Event Details and Logistics

IEEE Sections Congress 2014 (SC2014) will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, at the RAI Convention Center, 22–24 August 2014.

Register now for SC2014

Event location

Convention Center:

RAI Convention Center
Europaplein
NL 1078 GZ
Amsterdam
The Netherlands
info@rai.nl

Postbus 77777
NL 1070 MS Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T: +31 (0) 20 549 12 12
F: +31 (0) 20 646 44 69

View Google map of Convention Center location

Airports: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) – 9 miles/14 km
Mass transit is available

Getting Around Amsterdam: 

Arrival and departure information on I amsterdam Web site

Arrival by plane information on I amsterdam Web site

Travel and health information

View travel and health guidelines from the World Health Organization

Nearest medical facility to the RAI:

VU University Medical Center
VU medisch centrum
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HZ Amsterdam Netherlands
+31 20 444 4444
http://www.vumc.com/

Registration

Registration is open.

Register now for SC2014

Within the registration site, there is a link to reserve your hotel room.

Travel visa requirements

If you are planning a short stay in the Netherlands, you may need a travel visa, depending on your nationality.

Visit the Government of the Netherlands Web page to learn if you need a travel visa

SC2014 registrants can request a visa letter during the registration process. Simply answer "yes" when asked "Do you require a visa letter?" and the letter will be e-mailed to you after full payment is received.

E-mail the SC2014 registration team if you have already registered and need a visa letter   

Airline discount codes

United

  • Discount/Offer Code: ZQUE277033
  • United Airlines extends a 5%-10% discount off fares to conference attendees traveling between 17 August 2014 and 28 August 2014 to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)
  • Reserve through www.united.com or by calling United Meetings at +1 800 426 1122
  • This code cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts

Delta

  • Discount/Meeting Code: NMGV6
  • Delta Airlines extends a 5%-10% discount off fares to conference attendees traveling between 13 August 2014 and 29 August 2014 to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)
  • Delta has numerous code-share partners within Europe
  • To utilize the discount, please call Delta Meetings at 800 328 1111 to make your reservation.
  • This code cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts and does not apply to L,O,X,V fare class 

Mobile app and Internet access

There will be free wi-fi in the RAI Convention Center and the hotels.

Learn more about the SC2014 mobile app and Web site

Weather

View Amsterdam weather at weather.com

View Amsterdam weather at accuweather.com 

Amsterdam tourism

I amsterdam: Portal to Amsterdam

Dress code

The suggested dress code for Sections Congress 2014:

    Opening and Honors Ceremonies: business attire
    All other sessions: business casual

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