Invitation meeting ISO/TC 35 'Paints and varnishes' 8-12 May 2017

Travelling information

Arriving in the Netherlands by plane
- Rotterdam The Hague Airport: 15 minutes by taxi or bus to Delft city center
- Amsterdam Schiphol Airport : 45 minutes by train to Delft Central Station
- Brussels Airport Zaventhem: 1.45h by international train (Thalys) to Rotterdam Central Station and transfer to commuter train (direction The Hague) to Delft Central Station

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Address details

NEN - Vlinderweg 6 - 2623 AX Delft T +31 15 2 690 390

Meeting in NEN office

Delegates to (inter)national meetings are requested to wear the personal badge, handed out upon registration, during all meetings, lunches and social event. You find the Registration desk in the central entrance hall.

Lunch & Special diets

Lunches (offered by NEN) are served between 12:30 - 13:30h in Atrium AB0 at ground floor level.
Attendees with special diets are asked to inform the registration desk or mail to

Meeting facilities
Room facilities Beamer & screen
Breaks (am & pm) Beverages are served in the meeting room
Facilities disabled toilet: elevator area behind entrance hall (ground floor)
Wi-Fi Access NEN special Wi-Fi guest network
Choose NEN_guest and use password: Setsthest@ndard

House rules

- NEN office is a 'non-smoking' building!
Smoking area is outside opposite to the main entrance stairs at the seating area.
- It is not allowed to bring food into the meeting rooms.
- Beverages are served in your meeting room. Extra orders: call ext. 102 NEN restaurant.

Safety & security

NEN Building is open between 7.00 - 19.00h.
In case of calamities in our building ALWAYS follow instructions of the NEN employee, present at your meeting and familiar with the building and escape routes.

Working group meeting in the TC 35 meeting week
ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes
CAG Chairman Advisory Group
ISO/TC 35/WG2 Terminology
ISO/TC 35/SC 9 General test methods for paints and varnishes
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 16 Coating powders
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 29 Electrochemical methods
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 30 Properties prior to and during application and drying
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 31 Properties after application
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 32 Coating materials for wind-turbine rotor blades and tidal-stream-driven rotor blades
ISO/TC 35/SC 10/WG 5 Naval stores
ISO/TC 35/SC 12 Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products
ISO/TC 35/SC 12/WG 2 Surface cleanliness
ISO/TC 35/SC 12/WG 3 Surface preparation methods OPTIONAL
ISO/TC 35/SC 12/WG 4 Blast-cleaning abrasives
NO Meetings for the following working groups
ISO/TC 35/SC 9/WG 27 Determination of leaching rates from antifouling paints
ISO/TC 35/SC 10 Test methods for binders for paints and varnishes
ISO/TC 35/SC 12/WG 6 Measurement of surface profile by replica tape
ISO/TC 35/SC 14 Protective paint systems for steel structures
ISO/TC 35/SC 14/WG 5 Protective paint systems
ISO/TC 35/SC 14/WG 6 Laboratory performance test methods
ISO/TC 35/SC 14/WG 11 Revision of ISO 12944-1, -2, -3, -4, -7 and -8
NEN contacts during your meeting
NEN-Consultant Isabel Polderdijk +31 6 333 41 721
NEN administrative support Linda Hoekstra +31 15 26 90 107
NEN restaurant for beverages +31 15 26 90 102
NEN reception +31 15 26 90 390
NEN Events Pauline van Rheeden +31 6 333 34 936

Practical information

Weather forecast
May is usually stable (sunny periods with occasional showers). Average daily temperature is approximately 15 to 20 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 (230 Volts, 50 Cycles)
The European 2-pin electrical plug is used in the Netherlands

Shopping in Delft (opening hours)
Monday 13.00 - 18.00 Tuesday 09.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 18.00 Thursday 09.00 - 18.00
Friday 09.00 - 21.00 Saturday 09.00 - 17.00
Sunday 12.00 - 17.00


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 for VISA application, at request; to apply for an invitation letter, please complete this VISA details form and mail it to!


NEN Events has negotiated special rates for participants to our meetings in Hampshire Hotel Delft Centre and WestCord Hotel Delft.

Bookings at special rates is only possible with reference code: ISO/TC 35 and booked by e-mail or telephone. (You cannot enter the code at the online hotel page.)

Hampshire Hotel Delft Centre

Address: Koepoortplaats 3, 2612 RR Delft

Comfort room
Single use: € 105,50 Double use: € 115,50
Upgrade to Deluxe room (3 types)
From € 18 to € 30 for single use Double use: € 10
incl. Breakfast and excl. City tax € 2,90 p.p.p.n.

Bring your NEN badge in Hampshire restaurant 'Swing' and you receive 10% discount on your menu (drinks excluded).

WestCord Hotel

Address: Olof Palmestraat 2, 2616 LM Delft

Comfort room
Single use: € 109 Double use: € 123
Single use: € 139 Double use: € 153
incl. Breakfast and excl. City tax € 2,40 p.p.p.n.

More hotels in Delft

Reservations can be made on availability only!
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.

Restaurants in Delft

The city centre of Delft 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.

Discounts for NEN delegates (by showing your NEN badge) in restaurant 'Moodz' and 'Seven Hills' (discount on the menu price). Staying in Hampshire hotel you receive 10% cash back in Restaurant 'Swing'.

Taxi companies
Deltax +31 15 21 91 919
Taxi Delfland +31 15 36 46 443

Bike rental

You can rent a bike for € 7.50 and € 15 per day (€ 50 deposit and by showing your passport) at Delft Central Station T+31 15 21 43 033 or bike rentals in the city centre; ask at the reception desk of your hotel.

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