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Conference fee

Standard registration fee (incl. VAT) for two days:

  • Master students and bachelor students: € 50 (double room, roommate*)
  • PhD students and postdocs: € 100 (double room, roommate*)
  • Tenure track, permanent staff, professor, associate professor, assistant professor, industry, government and other: € 150 (single room)

The conference fee includes for two days: coffee breaks, lunches, drinks, dinner on 8 December 2020, overnight stay on 8/9 December 2020 and shuttle buses between Eindhoven central station/hotels and the venue and vice versa.

* PostDocs, Ph.D. students, B.Sc., and M.Sc. students are automatically assigned a twin room which they have to share. This may be someone you do not know, however of the same gender. You can fill in a preferred roommate, we will try to take your wishes into account. Please note that sharing a room with a preferred roommate is only possible, when the roommate indicates in his/her registration form your matching email address and if dates of attendance match.

If you will only attend one day, excluding overnight stay, fees are:

  • Master students and bachelor students: € 25
  • PhD students and postdocs: € 50
  • Tenure track, permanent staff, professor, associate professor, assistant professor, industry, government and other: € 75

Cancellation policy

Cancellation via the deregister link in the confirmation e-mail.

  • Cancellation before 6 November: only administration costs of €7,50 will be charged
  • Cancellation between 6 until 23 November: 50% refund
  • Cancellation after 23 November: no refund
  • For hotel-only cancellations after 16 November 2020 or no-shows, a fee of 100 Euro will be charged.


NH Conference Centre Koningshof
Locht 117
5504 RM Veldhoven
The Netherlands



NH Koningshof has its own parking facilities which costs € 5,- per day.

Public transportation

Travel by train to Eindhoven central train station. On arrival leave the track and go right towards the bus station. 
Take bus 150/149 to Reusel or bus 15 to NH Koningshof.
These busses depart every half hour. It’s a 30 minutes’ drive to the venue.
The bus stops in front of the venue.

Shuttle busses

For your convenience we provide shuttle busses from Eindhoven train station to the venue.
Schedule will follow.

Off site hotels

Please be aware that not all participants can be accommodated at the NH Koningshof for the overnight stay.

NH Collection Eindhoven Centre
Pullman Cocagne Eindhoven
Amrâth hotel Eindhoven
Bastion hotel Eindhoven

Transfers will be arranged from these hotels to and from the venue NH Koningshof.
Schedule will follow later.

Please note that if you live in the surroundings of Eindhoven it is best not to book a hotel room. Do note that cancelling the hotel room because you are not accommodated in NH Koningshof has a fine of € 100,-


NWO offers free professional childcare at the conference venue for all participants of CHAINS 2020. If you have requested childcare in your registration, you will be contacted. If you have any questions about childcare, please contact us at