We have made special arrangements with three hotels, in different price categories. We advise you to book your stay in Hotel Golfzang, a very good hotel on the seaside on short walking distance of the conference venue. If you want to stay at the conference venue, you book Hotel Zuiderduin. Hotel de Boei is the cheapest, on short walking distance as well.

Hotel Zuiderduin:

Hotel Golfzang:

Hotel de Boei:


Egmond aan Zee is a village on the beach, in the Northern part of The Netherlands. Although it’s small, it has many restaurants, pubs and shops to discover. The lighthouse is remarkable, strolling along the seaside you can’t miss. And of course everyday fresh fish you need to try. The Conference takes place in winter time but also in this time of the year, it’s a beautifull place to experience the Dutch culture. For more information, please have a look at: Where to go in Egmond


How to reach Egmond aan Zee?

Train to Alkmaar

Coming from or going to Schiphol Airport, we advise you to take a train from Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar, departure every ½ hour, taking 45 minutes. Train tickets can be bought at the train stations via automatic dispensers.

Bus from Alkmaar – Egmond aan Zee

In Alkmaar you can either take bus 165 to Egmond aan Zee, taking 20 minutes, bus stop is right in front of the conference venue, or take a taxi (approximately € 30,-). Bus tickets can be bought in the bus, only by cash.

Please consult the following journey planners for information about public transportation within the Netherlands:


Taking a taxi from Schiphol Airport to Egmond aan Zee is approximately € 95,-. The taxi can be paid via credit card.

Taking a taxi from Egmond to nearby places we advise Taxi Tromp, T:+31 72-5743000, E: 



Since your stay in the Netherlands is probably less than one month, you can travel on a tourist visa. If you need a visa, please assure beforehand which documentation must be supplied. If you would like us to write a letter of invitation, please contact a minimum of two weeks before submitting your application.

It is also important to note that you will be required to have health insurance when you apply for a tourist visa. This is a rule of the Dutch Government. All persons entering the country must have full health coverage and liability.