Day by day

For a quick overview of the complete program, please click here.

Please note that the congress program starts on Monday morning!

Day 1
06 Nov 2017
Day 2
07 Nov 2017
Day 3
08 Nov 2017
Day 4
09 Nov 2017
Day 5
10 Nov 2017

Keynote: Adventure for sustainable water

Louis-Philippe Loncke, JCI member since 2013, is an explorer and adventurer. Most expeditions are hard core desert treks and long distance kayaking. But the core problem he has seen and...
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Louis-Philippe Loncke

Lezing/keynote: You can fly

Have you ever lost your door? While flying an airplane? Over Moldova? That is how Jeroen Komen starts his much valued TedX talk. Jeroen Komen got bored running his IT-company,...
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Jeroen Komen

Training: Personal Effectiveness based on Insights Discovery

What’s Insights Discovery? Insights Discovery is a simple and accessible four colour model which, accompanied by a personal profile, helps people understand more about themselves and others. A strong foundation...
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Workshop: Upstarters – Introduction day

This year we will organize a special program for all JCI members dreaming of starting their own enterprise. With this program – Upstarters International – we hope to give you...
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Workshop: The art of empathy

Right now, no matter where we are or where we look, we find ourselves in the midst of a big divide. Born in different cultures, raised in different natures but...
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Workshop: Hidden Impact

Unveil your hidden impact – how to make the transition towards sustainability more effective In this workshop you will learn about blind spots in our assessment of environmental impact. Babette...
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Babette Porcelijn

Training: Personal Effectiveness based on Insights Discovery

What’s Insights Discovery? Insights Discovery is a simple and accessible four colour model which, accompanied by a personal profile, helps people understand more about themselves and others. A strong foundation...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – Deloitte Netherlands The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability...
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Excursion: High Tech Talent Tour

The Netherlands is often seen as a tiny country known for its tulips, wooden shoes, the color orange and it’s capital Amsterdam. But did you also know that the vast...
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Forum / panel discussion: Diversity & inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion day: Diversity ensures a breadth of ideas and experiences are involved in running any company or community, making it strong and resilient. Achieving diversity can be difficult...
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Forum / panel discussion: Spiderman & Superman

Corporate Social Responsibility as force for positive change. Our communities are increasingly challenged by global issues, such as increasing poverty, inequality and climate change. Companies are taking up their responsibility...
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Workshop: Ladies Day: Food for fierce & fragile females

Women are different There is a difference between male and female leaders and managers. Substantively women are different. They have the same education, but women look for opportunities and solve...
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Madelon Barens
Kirsten Heukels

Workshop: Business Cartooning

Draw attention A short course on business enhancing doodling Being a professional in business means we are often faced with complex problems that no one really knows how to solve...
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Training: Learning to learn

UseClark – Gain more from your brain How do you ensure that you will not get distracted anymore? How can you easily remember names and faces? And how can reading...
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Training: Beyond project management

Beyond Project management: why only project management isn’t good enough Most organizations both professionally and in JCI have more projects each year. But projects are not successful by just applying methods...
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Company visit: Cruquius Steam Engine and Water Purification Centre

The Dutch are known for being good at water management. Please join us on Tuesday and Thursday morning when we have the opportunity to visit the world famous Cruquius Steam...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – Deloitte Netherlands The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability...
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Company visit: Royal Leerdam Crystal

Imagen you, going into the centuries-old, traditional Dutch crystal factory of Royal Leerdam Crystal. Smell and feel the heat of the ovens while an experienced guide will show you around...
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Workshop: Upstarters – Inspire

This year we will organize a special program for all JCI members dreaming of starting their own enterprise. With this program – Upstarters International – we hope to give you...
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Workshop: Ladies Day: Food for fierce & fragile females

Women are different There is a difference between male and female leaders and managers. Substantively women are different. They have the same education, but women look for opportunities and solve...
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Madelon Barens
Kirsten Heukels

