Latvia’s capital city, Riga, adorned with the beautiful architecture of the Art Nouveau period, played host for the first time to an EECC conference, the 14th in the series.
The one-day event, on Friday 1 June, was preceded by a welcome dinner on the eve of the conference, at the Gutenberg Restaurant. The restaurant terrace, in the heart of the Old City, offered an exceptional view over the landmarks of the city center, rightly recognized by their inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Register. Also welcoming the many attendees and guests was the warm weather, hitting a high of 26 C° in the week of the conference, quite exceptional for June in the Baltics.
Topping off the evening was special presentation by Radu Lotrean (President of INSOL Europe; EECC Co-Chair) to Florica Sincu, who stepped down after 26 years of faithful service as French Office Co-ordinator and Secretary to the Eastern European Countries’ Committee. Florica’s presence will be missed by many at INSOL Europe events but she continues to be part of the team, working on Eurofenix.