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CTTE & FITCE joint congress
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2019

Location

Why Ghent?

Because Lonely Planet has called our city “Europe’s best kept secret” and a must see destination, and more recently “a city small enough to feel cosy but big enough to stay vibrant”. Because National Geographic Traveler Magazine has listed our city as the most authentic historic city in the world and full of life. Because you must witness with your own eyes what Napoleon and the mysterious thief of “the Just Judges” panel already knew: The Mystic Lamb really is key to European art history. Because Ghent is at the crossroads of the most important inland waterways in Flanders. Because the city comes to life again after sunset. And of course because you like to get off the beaten track.

And if you would like to find plenty more reasons yourself, the tourist office website is an excellent starting point for your research.

Venue

Het Pand is an old Dominican monastery located in the heart of the city on the banks of the river Leie, near the medieval port with the guildhalls as its remnants. In 1201 a hospital was established next to Saint Michael's Chapel by Canon Utenhove. By 1225 the institute had become too small, and it was decided to construct a new one close to the Bijloke .By that time the first Dominicans had arrived in Ghent. By the agency of the then counts of Flanders, Ferdinand of Portugal and Johanna of Constantinople, the Dominicans were allocated the old hospital to serve as their new settlement. ... Read more about the history of this top location in the heart of Ghent.

Accomodation

Hotels

The city of Ghent made an interesting deal with Booking.com for congress visitors. If you book through boek.gent-hotels.eu, you are guaranteed the best rate in a hotel.

Bed & Breakfasts

If you happen to prefer a b&b, there is also good news for you, as you can find a good overview on https://www.bedandbreakfast-gent.be/.

Getting to Ghent

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Time flies, don't get surprised by how fast things go...

Monday 15 Apr 2019

The submission deadline
is already over

9

Days until
notification of acceptance
Sunday 30 Jun 2019

55

Days until
early bird registration
Thursday 15 Aug 2019

96

Days until
congress start
Wednesday 25 Sep 2019

Why Ghent...

Because Lonely Planet has called our city “Europe’s best kept secret” and a must see destination, and more recently “a city small enough to feel cosy but big enough to stay vibrant”.

Because National Geographic Traveler Magazine has listed our city as the most authentic historic city in the world and full of life.

Because you must witness with your own eyes what Napoleon and the mysterious thief of “the Just Judges” panel already knew: The Mystic Lamb really is key to European art history.

Because Ghent is at the crossroads of the most important inland waterways in Flanders.

Because the city comes to life again after sunset.

And of course because you like to get off the beaten track.

Congress Sponsors

Gold sponsor - City of Ghent

Technical sponsor - IEEE

Gold sponsor - Post Luxembourg

Partner - Agoria

Partner - FITCE Luxembourg