Apeldoorn 2016 group photo

Apeldoorn: British-Dutch Dialogue Conference

The Apeldoorn conference is a bi-lateral conference series between the UK and the Netherlands, which has become a forum where the most influential commentators, policymakers, politicians, business leaders, academics and civil society representatives from both sides of the North Sea come together to pool ideas, expertise and best practice, and create lasting relationships, alliances and networks.

Apeldoorn 2016

In Our Care: The Future of Long-Term Elderly Care in England and the Netherlands 

The 2016 Apeldoorn: British-Dutch Dialogue Conference was held from Friday 18 November to Saturday 19 November 2016 at Paushuize in Utrecht. The central conference theme was 'In Our Care: The Future of Long-Term Elderly Care in England and the Netherlands '.

The hope is that by exploring differences between the two countries and highlighting some innovative approaches being taken to address emerging challenges, participants can begin to plot a pathway to better, fairer, more affordable care in both countries in the future. 

For further information on the 2016 Conference please download the theme document (see downloads section below) or go to the conference website.

Apeldoorn 2014

Art Works: Exploring the Social and Economic Value of Culture

The thirteenth annual Apeldoorn conference was held in Liverpool (UK) from Sunday 16 to Tuesday 18 November 2014.

The theme of this year’s Conference was Art Works: Exploring the Social and Economic Value of Culture. Fifty British and fifty Dutch delegates, from the worlds of the arts, industry, science, academia, politics, government and civil society, came together for three days to share ideas on how culture can contribute to the economic and social structure of cities and societies at this time of economic uncertainty in Europe.

For further information on the 2014 Conference please download the 2014 Conference Report (see downloads section below), take a look at the video report or go to the conference website.

Apeldoorn 2013

The Life Cycle of a Brilliant Idea: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the UK and the Netherlands

The twelfth Apeldoorn: British-Dutch Dialogue Conference was held in Eindhoven (Netherlands) from Sunday 9 to Tuesday 11 June 2013. For further information on the 2013 Conference please download the conference report (see downloads section below), take a look at the video report or go the conference website.

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