About the venue
The preconference is hosted at De Krook in Ghent. De Krook is located the heart of the city and close to the emma conference hotels, restaurants and conference venue. De Krook is the brand new knowledge and innovation center that opened on March 10th.
Aside from the city library, Ghent University and research center imec will be located in the Krook. The offices of the research group for Media, Innovation and Communication Technologies (MICT) are also in this building.
De Krook also hosts a co-creation and media-experience lab, an audiovisual center and media training center and labs of the research group for Psychoacousitics and Electronic Music (IPEM-UGent), the engineering group IDLab and imec. The address is Plattenberg 11, 9000 Ghent.