General information ISO/TC 251 meeting at Royal HaskoningDHV

Travelling information

Arriving in the Netherlands by plane
- Amsterdam Schiphol Airport : 40 minutes by train to Amersfoort Central Station

OV chip card for public transport
Dutch public transport requires a so-called OV-chipkaart, a smart card that can be used for bus, tram, train and metro services.
Plan your journey in the Netherlands

From your hotel to Royal HaskoningDHV office:
Royal HaskoningDHV office can be reached by bus (check lines and time table at public transport) or taxi. The hotel reception will assist you in ordering a taxi.

Meeting dates:
15-19 October 2018 (meeting of TC 251 with working groups)
14 October 2018 (meeting of TC 251 CAG)

NH Hotels Amersfoort

Address: Stationsstraat 75, 3811 MH Amersfoort nhamersfoort@nh-hotels.com
Reservation number MB0001303965

30 Double rooms available € 107,90 incl. breakfast. Option till 30th June.
NH Hotel is centered in th ecity of Amersfoort. Very nice location.

Van der Valk Hotel

Address: Philipsstraat 18, 3833 LC Leusden
Reservation number LEU-GFC26271

65 rooms available € 76,50 incl. breakfast/ excl. € 1,55 tourist tax and excl. € 0,95 municipality tax. Option till 30th June.
Van der Valk is a beautiful hotel, just renovated.

Fletcher Hotel

Address: Stichtse Rotonde 11, 3818 GV Amersfoort
Reservation number F92-GFC3046

Double room € 76,- incl. breakfast
Exec. room € 96,- incl. breakfast
Option till 30th June. Fletcher hotel is about 10 minutes walk from Royal HaskoningDHV.

Berghotel

Address: Utrechtseweg 225, 3818 EG Amersfoort
Reservation number #1148

50 single rooms € 84,- incl. breakfast.
Option till 30th June. Berghotel is about 15 minutes walk from Royal HaskoningDHV.

Note:
Reservations can be made on availability only!
Reservations and payment should be made directly to the hotel of your choise.
Please note that any cancellations or changes made to reservations will need to be made directly with the hotel. Any questions regarding your hotel reservation should be directed to the hotel.

Address details

Royal HaskoningDHV - Laan 1914 - 3818 EX Amersfoort T +31 88 348 2000

Route description Head Office Royal Haskoning



Meeting schedule

Sunday 14 October 2018: 14.00-17.00 TC 251 CAG
Monday 15 October 2018: 9.00-12.30 TC 251 Plenary meeting
Monday 15 October 2018: 13.30-17.00 TC 251 working group meetings
Tuesday 16 October 2018: 9.00-17.00 TC 251 Working group meetings
Wednesday 17 October 2018: 9.00-17.00 TC 251 Working group meetings
Thursday 18 October 2018: 9.00-17.00 TC 251 Working group meetings
Friday 19 October 2018: 9.00-12.30 TC 251 Working group meetings
Friday 19 October 2018: 13.00-16.00 TC 251 Plenary meeting

NEN contacts during your meeting
NEN-Consultant Dick Hortensius +31 6 333 346 41
RHDHV administrative support Cisca Goossens +31 6 520 185 25
Chair of organizing team Bram Alkema +31 6 551 564 55
Member of organizing team Arian Boesveld +31 6 109 098 57
Member of organizing team Dimitri Koenen +31 6 508 213 01
RH DHV reception +31 88 348 2000
NEN Events Carolien Wijtman +31 6 333 414 48

Your meeting in Royal HaskoningDHV Offices

Delegates to (inter)national meetings are requested to wear their personal badge, handed out upon registration, during all meetings, lunches and social event.

Registration desk is at the central entrance hall.

Meeting facilities
Room facilities Beamer & screen
Breaks (am & pm) Beverages are served in the meeting room
Facilities
Wi-Fi Access

Safety and security

In case of calamities in our building ALWAYS follow instructions of the Royal HaskoningDHV employee, present at your meeting and familiar with the building and escape routes.

House rules

- Smoking is prohibited – in line with Dutch law – in the whole building.
You may smoke outside, preferably at the seating area on the left side if leaving the main entrance.
- You are requested not to take any food into the meeting rooms.
- Coffee, tea and drinks will be served in the meeting rooms.

Pre-registration

Delegates o the meeting are required by ISO to pre-register at:
ISO meetings
Please note that you will need to register separately for each of the TC an WG meetings you will be attending on this site.

In addition we would be grateful if you could complete the following survey, as this will give us additional information to assist in planning the logistics for the meeting Amersfoort 2018-10-15.

Amersfoort; weather forecast & time zone

The weather

Based on annual averages you can expect typical autumn weather (for the northern Hemisphere) in October, from sunny to (partly) cloudy with occasional showers or rainy days with an average daily temperature between 10 to 15 degrees Celsius.

Amersfoort is an old city in the Center of the Netherlands.




Passports/VISA/Vaccinations

Delegates from outside the 'Schengen area of Europe' are advised to check with their local travel agency about regulations regarding passports, visas and vaccinations and, particularly, about the time required for obtaining a visa if necessary.
Information can be obtained from the nearest Netherlands embassy, consulate or diplomatic mission. More information.
NEN can issue an official invitation letter to this meeting, for your VISA application, if necessary.

Other general information

Currency: euro (€).
Exchange at any bank (opening hours 09:00 h - 17:00 h), and in most of the larger hotels. Bank notes are issued in the following denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50 euro (100, 200 and 500 euro are usually not accepted). Coins in use: 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and 1 & 2 euro.

Electricity supply (230 Volts, 50 Cycles)
The European 2-pin electrical plug is used in the Netherlands: Schuko plug (grounded): Euro plug.

Shopping in Amersfoort (opening hours)

Monday 13.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 09.00 - 21.00
Friday 09.00 - 17.30
Saturday 09.00 - 17.00
Sunday 12.00 - 17.00

Special diets

Attendees with special diets are asked to inform the registration desk.

Restaurants in Amersfoort

The city centre of Amersfoort has numerous restaurants in different styles and prices. We advise you to make a reservation first if you intend to dine with a large group.

Taxi company
Taxi Amersfoort +31 33 888 0800

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