EDbU 2019

6th EDbU Annual General Assembly, 3rd Deafblind Women’s Forum and 2nd Deafblind Youth Forum
Danubius Hotel Flamenco, Budapest, Hungary
June 4th – 6th, 2019

The European Deafblind Union (EDbU) and the Hungarian Deafblind Association (HDbA) are pleased to invite you to the 6th EDbU Annual General Assembly (AGA) as well as the 3rd Deafblind Women’s Forum and the 2nd Deafblind Youth Forum on June 4th – 6th, 2019 at Danubius Hotel Flamenco, Budapest, Hungary.

The Hungarian Deafblind Association also invites the participants for celebration of the 25th Anniversary of its establishment on June 6th, 2019.

The preliminary program
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
– 13:00-14:00 Registration
– 14:00-15:30 EDbU AGA
– 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
– 16:00-17:30 EDbU AGA

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
– 08:30-10:00 EDbU AGA
– 10:00-10:30 Coffee break
– 10:30-12:00 EDbU AGA
– 12:00-14:00 Lunch
– 14:00-15:30 EDbU AGA
– 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
– 16:00-17:30 EDbU AGA

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
– 08:30-10:00 3rd Deafblind Women’s Forum
– 10:00-10:30 Coffee break
– 10:30-12:00 2nd Deafblind Youth Forum
– 12:00-14:00 Lunch
– 14:00-17:00 Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Establishment of the Hungarian Deafblind Association

Agenda of the EDbU AGA and the detailed program of the Deafblind Women’s Forum, Deafblind Youth Forum and HDbA celebration will be available later.

The organizers reserve the right of making changes in the program.

Arrival is on Monday, June 3rd or Tuesday morning, June 4th, 2019 according to your best flight option.
Only lunches on June 5th and 6th, 2019 will be included in the program and in the participation fees. Other lunches and dinners will be not not provided, the participants can choose where and what to eat and they have to pay for themselves.


The venue of the event is Danubius Hotel Flamenco****
Address: 3-7. Tas vezér utca, 1113 Budapest, Hungary
Website: https://www.danubiushotels.com/en/our-hotels-budapest/danubius-hotel-flamenco

The Hotel Flamenco is located in the Buda side close to the centre of Budapest yet surrounded by beautiful parkland with the so-colled Bottomless Lake.
The prices for three types of hotel rooms will be available soon on the link for Room reservation.
The prices will include breakfast and taxes, as well as free WiFi throughout the whole hotel.
The prices are also valid for 3 nights before and after the event, if you want to stay more days in Budapest.
Airport transfer will not be available and not be organized. It is recommended to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. The hotel is also well accesible by public transport.

Room reservation

All participants have to reserve their rooms for themselves through the hotel.
The link for the Room reservation will be available soon.


Each participant including deafblind participants, interpreters, assistants, family members etc. has to complete the registration form online.
Click here for the registration form.

Participation fees

The participation fees are determined for each day:
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 – €30 per person
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 – €60 per person, lunch included
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 – €50 per person, lunch included
Altogether €140 per person for the three days.

Payment of participation fees

The participation fees should be paid for each participants including deafblind participants, interpreters, assistants, family members etc.
Please make payment by bank transfer to the Hungarian Deafblind Association’s account:
Account Holder: Siketvakok Országos Egyesülete
Address of Account Holder: H-1146 Budapest, Ajtósi Dürer sor 39, Hungary
Name of Bank: K and H Bank Zrt.
IBAN: HU52 1040 9015 9011 7325 0000 0000
Make sure to give the mention ‘EDbU2019’ and participant name(s) in the bank transfer details.
The payment must be “free of any charges for the payee”, i.e. all bank charges have to be borne by the sender. Please quote the IBAN number and SWIFT Address in your instructions for Bank Transfer.
Your registration is valid when the participation fee is fully paid.
After payment of the full participation fee, each participant will receive confirmation of his/her registration and the receipt by e-mail.


The deadline for registration and payment is March 10th, 2019. It is recommended to make room reservation with registration at the same time to avoid any confusion.


Note that the cancellations of hotel room and participation must be handled separately.
Cancellation of hotel room must be made to the hotel according to the terms of cancellation specified in the link for room reservation above.
Cancellation of participation must be done in a signed letter, scanned and sent to Tamás Gangl, gangltamas@gmail.com.
Refunds of the participation fees will be made under the following conditions:
– Cancellation before April 15th, 2019: refund of participation fee minus 10% handling fee
– Cancellation between April 16th – May 15th, 2019: 50 % refund of participation fee
– Cancellation after May 15th, 2019: no refund
All refunds will be handled after the event.
Change of name of participant will be permitted until May 15th, 2019 by sending an email to Tamás Gangl, in this case it will not be considered as cancellation.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact to Tamás Gangl, gangltamas@gmail.com.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Budapest.
In behalf of EDbU Executive Committee
Tamás Gangl
the president of HDbA, EDbU EC member