Social Programme

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will be held on Tuesday 28 July 2015 from around 17:00 to 19:00 pm. The location and more details will follow. Feel free to walk around, grab a drink & a typical Dutch snack and meet all your colleagues.

Dinner Party

A Dinner Party will be organized on Thursday 30 July 2015. The location and more details will follow soon. Tickets required, cost €60,- please purchase online during registration, or you can login to My Account, click add dinner and then pay online.

Tour options-Partner Program

No special tours and/or partner program will be offered. For information on trips in Amsterdam and the Netherlands see: About Amsterdam.

Amsterdam at your feet ...

There are almost unlimited things to do in Amsterdam. There is a lot to explore in Amsterdam, and although we do not want to stimulate your touristic inclinations too much, we want to give you some guidance.

Tourist information can be found and you can also buy (multi) day and entrance tickets.

In addition, many hotels can also give you information on museums and canal tours.

Below you find a number of attractions that are really worth visiting

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The Rijksmuseumwith is unique collection of Rembrandts and Vermeers has been renovated and open to the public. Please be aware that you may have to wait in line until you get in. Coming early and not on the weekend is advisable.

The Van Gogh Museum is in the neighbourhood of the Rijksmuseum, and often sports equally long waiting lines. Coming early and not on the weekend is advisable.

The Stedelijk Museum has an excellent collection of modern art and changing exhibitions.

The Anne Frank House highly recommends buying your tickets in advance.

There are several different canal tour operators, some of them starting right in the vicinity of the conference location. Pick and choose one that you like.

You can also visit the Heineken Brewery and learn more on how they make their world famous beer. Please note that access is limited to 18+.