General Information

Dates

Thursday, October 4 - Saturday, October 6, 2018

Venue

Vlaamse Opera Gent
The 'Vlaamse Opera Gent' within walking distance from the hotels. The short walk to the congress venue will give the participants a general impression of Gent’s architectural splendour (St Bavo’s Cathedral, St Nicholas’ Church, Town Hall, Castle of the Counts).

Address: Schouwburgstraat 3, 9000 Gent

Parking Facilities

The centre of the city is largely car free. There are a number of parkings in the immediate vicinity of the 'Vlaamse Opera Gent':

Parking Kouter - P5

Parking Korte Meer

Parking Savaanstraat

 

How to reach Gent

Gent can be reached easily by air, train, or car. Gent is located at approximately 50 km from Brussels.
By air: Brussels Airport (www.brusselsairport.be), home base of Brussels Airlines (www.brusselsairlines.be) is a major European airport. There are two direct trains per hour between Brussels airport and Gent. For detailed train information, go to: www.b-rail.be
By car: As Belgium has the most dense highway network in Europe, Gent can be reached easily by car from all over Europe. Entering Gent from the E40 or the E17 motorway, follow the parking route (P-route).
By train: Upon arrival at Gent St-Pieters railway station take tram 1, 10, 11 or 12 (every 6 minutes) to the city centre. 

Detailed tourist information is also available at www.visitgent.be.

Language

The official congress language is English.

Liability

Neither the organisers nor Medicongress accept liability for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by Congress participants during the Congress. Participants are advised to take out insurance against loss, accidents or damage which could be incurred during the Congress.

Organisation and Administration

MEDICONGRESS
Noorwegenstraat 49
B-9940 Evergem, Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)9 218 85 85
Fax: +32 (0)9 344 40 10
E-mail: spondylo@medicongress.com