Annual RIMS Conference: 4-6 June 2020, Leuven (BE)
Social Programme

Scientific Networking Dinner

All participants are invited to attend the Scientific Networking Dinner on Friday, June 5. However as places are limited, we recommend to book at your earliest convenience. Registration is not included in the conference fee.



EUR excl VAT (EUR incl. 21% VAT)
Dinner Fee
€ 57,85
(€ 70 incl VAT)
Scientific Networking Cocktail

The organising committee cordially invites you to the Welcome Cocktail on Thursday evening, 4th June at the City Hall of Leuven (offered by the city of Leuven).Participation is free of charge, but pre-registration is mandatory.
Social Activities - organised by 'Leuven Leisure'
Leuven Leisure organises 3 activities to discover the beautiful city of Leuven. The activities will take place on Saturday June 6 and will start at the Leuven Sport complex " Sportoase Philipssite" at 15:30 until 18:00.
Click here to register for the social activity of the RIMS Congres. Please click on the blue 'Book now' button to book one of these RIMS Congress activities. You can sign up until May 23rd. Watch out, some activities have limited spaces available! 
Taste of Leuven - Culinary Walk
Yes, Leuven is a smart city, but also atasty town! Leuven is delicious! On this walk through the old city centre, we will try some of Leuven’s tastiest culinary specialties. You will learn that not only is Leuven an important European beer capital, but that it also has a very special relationship with bananas and that visitors can take a bite out of Fonske, the city’s stone mascot. Join this tour if you love food, history, and a nice walk through a historic city centre. 
Good to know:
Duration: 2h30, ends in the city-centre
Includes: guide and 4 traditional local bites 
Beer- and Food-Pairing tour
Leuven is the culinary place to be(er)!
Leuven is famous as “the place to be(er)”! Discover the full meaning of this phrase on this culinary beer and food walk! Our beer specialist will take you to some of Leuven’s best beer bars, where we will taste a variety of local and regional beers, each thoughtfully matched with a bite from a local specialty shop. By the end of the tour, you will agree that beer and food can be combined to achieve uniquely delicious flavour combinations! 
Good to know:
Duration: 2h30, ends in the city-centre
Includes: guide/beer-specialist and 5 beer samples with 5 matching bites (choices include fish, meat, cheese, vegetable, pastry, or chocolate)  
In and Around Leuven - Bicycle Tour
So much Leuven!
So much Leuven! Eager for some fresh air and some adventure while exploring Leuven by bike? Then this tour is perfect for you! Our guide will show you a number of remarkable and wonderful places just beyond the city-centre. Beauty lies behind every turn in Belgium: on this tour, you will see parks, castles, abbeys, breweries, forests, and small villages where you can stop and experience our UNESCO-recognized beer culture! 
Good to know:
Duration: 2h30, ends in the city-centre
Includes: professional guide, bike rental