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Practical information

Are you ready to travel to The Hague for All Systems Connect? Here's all the information you need to know to plan your trip.

Travel

Looking forward to welcoming you to The Hague!

We recommend guests prepare to arrive in time for a Welcome Coffee at 8.00h (all times are in local Central European Time), Tuesday 2 May and plan to leave after sessions close 16.00h 4 May 2023.

 

Day 1 Opening Plenary will start at 9.00h CET. Sessions will close at 18.30h and will be followed by dinner at the venue until 22.00h. Day 2, Wednesday 3 May, Opening Plenary will start at 9.00h, with sessions closing 18.00h. Social events will follow, more TBD. Finally Day 3, Thursday 4 May, session will start at 8.30h and close by 16.00h. 

 

All three days will have Welcome Coffees starting from 8.00h. Side events and invitation-only dinner will take place Monday, 1 May and Friday, 5 May 2023. The final times for All Systems Connect are subject slight changes.

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Venue

World Forum
Churchillplein 10
2517 JW,  The Hague
The Netherlands

Travelling from Schiphol to The Hague

If you are travelling to The Hague, you will likely land at Schiphol International Airport on arriving in The Netherlands. Schiphol Airport is situated between Amsterdam and The Hague which lies approximately 40 kilometres south of the airport. From Schiphol Airport you can reach The Hague either by train or or by taxi.

To plan your journey by public transport, please go to 9292.nl

Travelling by train

Travelling by public transport in the Netherlands is easy with reasonable fares. You can buy the tickets from the many machines in the train station and instructions are available in several languages. Payment is in euros only.

Direct trains to The Hague Central Station (Den Haag Centraal) leave frequently from Schiphol Airport Train Station. At the airport’s Railway Station, you can get information on trains and departure platforms to Den Haag (The Hague). Information on arrivals and departures is also available on the large yellow billboards in front of the Railway Station and on the platforms or from the Information desks in the station.

 VISA Information

Participants requiring a visa for entry to The Netherlands are strongly advised to make their application in their home country at least two months before the intended date of travel.

 

Please contact your nearest Dutch/Schengen embassy, consulate or your travel agency for more information. If you are not flying directly to The Netherlands, please note that a transit visa might be needed for some countries in order to be able to continue your travel to The Netherlands.

 

If a letter of invitation and proof of insurance are needed for the visa application, IRC can send this upon request after you have registered for the symposium and the full payment has been received.

The letter of invitation does not represent a commitment on the part of the organisers to provide financial support.

Pre-booked Hotels

Preferred Hotel Reservations has been appointed as the official housing agent for this event. We negotiated special rates and conditions at the hotels listed below for participants of this symposium.

Hague

About The Hague, the Netherlands

Internationally, The Hague is widely recognised as the city of peace and justice, with the Peace Palace, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Court all located in the centre of the city.

However, the true history of The Hague starts in the Middle Ages. The past comes to life as you stroll along the alleys and interconnecting canals, past stately mansions and through quiet courts. Unlike most Dutch cities situated at the junction of roads and waterways, The Hague did not arise as a trade centre.

​Our beautiful city has many historical buildings and many fine museums. The Binnenhof is a 13th century hunting lodge established for the Counts of Holland that is the heart of The Netherland’s political life and is the official seat of government. The Knight’s Hall, or Ridderzaal is located within the Binnenhof and a guided tour is highly recommended. The nearby 17th century building known as the Mauritshuis – formerly a palace and now a museum - houses a collection of some of the world’s finest paintings from artists such as Vermeer, Hals and Rembrandt.

 

The Kunstmuseum (art museum) has an extensive collection of modern and applied arts as well as fashion and music.

For more information on sights and places of interest in The Hague, please contact the Tourist Information Office located in The Hague’s city hall:

Address: Spui 68, 2511 BT, The Hague
Telephone: +31 900 340 35 05 (€ 0,45 pm)
Email: vvv@denhaag.com
Website: denhaag.com/en/tourist-office

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