Social Program

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Event: Opening Ceremony
Time: 17:30 to 18:30
Venue: Clyde Auditorium at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Event: Welcome Reception
Time: 18:30 to 21:00
Venue: Exhibition Hall 4 at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Dress: Business attire
Cost: Complimentary for all registered participants. Additional guest tickets cost US$66 per person which includes 20$ tax.

The WFH 2018 World Congress Opening Ceremony will take place at Clyde Auditorium of the Scottish Event Campus (SEC). Following the Opening Ceremony, canapés and refreshments will be served at Exhibition Hall 4 of the SEC. Delegates will have the opportunity to reunite with old friends from over 134 countries while exploring the Exhibition Hall for the first time.

All delegates and accompanying persons are invited to attend. Please ensure that you register for Congress prior to the Opening Ceremony and wear your name badge throughout the evening.

Cultural Event at the Glasgow Science Center

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 18:00–20:00
Venue: Glasgow Science Center, a 10-minute walk from the Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Dress: Smart casual
Cost: US$78 per person for doctors and industry representatives which includes a 20% tax. Complimentary for all other attendees

Wind down after a busy day at Congress following the end of the last concurrent sessions and enjoy a fun time with old and new friends at the Glasgow Science Centre. One of Glasgow’s world-renowned attractions, the Glasgow Science Centre is a 10-minute walk from the SEC.

Farewell Dinner

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 19:00–24:00
Venue: Hall 3 at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Dress: Cocktail
Cost: US$110 per person which includes a 20% tax.


A memorable evening with fine cuisine, wine, music, and dancing will officially close the WFH 2018 World Congress in Glasgow. Don’t miss this last chance to celebrate in style with other members of the global bleeding disorders community, and also take the opportunity to look back at your Congress week and make plans for the next opportunity to reunite in 2020.

Pre-paid tickets for this evening will be handed out when you pick up your Congress badge at registration. Additional tickets might be available for purchase on site during the Congress at the registration desk depending on availability.


The WFH 2018 World Congress is supported by the Glasgow City
Council and VisitScotland

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