“Communicating European Research 2005” will be open to everyone interested in science communication. The conference will be organised in plenary and parallel session, with interpretation provided for several of them. On-line registration will be open from spring 2005 on. Admission will be subject to a registration fee.
The event will take place at the Brussels Exhibition Centre (Heysel). The venue is not far from the center of Brussels and is easily accessible by public transport (Metro Line 1A, Heysel station) and by car. Detailed information on itineraries is available on the Brussels Expo website.
The welcome cocktail will take place on Sunday, 13
November at 19h00 at the Belgian
Comic Center, Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Brussels (5 min. from the
Hotel and accommodation
A number of hotel rooms have been blocked for participants in the conference.
To reserve, please visit the hotel registration website.
The working language of the conference is English. The European Commission's Joint Interpreting and Conference Service will provide simultaneous translation of the main sessions and the press briefings into German, French and English.
Meals and cocktails
Coffee breaks, lunches and cocktail receptions are
free of charge for all delegates.
Information on site
The reception desk can provide you with any information concerning the conference and practical aspects. General information on European Research is available on the stand at the entrance of Hall 10 and you can of course address any query to one of the conference hostesses and stewards.
A message board is located in the registration area in Hall 10. The message board will display last-minute changes in the programme and may also be used by participants for networking purposes.
A ‘cyber-cafe’ is freely accessible, with 24 computers spread across the exhibition area.
Three communication prizes will award participant elected best speakers and best stand. A form included in the conference briefcase may be used by participants to communicate their choice.