18th eawe PhD Seminar

2-4 November 2022

Social events



When: Tuesday 1st of November 2022, from 5 PM

Where: In the city centre of Bruges.

What: To kick off the Seminar, we organize an ice-breaker event. It is the ideal opportunity to visit Bruges and to get to know your fellow PhD students before the start of the seminar in a casual way.  Join our 'chocolate tour' walk, which will guide us to the highlights of the city of Bruges while tasting our famous Belgian chocolates.

How to get there:  Meeting point: tourist information center at t'Zand. Situated in the city centre, it is a 12 minutes walk from the station. By car, there is a car park under 't Zand square.


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Conference diner

When: Thursday 3rd of November 2022, from 6.30 PM

Where: Brewery "De Halve maan"

What: The gala diner is the perfect event to taste Belgian food and discuss with your fellow PhD students as well as people from the industry.  Join us at 'De Halve Maan', a traditional brewery since 1856, located in the heart of Bruges. The evening will start with a refreshing appetiser.  Afterwards, a degustation of different beers will be served in combination with home-made dishes. You will also get the chance to learn how to tap your own beer under the guidance of a beer sommelier. 
Note: Don't worry if you don't like beer, there will be non-alcoholic options as well.

How to get there:  The brewery is located on “het Walplein”, in the city centre of Bruges. It is a 12 minutes walk from BMCC. By car, the venue does not have a private car park, but there are several private and public facilities nearby.

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