GS9 Practical Info
8-9 Nov 2016: Scientific & Practice Programme, BEL Brussels
BEL Set up on the initiative of Brussels Environment, the Environment and Energy Agency of the Brussels-Capital Region, BEL is an innovative, bright and friendly space. Housed in one of Europe's top eco-designed buildings, it is located in the heart of Brussels, on the Tour & Taxis site. Directions to BEL Brussels
Address: Tour & Taxis, Avenue du Port 86C/3002, B-1000 Brussels (BEL is located in the Bruxelles Environment/Leefmilieu Brussel Building). This building is located towards the back of the complex on the right-hand side near the canal.
On day 1, a shuttle bus is provided to take you from the European Parliament directly to the BEL. If you are attending the BEL only please arrive from 13:00.
8 Nov 2016 (am) Political Programme, European Parliament
European Parliament An important new milestone has been reached this year. The FEMM Committee of the European Parliament will host, as part of their political agenda, a half-day event to discuss gender and social impact of science. The FEMM event will take place in Hemicyle at the Parliament, Brussels, and will start on the morning of 8 Nov. The Gender Summit scientific programme will follow-on at the BEL.
Registering at the European Parliament on 8 Nov 2016 The Gender Summit Registration Desk is in the European parliament's Ex INFO POINT at the Esplanade Solidarnosc (see map) from 7.00-8:30. You will there collect your access badge which needs to be worn visibly at all times and be escorted to the Gender Summit room by staff from European Parliament. Please note that due to the heightened security alert level at the European Parliament, all participants must show a valid official photo-ID before entering the building and undergo security controls. Furthermore, all participants are also advised to print the confirmation of participation's email and keep it with you at all times whilst attending the Gender Summit. Remember if you arrive after registration closes, or leave the EP building you will not be authorised to enter again as we cannot escort you inside after 8.40. Please avoid bringing luggage to the European Parliament as there will not be storage facilities.