Invitation JTCG meeting 19-22 February 2018

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

Your 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 (optional) social event.

Registration desk is at the central entrance hall.

NEN contacts during your meeting
NEN-Consultant Dick Hortensius +31 6 333 34 641
NEN administrative support Marijke van Yperen +31 15 26 90 362
NEN restaurant for beverages +31 15 26 90 102
NEN reception +31 15 26 90 390
NEN Events Carolien Wijtman +31 6 333 41 448
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

Lunch buffet

Lunches are offered by NEN and are served between 12:30 and 13:30 in the Atrium AB0 at ground floor level.

Safety and security

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.

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 food into the meeting rooms.

Coffee, tea and drinks will be served in the meeting rooms. If there is lack of drinks you can call the restaurant at extension 102.

Meeting schedule

The meeting schedule is:
Monday 19 February 2018 - 9.00-17.00 - JTCG task force Communication – Infographics
Monday 19 February 2018 - 9.00 -17.00 - JTCG task force Analysis of meta data
Tuesday 20 February 2018 - 9.00 - 17.00 - JTCG meeting
Wednesday 21 February 2018 - 9.00 - 17.00 - JTCG meeting
Thursday 22 February 2018 - 9.00 - 13.00 - JTCG

Special diets

Special diets
Attendees with special diets are asked to inform the registration desk or mail to

The weather

Based on annual averages you can expect typical winter weather in February, from sunny to (partly) cloudy with occasional showers with an average daily temperature between 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.

Practical information

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: 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:
Schuko plug (grounded): Euro plug:

Shopping in Delft (opening hours)
Monday 13.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 09.00 - 17.30
Friday 09.00 - 21.00
Saturday 09.00 - 17.00
Sunday 12.00 - 17.00


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: JTCG and booked by e-mail or telephone. (You cannot enter the code at the online hotel page.)


Hampshire Hotel Delft Centre
Koepoortplaats 3, 2612 RR Delft

Comfort room (prices of 2017)
Single use: € 106,50 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.

WestCord Hotel
Olof Palmestraat 2, 2616 LM Delft

Comfort room (prices of 2017)
Single use: € 110 Double use: € 124,50
Single use: € 140 Double use: € 154,50
incl. Breakfast and excl. City tax € 2,90 p.p.p.n.

Other hotel accommodation
A list of hotels in Delft is attached.

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.

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

Bike rental

You can rent a bike (€ 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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