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38th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics

Revisiting the Role (or Status) of Zooplankton in Pelagic Ecosystems

Liège, May 8-12, 2006

Access to Liège

By plane via Brussels Airport:
Do not look for a taxi or a bus, go downstairs to the Railway Station. Take the shuttle train to Bruxelles Nord / Brussel Noord and change there for a train to Liège Guillemins. The simplest way is to buy at the Airport Station a ticket for Liège (it will cover both the shuttle and the Bruxelles-Liège route). Ask the railway agent the time your train is leaving for Liège Guillemins at Bruxelles Nord and the platform it leaves from.

By plane via Paris Charles de Gaule:
At the airport, go down to the airport train station, take the Thalys train to Lille and Bruxelles (leaves at 6.55, 8.55, 10.55, 12.55, 15.55, 17.55, 18.55, 19.13) at Bruxelles Midi (Brussel Zuid) (arrives at 8.20, 10.20, 12.20, 14.20, 17.20, 19.20, 20.20 no stop) change to the train to Liège Guillemins (Thalys leaves at 9.19, 11.19, 13.19, 15.19, 18.19, 20.19, 21.19, 22.17).

By plane from Germany, via Köln:
Take Thalys train at Köln HBF (leaves at 7.14, 10.14, 12.14, 15.14, 16.14 and 18.14) to Liège Guillemins.

For more informations, consult the WWW page:

- The train connections SNCB
- The Thalys

From Liège Guillemins Station to your hotel:

If you are booked in ...

  1. Best Western Univers, just cross the square.

  2. Blanc Gravier, take the bus 48. Make sure that you take the out-bound bus (it is the one going to your right when you stay facing the square with the station behind you). Leave at bus stop "Education physique" follow the road-sign "B46".

  3. Hotel Ibis, take any bus that goes to the "Place de la République Française".

  4. Eurotel take the bus 17 or 38B until the stop "Place d'Italie"

  5. Passerelle take a taxi.

From your hotel to the University of Liège

A special bus for the colloquium will collect the participants every morning at their hotels (if you miss it take bus 48 to Sart Tilman Campus or bus 58 direct from "place de l'Opera" in the city center to "Institut de Chimie" stop), according to this schedule:

Hotel de la Passerelle: 8 h 00b (place de l'Yser)
IBIS: 8 h 10
Eurotel: 8 h 20 (place d'Italie)
Best Western Univers: 8 h 30

Participants are invited to return at their own leisure by bus 48 (downtown direction with a stop at the Guillemins) or bus 58 direct to downtown "place de l'Opéra".

Exceptionally, the special bus will pickup the participants at their hotels on Wednesday evening for the Official Dinner at the Chateau de Colonster and will take back the participants from the Château after the dinner (departure from the Château at 23 h 15), according to this schedule:

Hotel de la Passerelle: 19 h
IBIS: 19 h 10
Eurotel: 19 h 20
Best Western Univers: 19 h 30
Blanc Gravier: 19 h 45

The Colloquium will be held at the University of Liège, Sart Tilman Campus, Bâtiment des Nouveaux Amhithéatres, B7, Auditorium 202.
The Campus is served by buses # 25, 48 and 58.


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