Social Events

The social programme includes the Opening Ceremony at the Auditorium Parco della Musica followed by symphony concert and welcome reception, joint Italian Evening and FIG Foundation Dinner, Conference Dinner at Villa Miani, Commission dinners and Farewell reception.

Opening Ceremony, Concert and Welcome Reception
Time: Monday 7 May 2012 – 19:30-23:00
Giuseppe Sinopoli Hall, Parco della Musica
Free, registration required

All registered delegates will attend the opening ceremony at the Giuseppe Sinopoli Hall at the Parco della Musica , Rome’s new music centre designed by world famous architect Renzo Piano. The formal opening ceremony with speeches will be followed by a concert performed by the Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra conducted by maestro Massimiliano Carlini. The programme will consist of music from Astor Piazzolla and Nino Rota. The concert will be followed by welcome reception and a buffet dinner. There is also possibility to see the museum at the Parco della Musica. The opening concert is sponsored by Consiglio Nazionale Geometri e Geometri Laureati, CNGeGL.

Commission Dinners
Time: Sunday 6 May 2012 - 19:00-
From Commission
Individual payment

Sunday evening is reserved for Commission dinners and time on your own. Details of Commission dinners will be sent to Commission delegates. More information to be provided by each Commission.

Italian Evening and FIG Foundation Dinner
Time: Tuesday 8 May 2012 - 20:00-22:30
Cavalieri Hilton, Grand Ballroom
90 EUR for the dinner and concert and 30 EUR for the concert only (incl. a drink)

The Italian evening and the FIG Foundation Dinner will offer an excellent opportunity to get to know about the Italian culture, enjoy the art of the world famous Italian singer and entertainer Albano Carrisi (world-famous from the duo Al Bano and Romina Power).

During the dinner the Bandiera Gialla (Yellow Flag) quintet will present the most beautiful Italian songs from the 1960s to 1980s. The group is distinguished by the vocal abilities of members, with an original sound of that time in live music. They performed in over 60 concerts since forming the group in 2008.

The FIG Foundation Dinner is sponsored by Trimble and the Bandiera Gialla Group and the concert of Alvano Carrisi and by Consiglio Nazionale Geometri e Geometri Laureati, CNGeGL.


Conference Dinner
Time: Wednesday 9 May 2012 - 20:00-24:00
Villa Miani, Via Trionfale, 151, 00136 Rome (next to Rome Cavalieri) 
125 EUR

The conference dinner will be held at Villa Miani that will conclude the Working Week in grand style. It will offer the best that Rome can offer.

Villa Miani is built high up on the slopes of Monte Mario in the early 1900s for the Miani Counts, this villa almost seems to brush the cupola of St. Peter's. Built in King Humbert (Victorian) style, this wonderful home is immersed in the greenery of a beautifully kept garden, and offers a unique panorama overlooking the city of Rome.

Farewell Reception
Time: Thursday 10 May 2012 – 16:00
Rome Cavalieri
Free to Working Week participants

After the closing ceremony gather for a drink and snacks to conclude the busy week with friends and have a taste of Working Week 2013 in Nigeria.