Accommodation is NOT possible at the HxGN LOCAL Geospatial Defence Summit venue itself. Attendees are invited to stay in hotels nearby. Please find a choice of hotels in the list below and book your room independently as early as possible.

Additionally this link provides local hotels via Google Maps.

Prices and other information concerning the hotels without any guarantee.

Accommodation in Aachen, Germany
Hotel Paseo
Vaalser Straße 387
52074 Aachen
GERMANY
T: +49 241 870448
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Mercure Hotel Aachen am Dom
Peterstrasse 1
52062 Aachen
GERMANY
T: +49 241 18010
F: +49 241 1801100
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Hotel Ibis Budget Aachen City
Schumacherstrasse 12
52062 Aachen
GERMANY
T: +49 241 99775220
Room rate approx. 43 EUR (breakfast 7.50 EUR).


Accommodation in Netherlands:
Hotel Kasteel Bloemendal
Bloemendalstraat 150
6291 CM Vaals
NETHERLANDS
T: +31 43 36598-00
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Room rate approx. 125 EUR


Accommodation in Belgium:
Almabel
Schnellenberg 36B
4721 KELMIS
BELGIUM
T: +32 87 659702
F: +32 87 630376 

Best Western Ambassador Hotel Bosten
Haasstrasse 81
4700 Eupen
BELGIUM
T: +32 87 74-0800
F: +32 87 74-4841
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Room rate from 99 EUR.

 
   
 

The HxGN LOCAL Geospatial Defence Summit venue is a charming restaurant (Taverne De Grenssteen) right on the “Drielandenpunt”, a location where the Dutch, Belgium and German border actually crosses. 

The venue has its own address in each of these countries, making it easy to apply for a domestic business travel.

ADDRESSES FOR DOMESTIC TRAVEL APPLICATION:

Address Netherlands:
Taverne De Grenssteen
Viergrenzenweg 97
6291 BM Vaals
NETHERLANDS
T: 043-3065200
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www.drielandenpunt.nl

For NAVIGATION, please use this  address:

Viergrenzenweg 97
6291 BM Vaals
NETHERLANDS

Google Maps: Search for "Labyrint Drielandenpunt". The labyrinth is right beside Taverne De Grenssteen.

Address Belgium:
Taverne De Grenssteen
1, Route des Trois Bornes
4851 Kelmis
BELGIUM
Address Germany:
Taverne De Grenssteen
Dreiländerweg 137
52074 Aachen
GERMANY

 

Please expect a very special cosy conference setting, far away from standard seminar facilities.

 

 
Time Topic Speaker
08:30 - 09:00 Coffee and tea reception
09:00 - 09:30 Deriving Actionable Intelligence From UAV Data Dr. Uwe Jasnoch (Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure)
09:30 - 10:00 Bringing Hexagon Smart M.App Into Your Secure Environment With M.App Enterprise Wim Bozelie (Imagem)
10:00 - 10:30 Ship Detection With Radar Remote Sensing Dr. Oliver Lang (Airbus Defence & Space)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and Tea
11:00 - 11:30 Change Detection Applications with Sentinel Data Eva Walter (GEOSYSTEMS)
11:30 - 12:00 Smart M.Apps in Intelligence: Providing the Right Situational Understanding 1st LT Bas J.H. Ooink MSc (Joint ISTAR Command)
12:00 - 12:30 Summary - Farewell all
12:30 - 13:30 Farewell Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
By Invitation Only: Dutch Defence Doctor’s Office

 

The HxGN LOCAL Geospatial Defence Summit venue is Taverne De Grenssteen, right beside the Labyrinth Drielandenpunt.

Drielandenpunt is located in the woods on the Vaalserberg, a location where the Dutch, Belgium and
German border actually crosses.

www.drielandenpunt.nl

For NAVIGATION, please use this  address:
Viergrenzenweg 97
6291 BM Vaals
NETHERLANDS

Google Maps: Search for "Labyrint Drielandenpunt". The labyrinth is right beside Taverne De Grenssteen.

Accommodation ...
... is not possible at the HxGN LOCAL Geospatial Defence Summit venue itself.
 Taverne De Grenssteen does not provide rooms. The nearest hotels are in Vaals (NL), Aachen (D) and Eupen (B). Please see here for a choice of hotels.

