We are happy to welcome you to the capital of Europe for the 8th Benelux Bioinformatics Conference. We are looking forward to an exciting meeting focused on the newest trends in bioinformatics.
This year the BBC2013 program will be held in Salle Dupréel (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solbosch Campus, Building S, 1st floor):
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Address; Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Solbosch campus – Building S Avenue Jeanne – Johannalaan 44 1050 Brussels (Ixelles – Elsene) Belgium
google maps coordinates; 50.814707,4.38023
Solbosch Campus, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
IMPORTANT REMARKS ABOUT THE VENUE
BBC2013 has an agreement with NH hotels in Brussels. Information related to the discounted rates for single and double rooms and how to benefit from them will be sent right after registration to the conference together with a reservation form to be sent directly to the hotel.
A. Arrival by train
You can look up the train schedules in Belgium at: www.b-rail.be/main/E/index.php.
B. Arrival at Brussels Airport (Brussels National) at Zaventem
From the Brussels Airport, you can take a train to the Brussels main stations. The train station is located on level -1 of the airport.
The Brussels Airport Express leaves for "Brussels Nord", "Brussels Central", and "Brussels Midi" stations about four times every hour. You can check the train schedules and buy tickets online at the following URL: http://www.b-rail.be/nat/E/.
C. Arrival at Charleroi Airport (Brussels South)
From the Charleroi Airport, you can take a bus to "Brussels South Station" / "Bruxelles Midi" (13 euros one-way). It takes about 45 minutes.
You can check the bus timetables and buy tickets online at the following URL.
Reaching the Venue
A. From the "Brussels Central Station": you can take the Bus 71 direction "DELTA" and get off at stop "Jeanne" or "ULB", 13 or 14 stations further (it takes about 30 minutes).
B. From the "Brussels South Station" / "Bruxelles Midi": you can take the metro number 2 or 6 (direction "Simonis (Elisabeth)") and get off at stop "Louise-Louiza" then take the tram 94 (direction "Musée du Tram" / "Trammuseum") and get off at stop "Jeanne" or "ULB", 10 or 11 stations further (it takes about 30 minutes).
C. From the "NH Hotel": take the tram 94 at "Stephanie" / "Stefania" stop (direction "Musée du Tram" / "Trammuseum") and get off at stop "Jeanne" or "ULB", 9 or 10 stations further (it takes about 20 minutes).
You can find detailed information on this map.
The web-site of the Brussels public transportation provides additional information and timetables.
Explanation on how to access the Solbosch Campus by car can be found here.
And while you are here, we also invite you to discover Brussels: a vibrant, multi-cultural city at the heart of Europe. Experience its characteristic blend of different cultures, languages and styles of art and architecture. Cover this with the Belgian “joie de vivre” and love of good food and you have a destination that can offer something for everyone, be they an architecture fan, an art-lover, a gourmet or a night owl. Or a scientist of course!