The 78th IIRB Congress will be held at the Wallonia Conference Center Mons (WCCM) in Mons, Belgium.

Wallonia Conference Center Mons
Avenue Melina Mercouri, 9
7000 Mons, Belgien
+32 472 88 14 11

Mons, a charming town with a historic atmosphere

Mons is a historical and cultural city in Belgium, Wallonia. Distinguished by its many renowned museums, Mons was the European Capital of Culture in 2015. As you explore the town you’ll notice that the city is characterized by a perfect combination of the "past" and the "modern". The architectural heritage and ancient alleyways give it an historic atmosphere. 

A range of monuments that are classified by Unesco is awaiting you there. 

Here are the spots that you should not miss while visiting Mons: 


How to get there

Whether by plane, car or train, Mons in Wallonia Belgium is conveniently accessible. Here are more informations on how to get to Belgium and get around.

By plane:
Brussels airport Zaventem, then 1:30 h to Mons by train (several connections, one direct per hour)
Brussels South Charleroi Airport, then 1:15 h to Mons by train (if not train connection via Brussels)

By train:
Direct train from Brussels Midi Train station: 50 minutes, 2 trains or more per hour (depending on time of day)

- Paris - Mons: 2,5-3 h
- London - Mons: 3,5 h
- Cologne - Mons: 3 h

By car:
- Brussels - Mons: 1 h
- Paris - Mons: 3-4 h
- London - Mons: 5 h
- Cologne - Mons: 3 h