Maastricht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands. It is a place that has endured the passage of time, where you can taste the unique vibrant culture that has evolved throughout the centuries under Germanic and Roman influences.


MECC has been appointed as the conference venue for the Meeting, Exhibition and Welcome Reception. The Annual Party will take place at 'Muziekgieterij' and the Annual Dinner at the boats of 'Rederij Stiphout'.

General Information 

You can find practical information at the General Information page.


Be aware of the deadlines and important dates. Please visit the Deadlines & Important Dates page regularly.

Programme of Sessions

The programme of Sessions is now available. (last updated: 28 July 2017).

Click here to download the Programma Book.

Click here to download the Abstract Book.


Deadline for Student Award application: 13 August. Click here for more information


Deadline for last cancellation: 15 August 2017


Registration closes16 August 2017


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Conference Secretariat

Klinkhamer Group | meeting services

Maastricht, the Netherlands


T: +31 (0)43-36 27 008