- Monday, October 17, evening: do not miss the String Processing vs. Information Retrieval football match; if you are interested in playing, email Stefano Baccianella (Football Match Chair) specifying in which of the two camps you are going to play.
- Tuesday, October 18, 6.45PM: Welcome Reception. Following the reception, all SPIRE 2011 delegates are invited to the inaugural concert of the Concerti della Normale 2011/2012 season, which will take place at Teatro Verdi in downtown Pisa at 9PM. The concert will feature the European Union Baroque Orchestra, directed by violinist Enrico Onofri; the program (“Archi in Battaglia”) features music by Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Georg Philipp Telemann, and others.
- Wednesday, October 19, 8.00PM: Banquet, to be held at the Certosa di Calci (the Chartehouse of Calci — see also here for more info), located approx 10 kms outside Pisa and currently home to the Museum of Natural History and of the Territory of the University of Pisa. A Guided Tour to the Museum will be offered at 7PM, before the banquet takes place. The banquet will feature live entertainment by Cantina Jazz, an oeno-musical project celebrating jazz and wine.