US-Netherlands Connection Project's Professional Program

Event Location: 
UNESCO-IHE
Start Date: 
13 May 2013
End Date: 
17 May 2013

Draft Agenda Summary

Monday, May 13 - Delft and The Hague
9:00 AM - Travel to The Hague, Rijkswaterstaat
9:30 AM - Security check
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Presentations by Rijkswaterstaat staff. Host: Hans Pietersen.
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM - Travel to UNESCO-IHE
1:00-1:45 PM - Lunch
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Orientation session
6:30 PM Dinner, Location TBA
 
Tuesday, May 14 - Zeeland. Host, Dr. Tjeerd Blauw
8:00 AM  Depart Hotel
9:30 AM Arrive at Watersnood Museum
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Presentation Watersnood Museum
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Drive to De Val: artificial oyster reef
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM - Presentation De Val
12:10 PM - 12:25 PM - Drive to Zierikzee
12:25 PM - 1:30 PM - Dike reconstruction project, lunch
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Drive to storm surge barrier
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Movie, presentation and visit barrier
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: optional: Drive to Nolle Westduin and farewell drinks at Panta Rhei or De Heerenkeet
6:00 PM Drive to Delft, Dinner location tba

Wednesday, May 15 - KPMG, New Land and Batavia
8:15 AM Leave hotel, drive to Waterschap Stichtse Rijnlanden
9:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Presentations
11:45 AM - 12:15 Drive to New Land Museum, pick up DHS participants, lunch
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM USNC Academic Program workshop
5:15 PM - 6.00 PM Tour of the Batavia ship
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Indonesian Dinner
9:30 PM Arrive at hotel

Thursday, May 16, Futureland and Rotterdam
8:30 AM Leave hotel, Drive to Futureland at Maasvlakte II.  Driving tour of Port of Rotterdam 
10:00 AM Arrive at Futureland at Maasvlakte II
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Explore Futureland, Stan gives presentation
11:15 AM - 12:30 AM Tour of Futureland
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 1.45 PM Drive to Rotterdam City Hall.  Arnold Molenaar, Host
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Climate Proof Rotterdam Program OR visit North Highland consulting company, Netherlands office (Gudde Twynstra)
4:00 PM -4:30 PM Drive to Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier (Keringhuis)
4:30 PM - 5.30 PM Visit Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier (Keringhuis)
5.30 PM - 6.30 PM Drive to dinner location

Friday, May 17, Delft
9:00 AM Depart Hotel
9:15 AM Arrive at Deltares, Mary Fencl, Host
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Deltares presentations and tour
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch with Deltares staff
1:30 PM Arrive at Hotel
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Free time to explore Delft
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Debrief Session at UNESCO-IHE
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Farewell Dinner

Comments

Erich Connell
I am unable to locate the handbook! Can you please direct me?
Stan Bronson
Eric,
Under the groups button is a group called the USNC Professional Team. Join that if you haven't done so and look in the documents link in the group.
Erich Connell
Looking forward to meeting everyone in the next weeks.
Erich Connell
Good article Stan... can you direct my attention to the "hand book" detailing where we will be staying and other suggestions and requirements? Thanks!
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