Conference Welcome Reception

The Design Principles & Practices Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Welcome Reception.

Common Ground Research Networks and the Design Principles & Practices Conference will be hosting a welcome reception at the conference venue, Saint Petersburg University - Mikhailovskaya Dacha Campus. The reception will be held directly following the last parallel session of the first day, 1 March 2019. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

Date: Friday, 1 March 2019
Time: Directly following the last session of the day
Location: Saint Petersburg University - Mikhailovskaya Dacha Campus
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates

There is no need to pre-register for this event.

Conference Tour: St. Petersburg of Peter the Great Bus Tour

The Design Principles & Practices Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Tour: St. Petersburg of Peter the Great Bus Tour.

Join other conference delegates for the St. Petersburg of Peter the Great Bus Tour.

This tour will focus on the history of St. Petersburg and the Neva lands before and after the city's founding in 1703 by Peter the Great. Learn how St. Petersburg developed in the lifetime of Peter and they ways in which the will and energy of this outstanding man influenced all spheres of the city. Highlights of the tour include: embankments and bridges of the Neva River, the log house of Peter the Great, the old harbor on the spit of Vasilievsky Island, Kunstcamera (the first museum in Russia), the Science Academy and the 12th Collegias building (today the main building of the St. Petersburg University), Count Menshikov's Palace, New Holland Island, the former shipyard, the Bronze Horseman monument, Nevsky Prospect, Sadowaya Street, and Peter's summer palace.

Date: Sunday, 3 March 2019
Time: Directly following the Conference Closing Session and Award Ceremony
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting Location: Saint Petersburg University - Mikhailovskaya Dacha Campus
Cost: US$15

Booking: Reservations can be made by clicking the button below. Please note, only reservations that have been paid in full will be considered confirmed. Simply requesting a reservation will not guarantee a place on the tour.