This year we have an exciting social programme lined up for congress participants! Please find further details below.

ECSS General Assembly – FIBES

Date: Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Time: 18:30–19:30
Location: Madrid (ABC)  
All ECSS members are invited to the ECSS General Assembly to learn about the development of the College.

Opening Address – FIBES

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Time: 08:00–08:30
Location: Auditorium 1
The official opening of the congress will commence before the first plenary session and will feature an opening address from the Congress President and the ECSS President.

Opening Ceremony – FIBES

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Time: 19:30–20:00
Location: Auditorium 1
The Opening Ceremony will take place after the first day of the congress.

Opening Reception (pre-booking required) – FIBES

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Time: 20:00–21:00
Location: FIBES, Level 2 Foyer
Following the Opening Ceremony, all participants are invited to meet and greet, network and enjoy the Spanish cuisine: finger food and drinks will be served. Limited capacity only, pre-booking required.

Uniting Excellence in Sport Science Cocktail Reception – Hotel Alfonso XIII

Date: Thursday, 1 September 2022
Time: 20:00–22:00
Location: Hotel Alfonso XIII (C. San Fernando, 2, 41004 Seville, Spain)  
Invitation only
Members of all ECSS boards together with the top candidates of this year’s YIA competition (as well as former YIA winners) are invited to this networking reception. Attendance is obligatory for 2022 YIA winners.

6th ECSS Bengt Saltin Run (pre-booking required) – María Luisa Park

Date: Thursday, 1 September 2022
Time: 22:00
Location: María Luisa Park (next to Plaza de España)
Pre-book your entry for the annual 5km memorial running event in memory of ECSS Founding Member and Patron Prof. Bengt Saltin (supporting a local charity).
More information

Closing Ceremony – FIBES

Date: Friday, 2 September 2022
Time: 17:30–18:00
Location: Auditorium 1  
The Closing Ceremony will follow the Young Investigators Award ceremony and will feature a Thank you and Goodbye from Sevilla and a presentation of the 28th Annual Congress – ECSS Paris 2023.

Farewell Reception (pre-booking required) – FIBES

Date: Friday, 2 September 2022
Time: 18:00–20:00
Location: FIBES Level 1 Foyer
The Farewell Reception will take place after the Young Investigators Award winners’ ceremony in the congress centre. Finger food and drinks are provided for those who have pre-booked their participation.

Friday Night Out

Date: Friday, 2 September 2022
Meeting time: 22:30 - 02:00
Location: La Raza Puerto
More information coming soon!


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To participate in ECSS Sevilla 2022, you will be asked to register for the congress. Registration is only available through your ECSS account. To register you will be asked to enter your existing ECSS account or create a new ECSS account. Please note: registration will be completed once you have paid the registration fee. Payment is not required to submit an abstract.
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