Training: Scrum / Holocracy

Scrum – Doing twice the work, in half the time Boost your team’s performance, with the simplicity and effectiveness of Scrum. The term Agile is hot. It’s a leading philosophy...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – Deloitte Netherlands The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability...
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Keynote: Aviation without Borders

Aviation without Borders – Where education starts, poverty ends. Join KLM Pilot and JCI Senator Koen Cox and his colleague Martinair Pilot John de Kanter for a keynote and interactive...
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Keynote: Kofi Annan

Kofi A. Annan was the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations and is the founder and chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation. In 2001, he and the United Nations were...
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Workshop: Upstarters – VIP lunch and introduction

This year we will organize a special program for all JCI members dreaming of starting their own enterprise. With this program – Upstarters International – we hope to give you...
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Excursion: Dutch Railway Company HQ & Innovative Bike Storage

UTRECHT is the capital and most populous city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest...
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Excursion to Limburg: visit the bright site of the Netherlands

Limburg: Visit the bright site of the Netherlands Being part of the Netherlands for only 150 years ( celebrated this year), Limburg is sometimes viewed as a different part of...
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Sustainable food production

Sustainable food production: how tomatoes are grown from seed to fruit! Did you know a kilogram of tomato seeds is more expensive than a kilogram of gold? Take a look...
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Excursion: Blue City & Port of Rotterdam

Guided by its powerful and dynamic skyline, Rotterdam breathes innovation and inspiration. Connecting with JCI’s vision ‘Act local, think global’ and facilitating young start-ups, BlueCity 010 has mastered the concept...
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Curling Tournament

On Thursday, we will organize the first JCI World Curling Tournament! During this tournament you can play with your country JCI members against other countries. In one afternoon, you will...
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Keynote: Digital Entrepreneurship by Illka Lavas

Golden Rules of Success and Growth – Lessons on Making It to the Top While Having Fun & Staying Green Successful Serial Entrepreneur Ilkka Lavas and his team created City...
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Illka Lavas

Workshop: Business Cartooning

Draw attention A short course on business enhancing doodling Being a professional in business means we are often faced with complex problems that no one really knows how to solve...
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Workshop: 7 habits by FranklinCovey

The future of learning in organizations – The importance of principle-centered leadership Join us for a highly interactive workshop on principle-centered leadership powered by The 7 Habits of Highly Effective...
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Training: Learning to learn

UseClark – Gain more from your brain How do you ensure that you will not get distracted anymore? How can you easily remember names and faces? And how can reading...
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Training: Business Flirting

In this fun and energetic course we will introduce you to the art of flirting, the many forms it has, how you can recognize these forms and how you can...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – Deloitte Netherlands The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability...
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Company visit: Cruquius Steam Engine and Water Purification Centre

The Dutch are known for being good at water management. Please join us on Tuesday and Thursday morning when we have the opportunity to visit the world famous Cruquius Steam...
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Keynote: Speed of trust

The future of learning in organization – The importance of creating a culture of trust. Join us for a highly interactive workshop on creating a culture of trust powered by...
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Workshop: Upstarters – Company visit

This year we will organize a special program for all JCI members dreaming of starting their own enterprise. With this program – Upstarters International – we hope to give you...
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Workshop: The art of empathy

Right now, no matter where we are or where we look, we find ourselves in the midst of a big divide. Born in different cultures, raised in different natures but...
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Company visit: MakerVersity (3D printing)

Piece #1 Presentatie Since its founding in 2011, Ultimaker has been redefining the world of 3D printing. Their commitment to reliability and accessibility has made them a favorite of businesses,...
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Siert Wijnia

Company visit: Royal Leerdam Crystal

Imagen you, going into the centuries-old, traditional Dutch crystal factory of Royal Leerdam Crystal. Smell and feel the heat of the ovens while an experienced guide will show you around...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – Deloitte Netherlands The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability...
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Workshop: Upstarters – Reflection day

This year we will organize a special program for all JCI members dreaming of starting their own enterprise. With this program – Upstarters International – we hope to give you...
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