address by the President, the Executive Director and the Head Librarian of the University of St.Gallen 06:15 pm Campus, Art and Library Tour 07:30 pm Buffet in the Foyer of the Library building. Nicolas Senn, a Master Student at the HSG, will play the hammered dulcimer (Hackbrett), a typical local instrument, between dinner courses. The evening programme will end at 10 pm. Tuesday, 9 June 2015: Visit of the Abbey Library of St.Gallen Time Programme 06:00 pm Meeting at the Main Entrance of the Cathedral of St.Gallen 06:15 pm Guided Visit of the famous Abbey Library of St.Gallen, the oldest Library in Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, there will be an aperitif in the Lapidarium. Free evening in town Wednesday, 10 June 2015: Dinner „Former times in the Swiss countryside”: Restaurant Schnuggebock, Appenzellerland Time Programme 06:00 pm Shuttle departure from WBZ Hotel 06:15 pm Shuttle departure from Hotels Walhalla / Metropol 07:00 pm Traditional Swiss Dinner at the Schnuggebock Restaurant (website in German), Waldegg, Appenzell After dinner Shuttle back to hotels Thursday, 11 June 2015: Optional afternoon excursions (registration necessary) Option Programme Costs Culture Departure: 01:30 pm Expected return to hotels / train station: ca. 05:00 pm Visit to Sitterwerk (see also presentation on Tuesday morning) Remark: This excursion will take place in all weathers. 10 EUR or CHF (to be paid in cash during conference) Adventure Departure: 01:30 pm Expected return to hotels / train station: ca. 06:30 pm Excursion to the Appenzell mountains (Ebenalp) by cable car, short and easy walk to mountain restaurant Aescher. Remark: This excursion will only take place in decent weather (alternative programme will be offered). Walking shoes are needed. This video will give you an idea about the trip destination. 70 EUR or CHF (to be paid in cash during conference) More detailed information for the optional excursions will follow when we know the approximate number of participants.