Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stereopsia is an international event dedicated to all forms of 3D / XR / AI. It features a series of top-notch conferences, panels with international experts, exhibition and demos, networking opportunities, and awards. This international event is organized in close collaboration with the Hollywood-based Advanced Imaging Society and its EMEA Chapter, and it bestows their prestigious Lumiere Awards to exceptional 3D and 3D VR content makers.
Situated on the imposing Mont des Arts with a broad vista over Brussels, SQUARE sits in the historical and cultural heart of the city, very close to the centre of European government.
The Palais des Beaux-Arts (French) is a cultural venue in Brussels, Belgium. Often referred to as "BOZAR", the building was completed in 1929 at the instigation of Henry Le Bœuf (1874–1935) and includes exhibition and conference rooms, a movie theater and a concert hall which serves as home to the National Orchestra of Belgium.
Rue Ravenstein 23
Where you stay is important. When you book your hotel through the Visit.Brussels webpage, you’ll enjoy the great rates at several centrally-located Brussels hotels.
Book through the simple-to-use reservation website or with helpful and friendly booking agents.
Book your room in our hotel block for:
-There is no shuttle service to SQUARE/BOZAR from hotels.
-The Brussels Booking Desk is the only official housing company associated with KU Leuven. While other hotel resellers may contact you to offer accommodation for your trip, they are not endorsed by, or affiliated with the event and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences.
For any question regarding the room booking, please call the Brussels Booking Desk : +32 2 552 00 05 (Monday to Friday, during office hours, CMT) – contact person : Charlotte Viaene
Official Hotel Event Rates will begin to expire on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019.
Prof. Gauthier Lafruit
The official language of Stereopsia is English. Interpretation will not be provided.
Wednesday 11 December - 8:30am - 9:00pm
Thursday 12 December - 8:30am - 6:30pm
Friday 13 December - 8:30am - 12:00am
Subject to change
The recommended hashtag to communicate on social networks is #Stereopsiaeurope and #stereopsia.
A Wifi connection as well as an Internet corner will be provided to attendees during Stereopsia.
This is a strictly non-smoking event.
At the end of December, the average temperature in Brussels is around 5°C / 40°F. One can expect rain or even snow.
The euro is the official currency in Belgium. Bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros. Coin values are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, 1 and 2 euros. Most international credit cards are widely accepted for payment in hotels, restaurants and shops, except for American Express credit cards which are less accepted. Foreign currency may be changed at banks, hotels, airports and in exchange offices. ATM machines are easily available throughout the city and at the airport.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Follow the same rules of safety you follow while travelling anywhere else:
-Keep your travel documents in your hotel safe deposit box
-Always carry the hotel address with you when you leave the hotel
-Do not leave personal items (bags, mobile phones, etc.) unattended
LETTER OF INVITATION
The organizers will send letters of invitation upon request. Please note that letters of invitation do not commit the organizers to any kind of financial support or hosting arrangements, nor does it guarantee an entry visa. The organizers will not contact embassies or consulates on your behalf.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A certificate of attendance can be printed at the front desk at the time of departure.
Population : 11.4 millions
Official language : French, Dutch, German
Capital City : Brussels
UTC+1 zone and UTC+2 zone during summer time.
Vaccinations are not required to enter Belgium. However, an individual travel and health insurance is recommended.
France uses a 230 volt 50 Hz system. Sockets are the standard European type (two-prong round pin plugs with a hole for a male grounding pin are standard). To use electric appliances from your country you may need a special voltage converter with an adapter plug.
Service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants but if you consider the service good enough to warrant a tip, we suggest about five to ten percent.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBER
112: General Emergency for Europe