Interdisciplinary Conference: Einstein meets Magritte
From Monday 29 May to Saturday 3 June 1995
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
During the conference messages may be sent to:
tel. 32 2 629 27 78 - fax 32 2 629 27 79
of the venue surroundings. See also: How to reach the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Smoking during the Conference will be discouraged and is prohibited in the
For all enquiries regarding registration, hotel accommodation, social
events, general information, letters of invitation etc. please
Conference Office Orga-Med
Tel. 32 2 582 08 52
Fax 32 2 582 55 15
For all information regarding the academic, scientific and artistic
aspects of the conference, please contact:
Theoretical Physics Department
TENA, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2,
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. 32 2 629 27 16
Fax 32 15 22 51 98 or 32 2 629 38 23
For those who wish to receive automatically all future information
about the conference, a mailing list einstein-magritte has
been created at the university of Brussels. To subscribe to this
mailing list please proceed asfollows:
send an e-mail message to the address email@example.com
leaving the 'subject field' of your message empty, and writing
in the 'editor field' of the message.
R E G I S T R A T I O N D E T A I L S
The enclosed registration form should be used when registering for
the conference, banquet and accompanying persons' programme.
A separate form should be used for hotel reservations.
Please follow the instructions for payment as indicated below.
The registration form is for one participant only and his/her
accompanying person(s). Completed registration forms, together with
the appropriate payment, should be sent or e-mailed to the conference
Full registration before 1 May 1995 BEF 13,000 (approx. US$ 406)
After 1 May 1995 BEF 15,000 (approx. US$ 469)
On-site registration BEF 17,000 (approx. US$ 531)
Single-day registration BEF 3,000 (approx. US$ 94)
Those participants who wish to limit their attendance at the meeting
to one or two days, can book for one or two single registrations.
Those who wish to participate for more than two single days should
subscribe for the whole conference and should pay for full
registration. Please indicate clearly your choice in the timing
section of the form.
Although we encourage registration beforehand, an on-site
registration desk will be available.
Lunches will be served in the conference area but remain optional.
Please indicate your choice on the registration form. Lunch tickets
will be for sale at the registration desk.
The price for lunch is BEF 350 (approx. US$ 11).
On Tuesday night a conference Banquet will take place at the Hotel
Metropole. This event is optional but requires registration
beforehand. The number of places available is limited. Registrations
for the banquet will therefore be treated on a first-come-first-
The price of the banquet is BEF 1,750 per person.
The registration fee for participants includes:
The "Einstein meets Magritte" conference proceedings will be
published after the meeting. All participants will receive an early
invitation to subscribe.
- - admission to all conference sessions
- - programme and abstract book
- - certificate of attendance
- - special performance Jan Fabre & Rosas / Anne Teresa De
- - coffee during breaks
Payment in Belgian Francs (BEF) should be made in advance by means
1. Bank or postal transfer payable to 'Einstein meets Magritte, F
The only cheques to be accepted are Eurocheques with a maximum of
BEF 7,000 per cheque provided that they are crossed and a card
number is given.
account number: 001-0686455-62,
ASLK, Agency VUB Oefenplein, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels
Please do not forget to mention your name and 'Einstein meets
Magritte, F29892' in the reference box.
- 2. Banker's draft
Banker's draft forwarded together with the registration form.
The banker's draft should be purchased at your bank and made
out in Belgian Francs (BEF) to 'Einstein meets Magritte, F29892'.
All banking charges must be prepaid by the participants
A limited number of scholarships to attend the conference will be
available. You can apply for scholarship support at the Einstein
meets Magritte conference office.
Submit a declaration of necessity, curriculum vitae and at least one
letter of recommendation. Deadline for application: 15 April 1995.
Notice of cancellation should be sent to the conference office.
Cancellations received before May 15, 1995 will be accepted with a
refund of all fees except for a cancellation charge of BEF1,000
(approx. US$31). No refunds can be made for cancellations received
after May 15, 1995 or where the participant fails to turn up.
Registration and Information Desk hours during the conference
- Sunday, May 28 14:00 - 18:00
- Monday, May 29 07:30 - 18:30
- Tuesday, May 30 08:30 - 18:30
- Wednesday, May 31 08:30 - 18:30
- Thursday, June 1 08:30 - 18:30
- Friday, June 2 08:30 - 18:30
- Saturday, June 3 09:30 - 17:45
A C C O M M O D A T I O N
To ensure a hotel booking, please return the enclosed special form to
the conference office:
Ria Maes, Orga-Med, conference office,
Essenestraat 77, B-1740 Ternat, Belgium
Tel +32 (0)2 582 08 52
Fax +32 (0)2 582 55 15
No deposit is requested. Written confirmation after receipt of
credit-card data as guarantee.
Payment will be made in the hotel. For cancellations more than 3
weeks before arrival, BEF 500 will be charged. Cancellations later
three weeks before arrival or failure to turn up will entail a charge
for one night, plus BEF 500.
Single / Double
(Breakfast and taxes are included in the above mentioned prices)
(Remark that all invited speakers will stay in Hotel Metropole)
- Hilton Hotel Brussels BEF 6,200 / BEF 7,000
- Hotel Metropole BEF 4,500 / BEF 6,000
- Holiday Inn BEF 4,250 / BEF 4,400
- Ibis BEF 3,975 / BEF 4,300
- Lower Budget hotels BEF 2,000-2,800 / BEF 2,400-3,250
Participants who prefer more economical lodging need to register via
the enclosed form as well. From Sunday 28 May to Saturday 3 June
1995, free camping will be possible on the university campus. The
necessary facilities will be available and tents can be rented.
A limited number of student rooms are available and will be allocated
on a first-come-first-served basis.