About the Venue
|BNAIC 2011 will take place in Ghent, Belgium. Ghent is the fourth largest city of Belgium. It is a bustling place with modern amenities, a port and a university, while it has managed to preserve its medieval features and wealth. Life of its inhabitants, students and visitors is set against this gorgeous historical backdrop. Dozens of pavement cafes and restaurants invite to discover Ghent's specialities. As the sun fades over the waterways and buildings are illuminated, students prepare for a night on the town. By day and by night, the city is alive and bids you welcome. Ghent is ranked number 7 in Lonely Planet's must-see places in the world in 2011.|
| The venue of the conference is the spacious and green Technologiecampus Gent, which is the main campus of KaHo Sint-Lieven, a university college in Flanders with about 5000 students and more than 600 staff members. KaHo Sint-Lieven is a member of the K.U.Leuven association.
The conference is hosted in the L and M building, which is an example of contemporary architecture. It has been selected by the Flemish Architecture Institute as one of the 100 most remarkable buildings in the Flanders and Brussels regions.
Address: Technologiecampus Gent, Gebroeders De Smetstraat 1, 9000 Gent
| 'Monasterium PoortAckere' is a former complex for beguines, located in the heart of the city Ghent. From 1998 to 1999 the site has been transformed into a hotel, guest rooms and a restaurant, preserving the authentic style and atmosphere as much as possible. The conference dinner will take place in the neogothic chapel of the site. The restaurant is known for its monastic inspired menus, customized beers and fresh products.
Address: Monasterium PoortAckere, Oude Houtlei 56, 9000 Gent
- Locations and maps.
- Accommodation. Contains an overview of ho(s)tels close to the conference venue. We offer lower prices for a selection of hotels.
- Visiting the conference by public transport.
- The car parking page gives all details about free and charged parking during the conference.
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