Social Events

Opening Reception

An opening reception will be held on Monday, July 15 at 18:00 at St George's Bristol, Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR. St George's Bristol is a 10-15 minute walk from the Priory Road complex and a similar distance from many of the recommended accommodations.

Canapes and drinks will be served. (Please collect your drink voucher at the welcome desk.) There will be a performance by pianist Rustom Battiwalla of the Bristol Chamber Orchestra.

Google map of walking directions from the Priory Road complex to St. George's Bristol

Gala Dinner

The gala dinner will take place on the evening of Wednesday, July 17 at 19:00 at the Doubletree by Hilton, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6NJ. A three course dinner with wine will be served. A cash bar will also be available.

This year, the Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies will be presented at the gala dinner.

The gala dinner is included in registration. You can buy extra tickets for accompanying guests (₤20 for children under 13, ₤85 for adults) during registration.

You can reach the Doubletree on foot, by public transport, or by taxi or ride share.

Google map of walking directions from the Priory Road complex to Doubletree by Hilton

Awards Reception

The Awards reception will be held after the last PETS session on Thursday, July 18 in the Humanities Foyer.

HotPETs Ice Cream

The traditional HotPETs ice cream break will take place in the Humanities Foyer on Friday afternoon.