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What's included in the Premium ticket?

The whole event is free and open to all public! We ask a  participation fee of 95.00€ (VAT excl)  for the catering costs of the 3 days: morning coffee, coffee breaks and drinks, lunch and 2 evening dinners (Beer event and Award event). 

But it's optional: for those who do not want to contribute, there is a free ticket, therefore catering and outside activities are not inclued.

How to get there?

From Brussels take Highway E 411 (direction of Namur). Exit n°8a. At the Round about located on the road N4, follow the pannels « Aula Magna ».

Station is called "Louvain-la-Neuve - Université" which is linked to Ottigines station. Ottignies station is located on the line Brussels-Namur (2 trains per hour). Louvain-La-Neuve is 30 min away from Brussels. You’ll need to change train in Ottignies to take another train to "Louvain-la-Neuve - Université" (8 min). There are direct trains to Louvain-La-Neuve from Brussels, but these take more time.

Coming from overseas, get off at Brussels North station (the better) or Brussels Midi station. All trains to Ottignies go trhough these stations via Bruxelles-Central, Bruxelles-Nord, Bruxelles-Schuman and Bruxelles-Luxembourg .

Schedules are available on the SNCB website.

Arrival in Brussels (Zaventem), you can reach Louvain-la-Neuve by train. Four trains per hour leave the airport in direction of the station ‘Bruxelles-Nord’, where you need to change train to make sure to take the train going to Ottigines then changing for « Louvain-La-Neuve Université » (see « By train » section).

Arrival in Brussels South Charleroi Airport. Located at 40 km from  Louvain-la-Neuve. Buses links the airport to the train station « Charleroi Sud ». 

To reach Louvain-la-Neuve, the fastest solution in daylight is to take a train for Ottignies where you’ll change to catch another train to « Louvain-La-Neuve University ». The ride is just 8 min.

From Bruxelles, there are special buses line.

Starting from Metro station “Roodebeek » passing via the Metro Station Crainhem. (Line is called  Cbis or Conforto Bis).

Starting from Etterbeek train station passing via Metro station Delta. (Line is called C or Conforto)

Schedules are available on the national buses website ‘TEC’ or by phone on+32 (0)10 23 53 53.

Place Raymond Lemaire 1

1348 Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

More info: events@openerp.com

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Where to sleep?

We have a partnership with different hotels in the region. 

  • Leonardo Hotel: Rue de la Wastinne, 45 - 1301 Wavre.
    Single room: 99€/night breakfast incl. Double room: 109€/night breakfast incl. Wifi costs 17€/24hrs.
    Cancellation conditions:  Free cancellation until 48 hours before arrival. 
    Contact Nicolas: groups.belgium @ leonardo-hotels.com or +32(0)10 43 47 51. Mention reservation: OPENERP
  • Chateau Limelette: Rue Charles Dubois 87 - 1342 Limelette
    Single room: 110€/night breakfast, Wifi, VAT incl. Double room: 130€/night breakfast, Wifi, VAT incl. (indicate clearly twin beds or one bed)
    Cancellation conditions:  Free cancellation until 24 hours before arrival. 
    Contact Sarah or Ophélie: sb @ chateau-de-limelette.be or +32(0)10 42 19 99 / 61. Mention reservation: OPENERP
  • Martin's Lido: Rue de Limalsart 20 - 1330 Rixensart
    Single room: 119€/night breakfast, VAT and WIFI incl. Double room: 129€/night breakfast, VAT and WIFI incl
    Cancellation conditions:  Free cancellation until 48 hours before arrival.
    Contact Marcelline : ma @ martinshotels.com or +32(0)472 103 499. Mention reservation: OPENERP
  • Best Western Hotel Brussels East: Avenue Lavoisier 12 - 1300 Wavre
    Single room: 82€/night breakfast, VAT and WIFI incl. Double room: 92€/night breakfast, VAT and WIFI incl.
    Cancellation conditions: Free cancellation untill 24 hours before arrival. In case of late cancellation or in case of no-show the first night will be charged.
    Contact Stephanie or Marleen: hotel.wavre @ autogrill.net or +32(0)2 370 20 29. Booking code OPE 0206.
  • Hotel Ibis Style Meeting Center: Boulevard de Lauzelle 61- 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve.
    Rooms left on Wednesday night only: Single room:119€/night (breakfast incl). Double room: 129€ (breakfast incl)
    Contact Marc by phone +32 (0)10 48 38 73 or by email: H2200-SB2 @ accor.com. 

Note: These special prices are valid if you book up until May 11th. After this date, we can't guarantee the prices nor the availability!

If you prefer to stay directly in Brussels, we have a partnership also with four hotels in the city centre. You can easily get to Louvain-La-Neuve from Brussels either by car or by frequent train connections.
Discount code: OPENDAYS14 (this will give you 10% discount from the normal price - you can find the pricing on each website)
All four hotels are offering additional discounts (up to 15%) in case you'll book with your credit card and use the "smart" rate for cleaning. You can find detailed information directly on their websites.

  • Astrid Hotel - Place du Samedi 11 - 1000 Brussels
    3* - 100 rooms - private parking - buffet breakfast -  St. Catherine area
  • Aris Hotel - Rue Marché aux Herbes 78-80  - 1000 Brussels
    3* - 55 rooms - buffet breakfast - Grand Place - near Central Train Station
  • Alma Hotel - Rue des Eperonniers 42-44 - 1000 Brussels
     3* - 37 rooms - self service 24h/day - Grand Place - near Central Train Station
  • Max Hotel - Boulevard Adolphe Max 107 - 1000 Bruxelles
    concepthotel - 1* - 63 rooms - vending machines - Rogier area - near North Train Station

Where to park?

Free Parking Aula Magna (Just behind the Building, facing the lake) opened from 7.00 am - 6.00 pm. Only 100 places available: This parking access will be reserved for the participants with the Premium Ticket. More info on the customized Google map.

Parking 'Grand Place' is also available but with a fee. We have a special price of 7.5€ per day instead of 12€. To get this ticket, you can park in the parking then buy this ticket at the Merchandising table in the Hall of Aula Magna. More info on this parking here.

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