General Information

Symposium Venue

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Rue du Fosse-aux-Loups 47 B-1000
Phone: +32 (2) 219 2828


Monday 22 - Tuesday 23 October 2018


The official language of the Symposium is English

Symposium Kit and Name Badge

Upon registration you will receive a Symposium kit that includes the printed material of the Symposium and your name badge. Please wear your name badge at all times during the Symposium and to all official Symposium events.


October in Brussels is a warm month considering the location and the time of the year, with high temperatures of 15ºC (59ºF) and with low temperatures of about 8ºC (46ºF). 

Transportation from Airport to Symposium Venue 

Brussels has two international airports; Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU) and Brussels Charleroi Airport (CRL). Both airports are well connected to the city centre. 

From Brussels Zaventem Airport:

By public transportation
Brussels Charleroi Airport
By public transportation:


Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to Belgium. Participants are requested to check with their local BelgiumConsulate/Embassy well in advance of their travel date. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa as necessary.  

Invitation Letters

Official letters of invitation designed to assist with obtaining an entry visa can be downloaded from the Symposium website - see Invitation Letter. Please note that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organising Committee to provide any financial assistance.

Liability & Insurance

The Symposium secretariat and organizers cannot accept any liability for personal accidents or loss of/damage to private property of participants of RMD2018.

Dress Code

Informal for all occasions.

Symposium Secretariat 

Tel UK:  +44-203-051-4032 Tel US: +1-857-400-0035