Urban Sound Symposium

April 3-5, 2019 in Ghent, Belgium

Congress venue

The International Urban Sound Symposium will be held in Het Pand, a historic building in the city center of Ghent on the banks of the river Leie, near the medieval port with the guildhalls as its remnants. Het Pand was built in 1201 and served as a Dominican monastery untill the beginning of the 19th century. It was acquired by Ghent University in 1963 and restored during 1971-1991 as the cultural center of the university.

Address

Het Pand
Onderbergen 1
9000 Gent
Belgium
tel. +32 (0)9 264 83 05



By public transport

From station Gent St-Pieters: tram 1 (every 6 minutes) or tram 24 (every 20 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.

From Gent Zuid: tram 4 (every 6 minutes), tram 24 (every 20 minutes) or bus 17 (every 30 minutes). Exit at Korenmarkt.

By car

Follow the parking signage to parking P7 Sint-Michiels. The parking is located at 50 meter from Het Pand. Take the exit Onderbergen and you come out in the Wilderoosstraat, opposite Het Pand.

An alternative parking is P8 Ramen. From here it’s about 5 minutes on foot to Het Pand.

Hackathon venue

The soundscape hackathon will take place in the brand new media centre of Ghent, called De Krook. This venue houses the library of Ghent, together with the media labs of Ghent University and imec. It is located within the city center of Ghent, only a 10-minute walk from Het Pand where the main symposium takes place. More information can be found on the Hackathon page.

Inner courtyard of Het Pand
Library in Het Pand
Restaurant Club Het Pand
Backside of Het Pand along the Leie river

Supported by

Ghent University
ASAsense
HEAD Genuit Foundation
C3PLACES
EUROCITIES