Workshop on Semiparametric Statistics

Local information

Local information

Conference venue

The conference will be held in Monasterium Poortackere in the city center of Gent. It was build in 1278 as a beguine house and after world was II it was used as an orphanage for young women. Nowadays it is a seminar center with a restaurant and guest house. More information on


Participants should arrange for their own accommodation

Travel information

• Ghent is located 45 minutes from the international airport of Zaventem (Brussels) and 70 minutes from Brussels South/Charleroi airport.
• Ghent is easy to reach by train from all Belgian and European cities. It is 30 minutes from Brussels.
• High speed trains (Thalys and Eurostar) connects Brussels to Paris (about 1 and a half hours) and to London, Amsterdam or Cologne (about 2 and a half hours)