Social Activities

A number of social activities are organised during MICCAI 2019.  They offer a fun and exciting way to explore the city of Shenzhen, and great opportunities to connect with others.  They are open to all MICCAI delegates. Some activities such as the Gala Dinner are included in the registration, some are free to join and nominal costs apply for selected activities.

Ping An Finance Center Guided TourThis activity is already full
Sunday, 13th Oct, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Ping An Finance Centre is the tallest building in Shenzhen, and the 4th tallest building in the world. The Free Sky Observation Deck is set on the 116th floor of the building at 541 meters high from the ground.
Morning Run
Monday-Wednesday, 14-16 Oct, 7:00am-8:00am
Boost up yourself with a morning run. The air is fresh and your body gets the exercise it deserves. Morning run is organised every morning on Oct 14-16 2019. There are two routes.
Monday, 14th October, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Curious about the differences between academia and industry? Have questions about life after graduation? Look no further than the Academia & Industry night!
Gala Dinner
Tuesday, 15th Oct, 6:00pm-10:00pm
The Gala Dinner will be organised on October 15 (Tuesday) at the China Folk Cultural Village. The village is only 5 min walk from the conference venue InterContinental Shenzhen and there is an exclusive access to the Village from the hotel for MICCAI delegates.
MICCAI Music Event 2019
Tuesday, 15th Oct, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Call for Performances
MICCAI is a community with considerable personal talents beyond scientific gifts. We would like to provide a space for the artistic talents in our community to become visible by calling for talented musicians, singers, dancers and more within our community to contribute to our Gala Dinner either in solo or group performances. After a long day at the conference on Oct 15th, we have the opportunity to gather and enjoy a great social environment at the China Folk Cultural Village. The beautiful evening will be incomplete without music, dance and drama. Hence, we offer a fantastic jamming and music performance session.

Location: The China Folk Cultural Village, Oct 15th during the Gala Dinner.

Slots: Each performance (whether as a group or individual will be given around 10 minutes on stage.

Availability of Instruments: TBA

If you are one of those scientists with an artist inside, please, join and share with us.

Deadline: Applications for on-stage slots should be received by Sep 2nd 2019 23.59 Pacific Time. To register please fill the form here (link).

Click Here to sign up.
Note: If you have already applied along with the registration, please do not fill out the application form a second time.
Sports Kung Fu
Wednesday 16th Oct, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Join us for an introductory workshop of Wing Chun, a Southern Chinese style of Kung fu. It requires quick movements and it is an effective and popular form of self-defense.
Sports Soccer
Wednesday 16th Oct, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Join us on the evening of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 for a soccer match! Unveil your football talent and meet other participants!
Social Hiking Tour
Friday, 18 October, 9:00am-6:00pm
After a fascinating conference week it’s time to explore the beautiful locations around Shenzhen. Considered the most beautiful trail in Shenzhen, this hiking tour starts from Zhongying Street at the border between Shenzhen and Hong Kong for a glimpse of one of the biggest container terminals in China.
Women in MICCAI (WiM) Lunch Event
Where: Galleon Room
When: Wednesday, October 16th, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
How: Registration through this link
How much: Free

We invite all to join us at this lunch event that will bring women in MICCAI from different research areas and across all stages of their careers together, where they can meet and learn from each other. Our event will feature talks by three keynote speakers; Dr. Catherine Mohr, Dr. Lena Maier-Hein and Dr. Klaus Maier-Hein.

Policy: All genders are welcome to attend. The number of seats is limited. Please fill out the online registration form to attend WiM Lunch event. If sold-out, please add yourself to the wait-list. We anticipate spots opening up a few days before the event.


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