Practical Information

How to get to the conference

From Brussels Airport

Bus: Bus number 12 runs from the airport to the city centre approximately every twenty minutes. Tickets cost €3.50 and the bus journey will take you 30-45 minutes. Take this bus from the airport to the Schuman bus stop, located at the Schuman roundabout

Taxi: A taxi from the airport will take you about 15-25 minutes and will cost between €20.00-40.00.

Train and Metro: Trains run from the airport to Brussels Central Station (Gare Centrale/Centraal Station) approximately every twenty minutes. Tickets cost €5.40 and the journey will take you 25 minutes. Once you reach Central Station, you need to take the metro to the Schuman metro stop. A metro ticket costs €2.00. Take the metro line 1A/B in the direction of either Stockel/Stokkel or Herrmann-Debroux for 4 stops. Get off at Schuman station and follow the signs for Charlemagne or Berlaymont.

From Brussels South Train Station (Gare du Midi/Zuidstation)

Metro: A single journey metro tickets costs €2.00 and the journey by metro will take you approximately 20-25 minutes.

Take the metro line 2 in the direction of Simonis for 6 stops. Get off at Arts-Loi/Kunst-Wet and change to line 1A/B. Take this metro line in the direction of either Stockel/Stokkel or Herrmann-Debroux, for 2 stops. Get off at Schuman station and follow the signs for Charlemagne or Berlaymont.

Taxi: A taxi to the Charlemagne will take approximately 20-25 minutes and will cost €15.00-25.00.

Rue de la Loi 170
1000 Bruxelles
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Registration Desk  

The Registration Desk will be open at the following times:

Tuesday 22 May  13:00 to 18:30
Wednesday 23 May 08:30 to 19:00
Thursday 24 May 08:30 to 18:30
Friday 25 May 08:30 to 11:00

For security reasons, access to the Charlemagne Building is strictly controlled and this may result in queues at busy times. The organisers thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.

Information Desk

An Information Desk is located after the security doors on the ground floor. Opening hours are the same as for the Registration Desk.


Simultaneous interpretation into and from English, French and German will be provided at all Green Week sessions apart from those in the Salon Rouge.


To help us constantly improve Green Week, please take a moment to fill out the survey at the Information Desk on the ground floor before leaving. A surprise gift awaits you when you have completed the questionnaire at the Information Desk. You can also complete the questionnaire online on the website.

Other information

The speakers mentioned in the programme were confirmed at the time of publication. It is possible that due to unforeseen circumstances some speakers will be replaced or will not be able to participate. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please note that on the day of the conference access to conference rooms will be on a “first come, first served” basis.


Views expressed during sessions, exhibitions, films and events featured at Green Week do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.

The Green Week conference is broadcast live and recorded for future reference using a variety of means (including webstreaming, film and photography). By agreeing to take part in Green Week and/or its constituent sessions, participants are deemed to have given their consent to be filmed and photographed, and to any subsequent reproduction, public communication and/or broadcast of the material by the European Commission or any other person duly licensed by it.