Towards a Successful Closure of Structural Funds 2000-2006 Programmes

European Commission seminar for managing and paying authorities
and winding-up bodies - Brussels, 15 September 2008

Practical information

Monday, 15 September 2008

Conference Site
European Commission
Charlemagne Conference Centre
170 Rue de la Loi, B-1040 Brussels
Metro station: Schuman.
Access map and directions to the Charlemagne (CHAR)

Welcome desk
The welcome desk will be open from 8.30 a.m. on Monday, 15 September 2008 until the end of the conference.

This seminar is designed for managing authorities, paying authorities and winding up bodies in the Member States. A maximum of one representative per managing/paying authority and winding up body will be accepted. Registration takes place on line. Each person who completes the registration form will receive a confirmation indicating whether he/she is accepted or denied. 

Registration Fees
There are no registration fees for participation in the conference.

The European Commission will offer participants a luncheon buffet at the conference site.

Participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations. These charges will not be reimbursed by the Commission.

Nevertheless, as a courtesy to participants, a limited number of rooms have been pre-reserved in various hotel categories by Resotel, an free independent hotel reservation service. Click on : to be connected with the on-line booking system for the participants and to consult the selected hotels. Should the hotel selected not meet your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact Resotel.  They will be glad to suggest you other hotels in different categories :

6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse
1160 Brussels - Belgium
Tel. + 32 (0)2 777 01 58
Fax + 32 (0)2 779 39 00
code : closure/15.09.2008

For all further information on practical matters involving the organisation of the conference, please contact:
Tel. +33-1-43 67 79 79
Fax +33-1-43 67 79 00
Email :

Simultaneous interpretation will be available from and to FR/DE/EN/ES/IT/PL/PT/EL.

Live Broadcast via the Internet
The sessions will be broadcast live the 15 of September via the conference Internet site in all available languages on the website of the conference.