||30,000 people attended the summit at the Bella Center in Copenhagen (maximum 18,000 participants at any one time). Over 100 Heads of State and Ministers of Climate and Environment were present on December 16th to 18th 2009.. 2,500 meetings were held during the two-week conference. 2,500 Bosch delegate microphones were installed in 40 meeting rooms. 6,000 Bosch Integrus receivers with headphones were in use during the conference with 45 technicians and supervisors involved in the installation and operation of the Bosch conference equipment.
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) took place at the 77,000-square-meter Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. On the first day, press were informed that COP15 was the largest meeting ever held by the United Nations. COP15 attracted over 100 Heads of State and other VIPs, including U.S. President Barack Obama; Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France; Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt; Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel; and Connie Hedegaard, Denmark’s Climate and Energy Minister and President of the Conference.
The conference equipment supplied by Bosch Security Systems included 2,500 delegate microphones mainly of type DCN Next Generation, DCN Next Generation Simultaneous Interpretation equipment in two large plenary rooms and five other meeting rooms; Integrus receivers to enable delegates to listen to interpretations. Furthermore, the central Bosch equipment comprised 50 Central Control Units, several external power supplies and audio expanders.
In addition, in the 1100-seat Press Center, journalists monitored the plenary rooms and listened to proceedings by using the Integrus Wireless Infrared Receivers and headphones. In a few rooms CCS 800 Ultro microphone equipment from Bosch had also been installed.
Installation of the Bosch equipment was performed successfully by Teletech Conference Communication A/S, one of the founders of the Congress Rental Network. The preparation and installation work involved approximately twelve technicians over a period of ten days. 40 technicians and five supervisors are handling daily operations.