Childcare at EPSC2024

EPSC values the presence of young children and their parents during the conference and provides childcare free of charge, to a maximum of 15 children aged above 2 years old. They are going to be supervised by trained kindergarten teachers in a spacious room at the conference venue. The childcare is available during the days and time blocks listed below. Please note that bookings will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Children below 2 years old: if you require childcare for children below 2 years old, please be aware that some fees might apply. We can give you more information by email.

No-show fee: the childcare provided by EPSC2024 is free of charge for children above 2 years old, however, a no-show fee of 50 Euros per reserved block will apply.

Childcare bookings by email will be accepted from 3 July 2024 once the programme schedule is published. The booking deadline is 17 August 2024. We ask for your understanding that any bookings after this date cannot be accepted.

Monday – Thursday, 09–12 September 2024 Friday, 13 September 2024
Childcare block I 08:00-13:00 08:00-13:00
Childcare block II 13:00–18:00 13:00–15:30

In order to book one or several time blocks, please send an email to with the following information:

  • Contact person (parent): First and last name, Copernicus Office user ID, and mobile phone number
  • Child: First and last name, age, and spoken languages

Please confirm in your email that Copernicus Meetings is allowed to share the above mentioned data (incl. mobile phone number) with the kindergarten teachers.

Please remember that no food or drinks are provided during the child care service. So, please make sure to pack a bag of provisions for your child and/or have a lunch break with your child.