Transport to/from the venue:
You will be most flexible with a car to move between hotel and venue. Anyhow, it is also possible to take a bus to Vaals and from there have a little walk or take a taxi up the hill. Taxi transfers for the entire distance are available by advance notification.

Sharing cars or taxis in the mornings and evenings is a good idea! The event organisers are willing to bring participants together in order to make sure that everybody finds his or her way up the hill easily. If you like, you can use the comment section in the registration form to let us know your shuttle offers/needs.

 

Airport:

Brussels, Cologne and Dusseldorf in approximately 100 km distance.

 

Train:

Aachen, Germany: 10 km to summit venue
Maastricht, Netherlands: 30 km to summit venue
Eupen, Belgium: 20 km to summit venue

 

Bus and walk:

From Aachen to Vaals, please take bus no. 33 or 25
Departure: Aachen Bushof
Arrival: Vaals Busstation
www.aseag.de
Travel time: max 30 Min.

There are buses from Maastricht, Heerlen and Eupen to Aachen. Please check WWW for connections.

From Vaals Busstation to Taverne Grenssteen/Labyrinth Drielandenpunt: Walk by foot up hill in about 30 minutes.

 

Taxi:

From Vaals (e.g. busstation) to Taverne Grenssteen/Labyrinth Drielandenpunt
Taxi Reinders, Vaals
Tel. mobil: +31 623 947330
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www.taxireinders.nl

10 minutes / approx. 10 EUR [Better to call the taxi in advance]


From Aachen to Taverne Grenssteen/Labyrinth Drielandenpunt

Taxiruf Aachen
www.taxiruf-aav.de
T: +49 241 6 66 66 or +49 241 3 44 41
Mini-van taxis available
Download Taxi App

Alfataxi
www.alfataxi.de
T: +49 241 22222
Mini-van taxis available
Taxi App in App store or Google Play
 
Taxiunternehmen Gering Taxi und Mietwagen Aachen
www.shuttleservice-aachen.de
T: +49 241 5591500

 

  
Time Topic Speaker
  Partner Booth Area Open
09:00 - 10:00 Registration - Coffee and Tea Reception
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Results of the Pre-Conference Training Irmgard Runkel (GEOSYSTEMS) and Wouter Brokx (Imagem)
10:15 - 11:00 Worldwide Hexagon Geospatial Defence Applications and Next Generation Platform Massimo Pagani (Hexagon Geospatial)
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee and Tea / Registration
11:30 - 12:00 End-to-End UAV Solutions on the Cloud and at the Desktop Irmgard Runkel (GEOSYSTEMS)
12:00 - 12:30 Measures Against “Misused” UAVs  – Actual Experiences and Approaches Within the Civil, Industrial Environment Today Uli Barth (lech-tec)
12:30 - 13:00 Photogrammetric Satellite Workflow: How to Build an Automated Process Chain in ERDAS IMAGINE Simone Colla (Hexagon Geospatial)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Socializing
14:00 - 14:30 Integrating ERDAS IMAGINE, GeoMedia and Motion Video Analyst for a comprehensive IMINT data production system Patrice Lemire (GEOSYSTEMS France)
14:30 - 15.00 Openstreetmap, the future of defence mapping? Leon van der Meulen and Quinten Dengerink
15:00 - 15:30 MGCP: Deriving 1:250.000 Military Maps Within GeoMedia Platform Simone Colla (Hexagon Geospatial)
15:30 - 16:00 Drinks on the Terrace
16:00 - 16:30 Earth Observation for Emergency Management Arnd Berns (GAF)
16:30 - 17:00 Central Mission Planning for an Air-to-Ground Missile Powered by GeoMedia Technology Dr. Timm Ohlhof (ESG)
17:00 - 17:30 The Future of Hexagon for Defence Applications Brad Skelton (Hexagon Geospatial)
17:30 - 19:00 Group Photo / Geocaching / Labyrinth Walk
19:00 - 22:30

Dinner
Taste lovely local food and drinks in a relaxing atmosphere that promotes easy networking and socializing.