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An Ocean of Opportunities – current initiatives to reduce plastic pollution, Amsterdam

March 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Stockholm Resilience Centre & By the Ocean we Unite are organizing:

current initiatives to reduce plastic pollution

Want to learn more about plastic pollution and what local and international organizations are doing to reduce it?

Come join us for this unique evening! Together with the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden) we’ve invited speakers from NGO’s, businesses, local government and science. Learn and share about one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time – in a very diverse (international) context at a very inspiring location!


07.00-07.30pm Doors open
07.30-08.30pm Presentations / Q&A
08.30-08.50pm Break
08.50-09.40pm Presentations / Q&A
09.40-10.00pm Break
10.00-10.30pm Presentations / Q&A
10.30-11.00pm Drinks & dialogue


Lonneke Craemers – Dopper Foundation
Maria Westerbos – Plastic Soup Foundation
Saskia Studer & Anne Marieke Eveleens – The Great Bubble Barrier
Marius Smit – Plastic Whale
Johnas van Lammeren – Partij voor de Dieren Amsterdam (Party for the Animals)
Peter Smith – Kleanworldwide (Klean Foundation)
Sjoerd Laarhoven & Nikki Spil – Zee Boerderij IJmond (Seaweed Farm IJmond)
Marte Haave – Uni Research (Norway)
Kristal Ambrose – Bahamas Plastic Movement (Bahamas)
Daan Goppel – Ikan Sampah (Netherlands/Indonesia)
Patricia Villarubia Gómez – Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden)
Nanne van Hoytema – By the Ocean we Unite

Entrance = free!
NOTE: Drinks at the bar can only be paid for by card.

Please register, share and invite your friends/family/colleagues!

For more information:
By the Ocean we Unite – info@bytheoceanweunite.org
Stockholm Resilience Centre – patricia.gomez@su.se


Impact Hub Amsterdam, Linnaeusstraat 2-C, 1092 CK

Entrance between Tropen Hotel and KIT Tropen museum, Oosterpark side, ground level, below café Tropen. There’s signage all around the building!


Accessibility by public transport

From Central Station: Tram 9 to stop Wijttenbachstraat + 1 minute walk and Bus 757 to stop Alexanderplein + 8 minute walk
From Muiderpoort Station: Tram 3, 7 and Bus 37, 41, 245 to stop Linnaeusstraat + 1 minute walk
Other Trams: 10, 14 to stop Alexanderplein + 8 minute walk

Parking possibilities

Plenty of paid parking spots on the road: €4,- per hour
Parking garage next door to Impact Hub: €3,- p/hour | €20,- p/day. 24/7. Reserve via: Mobypark (https://www.mobypark.com/nl/parkeerplaats/276/kit-parkeerplaats-amsterdam-netherlands)
Parking garage Q-park Oostpoort (8 min. walk): €3,- p/hour | €12,- p/day (temp. discount price). 24/7, 581 parking spots. Address: Polderweg 92.
Parking garage Q-park Centrum Oost (15 min. walk): €4,- p/hour, €30,- p/day. 24/7, 240 parking spots. Address: Wibautstraat 3-B.
4 nearby parking spots for electrical cars


Impact Hub Amsterdam
Heroes & Friends


March 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm