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Devoxx Belgium 2017

Will take place from November 6th until the 10th in Kinepolis Antwerp.


Call For Papers

CFP for Devoxx Belgium 2017 will open end of May and close on July 7th.


Registration

Registrations for Devoxx Belgium 2017 will open end of May.


Ticket Prices

  • Deep Dive pass 350 Euro (Mon. & Tue.)
  • Conference pass 525 Euro (Wed. – Fri.)
  • Combi pass 795 Euro (Mon. – Fri.)

All prices are exclusive 21% VAT


Mobile Schedule App

The official “My Devoxx” mobile app is available here.


Venue

Kinepolis Antwerp
Groenendaallaan 394
2030 Antwerp
Belgium
Tel.: +32 3 544 36 00
Fax.: +32 3 544 36 06
Google Map

NOTE : Make sure you use the Business Center entrance and NOT the movie entrance.


Devoxx friendly Hotels

IMPORTANT NOTE : Devoxx DOES NOT reach out to attendees to purchase hotel rooms.  We’ve been informed on hotel scams in the past, so be warned!


Event Types

Conference talks are 1 hour presentations and take place on Wed/Thu/Fri (*)
Deep Dive talks are in depth presentations of 3 hours taking place on Mon/Tue (= 75m + 30m break + 75m) (*)
Tools in Action are 30 minutes presentations demonstrating a programming tool on Mon/Tue (*)
Hands-on Labs are 3 hour hands-on sessions on Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu – Bring your own portable!
Quickie are short 15 minute presentations during Lunch breaks on Wed/Thu
BOF sessions are 60 minutes long, scheduled in the evening and are informal taking place on Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu
5 min. Ignite sessions which run during the lunch breaks on Wed/Thu

(*) YouTube Recorded


What do I get when purchasing a Deep Dive ticket?

Full access to the first two days (Monday and Tuesday) of Devoxx, which we name the Deep Dive days.  These include in depth sessions of 3 hours during the day, 30 min Tools in Action talks in the late afternoon, and in the evening informal BOF sessions. In parallel we’ve also hands on lab sessions taking place.


Schedule

  • We serve breakfast from 8h00 onwards, complimentary for all attendees.
  • The Deep Dive days starts at 9h30 on Monday and Tuesday morning
  • Lunch during Deep Dive days is from 12h30 until 13h30 in the exhibition area
  • The Deep Dive ends on Tuesday evening with BOFs running until 21h30
  • The Conference days start on Wednesday morning with keynote at 9h30
  • Wednesday evening we’ve a reception with fries and beer
  • Thursday evening we’ve a movie from 20h00 until 22h00 in Room 8 (First come, first served)
  • The last Conference sessions ends on Friday 12h50

Speaker Passes

Speakers for Deep Dive, Conference, HandsOn Labs, BOF and Tools in Action sessions receive a free full week “Combi” pass.

The lunch talks: 5 min Ignite & 15 min Quickie speakers need to purchase an entrance ticket.


Badge Pickup

Pickup your Deep Dive badge on Sunday evening between 17h30 and 18h30 Or on Monday morning from 8h00 onwards
Pickup your Conference badge on Tuesday evening between 17h30 and 18h30 Or Wednesday morning from 7h30 onwards

IMPORTANT NOTE : badges are strictly personal and can’t be shared!


eTicket

All eTickets have been emailed, check your inbox and download it on your mobile device.
Make sure you remove info@devoxx.com from your spam folder.


Car Parking

Kinepolis has many hundreds of free parking spaces around the venue which are available all week long.

IMPORTANT NOTE : Don’t leave any valuable things (like portable, smartphone etc) in the car while attending Devoxx!


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Finding your way to the Metropolis

  • Coming from Gent / St-Niklaas (E17 / E34-West). After the Kennedy-tunnel, keep driving past Antwerpen-Centrum, Antwerpen-Zuid, and Antwerpen-Oost. At Antwerpen-Noord (E19), keep driving towards Nederland and follow Antwerpen Singel to the A12-Noord. Leave the A12 at exit 16 (Ekeren) en follow direction Singel. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.
  • Coming from Brussels (A12-Zuid). After driving over the viaduct Boomsesteenweg and the Bevrijdings-tunnel, you will find yourself on the Ring around Antwerp. Follow it towards Nederland. Drive past Antwerpen-Zuid, and Antwerpen-Oost. At Antwerpen-Noord (E19), keep driving towards Nederland and follow Antwerpen Singel to the A12-Noord. Leave the A12 at exit 16 (Ekeren) en follow direction Singel. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.
  • Coming from Brussels / Mechelen (E19-Zuid). Follow the Ring around Antwerp in the direction of Nederland. Drive past Antwerpen-Oost. At Antwerpen-Noord (E19), keep driving towards Nederland and follow Antwerpen Singel to the A12-Noord. Leave the A12 at exit 16 (Ekeren) en follow direction Singel. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.
  • Coming from Hasselt / Turnhout (E313 / E34-Oost). Follow the Ring around Antwerp in the direction of Nederland. At Antwerpen-Noord (E19), keep driving towards Nederland and follow Antwerpen Singel to the A12-Noord. Leave the A12 at exit 16 (Ekeren) en follow direction Singel. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.
  • Coming from the Netherlands (E19-Noord / A12-Noord). Follow the A12 in the direction of Nederland. Leave the A12 at exit 16 (Ekeren) and follow direction Singel. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.
  • Easier route when coming from the Netherlands: Stay on the E19. Follow the signs “Antwerpen Centrum”. Take exit 1 (N129, Merksem). Go right when you get off the highway (direction Antwerpen). Now go straight, you’ll find Metropolis at your right hand side about 500m from the exit.
  • Coming from Antwerp Center. Follow Singel, driving North. At Groenendaalpoort, turn left. You will see Metropolis at your right when arriving at the Groenendaalpoort.

Public Transport

  • Metropolis is accessible by tram. The tram runs from the south of the city, via the central station – route. Please note that the tram runs underground in the city center. Tickets, and a 3 or 5 day pass, are available on the underground platform. The destination for Metropolis is ‘Luchtbal’ – tram 6.
  • For those staying in the Holiday Inn Express or Docklands hotels, bus 31 is recommended. Also buses 123 and 7xx.
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