Tickets to the ICRA 2017 social events are included in the Standard and Student conference packages, and Accompanying Guest tickets. Additional tickets to the Conference Dinner (on May 31) can be purchased for SGD 175.

Monday - May 29, 2017

Welcome Reception

Venue: Waterview Room & Flower Field Hall, Gardens by the Bay
Time: 18:30 - 22:00

Connected to the conference venue via an overhead bridge (Lions Bridge), Gardens by the Bay is a sprawling garden in the city spanning 101 hectares of reclaimed land and home to two cooled conservatories. One of them, the Flower Dome, will be the venue for the ICRA 2017 Welcome Reception. The Flower Field Hall and Waterview Room are nestled within the Flower Dome, offering a stunning backdrop of perpetual spring with full views of the splendid Flower Field on one side and a spectacular panorama of the Marina Bay skyline on the other.

For eligible registered delegates who have RSVPed to Welcome Reception on the registration form

The dinner venue is connected to the conference venue by two overhead bridges and a pleasant walk through the Heritage Gardens at Gardens by the Bay. Estimated walking time: ~20 minutes 
>> Walking route from conference venue to Flower Dome 
>> Download step-by-step walking instructions in PDF

Please present your ICRA badge for admission and complimentary drink at the dinner venue.

Wednesday - May 31, 2017

Conference Dinner (Banquet)

Venue: Grand Ballroom (Level 5), Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Time: 18:30 - 21:45

The ICRA 2017 Conference Dinner will be held at the conference venue itself, in the Grand Ballroom –Southeast Asia’s biggest ballroom. The banquet will be an excellent opportunity for delegates to mingle and network with fellow delegates from around the world.

For eligible registered delegates who have RSVPed to Conference Banquet on the registration form

Please present your ICRA badge and Conference Banquet ticket for admission at the dinner venue.

Thursday - June 1, 2017

Farewell Reception

Venue: Night Safari
Time: 19:00 - 21:00

As dusk falls, get ready as over 1,000 animals start their nightly rituals. Come up close to them as they frolic, graze and hunt. With an exciting tram ride that takes you through six geographical regions, four interlinked walking trails and more, embark on a fascinating journey through the world’s very first nocturnal wildlife park – the Night Safari. ICRA 2017 Farewell Reception tickets are inclusive of admission to Night Safari and the tram ride.

For eligible registered delegates who have RSVPed to Farewell Reception on the registration form


  • From MBS to Night Safari: First bus leaves 17:45; last bus leaves 19:15 (regular intervals)
  • From Night Safari to MBS: First bus leaves 21:00; last bus leaves 22:15 at intervals of 15 minutes
  • >> Pick up and drop off point at MBS

Upon arrival at Night Safari, please present your ICRA badge for collection of a bento box, drink and Night Safari admission ticket to enjoy at your own pace.