CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Battlefields’ wines: vineyards, wines and winemakers from the old war fronts.
Participants will be welcomed on Sunday 23 June inside the prestigious Palazzo Wollemborg, home of the Museum of Geography. The event will consist of a guided tasting of 5 wines and products on the battlefields of the twentieth century world conflicts. The tasting will be conducted by Mauro Varotto (Professor of Food Geography at the University of Padova and scientific director of the Museum of Geography).

Battlefields’ wines: vineyards, wines and winemakers from the old war fronts.

Participants will be welcomed on Sunday 23 June inside the prestigious Palazzo Wollemborg, home of the Museum of Geography. The event will consist of a guided tasting of 5 wines and products on the battlefields of the twentieth century world conflicts. The tasting will be conducted by Mauro Varotto (Professor of Food Geography at the University of Padova and scientific director of the Museum of Geography).

ARRIVAL DAY – PADUA
Sunday 23 June

DAY 1 – PADUA
Monday 24 June

DAY 2 – PADUA
Tuesday 25 June

18.00 – 20.00 Icebreaker at the Geographical Section of the DiSSGeA Department (Wollemborg Palace). Geography Museum visit & wine tasting and cheese from the alpine battlefields.
09.00 – 13.00 Opening Ceremony & Key Notes.
14.00 – 18.00 Scientific Session.
Evening Visit to the Cappella degli Scrovegni and/or Padova City Center.
09.00 – 13.00 Scientific Session.
14.30 – 16.00 Poster Session.
Late afternoon Visit to “3rd Army” Military Museum.

DAY 3 – VENICE
Wednesday 26 June

DAY 4 – MONTEBELLUNA
Thursday 27 June

DAY 5 – PADUA
Friday 28 June

All day Mid-conference excursion – Venice islands and fortifications. Transfer by bus to Venice. Visit of Forte Carpenedo. Boat tour in the lagoon with lunch on board or in a lagoon island. Visit to the Lazzaretto Nuovo island, Fort S. Andrea (from the boat), free tour (on your own) at San Mark Square and/or Naval Museum. Return to Padova by boat and group bus or by train (participants may spend the late afternoon and evening in Venice and return by train to Padova on their own).
10.00 – 13.00 Bus transfer to Montello Hill. Scientific session.
Afternoon Field trip to the battlefield and visit of the WW1 Sacrarium (military cemetery). Visit at the Memoriale Veneto della Grande Guerra (Great War Memorial).
Evening Conference Dinner at a local country house with wine tasting
09.00 – 15.00 Scientific session.
15.00 – 17.00 IAMG Biennial General Meeting.

ARRIVAL DAY – PADUA
Sunday 23 June

18.00 – 20.00

Icebreaker at the Geographical Section of the DiSSGeA Department (Wollemborg Palace). Geography Museum visit & wine tasting and cheese from the alpine battlefields.

DAY 1 – PADUA
Monday 24 June

09.00 – 13.00

Opening Ceremony & Key Notes.


14.00 – 18.00

Scientific Session.


Evening

Visit to the Cappella degli Scrovegni and/or Padova City Center.

DAY 2 – PADUA
Tuesday 25 June

09.00 – 13.00

Scientific Session.


14.30 – 16.00

Poster Session.


Late afternoon

Visit to “3rd Army” Military Museum.

DAY 3 – VENICE
Wednesday 26 June

All day

Mid-conference excursion – Venice islands and fortifications. Transfer by bus to Venice. Visit of Forte Carpenedo. Boat tour in the lagoon with lunch on board or in a lagoon island. Visit to the Lazzaretto Nuovo island, Fort S. Andrea (from the boat), free tour (on your own) at San Mark Square and/or Naval Museum. Return to Padova by boat and group bus, or by train (participants may spend the late afternoon and evening in Venice and return by train to Padova on their own).

DAY 4 – MONTEBELLUNA
Thursday 27 June

10.00 – 13.00

Bus transfer to Montello Hill. Scientific session.


Afternoon

Field trip to the battlefield and visit of the WW1 Sacrarium (military cemetery). Visit at the Memoriale Veneto della Grande Guerra (Great War Memorial).


Evening

Conference Dinner at a local country house with wine tasting.

DAY 5 – PADUA
Friday 28 June

09.00 – 15.00

Scientific session.


15.00 – 17.00

IAMG Biennial General Meeting.

*Field trips programs and schedule are subject to change at any time in bad weather conditions

TOURISTIC PROGRAM FOR ACCOMPANYING PERSONS

A touristic tour will be proposed for accompanying persons to Venice, Verona and Padova on Monday 24 afternoon, Tuesday 25 and Friday 28.

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