21/06/2016 Practical information LANDac International Conference

21 Jun 2016

Registration

Registration for the conference is required. You can register by filling out the registration form and sending it to: landacconference2016@gmail.com. The conference fee is EUR 100 and includes coffee, drinks, lunches and a conference walking dinner on Thursday 30 June.

 

Promoting material

In case you are interested in promoting new publications (books, journals, working papers) at the conference, please feel free to contact us. There will be space available to display publications.

 

Funding

No funding possibilities are available through the conference organization. If possible, we advice you to get in touch with your Dutch contacts and/or the organizers of the session your appointed to, to see whether conference attendance can be combined with possible projects you might be working on. We also advise you to get in touch with your organization or university about possible funding options.

 

Conference venue

The conference will be held at the historic Muntgebouw on the Leidseweg 90 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. This building is situated west from the Utrecht Central Station within 10 minute walking distance, contact information and route: www.muntgebouw-utrecht.nl.

Please see https://goo.gl/zUVA5P for the exact location on Google Maps.

From Utrecht Central Station, u take exit “Jaarbeursplein”. You cross the square “Jaarbeursplein”, and cross the street “Croeselaan”. Then you take a right and pass the building of SNS Reaal on that corner. Cross the street “Graadt van Roggenweg” at the streetlights and continue straight until the water. Then take a left turn and this is the street “Leidseweg”. You will find the Muntgebouw after approximately 6 minutes walking on your left hand, on the corner.

 

Accommodation in Utrecht

We advise you to book your accommodation as soon as possible. June/July will be a busy period.

Three big hotels that are conveniently located in the city centre of Utrecht and close to the conference venue include the NH Hotel, the Park Plaza Hotel and the Apollo Hotel. In addition to the big hotels, you can book accommodation directly through the Visit Utrecht website: Visit Utrecht – book hotel, and find more affordable options through: www.booking.comBed & breakfasts in Utrecht, or www.airbnb.com for rooms and apartments in Utrecht.

 

NH Hotel

This NH hotel has a good reputation and is situated conveniently near Utrecht Central Station and close to the Muntgebouw.

Address:

Jaarbeursplein 24

3521 AR Utrecht – The Netherlands

Website: http://www.nh-hotels.nl/hotel/nh-utrecht

 

Park Plaza Hotel

This hotel is conveniently located close to the conference venue and next to the railway station.

Address:

Westplein 50

3531 BL Utrecht – The Netherlands

Website: http://www.parkplaza.com/utrecht

 

Apollo Hotel Utrecht City Centre

This pleasant hotel near the vibrant centre of Utrecht is situated on a 10 minute walking distance from the station.

Address:

Vredenburg 14

3511 BA Utrecht – The Netherlands

Website: http://www.apollohotelsresorts.com/hotels/nederland/utrecht

 

IBIS Hotel

Address:

Bizetlaan 1

3533 KC Utrecht – The Netherlands

Website: http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-0880-ibis-utrecht/index.shtml 

 

The city of Utrecht

General information about the city of Utrecht for visitors is available on the Visit Utrecht website: www.visit-utrecht.com. There is also the Utrecht City Guide app for Iphone or Android: http://www.visit-utrecht.com/en/event/utrecht-city-guide-app.

 

How to get from the airport to Utrecht

To get from the airport to the city of Utrecht, the most convenient way is to take the train. Trains leave from the train station which is located below the airport, and take 30 minutes. During the day, trains to Utrecht Central Station leave every 15 minutes. In the evening and at night trains leave less frequently, but it is possible to travel to Utrecht Central Station 24 hours a day. You can consult the timetable via: http://www.ns.nl/en/travellers/home. A one-way ticket to Utrecht Central Station costs € 8,70 and can be purchased from the yellow self-service ticket machines at the airport.

 

If you have any additional questions, please contact the conference organizers through: landacconference2016@gmail.com. We very much look forward to your contributions to make this conference a lively event!

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