Medical- and Travel insurance
Arriving by car:
On the conference venue website detailed information on how to reach Hotel Zuiderduin by car is available. Please click here.
Arriving by air:
All international flights arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport where there are train connections for your further travel to Egmond aan Zee
Schiphol Airport homepage
Transportation from Schiphol Airport to meeting venue:
We have organized direct bus transportation from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hotel Zuiderduin. The cost is € 20.00 return. Please indicate this option on your registration form.
Alternative transportation options:
From Schiphol Airport you take the train from platform 1 or 2 to Amsterdam Sloterdijk and from there take a trains from platform 5 to Alkmaar central station. Trains depart from Schiphol Airport at 1, 10, 31 and 40 minutes passed every hour. First train is at 05:01 and the last train is at 00:31. One way train ticket costs € 7.30 and the total travel time is approx. 50 minutes to an hour. (note: times, platforms and ticket price are subject to change, please check this page again before you travel to the Netherlands).
Continue your travel by bus or taxi.
From Alkmaar Central train station you can take bus 165 to Egmond aan Zee and depart at busstop Zeeweg (directly opposite the hotel and the conference center Zuiderduin). Cost approx. €3,-. A “strippenkaart” can be purchased at the train station which enables multiple trips by bus and tram. Cost € 6.40.
From Alkmaar train station you can take a taxi to Egmond aan Zee where Zuiderduin Conference Centre is located. A one way taxi fare will costs about € 20-25,-
Medical- and Travel insurance
Be sure to arrange your own travel and health care insurance. LOICZ can not be held responsible for any health problems, hospitalization, accidents, theft or damage to properties that may occur during your participation.
Individuals coming from one of the following countries do NOT require a visa:
Germany (Federal Republic)
United States of America
Individuals from all other countries DO require a visa:
On the website of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs you will find all necessary information on visa application. Their website is available in Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish.
Home page of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
General visa information
Visa application form
For any additional information please consult your local officials regarding visa requirements.
If you require a letter of invitation for visa or other purposes, please contact Hester Whyte at . Note that only participants who are registered and have paid their registration fee are eligible to receive invitation letters.
On the official site of the Netherlands Board of Tourism you will find information on travel, excursions and general Holland information.
The Dutch weather in June can vary in temperature from 15-23 degrees Celsius. Clothing for both cool and pleasant weather would be appropriate. Check the weather forecast before arriving in the Netherlands at www.weeronline.nl