Social Events



ISTT Chairman’s Dinner

The very first event of the 2019 edition of the International NO-DIG will be hosted in the beautiful setting of Teatro la Pergola, the oldest theater still in use in Florence.

30th September 2019, Fortezza da Basso


Opening Ceremony

Be there for the official conference opening! Listen to what the show has to offer and start to make plans for the days ahead.

The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Congress Venue:

9.30 Welcome coffee for delegates, visitors and exhibitors at the Cavaniglia Pavillon

From 10.00 to 12.00 Opening Ceremony at the Cavaniglia Pavillon, Room A followed by atraditional Florentine flags waivers parade outside the congress venue at Piazzale delle Ghiaie.

1ST OCTOBER 2019, Florence Charterhouse

7:30 pm

Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

At this ticketed event, you will join colleagues from across the industry while we honor those who have accomplished outstanding achievement in their respective fields


The Dinner will start at 19.30

A Transfer service is available to the Certosa

Meeting point: the group will meet at 19.00 in front of the Congress Venue (Santa Maria Novella entrance): an hostess will await here to lead the group to Piazzale Montelungo where buses to Certosa depart. We kindly ask you to be on time; due to traffic issues, buses cannot park and will leave punctually. On the dinner ticket, that you can collect at registration desk, you will find a map with the meeting point indicated.

Transfer service to Florence , Piazzale Montelungo:

  • First Transfer service to Florence is available at 22.30
  • Second Transfer service to Florence is available at 23.30
  • Last Transfer service to Florence is available at 00.30am

The tickets for dinner are sold out

2nd OCTOBER 2019, Fortezza da Basso

4:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremony

This will be the final event, another great networking opportunity to say goodbye to everyone and make plans to work with the new contacts throughout the year.