I travelled over to Brussels for a meeting of the NESSI steering
comittee, to which I have just been appointet; its one of the EU's NGOs in the IT industry, representing major IT
vendors, which advises the commission on its ICT R&D budget.
Its a long time since I have been in Brussels, and with these ninja
trips, its hard to get to know the town. I'm a bit fed up my rough guide didn't
turn up on time, but it won't be the last time I'm here so I have next time to
look forward to.
I visited the Sun offices at Rondpoint Robert Shuman, which is opposite the
EU Commission building, but I was too busy to take any photographs with my camera,
which I had managed to remember to bring, and the picture I took with the phone
was so poor I have deleted it. Its undergoing a re-furb, (the building not my cameras), and is not looking its best at the moment. I had a quick look at flickr to see if anyone had
some good (CC) pictures, but flickr's default is all rights reserved and I
couldn't find any. (Since I publish under a BY-NC-SA creative commons licence, I suppose this is one of the reasons I am so popular with schmapp. Since most people publish on Flickr with the defaults, I am not competing with a lot of people.) The EC head quarters building's name is the Centre Berlaymont, and if you search flickr with Berlaymont as a tag, you can find some pictures. I'll post mine when I get some worth posting. I expect to be back here soon.
tags: travel Brussels Bruxelles copyright EU NESSI Berlaymont