The conference will be held in Spa (Ardennes, Province de Liège), at the Domain Sol Cress situated at the edge of a 1300 hectar forest. The town of Spa is only 10 minutes away by foot or 1 minute by funicular (railway). The Spa's new Thermal Baths are just up the road.
Bus transportation :
Bus transportation will be organized between Maastricht train station and the conference location, provided that a sufficient number of conference attendees are interested. A fee of 15 EUR will be asked for an outward trip on March 16 2009, in the morning, and a return trip on March 18 2009, in the afternoon. This additional fee will be paid at the moment of registration to the conference. Please mark your interest in this offer during the abstract submission. Note that there are direct trains between Brussels and Maastricht as well as between Amsterdam and Maastricht.
By train :
Trains towards Maastricht, then bus transportation. Or, trains towards Spa Geronstere via Verviers Central or Pepinster.
Please find here Belgian train timetables.
By car :
From Brussels : E 40 towards Liège, E 42 Verviers, Spa, Battice.
From Netherlands : A2 towards Maastricht, E25 Liege, E 42 Verviers, Spa, Battice.
From France : In Belgium, towards Liège (E 42), towards Verviers, Spa, Battice (E42)
Free parking during your stay at Domain Sol Cress.
By plane: Spa is at 130 km from Brussels Airport. From Brussels Airport, take a train towards Brussels (Brussels-Nord station). At Brussels, train towards Maastricht. Then bus transportation.