The conference will take place at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, in the centre of Amsterdam. The hotel is situated in a famous building which dates back to 1865, located close to the house of Anne Frank, the Van Gogh Museum and the Heineken Brewery.

The hotel has a fitness centre and private and secure parking, available at an additional charge. There are bus and tram stops directly outside the hotel and the central train station is 5 minutes away. Schiphol Airport, the Netherland’s international airport, is just a 25 minute journey in a taxi or car.

Train: Schiphol train station is located directly underneath the airport. From here, intercities and slower trains from the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways - NS) can take you to Amsterdam Central Station (city centre) in approximately 25 minutes.

Taxi: The taxi rank is located at the airport’s exit. Depending on traffic, a taxi can take you to the city centre in half an hour. One ride will cost you approximately €40.

Bus: The Connexxion Amsterdam Tourist Ticket costs €10 for a round trip. The bus takes only 30 minutes from Schiphol Plaza to the centre of Amsterdam (Leidseplein). There are 6 to 8 buses each hour. Return journeys do not have to take place on the same day.

GVB is the public transport company of Amsterdam providing an integrated metro, tram and bus service throughout Amsterdam and its surrounding areas. 24, 48 and 72 hour GVB passes allow for unlimited travel on all trams, buses, metros and night buses for the duration of the pass and provide the most economical way for visitors to explore the city.

Bike Hire: The easiest way to get around Amsterdam is by bike. Avoid parking problems, traffic queues, and experience the city like a local. There are bike hire shops all over the city.


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