Conference Practical Information

Meeting venue

Meeting will be held at the Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
Avenue Louise 231 
B-1050 Bruxelles

 Map around BELPSO


For detailed information on travel and conference venue, please visit the BELSPO website.

The building is located in the "Quartier Bailli/Baljuwwijk" business district. This neighborhood is easily accessible by public transport (metro). There are several private parkings operated nearby. However, traffic conditions might be very unfavorable to the use of your private car. 

Public Transport

The building is located at equal distance from stop Vleurgat and stop Bailli/Baljuw (300m - 5 minutes walking) 

By train 

Brussels South: take the tram 81 or 83 Brussels Central: take at the main entrance of the station, bus 38, direction "Héros/Helden", and step down at the stop "Vleurgat" Brussels North: take the metro at the stop "Rogier" direction "Louise/Louiza" and then the tram 94 Brussels Schuman: take the bus 60 Brussels-Luxemburg/Luxembourg: take the bus 38 or 54 

With the metro (lines 2 and 6) 

Stop "Louise/Louiza": take the tram 94 

By bus 

Bus stop "Bailli/Baljuw": bus 54 Bus stop "Vleurgat": bus 38, 60

By Tram 

Tram stop "Bailli/Baljuw": tram 81, 83, 94 Tram stop "Vleurgat": tram 94 

From the airport : 

  • By train: every 20 minutes a train leaving to Brussels Central station (20 minutes journey), take then, at the main entrance of the station, bus 38, direction "Héros/Helden", and step down at the stop "Vleurgat" 

  • By bus: bus 12 direction BRUSSELS CITY, stop "Schuman" (27 minutes journey), take then bus 60 

  • By taxi: 40 minutes journey. 

For more information, please consult the following websites SNCB and STIB 

By Bikes:

  • BELSPO dispose of bike racks at the -1 (you find the entrance of the parking in rue du Magistrat).
  • The nearest Villo! stations are located less than five minutes walking (at the stops Vleurgat and Bailli).
    For more information, please consult the website Villo!


If you need accommodation, we would advise the following hotels (it is best to use, or for better deals, but please note that the hotel then do not provide you with any invoice): 

White Hotel: (just across the street)  FULLY BOOKED

Brussels Hotel ( 3-4 min walk):

Capital Hotel:

Hotel Beau site:

Hotel Floris:

Vintage Hotel: 

Social event: 

A banquet will be organized at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences on the 22nd evening: Rue Vautier/Vautieerstraat 29, 1000 Brussels

For finding your way to the museum and dinner, visit the museum website.