The conference will be hosted at X TU Delft, an event, sports and culture facility at the TU Delft campus. The sessions will be hosted in several meetings, including the Theatre Hall and the Dance Studios. Dancing will be allowed!
Catering during the conference will be complementary, but you can always enjoy the good vibe from the Cafe X and The First Concept Store located in the same building.
Car parking facilities are located a couple of minutes away from the X TU Delft building and there is the ‘TU Delft – Sport & Cultuur’ bus stop is just in front of the building.
Delft is a popular tourist destination in the Netherlands, famously for its historical links with the Royal Family, for its blue pottery, and for being home to the painter Jan Vermeer. The city of Delft with its tree-lined canals, charming buildings and rich history is sure to provide a delightful setting for the conference.
The venue of the ICCBM22 conference is a 15 minutes walking distance from Delft Centre and only 10 minutes from Delft Central Station by bus. In turn, Delft Central Station is easily accessible by trains from all major Dutch cities and airports.
On the following website all the information you need for a visit to Delft: Tourism Information. This website contains, among others, recommended restaurants, good places to have a drink and the hotspots you must see when staying in Delft.
The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is the oldest and largest Dutch public technical university. The university is one of the most premier universities, and internationally acclaimed for its research output and technological innovations. The campus of TU Delft is equally impressive: stretching over 161 hectares through beautiful green park areas – it is larger than Delft city centre, and indeed one of the largest in the world.
The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft is one of the world’s most highly ranked (and most comprehensive) research, education and innovation communities devoted entirely to aerospace engineering. More than 200 science staff, around 250 PhD candidates and over 2,700 BSc and MSc students apply aerospace engineering disciplines to address the global societal challenges that threaten us today, climate change without doubt being the most important. The focal subjects: sustainable aerospace, big data and artificial intelligence, bio-inspired engineering and smart instruments and systems.
Schiphol International Airport (https://www.schiphol.nl/en/) is one of the central airports. All the well-known airlines are flying from and to Schiphol on a daily base. Transportation from Schiphol Airport to Delft is possible by public transport or the special taxi service called Schiphol Travel Taxi. There is a direct train connection between Schiphol International Airport and Delft railway station (plan your train journey here). Travelling time is about 40 minutes; the frequency is 4 times per hour.
Apart from Schiphol International Airport there is the smaller and more Western European orientated Rotterdam The Hague Airport . The airport is approximately a 15-minute drive from the centre of Delft.
The new ‘Delft Centraal’ train station was opened in 2016. Delft is worth a visit just for the station alone! From the station you can see the towers of the Old Church and walk to the city centre in only a few minutes. It only takes 10 minutes to get from Rotterdam and/or The Hague to Delft by train, and 45 minutes from Amsterdam.
Trams and buses stop right outside the front of the station. Bus 40, 69 and 174 will take you to the conference venue ‘X TU Delft’. There are buses every 10 minutes and the ride takes around 10 minutes.
Participants who require a visa to enter the Netherlands are expected to make their own visa arrangements. Information regarding visa application can be found via the following link.
The organizing committee shall provide formal invitation letters upon request.