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ICOH WOPS 2010 to Amsterdam!
ICOH-WOPS 2010 to Amsterdam: when and where? When: 2010; June 15-17 Opening reception: June 14th Conference location: VU University
Organizing committee Prof. dr. Fred Zijlstra, University Maastricht Prof. dr. Jac van der Klink, UMCG, University of Groningen Dr. Judith Sluiter, UvA/AMC, Amsterdam Prof.dr. Michiel Kompier, Radboud University, Nijmegen Prof. dr. Roland Blonk, TNO & University of Utrecht Prof. dr. Wilmar Schaufeli, University of Utrecht Prof. dr. Willem van Mechelen, VUmc, Amsterdam Local organizing committee: Prof. dr. Allard van der Beek, VUmc, Amsterdam Dr. Cecile Boot, VUmc, Amsterdam Dr. Catelijne Joling, TNO, Hoofddorp Dr. Irene Houtman, TNO, Hoofddorp
Ideas on a conference topic • Japan: East meets West • 2008 Quebec: From Knowledge to Action • 2010 Amsterdam: ……. • Ideas: • Social dialogue and psychosocial factors at work • Joining competing forces (and PSR) • Modern times • Psychosocial factors as emerging risk • Psychosocial factors in a changing world of work • …..
Estimated costs for participants • 500 – 600 € per participant (preliminary) • 100 € per diner • For free opening reception • public transport through • the city during the conference • conference materials
Access and Connectivitygetting there • Transportation times • from Amsterdam Airport • Schiphol by train: • To Amsterdam RAI: 9 minutes • To Central Station: • 19 minutes Amsterdam arrivals by High Speed Trains: Thalys, ICE, Eurostar Airport: gateway to pan-European, North American and Asian cities
Access and Connectivitygetting around Well-structured network Current public transport system: trams, buses, metro, ferries. > 1 million travellers a day Development of public transport: New metro/underground North – South Amsterdam 200,000 passengers a day, north to south within 16 minutes.
Amsterdam Travel Tickets – GVB GVB 96-hour ticket • Existing card to public • Activated once used • No prints possible The Amsterdam Travel Card • Tailor-made to the conference • Automatically activated during conference days • Possibility of sponsor logo or conference name printed on the ticket Source: GVB
USP’s Amsterdam • City of Knowledge: a Metropolis • Highly developed universities and academic medical centres • Headquarters of international businesses & organisations • City of Culture, History & Events • City of cultural activity, musea • Historical centre • Dazzling night life • Unique Compact City • Easy access to and within Amsterdam