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2nd IPA International Workshop and General Assembly

  • Current Status: Successfully ended
  • Updated: 15 Dec 2008

Event Report Part 3

  • Updated: 9 Mar 2009

Welcome Reception at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 10 Dec 2008

Welcome reception was held for attendees on the night before the workshop. New members introduced themselves and regular members exchanged their latest information. They enjoyed warm hospitality and friendships.

Official Banquet at Antoine's Restaurant, 11 Dec 2008

Antoine's Restaurant
since 1840

Another big event of the 1st day of the workshop was the official banquet. Attendees were invited by the IPA to Antoine's Restaurant that was established in 1840 and is one of the most famous and historic restaurant in New Orleans. It locates in the heart of French Quarter just neighbouring Bourbon Street full of Jazz music. The beautiful iron lace balcony are on its exterior following the unique architectural style of the region and provides ethnic Cajun dishes that were loved by a lot of celebrities.

At this night, various Antoine's special dishes were served including exquisite Gumbo soup. They satisfied appetite enough, but some guests would rather the press-in engineering to satisfy their intellectual appetite.

Outside View
(Typical Style of
French Quarter)

New Orleans is world famous as the birthplace of Jazz. Main streets were decollated to celebrate the coming Christmas and filled with music from Jazz bars to groove all night long.

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