Social program

Welcome Reception in lecture-hall buildings Chemistry and Physics

Sunday, March 01, 2020; 19.15 – 22.00

The reception is free of charge

On Sunday evening after the plenary talks and award session, DGMS 2020’s participants and exhibitors come together to celebrate the beginning of the 53rd Annual conference of the DGMSIncluding 27th ICP-MS User’s Meeting. The welcome reception is held in lecture hall buildings Chemistry and Physics, where drinks and food are served. The Scientific Committee of DGMS 2020 and the local organisers are looking forward together with all conferees to a successful conference, fruitful discussions and a pleasant time in Münster.

Poster Evening

Monday, March 02, 2020, 19.00 -21.00

The poster evening is free of charge

On Monday evening, DGMS’ traditional poster session with beer and pretzels takes place. Learn about latest developments in the field of mass spectrometry, discuss with scientists on new ideas and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in both lecture hall buildings. Of course, soft drinks, snacks and candies are also being served throughout the poster areas.

Conference Dinner at Münster Zoo

Tuesday, March 03, 2020; 19.30 – 23.30

Booking required. Please take your Conference Dinner Ticket with you

On Tuesday evening, the conference dinner takes place at Münster Zoo, which is located pretty close to Lake Aasee and presently being home for more than 2,700 animals. Münster Zoo, opened in 1974, is famous for being an „all­weather zoo“, which means that enclosures are connected by canopied ways. Thus, visitors can walk for more than 1 km even when it is raining. Furthermore, on rainy days the zoo‘s inhabitants, from ara birds to zebras, may return into their houses where they can be watched by the visitors. Each year, around one million people from Germany and from neighbouring countries come to visit Münster Zoo. on today‘s evening, the zoo is exclusively opened for DGMS 2020‘s conferees. Enjoy to walk around, to enjoy the aquarium, to feed the elephants or just to take the opportunity to take part in one of the guided tours led by the Münster Zoo staff. For those who need a rest, there are many places to sit down in different areas. Food and drinks are served at different locations in the zoo; a map provided to the conferees at the entrance will guide you to the restaurant and catering stations. Or just follow the illuminated paths to meet other DGMS 2020 participants – close to the elephants, in the aquarium or during the guided tours….

Free bus transportation (included in your Conference Dinner ticket) from the conference venue to Münster Zoo starts at 19.15.

Free bus transportation (included in your Conference Dinner ticket) from Münster Zoo to Münster main station (via Münster city centre) at: 22.30, 23.15, 23.30, 23.45 and 00.00.

Farewell Reception in lecture hall building Chemistry

Wednesday, March 04, 2020, 13.30 -15.00

At the end of a successful conference, it is time to gather again in lecture hall building chemistry to have some farewell talks and to make final appointments with colleagues to start up a research project or for a visit.