Invitation ISO/PC 308 'Chain of Custody' 9-10 March 2017

Venue

Venue for the ISO/PC 308 meeting is at the headquarter of Ahold Delhaize in Zaandam, near Amsterdam.

Accessibility

The address is: Provincialeweg 11, 1506 MA Zaandam.

Visitors can park their car in the Q-park parking garage 'Hermitage' (address: Hermitage 144, Zaandam). You have to pay for it ypoursellf. This parking garage is located opposite of the head quarters, on approximately 5 minutes walking distance.
The fastest way to walk to our office is to walk out where you drive in (not the official way to walk but the shortest/fastest). Attached the official walking route.

The office can also be reached by train very easily.
It is located on a 5 min walk from train station Zaandam.
(17 minute direct ride from airport Amsterdam Schiphol).

On this map you will see the office (Ahold Delhaize) and Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam (hotel) and Best Western Zaan Inn (hotel).

Meeting week general

The meeting is scheduled on thursday 9 and friday 10 March 2017 (8.30 and 17.30h).

Delegates dinner at thursday 9 march

At thurday 9 March there's a delegates dinner. If we have more detailed information about the restaurant and the timschedule we'll let you know.
Please register for the dinner so we can arrange a nice restaurant.

Selected hotels

We made a selection of hotels in the surroundings of the meeting venue Ahold Delhaize in various luxury and price ranges and negotiated special rates for delegates to this meeting.

* Hotel Inntel Zaandam www.http://www.inntelhotelsamsterdamzaandam.nl/
* Best Western Zaan Inn Hotel www.zaaninn.nl
* Maybe you prefer a hotel in Amsterdam (that's also possible considering the short distance to Amsterdam)

Hotel room reservations are to be made on an individual basis at the hotel of your own choice.

Note:
Reservations and payment should be made directly to the hotel of your choice.
Please note that any cancellations or changes made to reservations will need to be made directly with the hotel, and NEN nor any other sponsor or organizer accepts liability for reservations or cancellations. Any questions regarding your hotel reservation should be directed to the hotel.

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: http://www.government.nl/issues/visa-for-the-netherlands-and-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom.

NEN invitation letter for VISA

Please indicate upon your registration that you need an official invitation letter to this meeting.
Complete and return the VISA detail form by e-mail to provide the necessary details to prepare your invitation letter in time.
Download the "VISA detail form"

Other

Wifi code
Our wifi information:
OPEN_HK_Ahold_Delhaize
password: Welcome2AD

Practical information
- Smoking is only allowed outside the Ahold Delhaize office at 2 locations (at the parking lot below our office), not in front of the office.
- We have a self-scan / help yourself 'Albert Heijn to go' (small supermarket) at the main entrance. Cash payment is not possible (credit card: I do not know if payment with credit card is possible).
- Visitors are not allowed to walk on their own through our building and should be guided by an Ahold Delhaize employee (officially).
- Toilets are located near the conference room.

Climate
The weather situation in March is usually stable (sunny with occasional showers). Average daily temperature is between 5 to 10 degrees Celsius.

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: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents, and 1 & 2 euro.

Electricity supply
In the Netherlands the standard voltage is 230 V. The standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type C / F. Below you find pictures of these power sockets and corresponding plugs.

Registration

Online registration closes on tuesday 31 January.

Badges
Upon registration participants will receive a badge including their name and country. Participants are requested to wear this badge during the meeting and social events. The badge/keycard allows you to walk through the building (the 'gates' will only open with a key card).

Registration desk
Our NEN registration desk is open one hour before the meetings start for picking up badges.

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