Venue & Hospitality

Conference Dates: November 09-10, 2020

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
  • Business Center.
  • Business Phone Service.
  • Complimentary Printing Service.
  • Express Mail.
  • Fax.
  • Meeting Rooms.
  • Office Rental.
  • Photo Copying Service.
  • Secretarial Service.
  • Telex.
  • Typewriter.
  • Video Conference.
  • Video Messaging.
  • Video Phone.
  • ATM.
  • Baggage Storage.

Transportation

About City

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands; with a population of 866,737 inside the city proper, 1,380,872 in the city area, and 2,410,960 within the metropolitan area. Found in the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially known as the "Venice of the North", attributed by way of the large quantity of canals which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amsterdam's call derives from Amstelredamme, indicative of the metropolis's starting place round a dam inside the river Amstel. Originating as a small fishing village within the past due 12th century, Amsterdam have become one in all the most vital ports within the world within the Dutch Golden Age of the seventeenth century and have become the leading centre for finance and trade. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the town expanded, and lots of new neighbourhoods and suburbs had been planned and built. The seventeenth-century canals of Amsterdam and the 19–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam are at the UNESCO World Heritage List. Sloten, annexed in 1921 by means of the municipality of Amsterdam, is the oldest part of the city, relationship to the ninth century.

As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one in all the pinnacle economic centres in Europe, Amsterdam is taken into consideration an alpha-world metropolis by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) examine group. The city is likewise the cultural capital of the Netherlands. In 2012, Amsterdam became ranked the second satisfactory metropolis to live in via the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and 12th globally on exceptional of living for environment and infrastructure by means of Mercer. The town became ranked 4th area globally as pinnacle tech hub in the Savills Tech Cities 2019 report (second in Europe), and third in innovation by using Australian innovation employer 2thinknow of their Innovation Cities Index 2009. The Port of Amsterdam is the fifth largest in Europe. Famous Amsterdam citizens encompass the diarist Anne Frank, artists Rembrandt and Van Gogh, and philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

 

HISTORY OF AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam is much younger than Dutch towns consisting of Nijmegen, Rotterdam, and Utrecht. In October 2008, historical geographer Chris de Bont counselled that the land around Amsterdam has being reclaimed as early as the overdue tenth century. This does no longer necessarily imply that there has been already an agreement then, considering reclamation of land might not were for farming it could were for peat, for use as fuel. Amsterdam was granted metropolis rights in both 1300 and 1306. From the 14th century on, Amsterdam flourished, largely from exchange with the Hanseatic League. In 1345, an alleged Eucharistic miracle inside the Kalverstraat rendered the metropolis an essential area of pilgrimage until the adoption of the Protestant faith. The Miracle devotion went underground but changed into kept alive. In the nineteenth century, in particular after the jubilee of 1845, the devotion turned into revitalized and has become an important country wide factor of reference for Dutch Catholics. The Stille Omgang a silent walk or procession in civil attire is the expression of the pilgrimage inside the Protestant Netherlands because the late 19th century. In the heyday of the Silent Walk, up to 90,000 pilgrims got here to Amsterdam. In the 21st century this has reduced to approximately 5000.