The annual conference is a chance for the Plone community to come together to share new developments, success stories, interesting technical insights, and the future of the software and community.
Taking place over 7 days, the conference will feature trainings, keynotes, talks, open spaces, sprints, and social activities.
This year’s conference will be in Namur, Belgium, from October 10-16. In the heart of Belgium, you'll find a beautiful city with a rich past and interesting history. This will be the first in-person conference since 2019. You are all warmly welcome!
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Capital of the Walloon region of Belgium, Namur has succeeded in preserving the traces of its rich past. Standing at the confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse rivers, the majestic Citadel overlooks the city. Together, they have passed through many ages.
Discover the heart of Old Namur, the charm of its streets, its terraces, restaurants, museums like the Felicien ROPS Museum, presenting the work of this 19th century artist or the Museum of Ancient Art featuring the Oignies Treasure (13th century silverware).
More informations : https://www.namurtourisme.be/en/
Trainings will be held at Hénallux - Rue Marie-Henriette 53, 5002 Namur
The conference will be held at La Bourse - Centre de Congrès of Namur - Place d'Armes 1, 5000 Namur
The “Bourse” (trade exchange building) is a magnificent building in the heart of the city. It became a modern congress center in the early 2000s and keeps Louis XIII neo Renaissance style. It combines several functionalities and a modern infrastructure.
It’s an ideal location in Wallonia:
- The Bourse is in the heart of the city
- Proximity to major traffic routes and public transport
- In a magnificent building of character
- Nestled in the heart of the city, the Bourse combines functionality and modern infrastructure
- The Bourse is fully accessible for people with reduced mobility
Special Event & Party
Special event will start at 7:00 PM at "Le Grognon". Follow those instructions to get there from the Conference Venue. The party will be held at the Conference Venue.
How to get to the conference venue
The city of Namur nestled in a set of greenery at the confluence of two rivers is situated only a stone’s throw from Brussels, its international airport (BRU) and high-speed railway station (Brussels South).
Namur is also very close to the main regional airport Charleroi Brussels South (CRL).
The city of Namur is therefore easily accessible from all major European cities through daily connections operated by classic and low-cost companies.
Itinerary to get to the conference venue from Namur train station : Google map
Brussels International Airport (BRU)
Distance from Namur city-center : 67km - 45 min. Car rental station, railway station, taxi directly at the airport.
By train: 1h15, 3 connections per hour. Cost: €16.80, tickets and timetables available on www.belgianrail.be (from station Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Namur)
Shuttle: 1h55, 1 connection a day. Cost: from €8.99, tickets and timetables available on www.flixbus.be
Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)
Distance from Namur city-center : 32km - 30 min. Car rental station, taxi directly at the airport.
By bus + train: 1h10, 1 connection per hour. Cost: €12, tickets and timetables available on www.belgianrail.be (from station Charleroi South Airport to Namur) and on www.b-europe.com (for international travel).
Brussels Midi Train Station
1h15, 3 connections per hour. Cost: €16.80, tickets and timetables available on www.belgianrail.be (from station Brussels Midi to Namur)
The sprint will be held at iMio Office - Rue Léon Morel 1, 5032 Gembloux
Transportation from and to iMio Office will be handled by a private bus at the begining and the end of each sprint day.
The city can propose seven hotels at less than 5 minutes (by walk or bus) from the Conference venue :
IBIS Namur Center - ★★★ (50 rooms have been pre-booked until mid-September, please mention that you are coming for the Plone Conference)
Les Tanneurs - ★★★★
Château de Namur - ★★★★
The Royal Snail - ★★★★
Ne5t Hotel Spa - ★★★★
Flandre - ★★★
Beauregard - ★★
Bistro Belgo Belge (Brasserie / Belgian)
Closed Sun & Tue
Chez Sothy (Thai)
Closed Sun - Only for lunch
Ogawa (Sushi / Japanese)
Hosaku (All you can eat / Japanese)
Yayami (All you can eat / Japanese)
Sanga (Ramen / Japanese)
Usually crowded, please make a reservation
Bistro Bisous (Brasserie)
La cantina (Tapas)
Le tasty burger (Burgers)
Botanical by Alfonse (Cocktail bar)
Gadsby burger (Burgers)
Manolo Madrid (Tapas)
Huile sur le feu (Italian)
Le Myconos (Greek)
La roma (Italian)
The Huggy's Bar (Burgers)
La Confluence (Brasserie)
Black and white (Burgers)
Enez Grill (Turkish)
Au Bombay (Indian)
Only for evening
Le temps des cerises (French - Local)
Brasserie François (Brasserie)
Brasserie Bodart (Brasserie)
La maison des desserts (Brewery - Bakery)
Only for lunch
We are aiming for making a safe event for everyone. Here is information about Covid in Belgium.
Any questions? Please contact [email protected].