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ICSE 2021
Mon 17 May - Sat 5 June 2021

Cultural and sports events at ICSE have been part of our traditions to build and consolidate our community as well as to get into the culture of the organizing country. Although the physical event that would give you the chance to enjoy Spanish food, music, dance, and more will have to wait for better times, we have made a big effort to keep up some of our traditions, even though the virtual context is not always helpful in this respect.

We have organized the usual ICSE run, albeit adapted to the virtual environment. Click here.

We will be offering tidbits of Spanish culture.

On Tuesday, May 25th (first day of the main conference) at 16:15 CEST you will have the opportunity of enjoying a live guitar micro concert (20 minutes) broadcasted by a colleague from the SE group at the Caceres University from the monumental ancient city of Caceres. Read here what the Financial Times has said about Cáceres as a travel discovery of 2020 (https://www.ft.com/content/9d2a82bc-d91f-427e-b99b-eaadd1ddb96e).

On Thursday, May 27th at 16:05 (CEST a colleague from the ICSE Organising Committee will broadcast live a 20 minutes walk to show you one of the tourist landmarks in Madrid: Plaza de Oriente (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaza_de_Oriente).

Finally, we have the crown jewel, an online Flamenco class and party that will immerse you in the cultural experience of flamenco. Read here to start preparing yourself for clapping and castanets (https://www.ishowusevilla.com/en). We will have this event twice so all time zones can enjoy it: on Wednesday, May 26th (12:20 CEST) and on Friday 28th (20:30 CEST). Although the events will be different, so attend both if you can!

Do not miss any of the social events!

Dates

This program is tentative and subject to change.

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Tue 25 May
Times are displayed in time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

16:15 - 16:35
16:15
20m
Social Event
Guitar concert
Culture and Sports

Wed 26 May
Times are displayed in time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

04:15 - 04:35
04:15
20m
Social Event
Guitar concert
Culture and Sports
12:20 - 12:50
12:20
30m
Social Event
Flamenco Lesson & Party
Culture and Sports

Thu 27 May
Times are displayed in time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

16:05 - 16:25
16:05
20m
Social Event
Virtual Trip to Madrid
Culture and Sports

Fri 28 May
Times are displayed in time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

04:05 - 04:25
04:05
20m
Social Event
Virtual Trip to Madrid
Culture and Sports
20:30 - 21:00
20:30
30m
Social Event
Flamenco Lesson & Party
Culture and Sports

ICSE’21 is Running

ICSE’21 invites you to participate in its first-ever virtual run event. Join us from 25-27 May 2021 AOE in a virtual run of 5 km.

Why run?

Usually, we will meet in-person celebrating together as a community. Since we will not be seeing each other in-person for quite some time, let us show our community spirit virtually. Moreover, it is good to get some exercise now that we are spending most of our time in front of a computer.

What to do?

Register yourself now at https://forms.gle/RmFJPy88UkrfoNSs7 or during the conference!

During the event,
  1. Track your run using any GPX tracking device. GPX can be tracked on your phone using applications (e.g., RunKeeper and Strava) or watches such as Fitbit and Apple Watch.
  2. Share your route on RaceMap. More details later.
  3. Share your best selfie on Twitter with the hashtag #ICSEisRunning

Looking for more fun!

We will have
  1. Picture for the day award
  2. ICSE badge for runners
  3. Watch your run on a global map of ICSE participants
  4. A collage of the selfies on ICSE’21 Twitter
Have questions? Contact the co-organizers: Luis Cruz (l.cruz@tudelft.nl) and Ayushi Rastogi (a.rastogi@tudelft.nl).