2018 CIOR Mid-Winter Meeting
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2018 CIOR Mid-Winter Meeting

2/8/2018 to 2/10/2018
When: February 8-10, 2018
Where: NATO Headquarters
Contact: David Epstein

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The 2018 CIOR Winter Meeting will be held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium Thursday, 8 February — Saturday, 10 February 2018.



Registration is open through midnight, 2 January.

Full Registration: $420 (includes reception and closing diner)

Reception Guest Ticket: $30

Closing Dinner Guest Ticket: $90



The event organizers have arranged for a group rate at the Holiday Inn Hotel Brussels Airport, which is approximately a 10-minute walk to NATO Headquarters. But transport will also be provided. See shuttle information on transport desk in the hotel.


Click here to download the reservation booking form. Rates are: Single: € 115/Double: €130. Breakfast is included.
Deadline for making room reservations is 10 January 2018.



Click here for the full agenda. Highlights include:

  • The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller, Deputy Secretary General of NATO has been invited to be the guest speaker for the opening session, which will be followed by “The National Tables Lunch” in the Salons des Ambassadeurs.
  • A 70th Anniversary reception of our organization will be held on Thursday, 08 February 2018 at 06.00 p.m. in the War Museum, Cinquantenaire in Brussels.
  • The Closing Dinner will be held at NATO HQ on Friday, 09 February 2018 to which spouses and other guests are welcome (ticket purchase is required).Note: The CIOR Seminar will start in Bonn on Monday 05 February 2018 (one day lather than in the past). That means that all participants on the seminar will arrive in Brussels by bus late in the evening.


Translations to English and French will be provided as usual.


Non-smoking policy

The conference area is a non-smoking area.


Security restrictions for the NATO HQ

Your individual security access badge will be available in your hotel in case of registration on time. Late arrivals are welcome at the registration desk outside the NATO HQ in the visitors’ desk in front of the main entrance of the NATO HQ.


Photo cameras (even in your mobile phone) are not allowed in the NATO HQ. You have to leave your camera and mobile phone at the security gate.