Please join the ISTH for a scientifically stimulating evening where you can experience the culture of the ISTH SSC 2016 host country, France, and mix, mingle, network and enjoy the tastes of the Languedoc Roussillon region. 

The Networking and Cultural Evening is an opportunity to learn, discover, engage and network. Use this occasion to reconnect with old acquaintances and make new ones at this unique event on Thursday, May 26.

Please note that a separate registration is required to attend this event. Please see registration details below.

Program of the Evening - Thursday, May 26
Berlioz Auditorium (located inside Le Corum)
 19:00 Welcome and short introduction to the evening J.F. Schved
 19:05-19:35 Commemorative lecture celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of heparin: 
"The Past, the Present and the Future"
H.C. Hemker
 19:40-20:40 Musical performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" D'Oc Orchestra and
Les Chants de Thau & Vagabondages Choirs

Conductor: Antoine Alleman
Featuring: Kamala Caldéroni (soprano), Olivier Pauwels (baritone), Médéric Martin (tenor)
 Le Corum - Level 3
 20:45-22:15 Networking and French food tasting   



Attendance at the official Networking and Cultural Evening requires a separate registration. A nominal fee of €10 (inclusive of VAT) is charged per participant if selected during the SSC 2016 registration process.

If you have already purchased your SSC 2016 registration without the Networking Evening, and you would like to add a ticket to your registration, you will receive an email to modify your registration and attend the session. If you need further information/assistance please email:

No general congress funds or registration fees are used to pay for the organization of this evening and its program.

The ISTH SSC 2016 Networking and Cultural Evening is partly supported by: