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11.-13.Aug 2023. Ypres

11. AUG 2023.

Arrival Day

15:00-19:00

Come over to the venue and set up your presentation table. Meet everyone else that’s there and get to know each other. We’ll be having dinner at a restaurant close by on the historical market square.

20:00-22:00

We will be visiting “The Last Post” at the Menin Gate at 20:00 (important: medals and micronational uniforms will not be tolerated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission). Afterward, we’ll have a drink and small bite at one of the local pubs.

12. AUG 2023.

Conference Day

09:00 - 11:30

We expect everyone at 09:00 at the venue to start the morning with diplomatic meetings and interactions between the attendees in diverse workshops.

11:30-13:00

A small lunch will be served at the venue for all attendees.

13:00-17:00

From 13:00 until 17:00 the event will be open for the press.

18:00-22:00

All attendees and their guests are invited to the a diplomatic reception and dinner at the venue.

13. AUG 2023.

Departure Day

09:00-12:00

For those who will say until Sunday afternoon/evening. We’ve got something special planned. A battle tour! This is a tourist tour in and around Ypres that examines events and landmarks important to the Battle of Passchendaele, where so many people gave their lives to protect our freedom during World War 1. This is a MUST see experience and an addition to the Last Post at the Menin Gate!

Ypres Tickets

There are three ticket types for MicroCon Ypres - Conference Only Pass, Full Conference plus Dinner Pass, and Dinner Only Pass.

  • 50
  • Conference Only
    Saturday 12 Aug
    • Conference during the day
    • Drinks during conference (coffee/soft drinks)
    • Light lunch during conference
  • 120
  • Full Conference Pass
    Saturday 12 Aug
    • Entrance to the Conference
    • Drinks throughout the day (coffee, soft drinks)
    • Light lunch in the afternoon
    • Evening diplomatic reception
    • Dinner (wines and water incl.)
    • Features Belgian three-course menu
  • 70
  • Only Evening
    Saturday 12 Aug
    • Evening diplomatic reception
    • Evening dinner (wines and water incl.)
    • Belgian three-course menu

Visiting Ypres

Here you will find information on places to stay and things to see and do while you're in Ypres. To ask questions or find more details on good places to eat or see, consider joining our Facebook Group ``MicroCon EU 2023``

Nearby Hotels

Keep in mind: MicroCon will happen during high season and Ypres is popular amongst British tourists, so don’t wait too long to make reservations!

There are plenty hotels and B&Bs in the center of Ypres for everyone’s budget. Check out the list on the touristic website of the city: https://www.toerismeieper.be/en/sleeping

Hotels that are highly recommended by tourists are Novotel and Ariana. But there are enough places for each budget 💶.

MicroCon 2023
Welcome to Microcon

The host nations for the 2023 MicroCon are Ladonia (in the US) and Flandrensis with Ladonia (in the EU). Much like the G20, (micro)nations bid to host the next event and the winning bid is selected by a governing committee, the MicroCon Committee. Bids to host the 2025 MicroCon are currently being accepted and you can find more information on the application process here.