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Dear alumni, we have great pleasure in inviting you to our Annual Dinner held in Slot Zeist. Our speaker and guest of honour is the Honourable Peter Wilson CMG who was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands in August 2017. Prior to this, Ambassador Wilson was the Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the UK Mission to the UN, New York. His previous postings have included service at the Foreign and Commonwealth office and the British Embassy in Beijing. He has also ran the European Parliament Team at the UK Representation to the European Union in Brussels. Ambassador Wilson is also an Oxbridge alumnus having obtained a Bachelors in Modern History from Oxford University.
Date: Friday, Oct. 12th, starting at 7:00 pm
Place: Sot Zeist, Zinzendorflaan 1, 3703 CE Zeist (free parking available)
Price: €70 for members, €80 for non-members and guests.
More information including the registration form can be found [here] .
The MIT club is inviting you to:
- a visit to the global headquarters of Uber … (it’s in Amsterdam).
And afterwards join alumni from Columbia, MIT, Fulbrighters, Harvard, MIT,
When: Sep 21st, Gather 17:00. Uber tour at 17:30 followed by Q&A. Followed by: between 18:30 and 19:00 we depart for food and pub crawl in the Pijp
Where: Uber, Meester Treublaan 7, Amsterdam
What: Tour, Q&A, Food & Pubcrawl
Who: alumni from Columbia, MIT, Fulbrighters, Harvard, MIT, OxCam, McGill, Stanford, and many others
Please RSVP: here.
Look forward to seeing many of you there. Yours, MIT Netherlands
Dear Alumni, one of our members has organised a Oxcam pottery / wine-tasting workshop. Places are very limited, so pleace contact secretary.OCNL@gmail.com to ask for remaining seats.
Date: Sunday, Sept. 16th, starting at 4 pm (until ~6pm)
Place: Three Tree Ceramics, Weimarstraat 36, 2562 GZ Den Haag
Price: €10/person – to cover the cost of the wine. The clay is free.
Summer vacation is almost here so it’s time to be merry. Join other alumni for a cocktail HAPPY HOUR at Splendor Amsterdam on June 29th, starting at 17:30.
Who: alumni from McGill, Columbia, MIT, Fulbrighters, Harvard, OxCam, Stanford, and others
Have you discovered Splendor? Splendor is a really cool musical laboratory and club-house for professional musicians (see more details below). Some of the best musicians in the country are members … and they will be playing the best and worst cocktail music for you during the evening.
And you’ll get two drinks for the price of one, wahey. At 18:00 we will also get a full back-stage tour of this club-house from one of its founders.
Tickets are Euro 16 at the door. Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-cocktail-drinks-and-music-at-splendor-on-june-29-in-amsterdam-tickets-46822547500?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Where: Splendor Amsterdam, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam
When: June 29th, 17:00 for 17:30. (The tour is at 18:00.)
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Thank you all for your patience and for being interested in our Society!
Dear alumni, We are proud to announce our upcoming event, the summer BBQ:
Date: Saturday, June 23rd
Time: 12.30 – 16.30
Place: Leiden, 2 mins walking from De Vink train & bus station (exact place will be shared after registration)
Price: €12 for all you can eat, children under 12 free
This is a family-friendly event, so please bring friends and children, and outdoor games to play! See you there! The Committee
More information and registration form [here].
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, an Oxford undergrad and chair, will deliver his Turing Award Lecture at the ACM Web Science Conference on Tuesday 29 May 2018, Aula Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 09.00-11.30h.
Title: What is the World Wide Web and what is its future? What could it be, what should it be? What is the Web we want?
This is a public event, open to all; registration is required but attendance is free of cost.
Here’s the link to attend https://websci18.webscience.org/index.php/registration-turing-lecture/
UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELlED!
We are pleased to confirm: The second Debate in the new University debating series in the Netherlands. This debating series was initiated by the Oxford & Cambridge Society, with the help of the Netherlands Fulbright Alumni Association. It attracts an audience consisting of alumni from a broad range of US and European universities, as well as other organizations.
Thesis: “This house holds that Trump is good for Democracy.”
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018,
Program: 19:00 – 19:30, Optional debating clinic; 19:30- 20:30, Main debate
Location: University College Leiden, Anna van Buerenplein 301, 2595 DG Den Haag. Walking distance from NS Station: Den Haag Centraal.