Programme

Thursday

11:00 – 12:00                     Registration and reception in NHow Hotel Rotterdam

12:00 – 13:30                     Aperitif & Lunch and welcome by Eric Bakermans (Mainport of NHow)

13:30 – 13.45                     Transfer to meeting location “Floating Pavilion”

14:00 – 14:15                     Welcome by Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions

14:15 – 15:45                     Nico Meyer - Certified in Meeting Management (CMM) & Certified Event Designer (CED):  How “Lego serious play” tackles association dilemma’s such as:

  • Membership Retention
  • New Business Models
  • Member engagement
  • Topic to be decided by you

15:45 – 16:00                     Coffee/tea

16:00 – 17:00                     Debate by Roderik van Grieken

17:00 – 17:15                     Transfer on water to Hotel

17:15 – 18:00                     Time to freshen up and catch up with mail

18:00 – 18:15                     Meet in Lobby Hotel

18:15 – 19:15                     Rotterdam City Bike & Bite Tour

19:15 – 22:30                     Drinks & Dinner at Hotel New York

22:30                                 Transfer to Hotel

 

Friday

07:30 - 08:15                     Breakfast at NHow Hotel

08:15 - 08:30                     Meet in lobby NHow Hotel

08:30 - 09:00                     Transfer to Concerthall & Congresscentre De Doelen

09:00 - 09:15                     Introduction by moderator Roderik van Grieken

09:15 – 09.30                     Brain Break

09.30 - 10:30                      Erwin Steijlen – Award winning composer & music advisor

  • What is the sound of your association?
  • What is the sound of your conference?

10:30 - 10:45                      Coffee/tea

10:45 – 11:45                     Speaker Prof. Dr. E.J.A. (Erik) Scherder - Professor of Neuropsychology at the University (VU) of Amsterdam

  • Author of the book “Singing in the Brain”.
  • Science meets Music – what is the effect of music on our brain?

11:45 – 12:15                     Final thoughts by moderator

12:15 - 13:30                     Lunch at De Doelen

13:30                                 End of programme and departure of guests