Final TREND Workshop, Brussels 24 October 2013

LOCATION

The Final TREND Workshop will be held in Brussels on October 24, 2013. It will take place at the premises of Unioncamere Piemonte (ground floor), Rue de Trône 62, 95129 Brussels, Belgium.

AGENDA

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      • 09.00 Registration and welcome
      • 09.15 TREND in a nutshell
      • 10.00 Energy Consumption of ICT Networks
      • 10.30 Coffee break
      • 11.00 Energy efficiency in access networks: The big picture and the TREND contribution
      • 12.45 Lunch
      • 13.45 Energy efficiency in metro/core networks: The big picture and the TREND contribution
      • 15.00 Coffee break
      • 15.15 The TREND experiments in green networking
      • 17.00 Discussion
      • 17.30 Closing and farewell

A representative of the TREND Project Office will be available for any administrative issue related to the final reporting.

 

HOW TO REACH UNIONCAMERE PIEMONTE


Unioncamere map

By Train

It is recommended to get off the train at the train station “Gare du Midi”:

  • Taxi: rate from the train station “Gare du Midi” to the venue (Unioncamere Piemonte) is around 15 Eur.
  • Public Transportation: Go by underground (Line 2 or 6, Direction: Simonis Elisabeth) to the station Trône. Leave the station going southwards on Av. des Arts and eventually walk down the Rue du Trône eastwards until you find number 62.
  • A single ticket for the underground (in general public transport) costs 1.90 Eur.

It is possible to get off the train at the train station “Gare Bruxelles-Central” instead of “Gare du Midi”, and walk to the venue (ca. 20 minutes, 1.5 km).

By Plane

From Brussels National Airport:

  • Taxi: rate from the Brussels National Airport to the venue (Unioncamere Piemonte) is around 45 Eur.
  • Public Transportation: There are two ways of getting from the Brussels National Airport to the venue by public transportation: 1) you can take the train to “Gare de Midi” (7.80 Eur, 21 minutes with a direct connection) and follow further directions as if arriving by train; 2) you can take the bus number 12 (4.00 Eur when purchased outside vehicle, 6.00 Eur when purchased inside vehicle, 30 minutes, operating Monday to Friday from 5 am until 8 pm) to the station Bruxelles-Luxembourg. Leave the station going westwards on Pl. du Luxembourg and then walk southwards along Rue d’Arlon. Next turn right into Rue du Parnasse, turn left into Rue Caroly and continue straight until you arrive at the junction with Rue du Trône. The venue will be on your left.

From Charleroi Airport:

  • Taxi: rate from the airport to the venue (Unioncamere Piemonte) is around 85 Eur when making a reservation in advance.
  • Public Transportation: you can take the Brussels City Shuttle (departs every 20-30 minutes, http://www.brussels-city-shuttle.com/timetable?locale=en) and arrive, after an hour, in Brussels, at the train station “Gare du Midi”. Then, follow the further directions as if arriving by train. The tickets for the Brussels City Shuttle can be bought online (http://www.brussels-city-shuttle.com/?locale=en#/), at the ticket desk and at a vending machine at the rates 5-17 Eur.
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By Car

Motorways E40 (A3) and E411 (A4) are recommended.

GPS coordinates: 

  • Longitude  50.838414 N
  • Latitude      4.369079 E


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ECOMMENDED HOTELS

Thon Residence Parnasse

Rue d'Idalie 8, 1050 Brussels
Telephone: +32 2 5059800
E-mail: parnasse@thonhotels.be

Renaissance Brussels Hotel

Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels

Telephone: + 32 2 5052929

Radisson Blu EU Hotel

Rue d'Idalie 35, 1050 Brussels

Telephone: +32 2 6268111
E-mail: info.brusselseu@radissonblu.com

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