Fringe Meetings

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A number of specialist interest groups will be holding their meetings at DATE 2013.

Download DATE 2013 meeting room order form here.

Open technical meetings, relating to industry standards, academic or research projects, or managed by non-profit organisations are offered a single room, seating up to 100 persons for a 3-hour timeslot, free of charge during the DATE week.

Additional rooms for non-profit organisations and rooms for open technical meetings managed by commercial enterprises are available for hire with prices starting from €300 + VAT (German VAT is 19%).

The following time slots are offered for open technical meetings, which must be open to all DATE attendees:

Monday 0800 - 2100
Tuesday 1300 - 1430
1830 - 2100
Wednesday 1230 - 1430
Thursday 1230 - 1430
Friday 0800 - 2100

No open technical meetings may be held at other times during the DATE week.

Rooms will include standard conference AV facilities at no extra cost. Additional costs will incurred for specialised AV equipment, telephone lines, Internet access, lunch boxes, poster boards, etc.

ONLY meetings that are open to general attendees and that take place outside the main conference hours (see above) will be advertised on the DATE website, in conference publications and visitor promotions.

Rental periods must always make allowances for set-up and clean-up time.

Please note: any catering and additional AV requirements will incur costs.

In the first instance contact the DATE 2013 Event Secretariat for availability stating your preferred time and date slot, number of participants and preferred room layout.

Event Secretariat

All rooms are offered upon application and are subject to approval by the DATE General Chair.