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1. Canal Boat Tour - welcoming tour

On the late afternoon of Tuesday October 28th, preceding the conference, an optional Amsterdam canal boat tour with a meet-and-greet reception will be held. A touring car will bring you from the conference hotel to Amsterdam. In Amsterdam a boat will take you on a tour through the “Venice of the North”, the canals of Amsterdam. While you are enjoying the wonderful sights and experiencing Amsterdam from a different perspective, you can catch up with old friends and meet new people participating in 3DMA-08 while having a drink on board. The canal boat tour will end with a meet-and-greet reception at the ‘IJkantine’, the new hot spot of Amsterdam with one of the most magnificent views of Amsterdam across the water. From there you can take our bus back to the hotel or enjoy Amsterdam some more...

Amsterdam - Canals

Amsterdam - IJkantine

2. Conference dinner - The taste of haute cuisine

On the evening of the first conference day, Wednesday October 29th, a dinner will be served to all conference participants. The dinner will be served in the one Michelin star restaurant 'de Vrienden van Jacob' of the conference location, Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate.

Duin & Kruidberg

3. Beach BBQ - Party at the seaside till midnight

On the evening of the second conference day, Thursday October 30th, an optional Beach-BBQ with live music will be held at the beach at IJmuiden, next to the overflow accommodation hotel, the Holiday-Inn IJmuiden. Starting in the early evening, you will enjoy a divers and tasteful beach BBQ at “Strandpaviljoen Zeezicht”. While the 2 great singers and 5 man strong swinging horn section of our 11 musicians strong band take you on a musical trip through several swinging decades, the sunset will create a beautiful view over the Dutch North Sea. Truly a joyful and relaxing conference evening.

IJmuiden - Beach
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4. Pre and post conference tours

Several exciting touring packages will be offered for the afternoon and weekend after the conference for you to enjoy Amsterdam city and other famous Dutch sites. Return soon for more information!

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