Senate program

Senate program

Day 1
05 Nov 2017

Home hospitality

Dear Senators, We would like to welcome you in our homes on SUNDAY 5th of November! (Note this is 1 day before the actual start of the congress on the...
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Day 2
06 Nov 2017

Company visit: Factory Heineken Zoeterwoude

At the start of your visit you will be served a cup of coffee (in the morning) or a refreshment (in the afternoon), followed by a short introduction by the...
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Company Visit: STOP THINKING, START ACTING; BE PART OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

On Monday the 6th of November, you have the unique opportunity to visit an inspiring town in The Netherlands, named Boxtel. In 1972 the Club of Rome raised worldwide public...
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Senator Golf Tournament

Golf tournament JCI 2017 Time: present at the club at 09:00, start game 10:00 Game format: Individual stableford Prizes: men and ladies, and  brut prize for the best lady and...
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Company visit: The Edge

The Edge is the greenest and smartest office building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest sustainability score ever awarded: 98.4 percent. The...
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Networking Lunch in the Dark

At Ctaste you will enjoy your food in the complete dark. The dining in the dark experience allows you to willingly plunge into a world of sensitivity you have never...
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Company visit: Koppert Cress

Koppert Cress is on a never-ending quest to find natural, innovative ingredients that chefs can use to intensify the taste, scent or presentation of their dishes. A huge international network...
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Excursion: Dutch experience in the Folkloric Costume Museum

The global village has overstretched itself when it comes to fashion. All over the world the clothing range has become identical. New designs are in vogue for just one season....
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Day 3
07 Nov 2017

Excursion: Stroopwafels & Cheese (Gouda)

Discover the secrets of Gouda Day tour to a very special city in the green heart of The Netherlands, GOUDA. Who has never heard of Gouda? The city well known...
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Excursion: Dutch historie of Water and Air: Bataviawerf & Aviodrome

Bataviawerf, a unique experience! Take a ride to the Batavia site in Lelystad and feel what it's like to be on a VOC ship, a unique experience! Since 1985, the...
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Dutch Tapas Lunch & Wine Tasting Along the River

Wine Tasting and Cooking Along the River This excursion will take you to restaurant De Engel situated along the River Waal near Dodewaard. JCI Senator Chef Inno Venhorst has opened...
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Company visit: Tata Steel – Sustainable Steel Business

Sustainable Steel Business There are many challenges facing the world today. The list includes climate change; energy security; the management of finite, non-renewable resources in the entire life cycle of...
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Networking Lunch in the Dark

At Ctaste you will enjoy your food in the complete dark. The dining in the dark experience allows you to willingly plunge into a world of sensitivity you have never...
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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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Senators dinner: Dining and wining by authentic boats in the famous Amsterdam canals

Amsterdam is at its best when seen from the water! Join your fellow senators on one of the classical (and fully electric) boats for an Italian buffet dinner, while cruising...
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Senators reception & drinks

Please join us for the senator party at the First Class Pub, in Amsterdam Central Station. The party is open to all registered senators and their spouses. The senator dinner and...
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Day 4
08 Nov 2017

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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Kofi Annan
Day 5
09 Nov 2017

Excursion: Limburg, visit the bright side of life (food & wine tasting tour incl. lunch & dinner)

Being part of the Netherlands for only 150 years ( celebrated this year), Limburg is sometimes viewed as a different part of the Netherlands. It could have to do with...
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Leisure: Racing day – Dakar Racer and Entrepreneur Tim Coronel, and indoor karting

This excursion takes you to Dakar participant Tim Coronel. He won the Dutch Citroën AX Cup in 1994, followed by competing in the Formula Opel Eurocup, the German F3 (1997),...
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Company visit: Royal Leerdam Crystal

Imagine 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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Networking Lunch in the Dark

At Ctaste you will enjoy your food in the complete dark. The dining in the dark experience allows you to willingly plunge into a world of sensitivity you have never...
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Workshop: Winter BBQ on the kamado grill

We offer you a real grill workshop by a chef-kok in the ambiance of a grillpithal. Together with 25 JCI Senators you will make, and eat, several dishes of meat,...
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Day 6
10 Nov 2017