General Information

General information on the congress is posted here. Please check regularly.

***Please beware of unauthorised agencies***

Please do not engage with unofficial companies claiming to sell registrations, accommodation or other services on behalf of the Congress.

There is no official accommodation agency for this congress.


View the CCD list of accomodation and please find below a list of affordable accomodation in Dublin
Name Address Website Type
Generator Hostel  Smithfield Square,
Dublin 7
Stay at Generator Dublin Hostel near Smithfield area | Stay Generator Hostel
Gardiner House 76 Upper Gardiner Street,
Dublin 1
Gardiner House Hostel Dublin | Canbe Hostel
Abigails Hostel 7-9 Aston Quay,
Dublin 2
Abigails Hostel | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ha’Penny Bridge Hostel
Isaacs Hostel 2 Frenchmans Lane,
Dublin 2
Home - Isaacs Hostel Dublin Hostel
Kinlay House 2-12 Lord Edward Street,
Temple Bar
Home - Kinlay Dublin Hostel
Garden Lane Backpackers Christchurch, Dublin,
Garden Lane Backpackers - Guest Reservations Hostel
Jacobs Inn 21-28 Talbot Pl, Mountjoy, Dublin,
D01 W5P8
Jacobs Inn Hostel, Dublin City Centre | Official Website Hostel
Hasslefree BNB Off O'Connell Street Hassle Free BNB Ltd ( Studio Apartment
Hasslefree BNB 7 Gardiner Place Hassle Free BNB Ltd ( Apartment
Hasslefree BNB Off O'Connell Street Hassle Free BNB Ltd ( Apartment
Easy Hotel Benburb Steet, Smithfield,
Dublin 7 Budget Hotel
O'Neills Townhouse 37/37 Pearst Street, Dublin, D02 VX62 O'Neills Victorian Townhouse | Dublin B&B | Bed & Breakfast Dublin - O'Neills Townhouse ( Townhouse
McGettinans Townhouse 17 Queen Street, Arran Quay,
Dublin 7
McGettigan's Pub & Townhouse – Dublin City Accommodation & Bar ( Townhouse
Clifden Guesthouse 32 Gardiner Place,
Dublin, D01 CX93
Clifden Guesthouse | Hotel in Dublin City Centre ( Guesthouse
View the IEC2023 affordable accommodation Dublin information list as an excel


IEC23 - Accommodation

The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 D01T1W6

If you are not a citizen of Ireland, UK, an EU member state, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Lichtenstein, you may need to apply for a visa. Conditions for entry to Ireland will vary in relation to your nationality, the reasons for your proposed stay (tourism, visit, employment, studies, family reunification, etc.) and the length of your stay (short or long duration). Please apply for a conference visa where available to you.

More information can be found using the below websites:

The official language of the congress is English.

The congress organisers will not accept liability for personal injury or loss/damage to property/belongings of participants, before, during or following the congress or their stay in host city. It is therefore recommended that participants arrange their own personal health, accident and travel insurance.


The voltage in Ireland, as in most of Europe, is 230V/50 Hz. Ireland uses plug type G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. 


Time zone 

Ireland - UTC +1 Irish Standard Time/Greenwich Mean Time (IST/GMT) 


The currency is the Euro (€)

General information

  • Dublin offers various sustainable modes of transport including Dublin Bikes, The Luas, Dublin Bus and The Dart
  • The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) is the world’s first purpose-built, carbon neutral convention centre.
  • The CCD is conveniently located in the city centre and is easily accessible.
  • The CCD is served by over 20,000 competitively priced bedrooms within a 10km radius, including 6,000 within walking distance.

Sustainability at IEC 2023 is making more environmentally-friendly decisions such as to "reduce, reuse and recycle."  



The CCD is committed to long-term sustainability in reducing the impact on the world. As the world’s first carbon-neutral constructed convention centre, The CCD has always been future focused and is committed to long-term sustainable excellence and addressing any sustainable development issues. 

Having achieved ISO 14001 accreditation in 2011, the CCD are committed to long-term sustainability. In 2021, they secured ISO 20121 accreditation becoming one of a small number of Irish venues to hold this standard. ISO 20121 is a recognised international accreditation that demonstrates their commitment to running sustainable events. With a structured approach addressing climate change, waste and biodiversity, everyone at The CCD is committed to achieving their sustainability vision. 

  • Carbon neutral by 2025 
  • Community  
  • Sustainable hospitality 
  • Eliminate single use plastics by the end of 2023 

We consistently strive towards on-going improvement in our business practices with a view to leading environmental best practice across our industry. 



The CCD is committed to offering sustainable dishes, but also promise food safety, freshness and small farm economics, as well as environmental sustainability. The CCD use indigenous suppliers from all over Ireland who champion sustainable practices and ensure that the food is fresher, tastier and as nutritious as possible. 



There will be clearly indicated recycling bins located around the venue. Please do not hesitate to ask a steward or staff member if you are unsure which items should be placed in which particular bin. Your contribution can help us recycle our surplus items during the congress. 


Bring Your Own: 

We are encouraging everyone to bring your own recyclable and/or reusable water bottle. We will have plenty of water coolers on site that you can refill your bottle from. We also encourage delegates to bring your own bag if you wish as we will not be providing congress bags at the registration desk. 



Congress Begins

263Days : 10Hours : 15Minutes : 33Seconds

Key Dates

Congress begins

2 September, 2023

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