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Seagriculture 2019
8th International Seaweed Conference

"Seaweed Success Stories"

25-26 September 2019, Ostend, Belgium


About Ostend

Vlaanderen, Belgium is the perfect location to organize Seagriculture 2019. The region made major progress in technological and market developments in seaweed over the last years. The Ostend community is the place to be when it comes to seaweed research and activities. The city of Ostend hosts two important marine research institutes: Flandres Marine Institute VLIZ, and Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food ILVO.

Conference location:
C-Hotels Andromeda
Kursaal-Westhelling 5, 
8400 Oostende


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C-Hotels Andromeda
Kursaal-Westhelling 5,

8400 Ostend, Belgium

Room rate from 160 €


Parking Kursaal 1 (1 minute  walk from the conference venue)

8400 Ostend, Belgium

Parking Kursaal 2 ( 4 minutes walk from the conference venue)

Christinastraat 23f,
8400 Ostend, Belgium

How to get to Ostend?

1. By car
E40: The E40 motorway connects Brussels with Ostend. The journey from Brussels to Ostend by car or coach takes about one hour.
E17: If travelling from Antwerp, take the E17, and then the E40 to Ostend.
Bruges: 25 km / 25 minutes
Ghent: 65 km / 45 minutes
Lille: 89 km / 50 minutes
Brussels: 120 km / 70 minutes
Paris: 309 km / 3 hrs

2. By train
The train station, which is located in the city centre. Direct trains from Brussels and Antwerp. 
Timetables and route planner:

3. With FlixBus
FlixBus brings you to Ostend in an eco-friendly and low cost manner. You will be able to get on a bus in a number of large European cities and head for the City by the Sea. Click here to check the complete timetable and bus stop location in Ostend.

4. By plane

From brussles to ostend

The average journey time between Brussels and Ostend is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
 On an average weekday, there are 38 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Ostend.
Timetables and route planner: