NOTE: This is OMAE 2018
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37th International Conference on Ocean,
Offshore & Arctic Engineering

Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center, Spain

June 17-22, 2018

Program - Social Events


Welcome Reception
Sunday, June 17
19:00 – 21:00
Venecia/Milan Room (Exhibit Hall), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel

They say the best way to experience Madrid is through enjoying its traditional food and drink. Join us for local beer, wine and appetizers – also known as “tapas” here in Madrid, at the Welcome Reception and experience the best of Spanish hospitality.

Conference Banquet
Wednesday, June 20
20:00 – 24:00

Palacio del Negralejo
Mejorada, s/n
Carretera San Fernando
Mejorada, s/n
28840 Rivas-Vaciamadrid (Madrid)

The OMAE Local Organizing Committee has chosen a very special and unique venue for this year’s conference banquet. Upon the ruins of castle “de Negrales”, the beautiful Palacio del Negralejo was built in 1790 by a noble Spanish family. Full of history, Palacio del Negralejo now serves as a special event venue and is known for its outstanding cuisine.  Upon arrival at Palacio, guests will enjoy a red-carpet welcome with drinks followed by dinner featuring themed food stations with local cuisine and wines. Local entertainers, including a flamenco performance, will provide a Spanish flair.

Farewell Reception
Thursday, June 21
17:30 – 19:00
Venecia/Milan Room (Exhibit Hall), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel
Hosted by the OMAE 2019 committee, celebrate the end of another amazing conference and find out more about next year’s conference in the beautiful city of Glasgow, Scotland – known for its culture, architecture and the friendliness of its people.

Happy Hour Drinks
Monday, June 18 and Tuesday, June 19
18:30 – 19:30
Venecia/Milan Room (Exhibit Hall), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel

After the Monday and Tuesday Afternoon Plenary Lectures, join us for happy hour refreshments in the Exhibit Hall.

Conference Lunches
Monday, June 18 to Thursday, June 21
12:00 – 13:30
Madrid Galeria / Lyon / Toulouse Room, Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel

Lunch will be provided from Monday to Thursday and is open to all attendees where lunch is included in their fee.

  • Monday: Opening Lunch
  • Tuesday: Lunch
  • Wednesday: Lunch
  • Thursday: Technical Session Organizers' Lunch