24 - 26 October 2007
The Hague, The Netherlands

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Practical Information


The eChallenges e-2007 Conference & Exhibition takes place in the World Forum Convention Center, which is located at Churchillplein 10, The Hague. Delegates can get to the Convention Centre by public transport using Tram 1, 17 or 10.

Security, Health and Safety

Please wear your name badge for all e-2007 activities, as it is your identification and allows you access to the facilities on offer. Unfortunately, conferences provide a tempting target for thieves, so please take care of bags, personal computers and other personal belongings.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for losses incurred or for personal health and safety. Delegates should ensure they have personal health insurance and take the usual care when exploring the city of The Hague. Any special needs or requirements, should be dealt with by contacting the conference secretariat prior to the event.

Major Places of Interest

The Hague is a world-class seat of government with an intimate and accessible nature. With a population of 500,000 and a very large green belt, everywhere in the city is very close using the excellent public transport infrastructure, which has over thirty different tram and bus lines as well as a fleet of taxis.

As well as having many cultural and historical sights, The Hague has a vibrant cafe society and excellent shopping facilities that will keep Accompanying Persons busy during eChallenges e-2007, before joining conference delegates for social events on Wednesday evening and Thursday evening.

The Hague has more than thirty museums, enough to keep all culture vultures entranced, with choices ranging from Dutch Masters, The Hague School and Comtemporary Art. Visit the Mauritshuis to enjoy masterpieces by Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen, Frans Hals and Paulus Potter. The Mesdag Museum, Gemeentemuseum and Bredius Museum are essential visits for art lovers.

Scheveningen, which is very close to the World Forum Convention Centre is well worth a visit, with over 45 Aquariums featuring sea life from around the world. Madurodam, the world famous miniature city, is also 5 minutes drive from the Convention Centre. The Exhibition at the Rijksmuseum on Court Road covers the period from the beginning of the Dutch Republic up to the present day, while the Escher Museum showcases the fantastic world of the famous Dutch graphic artist.