EuroGeographics Extraordinary General Assembly 2018

Dates: 14th to 17th May 2018
Venue: Leuven Institute for Ireland, Leuven, Belgium
This event is a Eurogeographics activity.

The Extraordinary General Assembly will start with at 12.00pm on May 15th with formal business and finish with lunch on May 16th. It is targeted to EuroGeographics members and invited guests.

This year the meeting will be held at two very close venues:Tuesday 15th May at the Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof 14, Leuven.

Wednesday 16th May and Thursday 17th May at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000, Leuven, Belgium.

Please find the draft agenda of teh Extraordinary General Assembly here.

To make the travel arrangements of our members cost effective, a number of side meetings will also be held:

  • KEN chairs meeting Tuesday 15th May 09.00-11.45 
  • Development and Funding workshop on Wednesday 16th May afternoon 13.00-17.30 with presenters from the European Commission, World Bank and others presenting funding opportunities for projects. The draft agenda is available here.
  • EuroGeographics Management Board Wednesday 15th May 
  • Workshop ‘Disruptive technologies' will be held on Thursday 17th May 09.00-14.00. Find the draft agenda of the Disruptive technologies workshop here.


Rooms have been reserved at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe. Please book you room by filling in the booking form and sending to Find the cancellation policy here.

Alternative options are:  Hotel New Damshire, booking via e-mail to, using the password ExGA. 

IBIS Hotel Leuven Centrum;booking via hotel web page , reservation code ExGA.

Deadline for hotel booking is 15th April 2018.

Please find the information how to get to Leuven Institute for Ireland here.

In case of queries please contact Patricia Sokacova.

Registration Form