THE DELEGATE SURVIVAL GUIDE

CHECK-IN AND SECURITY



CREDENTIALING

After you register for NIAS2016 you will receive a confirmation Email. Please be sure to bring your both the confirmation Email as well as your credentials with you to Mons.


ENTERING LOTTO MONS EXPO

You must present your badge and a valid issued photo ID each time you enter Lotto Mons Expo during the conference. With your credentials and ID you will enter Lotto Mons at Avenue Leo Collard (Main entrance).


SECURITY

NIAS2016 takes security very seriously. Delegates must present their badge and a valid form of government issued ID and pass through security each time they enter Lotto Mons Expo. Security (bag) checks will be conducted upon entering the building. Additional security will be added inside the building. This security is administered by G4 Securitas and the Police Federal.

Please be informed that due to the general security situation we are mandated to implement special security pre-caution measures. These security measures might result in a slight delay at registration. Please note that these pre-cautions are taken with your safety in mind.


ATTIRE

Attire for sessions on Wednesday and Thursday is business casual. We would like to advise Military personnel not to wear Military uniforms while traveling to and from Lotto Mons. If your Nation demands the wear of military attire we advise to change into military uniform at Lotto Mons. Our Events team will be happy to provide and guide you to a changing room.



General Information



ENTRY, REGISTRATION, AND HOTELS

Military/Government Delegate: Members of NATO Headquarters, NATO Agencies, Partnership for Peace (PfP) countries, the European Union and associated Agencies and members (public and official) from the 28 NATO Nations ONLY.
Applications received outside of the aforementioned communities will be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis. Delegates are requested to register sufficiently early to ensure participation. For all above mentioned communities NIAS2016 is "Free of Charge".

Industry Delegate Professional representatives of Industry who have a legitimate and valid business reason for attending the NATO Cyber Security Symposium. Please only use your Business email address.
Industry companies who are not exhibiting at the conference, but sending staff members to NIAS2016 are required to purchase a conference pass. Online registration for these delegates will be available soon, alternatively you can sign-up by contacting the exhibitor secretariat via the contact form.

Conference hotel options are available during the registration process, so you have a nice place to sleep between all the listening and talking.

Last year, NIAS attracted over 1,400 delegates. This year, tell your friends about the event and bring them - let's grow that number even more!.


GETTING THERE

Delegates traveling by train from Brussels to Mons are advised to use the Mons-Quevy train from Brussels Airport, North, Central or Midi to Mons (Gare du Mons). At the Mons train station you can make use of the FREE service established by TEC Hainaut. From Mons Railway Station, take the D circuit (blue) of the "Mons Intra Muros". It will take you to the Grand Prés mall next to the conference centre, Monday to Saturday from 7am to 21h.

Delegates traveling by car Follow signs to Bergen/Mons (E19/E42) On E19/E42 to Mons take exit 24. Once you exit the motorway, keep right and follow the signs for Le Grand Pres. Lotto Mons Expo is on your left.Address: Avenue Thomas Edison, 2 B 7000 MONS BELGIUM. GPS: LAT 50,458993 LON 3,936887. Lotto Mons provides for sufficient free of charge parking.

Free shuttle service will be provided from and to NIAS from the Casteau resort and Lido hotel only. All other hotels are situated in the centre of Mons and at under 10 minutes walking distance from the NIAS2016 venue.

TAXI TOP MONS Mons Chaussée du Roi Baudouin 54, 7030 Saint-Symphorien Mons T:065 84 24 06 - M:0495 20 92 09

TAXI Willy Avenue Wilson, 4537012 Jemappes Mons T:065 31 98 08 - M:0475 41 44 55


EVENTS TEAM

Have a question? Visit the registration area. NIAS2016 staff are on hand to assist you and provide helpful information throughout the conference. This is also where lost and found is located. Please note that smoking is prohibited inside Lotto Mons. Please follow the signs to the designated smoking area(s).


FOOD, BEVERAGES and CHARGING ZONE

There will be a variety of food options for purchase at Lotto Mons. The Food concession stands are located in hall 3 . They will offer fresh salads, sandwiches, hot entrees, snacks and beverages. Stop by the NIAS2016 bar for a cup of coffee, beverage or alcoholic drink. In addition to the central bar, there are several locations to refuel with coffee or to refuel your electronic device.