Practical information

Registration desk
The registration desk is located in the main hall and opens at 9:00

Route description & public transport
A route description can be found here

Please note: for people traveling by public transport: there is a train station in Lunteren. You can reach this station by taking the Vallei lijn either from the station Amersfoort or from Ede-Wageningen. Note that this train is operated by Connexxion and not the NS. You can buy a normal train ticket to Lunteren or use your OV chipcard. Please be aware that if you use your OV chipcard you will have to first check-out for the NS and then check-in for Connexxion.

Shuttle busses
For people traveling by public transport: NBIC has arranged for a shuttle bus to bring you from train station Lunteren to the conference centre and vice versa. The shuttle bus will be available on:

  • Tuesday April 8: 8:30 – 9:15, evening: 18:15 – 18:45 and 20:45 – 21:30
  • Wednesday April 9: 8:30 – 9:15, evening: 17:00 – 17:30

Walking from the train station to the conference center De Werelt takes 15 minutes. A route description is available at the conference center website.

Conference hotel
A hotel room is booked for everyone who registered and paid for a room. You can check in at the desk of the conference hotel by mentioning your name.

  • Check-in time: April 8 around noon
  • Check-out time: April 9 before 9:00

Before check-in and after check-out you can leave your bags in the cloakroom or in one of the lockers available at De Werelt.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 - 9:00 in the restaurant

Wireless internet
Wireless internet is freely available via KPN-HotSpots

On Twitter, the NBIC2014 hashtag is #NBIC2014

Poster presentation and application showcase
The poster and demo sessions is planned in the evening of April 8, during the 'walking dinner'

  • Poster set up (room Europa): Tuesday April 8, 10:45 - 11:30 h
  • Poster session (main hall): Tuesday April 8, 18:30 - 21:00 h
  • Poster dismantle (room Europa): Wednesday April 9, 17:00 h

Abstracts of lectures and posters/demo's will be made available as PDF files here.

Satellite meetings
Two satellite meetings are organized in conjunction with the NBIC2014:

  • April 8: NSBM Spring meeting (room Amerika)
  • April 9: ALLBIO Metagenomics meeting (room Amerika)

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