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Vision2020 RTO Members' Event
Mon, 22 May 2017, 15:00 – Tue, 23 May 2017, 13:00 IST
Vision2020: The Horizon Network will hold its next RTO Members’ event, dedicated to university & research and technology organisation members, at University College Cork, Ireland on 22-23 May 2017.
The aim of this event is to discuss Vision 2020's activities and future developments in light of the next Work Programme 2018-2020 and the 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. It will be a great opportunity for each representative to meet with other Vision2020 RTO members and to share information and best practices in order to establish potential collaborations for the next set of calls. Additionally, an EC representative will be delivering a key note address on the new priorities of the FP-9 and members will be invited to discuss the actions to undertake in the wake of the new Framework Programme.
Please note that, the venue has a capacity of 70 people, consequently the attendance will be limited to 1 representative per member institution, the second representative will be included in the waiting list and subject to availability.
Should you have any questions about the event, please contact Lisa on firstname.lastname@example.org
TRAVEL INFORMATION TO UCC:
From Cork Airport: If you are lucky, you might be able to fly to Cork (from: Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Birmimgham, Cardiff, Dusseldorf, Gdansk, London, Malaga, Manchester, Munich, Paris, Rekyavik, Wroclaw).
Bus connections to/from the airport are provided by Bus Eireann (route No 226 to Cork Bus Station). You can also choose to take a taxi. From the airport to UCC it should take around 10–20 minutes and should cost between €12 and €18.
From Dublin Airport:
1.There are express coach services from Dublin and Dublin Airport (operated by Aircoach and GoBe) and from Limerick/Galway (operated by CityLink) every hour. Please note that a journey takes about 3 hours.
2. Trains from Dublin Heuston Station (operated by irishrail.ie). The journey takes about 2.30 and 3 hours.
From Shannon Airport:
Bus connections to/from the airport are provided by Bus Eireann every hour (route 51). The journey takes approximately 2.30 hours and costs around 25€ return.
The period around May 22-23 is very busy in Cork but we are happy to let you know that we have pre-booked rooms in the below hotels at a special price until April 21st. Please note that after this date we cannot guarantee you room availabitily. To get the reservation code, please contact Lisa on email@example.com
The Kingsley: 15 minute walk away from UCC. We can offer up to 25 rooms.
€ 119.00 per Classic King Room per night including full Irish Breakfast (single occupancy)
€ 134.00 per Classic King Room per night including full Irish Breakfast (double occupancy)
The River Lee: 11 minute walk from UCC.
€125.00 per Superior Single room per night including breakfast and access to all leisure facilities. (10 rooms available)
€165.00 per Deluxe Single room per night including breakfast and access to all leisure facilities. (10 rooms available)
The Clayton: Located in Cork City Centre, this hotel is 30 minute walk from UCC. Single rooms cost between €115 and €140.