Mechelen 2018 - 3rd International Forum of EYP Belgium

09/09/2018 to 15/09/2018
   

"Local Initiatives, Global Impact"

The International Forum Mechelen 2018 is a week long event which will take place from the 9th until the 15th of September. This conference will gather 176 participants from all over Europe, resulting in the perfect environment for intercultural dialogue and exchange. The hosting city will be Mechelen, with its vibrant atmosphere, historical importance and ambitious vision. With the support of the city, we aim to provide both participants of the conference as well as local citizens with a meaningful experience.

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Time for a very exciting, innovative #sustanability announcement on #FactSunday πŸŽ‰

Did you know that we will actively reduce the carbon emissions of their underlying logistics to an absolute minimum, using an algorithm based program (made by our organiser Kamiel Peeters)? πŸ”’

Using Smart Algorithms and Dynamic Programming, total distance traveled by car during the session will be cut down to the very least amount possible. 🚫🚘

Additionally, organisers will use bikes whenever they can to transport materials and food! 🌱🚲

#FactSunday #M18

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TGI-#VenueFriday! πŸŽ‰

It's our honor to announce one of the venues where we will be spending the most time together: the Committee Work venue!

Thomas More hogeschool is the largest university of applied sciences in Flanders, offering over 31 Dutch-taught and 5 English-taught bachelor degree programs in the province of Antwerp. Next to that, Thomas More offers exchange programmes in English, for students from partner universities. No better place to crack some high-end academics, right? πŸ“–

Stay tuned for more exciting venue revelations next week ✨

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Today we share with you the second academic cluster ! πŸ“–

'Educated Citizens in the Age of Information' touches upon highly relevant topics such as social media (DROI & LIBE II) and online language acquisition (CULT) πŸ’»

Check the full album for all topics!

Stay connected for more updates as the session is coming closer and closer! β˜€οΈ

#M18 #TopicThursday

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We are extremely proud to present to you the topics that will be discussed during the Forum. Many thanks to the amazing chais' team for the drafting and exploring of these interesting topics!

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Here we are again with a cool announcement for #SponsorTuesday! πŸ—£

Demens.nu represents humanist associations and unions across Flanders and Brussels. Through different projects and working groups, they encourage people to engage in society and to help building a world based on freedom, equality and solidarity! 🀝

Stay tuned for more interesting announcements for Mechelen 2018! ✨

#SponsorTuesday #M18

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Another cool fact for #FactSunday! πŸ’‘

Did you know that the city of #Mechelen is the home of one of the tallest cathedral towers in Belgium?

The construction of the 97 meters tall Sint-Romboutskathedraal started in the thirteenth century and since then, it got more and more additions including two original Beiaard clocks!

Now, the cathedral is recognized as UNESCO world heritage and it even has its place in our logo. Can you find it? πŸ‘€

Stay tuned for more facts & figures about Mechelen 2018 - 3rd International Forum of EYP Belgium!

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No better day to celebrate the weekend than #VenueFriday! 🎊

We are thrilled to announce Hostel De Zandpoort as our official accommodation for #Mechelen2018!

The accommodation will be right next to the committee work venue and is placed in a beautiful location!

Enjoy the weekend!πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

#VenueFriday #M18

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With almost a month left till #Mechelen2018 we are happy to share with you Cluster One and it's three committees in our segment of #TopicThursday. We look forward to seeing the outcome of the Chairs Team and their Delegates!

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Continuining on with #SponsorTuesday we introduce to you our second main sponsor of the Forum, Sertius!

Sertius is a partner that is able to evaluate environmental and safety issues within a regional, national and international context and to help clients to act locally following the solutions found.

We are sure that with this company’s immense knowledge on the environment, that they will be able to contribute a lot to #Mechelen2018 - making this Forum as environmentally sustainable as possible!

Keep an eye out over the coming days for more interesting posts πŸ’―

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This Sunday does not only mean the end of the week, it also is the start of our #FactSunday series πŸ’‘

Every week we will share with you an interesting fact about the session, the city or the people behind Mechelen 2018!

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