Eighteenth International Conference on Reactive Sputter Deposition 2020
Ghent, Belgium - 10 - 11 Dec 2020
Travelling to GhentGhent is centrally located in Flanders-Belgium, easily accessible by plane, by train and by car.
Belgium’s National Airport is situated in Brussels-Zaventem, approximately 50 km from the city of Ghent and has flights from over 70 international destinations, operated by more than 140 international and regional airline companies. From the airport, there is a direct railway connection to Ghent (Gent St. Pieters-station). The journey takes about 50 minutes and costs approximately 11 Euro. The actual schedule of train connections between Brussels Airport Zaventem and Ghent (Gent St. Pieters-station) can be found at: www.b-rail.be. The other Belgian airports, Ostend, Antwerp and Charleroi, serve several European destinations and have also easy and direct train connections to Ghent.
Thanks to its central location in Flanders, and just half an hour away from Brussels Midi Station, Ghent (Gent St. Pieters-station) is very easily accessible by train from all Belgian and European Cities (www.b-rail.be). The high-speed trains, Eurostar and Thalys, take you to Ghent in only 2 hours from Paris and in about 3 hours from London, Amsterdam and Köln.
Ghent is centrally located at the intersection of 2 major European highways: the E-17 connects Northern Europe with the Southern countries, and the E-40 goes from the North Sea up to Eastern Europe.
Travelling in GhentGhent has a good network of public transportation. You can find information on the website of 'De Lijn' (in dutch). A map of the public transport in Ghent can be found here (4MB).
The centre of Ghent can easily be explored on foot.
Congress AddressThe conference will be held at: 'Het Pand'
LanguageThe official language of the Congress is English.
The official languages of Belgium are Flemish/Dutch and French.
Certificate of attendanceA Certificate of Attendance will be given to all registered participants, when they register at the start of the conference.
Name BadgesName badges will be required for admission to all congress sessions and social events. They will be provided upon registration.
VisaThe Belgian government has a special website where you can check all the requirements for your particular country. Other information on visa and regulations to enter the country can be found on http://diplomatie.belgium.be/
Participants coming from countries needing a visa can get a formal invitation on request. Please contact the Organisation Secretariat. Be sure to include in your e-mail all the necessary information (last name, first name, home address, place of birth, date of birth, identity card number, passport number).