Social program

Welcome Reception

On Wednesday evening you are invited to the official opening of the 20th World Sterilisation Congress, followed by a welcome reception in Dutch style.

The Welcome Reception will take place on Wednesday,  October 30, 2019 at 6:00 PM. During this short ceremony you will hear speeches by the presidents of WFHSS, SVN and VDSMH after which the opening act is performed. After the official opening, we offer you a reception and raise the glass at a successful Congress. We will offer you a variety of Dutch bites and traditional dishes.

Date: Wednesday October 30th, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: World Forum, The Hague

Gala Dinner

On Friday evening a spectacular gala dinner is being organized.

We cordially invite you to participate in the Gala Dinner. This gala will be a special celebration for the anniversaries of SVN, VDSMH and the WFHSS congress. In a very special location you will be surprised by the history of the building where you can enjoy a delicious dinner and dance evening. We hope you will accept this invitation to have an unforgettable evening. Departure to the party location by bus: 6:30 PM at the main entrance of the WorldForum.

Dress code: Tenue de Ville, Casual Chic

Date: Friday November 1st, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Location: The Nieuwe of Littéraire Sociëteit De Witte

Price delegates: EUR 90

Bike tour

On Thursday a bike tour through The Hague is being organized. For more information, please click on one of the buttons below.

Date: Thursday October 31st, 2019

Location: The Hague

Price delegates: Complimentary.
Please note that the attendance is limited. Make sure you sign in on time, onsite at the registration desk.