The programme

The programme

Tuesday, May 15th

All delegates will be met at the Airport for arranged transfer on VIP coaches.

16:00 - 19:00Suppliers: ''Suppliers showcase'' set up
20:15 - 21:00Welcome Reception
21:00 - 23:00Welcome Dinner

Wednesday, May 16th

07:30 - 08:30Networking Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00Check-in HISPEC Desk and final meeting schedule pick-up
09:10 - 11:00Morning Meeting Programme
11:00 – 12:15Conferences
12:20 - 13:25Meeting Programme
13:30 - 14:45Networking Lunch
14:45 - 16:15Afternoon Meeting Programme
17:15 - 19:00Networking and Team Building activities
21:15 - 23:00Dinner

Thursday, May 17th

07:30 - 08:30Networking Breakfast
08:30 - 10:20Morning Meeting programme
10:20 – 12:00Conferences
12:15 – 13:00Meeting Programme
13:00 - 14:25Networking Lunch
14:30 – 16:45Afternoon Meeting Programme
17:30 - 20:00Networking activities / Free time
21:30 - 23:00Farewell Dinner

Friday, May 18th

Optional unscheduled meetings

AM/PM Delegates departures

All meals are Open Seating or assigned by organisers

Dress code

Tuesday and Wednesday night Smart Casual, Jacket not required. Jacket recommended for Thursday Farewell Dinner. During Meeting programmes Business attire is required.



The venue that will host the 2018 edition of HISPEC is the Melià Sitges hotel in Barcelona, Spain. from 15-17 May,  2018.

The Meliá Sitges is located in the province of Barcelona, in the heart of the Aiguadolç marina, with spectacular views of the Garraf natural park and the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.

Leading Barcelona hotel for congresses and conventions with more than 200 events every year. Meliá Sitges perfectly combines the experience of a resort hotel with excellent services for organizing events and meetings. It has 19 meeting rooms and an auditorium with capacity for up to 1,380 people.

Excellent access to Barcelona airport, just 25km away. Only 30 minutes from Barcelona city center.

melia sitges