DC Benelux announces DC Planet in Transition Symposium

JOIN US on 1st September 2017 @Wereldmuseum Rotterdam The Netherlands

Diplomatic Council Benelux has the pleasure to announce their “DC Planet in Transition” Symposium which will be organized on Friday 1st September 2017 at the Wereldmuseum during the start of the 40th Anniversary of World Port Days in Rotterdam.

The UN Sustainability Goals are giving the framework for the new ‘normal’ whereas the DC Benelux team is providing a platform for frontrunners into concrete local, regional and (inter-)national actions thereby aiming at horizontal multi-stakeholder co-creation.

The key note speakers at the symposium will address their views and share their concrete actions in the fields of social transition, energy transition and raw material transition:


  • Prof. Dr. jur. Helmut Maurer, EU Commission, DG ENV, senior expert
  • Mr. Nico van Dooren – Program Manager Port of Rotterdam Program “ Energy Transition”
  • Ms Francesca Miazzo – Co-founder Cities Foundation
  • Mr. Chris Heiligers – Co-owner EC Rent
  • Mr. Jouke Baarda – Sustainability expert
  • F. Breeman – BMW Rotterdam
  • Mrs Hang Nguyen, secretary general Diplomatic Council Global

Be part of the “DC Planet in Transition” and join us on September 1st and beyond.

Only limited seats available, so please register as soon as possible.

Venue :
Wereldmuseum (www.wereldmuseum.nl) Willemskade 25

Programme :
16.30-17.00 Welcome
17.00 – 19.15 Symposium “DC Planet in Transition”
19.15 – 21.30 Networking dinner

Your free sustainable transfer from selected hotels and points of departure to the venue and back will be organized by DC Benelux upon pre-registration.

Hotel recommendations (please announce : “Diplomatic Council” during your reservation)
Bilderberg Park Hotel (www.bilderberg.nl/parkhotel/rotterdam) Westersingel 70, NL 3015 LB Rotterdam